The Chicagoan quit a career in sales to pursue his dream of being a chef.
The Phillips boys basketball team won the Class 2A state championship Saturday. At a celebration held in the school’s gym Wednesday, players from the 1975 championship team joined this year’s squad.
One day after the Bears offered to spend $2 billion in private money to help build a publicly owned dome near where Soldier Field sits now, Friends of the Parks board member Fred Bates was not appeased by the team’s sketchy promise to create nearly 20% more open space.
The 23-year-old was standing outside in the 4000 block of South Dearborn Street about 9:45 a.m. when he was shot in the right leg, police said.
The 44-foot display at McCormick Place was just a prototype for what will be an 88-foot installation inside the museum telling the story of the “Power of Words.”
The 40-year-old is hospitalized in serious condition after the attack early Wednesday morning.
Black students bypass neighborhood schools for other options more than any other group. Two moms explain their different choices.
The Bronzeville Trail Task Force met with the city two weeks ago discuss opening at least some parts of the trail.
The fire is under investigation, but the 131-year-old home’s survival could rest with the results of a structural report now being prepared by city building inspectors.
The owner planned to renovate the top two floors to create space to house migrants, according to a lawsuit. But a blaze broke out in a back stairwell before the work could begin, tenants and owners say.
Firefighters were called to the home at 45th and South Michigan Avenue twice on Sunday to put down a fire. The blaze is being investigated as an arson. No one was hurt.
‘Every step of the way I was almost like, “This isn’t actually going to happen,” ’ Austin Paramore said of his journey to get his graphic novel published.
The history-making sailor who grew up on the South Side was the first Black man inducted into the Sailing Hall of Fame.
A White House official said Biden will sign a proclamation Tuesday to establish the Emmett Till and Mamie Till-Mobley National Monument in Chicago and Mississippi.
Housing Commissioner Marisa Novara said she decided when she took the $189,996-a-year job to work at a “four-year pace.” The time has run out. Her resignation takes effect July 28.
The renovations will focus on a pool, a gym, various meeting rooms and reviving a decades-old mural in the historic building where Black History Month originated.
Chicago City Treasurer Melissa Conyears-Ervin last month said she was exploring a congressional bid, but would run only if Davis retired.