Jamie Hernandez organized a march in Mt. Greenwood to support police officers four years ago, and when she did the same this year, the turnout was almost four times larger.
The Illinois High School Association (IHSA) announced on July 29 its plan to significantly rearrange the 2020-21 athletic season due to the public health crisis caused by the COVID-19 pandemic.
Several local elected officials have written a letter to the United States Postal Service (USPS) postmaster general expressing concerns about “persistent problems” in mail delivery and customer service at the Mt. Greenwood USPS facility, 3349 W. 111th St.
Pat McGann’s stand-up comedy career reached a pinnacle last September when famed comedian Sebastian Maniscalco announced he would produce a TV special based on McGann’s live shows at the Vic Theatre on the North Side.
As part of two separate protests on June 7, hundreds of people marched through Beverly/Morgan Park, demanding justice in the deaths of black people killed in police-involved encounters—including George Floyd, who died while being restrained by Minneapolis officer Derek Chauvin on May 25.
Two protests that shut down streets in Beverly/Morgan Park were held on Sunday, June 7, with hundreds of people in both calling for an end to police brutality.
Protests and looting occurred throughout the country after George Floyd, a black man, died while being taken into custody by Minneapolis police. Officer Derek Chauvin was seen in video footage kneeling on Floyd's neck before Floyd loses consciousness.
Jenny Harkins would normally be spending part of her day teaching students in the special-education program at the Chicago High School for Agricultural Sciences.
As the COVID-19 crisis continues to shut down normal life across the globe, several local events that attract thousands of attendees have been modified or postponed—including longtime springtime traditions.
Peggy Gilbertsen compares her recent efforts to help a cause to the victory gardens that Americans planted to support the war effort during World War II.
As positive diagnoses of the novel coronavirus known as Covid-19 continued to spread throughout the United States, Gov. J.B. Pritzker issued a “stay at home” order across the state that went into effect at 5 p.m. on March 21 and is scheduled to last until the end of the day on April 7.
As positive diagnoses of the novel coronavirus known as COVID-19 continued to spread throughout the United States, Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker issued a stay-at-home order across the state that will go into effect at 5 p.m. on March 21 and is scheduled to last until the end of the day on April 7.
A student at St. Margaret of Scotland Elementary School (SMOS), 9833 S. Throop St., has tested positive for COVID-19, and the school is closed, officials announced on the parish website.
The new therapeutic riding arena is open at the Chicago High School for Agricultural Sciences (CHSAS), and organizers are ready to help all people enjoy the benefits of horseback riding.
When calls came in over the radio of a man in the frigid waters of Lake Michigan, Chicago Police Department (CPD) SWAT Officer Shane Coleman sprung into action.
Two groups that play an important role in supporting students in Catholic elementary schools on the South Side will be honored during the South Side Irish St. Patrick’s Day Parade on March 15.
As one of six people to testify at a hearing on Feb. 5 on Capitol Hill regarding train activity and blocked grade crossings, 19th Ward Ald. Matt O’Shea criticized CSX Transportation, Inc., which manages multiple local railroad lines and has come under fire in recent years for problems on tho…
Chicago Police Department (CPD) officers strolled into the 22nd District station, slipped on a new protective vest and then departed, all knowing they would be safer on duty.
A man with a long list of convictions was charged with criminal trespass to land and resisting a peace officer after being seen in a North Beverly yard, then fleeing from police before being tased and arrested.
As friends and family mourn Ed Heywood, a longtime Beverly/Morgan Park resident who died on Dec. 20 at age 97, they remember a life that is a classic tale of rags to riches.
A local man was charged with sexually assaulting an 11-year-old girl at the Walker Branch of the Chicago Library System in Morgan Park, according to the Chicago Police Department Office of News Affairs.
Abe Matthew, a Democratic candidate for U.S. representative of the Third Congressional District of Illinois, has dropped out of the race and has endorsed Marie Newman, who is again running as a Democratic candidate in the primary race against incumbent U.S. Rep. Dan Lipinski.
Chicago Public Schools (CPS) officials released their school quality rating policy (SQRP) results for the 2019-20 school year, and four local neighborhood elementary schools received the top rating of Level 1+.
As the Chicago Teachers Union (CTU) and some members of the Service Employees International Union (SEIU) Local 73 embarked on a multi-day strike, resulting in classes at Chicago Public Schools (CPS) being canceled, local teachers and support staff were out on the picket line in full force.
Gabrielyn Watson-Foster became an internet sensation three years ago when she starred in a Kleenex commercial in which Morgan Park High School (MPHS) and Lincoln Park High School students surprised their chorus teacher by serenading her as she entered the building.