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Pastor Corey Brooks joined Roland Martin Thursday on “NewsOne Now” to discuss his call to men and women of Chicago to combat violence in the…

Marla Gibbs BIRTHDAY June 14, 1931 BIRTHPLACE, Illinois AGE 82 years old The Chicago native, who was born in 1931 and who married at age 13, was already a single mom before ever entertaining the thought of becoming a professional actress. Following high school, Marla attended Peters Business School (1950-1952) and toiled for a time […]

She was Born in Atlanta, Georgia, November 29, 1935. At the tender age of 8 she began sing and touring with her family. In 1956 she made her way to the windy city Chicago, Illinois, and sang with the great Mahalia Jackson, the Caravans, and the late Great Reverend James Cleveland. She has more than […]

President Barack Obama’s hometown is set to to honor him in a major way. His home city plans build a new high school named after him. It will be called Barack Obama College Preparatory High School. The school is set to open around the 2017-2018 school year. Officals in the city confirm that the Barack […]

  A 3-year-old child was among 13 people hit by gunfire in a park on the South Side of Chicago late Thursday night, police said.…

  First lady Michelle Obama brought her message against youth violence to Chicago today, appearing at a luncheon with the mayor and civic leaders and…

  As Chicago continues to struggle with gang violence, the city plans to bring in the big guns for answers. First Lady Michelle Obama heads…

  Chicago police are questioning two people for the murder of 15-year-old Hadiya Pendleton. Two men were pulled over near 67th and South Chicago, early…

  Hadiya Pendleton, a 15-year-old honor student in Chicago slain in a park just days after returning from the inaugural celebration in Washington, D.C., will be buried…

Two teenagers in Chicago have been charged in the robbery and murder of an openly-gay high school student Terrance “Jawan” Wright (pictured). But while police…

A 22-year-old Chicagoan is facing up to seven years in prison on aggravated domestic battery charges for posting a Facebook photo of his daughter bound…

A 22-year-old Chicagoan is facing up to seven years in prison on aggravated domestic battery charges for posting a Facebook photo of his daughter bound…