Category : Illinois

Midwest / Illinois - 3 months ago

Gary joins cities connecting children to nature

Reed Park Receives $75,000 grant and expert assistance The City of Gary and the Youth Services Bureau is one of six cities recently awarded a planning and implementation grant from the National League of Cities (NLC). The city receives this suppor...

Midwest / Illinois - 3 months ago

Chicago police target tickets in black neighborhoods

For consecutive years, data shows that the Chicago Police Department concentrates its bike enforcement codes in Black neighborhoods. It’s no surprise that criticism in 2017 fell on deaf ears because using the pretext of a minor offense is an easy wa...

Midwest / Illinois - 4 months ago

The IRS forgives millions of debts from Gary schools

Crusader Staff Report Uncle Sam has a nice side to him after all. The U.S. Internal Revenue Service has agreed to forgive a large chunk of debt of the Gary Community School Corp. The decision provides some relief to school officials and Emergency M...

Midwest / Illinois - 4 months ago

5th Annual Youth Job and Resource Expo

Congresswoman Robin Kelly Congresswoman Robin Kelly will host a Youth Job and Resource Expo for young men and women between the ages of 16 and 24 on Saturday, April 21, from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m., at Thornton Township High School, 15001 Broadway Ave.,...