Tafara Willims, who was injured in the police shooting that killed her boyfriend, Marcellis Stinnette, described the deadly encounter that differs sharply from the Waukegan Police Department's narrative.

With many outlets framing the incident as a riot and focusing on the looting that took place, there has been little attention paid to the systemic racism that sparked such tensions between city residents and police. A young man was shot in pursuit in the city's Englewood section on Sunday, thus sparking the clash.

Chicago's mayor, Lori Lightfoot gives citizens some comic relief in her #StayHomeSaveLives campaign video.

Empire star Jussie Smollett has been hospitalized in Chicago after a violent attack, one authorities are deeming an apparent hate crime. The incident occurred around 2 a.m. on Tuesday. According to reports, two men wearing ski masks placed a noose around Jussie’s neck during the attack. The two men allegedly yelled, “This is MAGA country” […]


One of the two victims killed in Monday's hospital shooting in Chicago was a Black woman doctor named Tamara O'Neal, who was reportedly shot to death by a man who she had been in a romantic relationship with.

Join Our Text Club To Get The Latest Music, Entertainment, Contests And Breaking News On Your Phone. Text VIP to 71007 to join! Four people are dead, including the suspected gunman after a shooting at Mercy Hospital on Chicago’s South Side. A Chicago police officer is among those injured. Shots were fired both inside and […]

Kanye definitely pulled on his midwestern roots for this name.

JAY-Z shouted out Kanye West during his recent “4:44 Tour” stop in Chicago. After playing Ye’s “Can’t Tell Me Nothing,” JAY told the crowd, “Shout out Kanye West. Peace and love.” In other news, JAY has reconciled with his former mentor, Jaz-O. The two took a photo together with producer No I.D. backstage at JAY’s […]

Officials believe that the attack involved five or six young teens and that more arrests are coming.


A Chicago teen has been arrested in connection with the sexual assault of a 15-year-old girl that was streamed on Facebook Live.


Chance the Rapper announces the launch of the New Chance Arts and Literature Fund for Chicago public schools.

The victim's mother says that her family has been receiving threats for coming forward and they are afraid to return to home.