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Most Chicago Safe Passage Routes For Children Are Peppered With Sex Offenders, Report Says

    Children walking along Chicago's safe passage routes not only have to worry about local gang violence, they also have to worry about dodging registered sex offenders.

    A recently released report by the Chicago Sun-Times found that registered sex offenders inhabit a vast majority safe passage routes walked by Chicago children. According to data the

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    • Written by The Chicago Defender
    • Category: Chicago

    Chicago Train Crash NTSB Probe Continues Despite Government Shutdown

    FOREST PARK, Ill. -- FOREST PARK, Ill. (AP) — The federal investigation into the crash of an unmanned Chicago commuter train is continuing, but the government shutdown has meant there's nobody around to talk about it.

    Tim DePaepe of the National Transportation Safety Board said Monday that once the agency's investigators are on a scene they are

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    • Written by The Chicago Defender
    • Category: Chicago

    Derrick Rose Reminds Us That 'Basketball Is Everything' In New Adidas Ad (VIDEO)

    NBA star Derrick Rose is showing the world just how committed he is to the game of basketball in a flashy new ad for Adidas.

    Released on Tuesday, the TV spot -- an ad for the company's new line of "D Rose 4" shoes -- shows the Chicago Bulls point guard flaunting his glitzy lifestyle before getting down to business on the basketball court.

    "If you

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    • Written by The Chicago Defender
    • Category: Chicago