Congress Makes Lynching A Federal Crime, 65 Years After TillThe bill, introduced by Illinois Rep. Bobby Rush and named after Till, comes 120 years after Congress first considered anti-lynching legislation and after dozens of similar efforts were defeated.
Bobby Rush Asks FBI To Take Over Investigation Into Possible Chicago Serial KillerCongressman Bobby Rush has asked the FBI to take over an investigation into 55 unsolved murders of women in Chicago.
Black Friday Protest At Chatham Target StoreSo far, Target has no plans to reverse its decision to shut down two South Side stores in a matter of months.
Black Friday Boycott Planned For South Side Target Store ClosingsProtesters are calling for a boycott over Target’s decision to close two stores on the South Side.
National Science Foundation Awards Chicago State University $1.3M For STEM StudiesThis funding will allow researchers to obtain significant new knowledge on factors that sustain institutional collaborations that advance underrepresented minority student achievement in STEM majors at LSAMP campuses.
Lawmakers Slam Bears For Backing NFL's New National Anthem PolicyFour members of Congress from the Chicago area suggested the NFL is violating the players' right to speak out on issues of racial injustice and police brutality.
Several Democrats Plan To Boycott Trump’s State Of The Union AddressRep. Jan Schakowsky is among the members of Congress who intend to boycott President Donald Trump's first State of the Union address.
Congressman Rush Endorses Berrios OpponentSouth Side Congressman Bobby Rush joins West Side colleague Danny Davis in endorsing Fritz Kaegi for Cook County Assessor.
Illinois Governor's Race Heats Up With Strong EndorsementsTwo of the leading candidates for governor featured dueling congressional endorsements in their campaigns.
Activist, Political Strategist Carolyn Rush Laid To Rest In ChicagoMrs. Rush was active in the civil rights movement and served as a community organizer. She was married to Rep. Bobby Rush.
Carolyn Rush, Wife Of US Rep. Bobby Rush, Dies At Age 68Carolyn Rush, the wife of Chicago Democratic U.S. Rep. Bobby Rush, has died at age 68.
Rep. Rush: President Trump Accepts Invite To Come To ChicagoRush says the president has talked so much about Chicago's crime problems, he has an obligation to be part of the solution. CBS 2 Political Reporter Derrick Blakley has more.
Rep. Rush Likens Madigan-Rauner Political War To 'King Kong Vs. Godzilla'Illinois, like Tokyo, is getting demolished in the meantime, the Chicago congressman says.
Community Leaders Call For Peace When Police Release Video Of Suspect's DeathFather Michael Pfleger says disturbances would ultimately undermine the goal of activists seeking social change.
Three Shot -- One Fatally -- On South Side, Near Congressional OfficeThe men were standing outside in the 7900 block of South Langley about 3:10 p.m. Thursday when a maroon Ford Astro van pulled up. Two men got out out and started firing.