Rev. Jackson Creates Commission To Look Into Voter Suppression, Rather Than "Voter Fraud"Civil Rights Leader Reverend Jesse Jackson says that while President Trump has a panel looking into alleged "voter fraud" his group is taking a closer look at Republican efforts to make voting harder in minority communities.
Facebook Executives In Chicago To Discuss Plan To Remove Violent PostsRepresentatives from Facebook were at Operation PUSH headquarters in Kenwood to meet with Rev. Jesse Jackson and other civic leaders.
Report: ATF To Beef Up Its Presence In ChicagoAbout 20 agents for the federal bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives are being transferred to Chicago, according to CNN.
Emanuel, Aldermen Leery Of Trump's Threat To "Send In The Feds" To Fight CrimePresident Donald Trump did not specify what he meant when he threatened to “send in the feds” if Chicago doesn’t get violent crime under control, but city leaders and clergy said the last thing the city needs is National Guard troops on every street corner.
Community Leaders Plan Town Hall Meetings On Chicago ViolenceThe astounding number of shootings and homicides in Chicago last month prompted elected officials and community leaders to call for a series of town hall meetings in neighborhoods hit hardest by gun violence.
Chicago Lends Support As President Obama Tours Louisiana Flood DamageCBS2’s Vince Gerasole reports on how some Chicagoans are helping the victims recover.
State Cash Infusion Was Too Little, Too Late For Chicago State UniversityThree hundred employees -- one third of staff -- have been laid off at the South Side institution, the Chicago Sun-Times is reporting.
Bernie Sanders Calls On Hillary Clinton To Disavow Support From Rahm EmanuelThere was a time when any viable Democratic candidate for president wants the endorsement of Chicago’s mayor. Not Bernie Sanders.
Chicago Pays Tribute To Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.Dr. King visited Chicago many times, including leading a walk in 1965 to protest segregation in schools here.
Rev. Jackson Demands CPD Issues Order To Officers Not To Shoot People In The Back Rev. Jesse Jackson has an agenda for 2016 that includes a list of demands from the Chicago Police Department in light of the shooting incidents and allegations of cover-ups, reports WBBM’s Mike Krauser.
Marchers Hope 2016 Will Be Less Violent In ChicagoParticipants say they hope the pace of killing slows in the weeks and months to come.
Local Civic Leaders Denounce Anti-Muslim, Anti-Refugee RhetoricCivic leaders and representatives of the Christian, Jewish and Muslim communities came together today to denounce the anti-Muslim, anti-refugee sentiment that has been picking up steam around the country.