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Cardinal Cupich Absolves Rev. Michael Pfleger of Sexual Abuse Charges

Cardinal Cupich Absolves Rev. Michael Pfleger of Sexual Abuse Charges

Rev. Michael Pfleger was declared not guilty of the sexual abuse allegations that surfaced earlier this year and will return to St. Sabina Catholic Church in Chicago’s South Side community Gresham where he has served since 1975. The announcement came in the form of a letter from Cardinal Blase Cupich on Monday, May 25, 2021. […]

Man Charged With Attempted Murder for Allegedly Shooting Woman

Man Charged With Attempted Murder for Allegedly Shooting Woman

Chicago Police Officers arrested a man minutes after he fled a shooting scene in the 300 block of West Illinois Street in River North. In the early hours of Sunday, May 23, 2021, two groups of people were outside arguing when the suspect began shooting. The gunfire struck a 35-year-old woman in the lower back […]

Chicagoan Bridges Language Gap at Local Food Bank

Chicagoan Bridges Language Gap at Local Food Bank

Feeding America frequently spotlights one of the volunteers who take the time to help out their neighbor in need. In May 2021, their focus is a Chicago woman who uses her language skills to reduce barriers for those who the St. James Food Pantry serves. Christina Sung’s story begins in the Spring of last year. […]

Chicago Police Arrest Suspect in Bridgeport Murder

Chicago Police Arrest Suspect in Bridgeport Murder

The Chicago Police Department and Great Lakes Fugitive Task Force officers arrested a murder suspect on Thursday, May 20, 2021. Twenty-seven-year-old Jabari Johnson was apprehended without incident in the 10,000 block of West O’Hare Avenue. Johnson was identified as the suspected shooter of Denzel Robinson; also 27. The victim was shot on May 7 at […]

Summer and Warm Weather Tend to Bring Out the Good, Bad, and Ugly [Video]

Summer and Warm Weather Tend to Bring Out the Good, Bad, and Ugly [Video]

Summer-like weather was greatly appreciated in Chicago this weekend — starting with 86 degrees on Friday, May 21, 2021, Saturday was 87, and Sunday’s high was 80. Gov. J.B. Pritzker has cleared the city to allow vaccinated people to drop their masks, except where prohibited by law. Many events took place over the weekend, including […]