A South Side pastor has completed his cross-country fundraising walk, and has returned to Chicago.
Mayor Rahm Emanuel and Gov. Pat Quinn joined a South Side pastor on Sunday for part of his cross-country walk to raise money for a new community center, as well as awareness about the city’s violence problems.
Corey Brooks, the “rooftop pastor” who hopes to build a community center in West Woodlawn, on Friday reached Chicago as he continues his way to Los Angeles. CBS 2′s Brad Edwards reports.
The Chicago minister walking from New York to Los Angeles against violence is in eastern Indiana today, and he says he’s been moved by the compassion of Americans he’s met along the way.
A big cross-country meet for north side public school students Friday got off on the wrong foot.
Students will be gathering with heavy hearts at Lincoln-Way East High School as they remember their friend and classmate Patrick Mizwicki with a candlelight vigil at 7:30 p.m. tonight.
A runner competing in a high school cross country race on Thursday was struck and killed by a car.
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