The controversial religious leader and Chicago restaurant owner lived an expansive life as an international ambassador in the African Hebrew Israelite community before his death in August at age 81.
Jackson died in 1972, but her legacy lives on. The longtime Chicago resident is said to have influenced the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr.’s “I Have A Dream” speech after she performed at the March on Washington in 1963.
Pierre Robinson, 29, was found guilty of murder as part of a racketeering conspiracy in the December 2014 fatal shooting of 23-year-old Glenn Houston Jr.
Retiring U.S. Rep. Bobby Rush, D-Ill., who led protests after the Target closing was announced, had the gleeful final word at a ribbon-cutting ceremony for the call center.
The Cook County Land Bank Authority is barred from putting in a claim on occupied property, but it did so for Josephine’s Cooking and held onto it as the restaurant kept operating and its unpaid taxes kept piling up.
On Friday, anti-violence activist Andrew Holmes and the family of Imani Abitalib canvassed the neighborhood where she was killed, posting flyers on parked cars and tucking them inside mailboxes.
Ald. Roderick Sawyer’s father, Eugene Sawyer, was mayor in the late 1980s. Roderick Sawyer chairs the City Council’s Committee on Health and Human Relations and is a former chair of the council’s Black Caucus. He’s the fifth candidate seeking to deny Mayor Lori Lightfoot a second term.
“Look what you’ve done. Englewood still has six aldermen. … It’s gonna take an hour and a half for Altgeld Gardens residents who were taken out of my ward and put in the 10th Ward to get to their alderman,” Ald. Anthony Beale (9th), said Monday.
Josephine’s Cooking in Chatham hasn’t paid its property taxes in 12 years. Thanks to the actions of the Cook County Land Bank Authority, it’s avoided losing the property through a tax sale.
Man charged with breaking into West Chatham home, killing an 18-year-old woman and wounding a 19-year-old man
Timothy Royster, 21, is accused of breaking into a home in the 800 block of East 83rd Street around 4:20 a.m. Sunday.
The management company and the owner of the properties dispute residents’ claims about deteriorating conditions, saying they have been making improvements in recent months.
Member of U.S. Navy critically wounded, 3-year-old daughter grazed in the head in Chatham: ‘Something’s really wrong’
“To shoot in that car, you know kids [are] in there, you have to be a demonic soul,” Shenell Griffin said after her son and granddaughter were shot in the 7900 block of South King Drive.
Marquise Smith, of West Pullman, was charged with a felony count of first-degree murder.
The settlement is the largest of several tied to allegations of police wrongdoing on Monday’s Finance Committee agenda. It goes to David Brown, whose wife was fatally struck by a car whose driver was fleeing police.
Jackson also offered to broker peace between Cook County State’s Attorney Kim Foxx and Mayor Lori Lightfoot. “They’re talking past each other...let’s talk it out in private and not in public,,” Jackson said Thursday.
“This tells me we made a great decision,” CEO and President Roger Hochschild says of putting the call center in a disinvested community.
The 75th Street boardwalk won awards and drew a visit from Vice President Kamala Harris. Then a mass shooting brought unwanted attention.