Chicago Public Library Posts Archive Of Speeches By Mayor Harold Washington, Born 99 Years Ago ThursdayNinety-nine years ago on Thursday, Chicago's first Black mayor, Harold Washington, was born.
Loretto Hospital Officials Reprimanded Over Vaccine Scandal; Mayor Lightfoot Says, 'I Fear That We're Going To Be Hearing More Stories'Loretto Hospital President & CEO George Miller publicly posted a video announcing vaccinations at his church, Valley Kingdom Ministries International in Oak Forest, more than 30 miles away from the West Side community that Miller said in December needed these vaccines the most.
With Help From A Dedicated Booster, South Sider Whitney Morrison Became A Star At The Lyric Opera Of ChicagoSoprano Whitney Morrison has had a big booster who saw the South Sider’s potential long before she made it to the Lyric Opera of Chicago.
Illinois Could Soon Face Housing Crisis, So Why Are So Many CHA Homes Sitting Vacant?Thousands of Chicago public housing homes are off limits - even though they're vacant.
Celebrating Black History Makers: Terrance Wallace Has Brought 10 At-Risk Boys To Live Together In Barrington Hills For A New LifeTerrance Wallace is happily taking on an enormous responsibility - becoming a role model and father figure, and a History Maker.
COPA Releases Video Of Incident Where Officer Shot Man In Hand In Irving Park; Lawsuit Claims Man And His Friend Were Unarmed And Posed No ThreatAttorneys filed a lawsuit against the Chicago Police Department Tuesday, as the Civilian Office of Police Accountability released video of an incident in which an off-duty officer shot a man in the hand in the Irving Park neighborhood back in December.
Celebrating Black History Makers: Dr. Abdullah Hasan Pratt; A Doctor, Teacher, Mentor, And ActivistThis Black History Month, we want to tell you about a young Chicagoan who wears several hats - doctor, teacher, mentor, and activist.
NFL Pulled Off Season With No Games Canceled During The COVID-19 Pandemic -- What Lessons Can We Learn?Despite the pandemic, not a single game in the most physical sport of football had to be canceled. So what can we all learn?
Chicago's South Side Irish Parade Canceled For Second Year In A RowThis is the second year in a row the parade has been cancelled because of the coronavirus.
Remembering The Snowmageddon Blizzard Of 2011, 10 Years LaterOn Jan. 31, 2011 – a decade ago Sunday – the snow began in a blizzard that did not let up for 40 hours.
CBS Executives On Leave After Allegations Of Racism, Sexism; 'You Cannot Change This Culture....And Not Cut The Head Off And Not Completely Restart'The two executives are Peter Dunn, CBS Television Stations President and David Friend, Senior Vice President of News for the stations. The National Association of Black Journalists is calling for both to be fired.
Amid Carjacking Epidemic, Woman Asks Men To Stand Up And Keep WatchEvery day lately, there are headlines about carjackings in Chicago. Now, one woman is taking matters into her own hands to protect other women.
COVID-19 In Chicago: Remembering Ada Mae Bates, Who Made Friends Wherever She WentIn Illinois alone, there had been 18,208 brothers and sisters, parents, grandparents, friends, and coworkers and counting as of Tuesday who had died of COVID-19. CBS 2’s Jim Williams on Tuesday introduced us to one of them – Ada Mae Bates – a woman who made friends wherever she went.
COVID-19 In Chicago: Dominic Quaglia Lived The American Dream Before His Death From CoronavirusOne year ago today, the United States confirmed its first case of COVID-19. In the 365 days since, COVID has spared no part of this country, killing 400,000 and infecting millions more.
Ahead Of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day, West Side Leaders Highlight Need For More Mental Health Care In Black CommunityMonday is the Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. holiday, and a day before, a group West Side community leaders got a head start on the day of service that honors the Dr. King’s legacy.