Community Activist

Andrew Holmes (CBS)

Community Activist Andrew Holmes: ‘It’s About Helping People’

The well-known community activist is recognized with a day in his honor. CBS 2’s Jim Williams sat down with him.

02/26/2014

(Photo by Jemal Countess/Getty Images)

Community Activist Warns About Paintball Attacks On Halloween

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.

10/30/2013

File Photo Of A Handgun (Photo by Mark Nolan/Getty Images)

Community Activist’s Son Shot In Englewood

Hal Baskin Jr., 25, was shot in the abdomen in the 6600 block of South Peoria Street around 6:30 p.m. Monday.

10/08/2013

Arianna Gibson, 6, (right) was shot and killed as she slept at her grandmother's house in Englewood on Aug. 7, 2011. (Family Photo)

Activist: Slain Girl’s Family Knows Who Shot Her

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.

CBS Chicago–08/16/2011

Evanston Police

Community Activist Criticizes Parole Sweep In Evanston

A community activist is criticizing the methods used by Evanston police during a parole sweep that resulted in the arrests of several people.

CBS Chicago–06/02/2011

University Of Chicago Hospitals

Woodlawn Residents To Protest At U Of C Hospital

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.

CBS Chicago–11/12/2010