North Lawndale resident and owner of Carter's Barbershop Bert Downing died following a car crash. Downing was a well-known mentor and leader who provided his shop for a weekly public affairs radio show.
When she was arrested on Oct. 22, Rasmieh Odeh had been an American citizen since 2004. The charge? Lying on her naturalization application. What prompted Immigration and Customs Enforcement to take another look into the naturalization application of this prominent member of the Arab-American community nine years after she became a citizen?
Another day, another billion dollar settlement for a bank involved in fraudulent mortgage practices that led up to the 2008 housing crash. But the settlement with JPMorgan only brings civil charges against the bank.
Ventra system parent company has deep ties to national security. Cubic Corporation provides weapons training for the military; offers technology that transmits surveillance data from unmanned aerial vehicles, also known as drones; and tracks assets all over the world for both private and military clients.
The recent round of big-city elections seem to indicate a shifting political landscape. And, it appears to be heading leftward. These results play out nationally as discontent grows within Chicago’s progressive quarters.