An Arab community activist has been released from a Michigan jail to await her sentence for failing to tell U.S. immigration officials about her conviction for bombings that killed two people in Israel in 1969. Rasmieh Odeh of Chicago paid a $50,000 bond and was released Thursday, about five weeks after her conviction.
The well-known community activist is recognized with a day in his honor. CBS 2’s Jim Williams sat down with him.
Community activist Andrew Holmes said the people who fire paintball guns at trick-or-treaters think it’s funny, but the victims often end up in the hospital, because of injuries.
Hal Baskin Jr., 25, was shot in the abdomen in the 6600 block of South Peoria Street around 6:30 p.m. Monday.
A Chicago activist on Tuesday was calling on a South Side family to tell police what they know about a gunman who opened fire on their home, killing a 6-year-old girl.
A community activist is criticizing the methods used by Evanston police during a parole sweep that resulted in the arrests of several people.
Residents of the Woodlawn neighborhood are planning a protest at the University of Chicago Medical Center Friday, over the lack of a trauma center at the hospital despite its proximity to violence-plagued areas.