Lawsuit Seeks To End Police Stop And Frisk Tactics In ChicagoA group of six black men has filed a federal lawsuit against the city of Chicago, Police Supt. Garry McCarthy, and 14 unnamed police officers, alleging so-called “stop and frisk” procedures are unconstitutional.
Jackson Endorses Garcia; Blasts Emanuel For School Closings, Lack Of DevelopmentWith both Mayor Rahm Emanuel and challenger Jesus “Chuy” Garcia hoping to build more support among black voters, Garcia on Monday won the backing of some prominent African-American ministers, including Rev. Jesse Jackson, who blasted the mayor’s priorities.
'The Book Of Mormon' Chicago Opening Draws Criticism, But Not From MormonsSome local ministers are calling the musical both insensitive and racist, and they're not even Mormon.
Copper Thieves Leave Paul Hall Community Center In The DarkA local charity that brings joy to the needy every holiday season has become the victim of robbery and sabotage.