| Aug 23, 2013
| 9:48 AM
When NAACP president Benjamin Todd Jealous takes to the steps of the Lincoln Memorial Saturday to address those gathered for the 50th Anniversary of the March on Washington, he'll share his own version of the dream made famous by Martin Luther King Jr....
| Aug 17, 2013
Jesse Lee Peterson hit all the right (or wrong) buttons: Gays aren't born that way, most African Americans hate whites, and President Obama is the worst thing to happen to this country. In his interview with Patt Morrison published Wednesday, the South L....
| Jun 7, 2013
| 1:57 PM
Massachusetts Gov. Deval Patrick was honored on the South Side this afternoon with the unveiling of a city street named in his honor.
The 5300 block of South Wabash Avenue was adorned with honorary street signs bearing his name. Patrick was greeted by...
| Jun 5, 2013
| 6:08 AM
With Roseland Community Hospital on the brink of closure, President and CEO Dian Powell has resigned a day after officials said she inaccurately blamed the hospital's financial insolvency on missing payments from the state.
Powell on Monday said the...
| Mar 29, 2013
| 12:29 PM
In the volatile world of radio, almost nothing lasts half a century.
But a great Chicago radio station — WVON-AM 1690 — has managed the feat: The institution marks its 50th anniversary Monday and celebrates with a concert featuring Toni...
| May 31, 2013
| 5:00 AM
Richard Pryor died in 2005 at the age of 65 from a heart attack related to multiple sclerosis. The unexpected thing, given his life and habits and health, was not that he died so young but that he lived so long.
Marina Zenovich's enlightening...
| Dec 6, 2012
| 6:22 PM
It’s been a whirlwind 24 hours for State Senator Donne Trotter.
Yesterday, 62-year-old Trotter was on his way to Washington D.C. He was arrested a O’Hare Airport when TSA agents discovered an unloaded 25 caliber berretta in his carryon...
| Nov 23, 2012
| 4:47 AM
Jesse Jackson Jr is no longer a congressman. He submitted his letter of resignation to the Speaker of the House in Washington DC Wednesday and walked away from a 17 year career in public service.
After six months off the job, his father, Rev Jesse...
| Nov 22, 2012
| 4:40 AM
CHICAGO -- U.S. Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr. resigned from Congress effective Wednesday, citing the need to spend time "restoring my health."
Jackson, who announced his resignation in a letter to House Speaker John Boehner, has been is the subject of several...
| May 29, 2013
| 8:00 PM
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Bridezillas The unscripted series...
| Nov 12, 2012
| 11:51 PM
5:30 - 9 a.m. Jonathon Brandmeier
6:05 a.m. Comedian Paul Rodriguez is serving Thanksgiving dinner at the Laugh Factory. He'll give you and Johnny B the details.
9 a.m. - 12 p.m. Mike McConnell
10:05 a.m. Mike McConnell wants to hear about...
| Nov 13, 2012
| 6:42 AM
The misspending investigation involving Congressman Jesse Jackson Jr. has expanded to include his wife Sandi.
The Wall Street Journal quotes two insiders as saying investigators are trying to determine whether Sandi Jackson was complicit in...