Thu04242014

Delta Sigma Theta holds community anti-violence march

    Defender/Worsom Robinson

    Hundreds of Chicago women, mothers, teachers, politicians, clergy and concerned neighbors marched Saturday, March 23, 2013 to call for an end to the violence that is claiming Black youth. The march started at 55th Street and Cottage Grove Avenue and ended at 4525 S. King Drive, headquarters of the march organizers, Delta

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    St. Sabina church cuts ribbon on new KaBoom playground

      Chicago Bulls mascot Benny the Bulll Tuesday posed with students from the St. Sabina Academy during the building of a safe and accessible playground for St. Sabina. (Photo/Chinta Strausberg)

      A ribbon cutting ceremony was recently held for the new accessible playground built at St. Sabina Catholic church as a haven for children. 

      The ceremony and

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      ComEd substation goes 'smart'

        ComEd offered media, community members, and elected officials, including Ald. Roderick Sawyer, pictured, on a tour of the utility company's Wallace substation on the South Side. Defender/Rhonda Gillespie

        ComEd recently opened its first ever digital substation in the Auburn-Gresham community and elected officials, media and others got a guided tour

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        Spring break means college tours for students

          Students loaded buses at Apostolic Church of God Saturday, March 23, 2013, for a weeklong spring break college tour in the South. Defender/Rhonda Gillespie

          There will be no time for leisure and lying around on spring break for some Chicago high schoolers. A number of students boarded coach buses and embarked on weeklong travel to the South and

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          Bears agree to 1-year deal with linebacker Anderson

            Left tackle Jermon Bushrod listens to a question after Chicago Bears general manager Phil Emery announced the signing of Bushrod at the Bears' practice facility Wednesday, March 13, 2013, in Lake Forest, Ill. (AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast)

            LAKE FOREST, Ill. — The Chicago Bears have agreed to a one-year contract with former Carolina Panthers l

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