Pastor Corey Brooks To Distribute 3,500 Turkeys Sunday Woodlawn's "rooftop pastor" is distributing 3,500 turkeys and the trimmings Sunday to needy Chicagoans, one month after thieves broke into his church and stole $8,000 from the collection box.
Rauner, Brooks Stand Together After Church Burglary, ThreatsRepublican candidate for governor Bruce Rauner came to the defense of one of his most prominent black supporters on Sunday; after Pastor Corey Brooks’ church was vandalized, and his life allegedly was threatened.
$8,000 Stolen From New Beginnings Church In Break-In—One of Bruce Rauner’s biggest backers in the African American Community says he's being threatened for supporting the Republican.
Hundreds Gather For Slain Baby's FuneralLoved ones of the 6-month-old girl who was shot and killed as she was in her father’s lap inside a minivan in the Woodlawn neighborhood were gathering at a local church Tuesday morning for her funeral.
Pastor Camping Out Again To Raise Money For Community CenterHe's at it again. The pastor who received national attention for spending 94 long days on the roof of a shuttered South Side motel is spending some more time outside.
Pastor Stepping Off On Cross-Country Trek To Raise Awareness On Gun ViolenceThe Rev. Corey Brooks is set to step off on his cross-country walk to raise gun violence awareness, and raise money to build a new community center on Chicago’s South Side.
Pastor Who Camped Out On Roof Plans Anti-Violence TrekA Chicago pastor who camped on the roof of an abandoned motel says lacing up his sneakers is part of a new plan to address gun violence.
Demolition Begins At Motel Where Pastor Camped OutDemolition crews are at work on the 6600 block of South King Drive, tearing down the old motel where a minister spent more than three months living in a tent on the roof.
Pastor Returns To Pulpit After 3-Month Stay On Motel RoofA South Side pastor was back behind the pulpit Sunday, after living on top of a shuttered motel for nearly three months as part of his quest to build a new community center in the West Woodlawn neighborhood.
Tyler Perry Gives $100,000 To Pastor On Shuttered Motel RoofThe Rev. Corey Brooks came down from the roof of a shuttered West Woodlawn neighborhood motel, after actor-director Tyler Perry said he would donate $98,000 so Brooks can buy the motel and replace it with a community center.
Pastor Camped Out On Roof Near Goal Of Buying Shuttered MotelThe pastor of a West Woodlawn neighborhood church thinks he might be able to get off the roof of the old motel where he’s been camping for three months. He’s raised nearly enough money buy the building, so he can replace it with a community center.
Pastor Camped Out On Rooftop Witnesses Crime In ProgressA South Side pastor has been camping out on the roof of a motel for the past three months to help stop violence in the community.