A mob of teenagers swarmed city buses in Chicago in two separate incidents mugging passengers for their cell-phones and iPods. NBC Chicago reports: In the first attack, near West Roosevelt Road and South Loomis Street at about 11:40 p.m. Saturday, a victim was struck multiple times before the thieves ran off with his cell phone. […]

CHICAGO-Ryan Royall, a high school basketball star was shot and killed at a birthday party in Chicago. The Chicago Sun-Times reports: At approximately 12:30 a.m. Sunday morning, Royall and a group of friends were leaving a birthday party at Ho-Chunk Sports and Expo Center in Lynwood. They were at their car when they heard a […]

Former G.O.O.D Music MC Consequence borrows Kanye West’s “My Way Home” instrumental from 2005′s Late Registration and appears to be sending a subliminal message to his old label exec. The song samples the late Gil Scott-Heron’s “Home Is Where The Hatred Is.”  (spotted @Nahright) Cons aired his grievances with Kanye West and his cousin Q-Tip […]

CHICAGO, Il. — A homeless man in Chicago named Curtis Jackson has given  thousands of dollars he earns panhandling to a struggling single-mother who lives out of a hotel room with her 10-year-old son. Fox Chicago News reports: Sandy’s Good Samaritan is Curtis Jackson, who’s been homeless since 2004. He pays for Sandy’s hotel room […]

CHICAGO — Two men were killed and at least eight people were wounded in shootings around the city between Friday night and early this morning, police said. Huffington Post reports: A man — identified by the Cook County Medical Examiner’s office as 20-year-old Keneth Sims — was fatally shot in the back at 1:12 a.m. […]

Dwyane Wade and his sons Zaire (age 8) and Zion (age 3) If the African-American community is going to throw a Holy Ghost party because Dwyane Wade has decided to do what the overwhelming majority of black men refuse to do — take full responsibility and custody of his two sons — then I’m afraid […]

BE FRIENDS WITH FIRST LADY ON FACEBOOK OR FOLLOW HER ON TWITTER Chicago mayoral candidate Carol Moseley Braun speaks during a debate at WGN-TV January 27, 2011 in Chicago, Illinois. Chicago News Cooperative is reporting that Carol Moseley Braun apologized Tuesday for accusing rival mayoral candidate Patricia Van Pelt-Watkins of being “strung out on crack.” […]

CHICAGO-During a debate with Patricia Van-Pelt Watkins, Chicago Mayoral candidate Carol Mosley told fellow candidate, Patricia Van-Pelt Watkins that the reason she wasn’t aware of Braun”s recent activity is because “You’ve been strung out on crack for years.” at a debate at a Chicago church. While Wakins has admitted to using drugs, she has denied […]

CHICAGO — This story would actually be pretty funny if it wasn’t so sad and racist.

(CHICAGO-Huffington Post) Reverend James Meeks, a Chicago reverend and candidate for mayor was discussing affirmative action on a Chicago radio station, and said that he believed “minority” contracts should go to African-Americans and not other minorities. The Huffington Post reports: “I think that the word ‘minority,’ from our standpoint, should mean African-American,” Meeks said, as […]

According to the New York Times, Rahm Emmanuel will be resigning his post as White House Chief Of Staff and announcing his run for Mayor of Chicago this Friday. President Obama will give his chief of staff, Rahm Emanuel, a send-off Friday as Mr. Emanuel officially announces his departure from the West Wing to run […]

Jennifer Hudson’s  nephew’s father, Gregory Hill, who is trying to pursue a career in music must be pretty desperate for attention.He claims to be the father of Jennifer’s nephew Julian, who was murdered along with other members of her family.