Terry Glover, Ebony Managing Editor, Dies at 57


    (AP) — Terry Glover, the managing editor of Ebony magazine, has died of colon cancer at her Chicago home. She was 57.

    Ebony announced on its website that Glover died on Monday. Her husband, Kendall Glover, tells the Chicago Tribune that his wife had been fighting cancer for about two years.

    Terry Glover joined Ebony in 2006 and was appointed



    Chicago's 500th Homicide

      Crime Scene Revised

      Chicago has logged its 500th homicide of 2012.

      The last time the city reached the 500-homicide mark was in 2008, when the year ended with 512 killings. Last year, city records show Chicago had 435 homicides.

      On Thursday, officials with the Chicago Police Department said the city was one homicide away from the 500 mark. Hours later, a 40-year-old man



      Parking Meter Rate Hike

        parking meter

        Chicago soon will have the nation's most expensive downtown parking meters.

        On New Year's Day, meters in the city's downtown Loop area will begin charging $6.50 an hour — up from $5.75.

        A report from the San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency says the rate change will make Chicago the city with the most expensive metered parking.

        The company



        Minister Pushes for Holiday Honoring Harold Washington

          Harold Washington

          CITY HALL — A South Side minister plans to formally ask the mayor in the new year to push for a citywide holiday celebrating Mayor Harold Washington, reports

          "We are not going to accept 'no,'" said the Rev. Robert Floid Plump, president of the Harold Washington Foundation.

          Since declaring the campaign in the waning days of the Richard



          Chicago Teachers Sue District for Racial Discrimination


            (AP) — The Chicago Teachers Union and three teachers who lost their jobs this year have sued the city's school board claiming the practice of "turning around" schools discriminates against black teachers.

            The lawsuit was filed Wednesday in federal court in Chicago. The plaintiffs are seeking class-action status.

            The teachers — Donald Garrett Jr., R