Robert Taylor Homes

Cabrini-Green Demolition

Protesters Call For More Affordable Housing Outside CHA HQ

Some Chicagoans are worried that affordable housing is slipping away and several dozen gathered for a protest at CHA Headquarters at 60 East Van Buren on Monday morning.

07/29/2013

City Hall

City Council To Weigh $22.5M Settlement In Bipolar Woman’s Lawsuit

The city’s Law Department is proposing a $22.5 million settlement in a federal lawsuit filed by the family of a bipolar woman who was raped and nearly killed in 2006, after she was released from police custody in one of the city’s most dangerous neighborhoods in 2006.

01/14/2013

Actor and Chicago native Michael Clarke Duncan plays an arcade racing game during a Basketball Battle of the Sexes event featuring Chicago Sky players and Hollywood stars of the Entertainment League on June 1, 2009 at ESPN Zone in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by Randy Belice/NBAE via Getty Images)

Ex-Coach Remembers Michael Clarke Duncan As ‘Hard Worker’ Determined To Succeed

It’s a true rags to riches story, and Tuesday night, Oscar-nominated actor and Chicago native Michael Clarke Duncan was being remembered as a man who never forgot his roots after making it big-time in Hollywood.

CBS 2–09/04/2012

Pregnant Girl Shot

2 Killed, 5 Shot — Including Pregnant Woman — In Overnight Gun Violence

Two men were killed and five people were wounded – including a 17-year-old pregnant girl – in a rash of shootings late Monday and early Tuesday.

CBS Chicago–06/12/2012

State Street Robberies

Armed Robberies Plague State Street On South Side

Police are sounding the alarm about a sharp rise in robberies along State Street on the city’s South Side.

CBS Chicago–04/30/2012