Over 100 groups demand action: United call for vote count in Bring Chicago Home case

Supporters Rally at Appellate Court Against Real Estate Legal Challenge, Say Voters’ Voices Must Be Heard on Ballot Question 1 With just over two weeks remaining before the March 19th primary election, prominent civil rights groups, labor and community organizations, elected officials, and faith leaders file two amicus briefs as the Bring Chicago Home case […]

Illinois Governor J.B. Pritzker endorses Congressman Danny K. Davis

PICTURED L-R: Governor J.B. Pritzker, Congressman Danny K. Davis and Congressman Jonathan Jackson. Congressman Danny K. Davis received the endorsement of Illinois Governor J.B. Pritzker on Friday, March 1, 2024. Governor Pritzker was joined in solidarity by former Governor Patrick Quinn, former Illinois Secretary of State Jesse White, Mayor of Maywood Nathaniel Booker, Mayor of […]

Expanded early voting begins Monday for suburban voters in the 2024 Presidential Primary Election

Expanded Early Voting for suburban residents will kick off on Monday, March 4, at more than 50 polling locations in village halls, community centers, and courthouses across Cook County suburban communities, elections officials from the Clerk’s Office announced Friday. Starting Monday, suburban voters will have 53 sites to choose from to cast an early ballot in advance […]

Greater Chatham Initiative receives State of Illinois Cultural District Designation for Mahalia’s Mile on Chicago’s South Side

NEDRA SIMS FEARS (center) receiving the designation from Gov. JB Pritzker and Cameron Joost, Deputy Director of the Illinois Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity. The State of Illinois is awarding a State-Designated Cultural District to Greater Chatham Initiative (GCI) for Mahalia’s Mile, from 79th and State Street to 79th Street and Cottage Grove Avenue. […]

Chicago Zoological Society’s Brookfield Zoo unveils new brand: Brookfield Zoo Chicago

90 Years in The Making, New Identity Marks First Stage in Ambitious Next-Century Plans to Revolutionize the Zoo with An Eye Towards Its Centennial In 2034 Honoring a rich legacy of conservation impact and leadership while boldly looking towards the future, Brookfield Zoo and its parent organization, the Chicago Zoological Society, proudly unveil their new […]

Two massive jackpots up for grabs with Mega Millions and Powerball

Illinois Lottery players have two massive jackpots up for grabs heading into the weekend, with a combined prize total of $1.05 billion.  The Mega Millions jackpot for tonight’s drawing has soared to $607 million and the Powerball jackpot for Saturday night’s drawing has climbed to $443 million.  The Mega Millions jackpot – the eighth-largest in […]

West Side groups demand $50M grant and infrastructure repairs

JITU BROWN, a member of the 1,000 Strong Block Club and national director for the Journey 4 Justice Alliance, listens to dozens of flood complaints from Austin residents. The West Side Long-Term Recovery Group (LTRG) held a press conference recently asking for a $50 million grant to aid hundreds of forgotten flood victims, many of […]