Project HOOD Leadership Center Offering Construction Training ProgramManny Rodriguez, with the Illinois chapter of the Associated Builders and Contractors, said the class goes beyond the nuts and bolts of construction.
Black Leaders Who Support Gov. Rauner Get Some Pushback In ReturnBoth Corey Brooks and Hermene Hartman say they still believe in Rauner's vision of economic growth to benefit black communities. CBS 2 Political Editor Derrick Blakley reports.
Gang Factions Declare Truce In Response To Innocents Caught In CrossfireAt least six different factions are taking part in the truce. The boundaries are from State to Stoney and 55th to 67th. CBS 2's Suzanne Le Mignot reports.
Rev. Corey Brooks, Illinois Tollway Sponsoring Job Expo This WeekA key black minister who supported Governor Bruce Rauner’s election is hoping for a huge turnout Friday for a career opportunities expo at his church.
Pastor Corey Brooks Tweets From Scene Of Baltimore Protests Corey Brooks has spent the day with protesters in Baltimore.
Chicago Pastor: Rioting Could Happen Here, TooPastor Corey Brooks says he’ll be in Baltimore, to help his fellow pastor, Jamal Bryant, who gave the eulogy at Freddie Gray’s funeral.
Pastor Asks Gangs To Hold Their Fire Over Labor Day WeekendPastor Corey Brooks and promoters Asa Powell and Victor Woods said they talked with gang leaders for three weeks to try to assure a violence-free Labor Day.
Across Chicago, An Effort To Make Residents Feel SaferCBS 2 Chief Correspondent Jay Levine reports.
Quinn Promotes Concealed-Carry Changes On South Side March Governor Quinn is continuing his effort to sway lawmakers on the concealed carry issue, using all of the shootings in the city in recent days in arguing for changes he made to the concealed carry legislation passed overwhelmingly in the House and Senate.
'Rooftop Pastor' Faces Racial Threats Following Donation To Disgraced PoliticianPastor Corey Brooks says he would write the same check today. But he adds he’s also learned lessons. CBS 2's Brad Edwards reports.
Pastor Corey Brooks Defends Donation To Ex-Detroit MayorPastor Corey Brooks is defending a controversial donation he made to the former mayor of Detroit, whose now on trial for alleged corruption.
South Side Pastor Corey Brooks Nears End Of Cross-Country WalkThe South Side pastor who spent three months camping on the roof of an old motel last winter is just about done with a walk across the country.
Rooftop Pastor Halfway Through His Cross-Country TrekCorey Brooks, the "rooftop pastor" who hopes to build a community center in West Woodlawn, on Friday reached Chicago as he continues his way to Los Angeles. CBS 2's Brad Edwards reports.
Rev. Corey Brooks To Pass Through Chicago On Cross-Country Walk Against Gun ViolenceThe Chicago minister walking from New York to Los Angeles against violence is in eastern Indiana today, and he says he's been moved by the compassion of Americans he's met along the way.
Pastor Plans Walk Across America To Raise Gun Violence AwarenessThe South Side pastor who camped for three months over the winter in a tent on the roof of a run-down motel is about to start his next fund-raising and awareness-raising effort: a walk across America.