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Rev. Corey Brooks discusses his cross-country walk to raise money for a community center in Woodlawn. (Credit: CBS)

Pastor Finishes Cross-Country Walk To Raise Money For Community Center

A South Side pastor has completed his cross-country fundraising walk, and has returned to Chicago.

CBS Chicago–10/15/2012

Rev. Corey Brooks (Credit: CBS)

Mayor, Governor Join Part Of Chicago Pastor’s Cross-Country Walk

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.

07/15/2012

Pastor Corey Brooks is greeted warmly Friday as he stops in Chicago during a cross-country journey to raise funds for a community center. (CBS)

Rooftop Pastor Halfway Through His Cross-Country Trek

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.

07/13/2012

Rev. Corey Brooks (Credit: CBS)

Rev. Corey Brooks To Pass Through Chicago On Cross-Country Walk Against Gun Violence

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.

07/10/2012

Chicago Public Schools

CPS Lays Off Event Manager, Delaying Start Of Cross Country Meet

A big cross-country meet for north side public school students Friday got off on the wrong foot.

10/21/2011

Patrick Mizwicki

Vigil Planned For Cross Country Runner Fatally Struck By Car

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.

09/18/2011

Patrick Mizwicki

High School Runner Killed By Car During Cross Country Practice

A runner competing in a high school cross country race on Thursday was struck and killed by a car.

09/16/2011

PHOTOS: Skateboarding in Chicago

Check out the group’s stops in Chicago… Skateboarding in Chicago Day 7: On The Chicago Waterfront To follow the whole coast-to-coast, dads-and-sons adventure, check out http://sk8thest8s.cbslocal.com/    

07/27/2011

Leaving Chicago

Out of the house early, we followed Aunt Gerry to Logan Boulevard Skate Park, a spot built by the City of Chicago right under Interstate 94. Instead of a concrete sculpture a la FDR in […]

07/27/2011

The Skating Community: A Small World

Before launching this road trip, I consulted with a few skaters back in Seattle, looking for tips on how to find the best skate parks and skate shops. I met one day at Innerspace (an […]

07/27/2011

VIDEO: Under I-90/94 at Logan Blvd Skate Park

To follow the whole coast-to-coast, dads-and-sons adventure, check out http://sk8thest8s.cbslocal.com/

07/26/2011

Skating At Dusk Beside Lake Michigan

From Lou… After dinner Uncle Ed navigated the crew to Wilson Skate Park on the banks of Lake Michigan. To get there we went though the Uptown neighborhood, which is “sketchy” but seems to be […]

07/26/2011

Day 7: Ready For A New Vehicle

From Neal… We made it to Chicago today, which feels like a hugely significant landmark. A week ago, when our Bustaride school bus died in Charleston, none of us felt all that confident about making […]

07/26/2011