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Chicago Teen Takes Sweet Approach to Raising Money to End Racial Injustice

A mother daughter team from the Beverly neighborhood is spreading a message of confidence with a new book, “Little Black Pearls for Little Black Girls”. NBC 5’ [...] Read full article: Chicago Teen Takes Sweet Approach to Rai...→

Chicago Teen Takes Sweet Approach to Raising Money to End Racial Injustice

A mother daughter team from the Beverly neighborhood is spreading a message of confidence with a new book, “Little Black Pearls for Little Black Girls”. NBC 5’ [...] Read full article: Chicago Teen Takes Sweet Approach to Rai...→

Chicago Teen Takes Sweet Approach to Raise Money to End Racial Injustice

Chicago Teen Takes Sweet Approach to Raise Money to End Racial Injustice

Sloane Demetriou is spending her time in quarantine in the kitchen. The Lincoln Park teen is whipping up a favorite family sweet treat and selling it online, b [...] Read full article: Chicago Teen Takes Sweet Approach to Rai...→

Chicago teen allegedly killed woman, 37, after learning she was transgender

Chicago teen allegedly killed woman, 37, after learning she was transgender

Chicago police said Oliver Perez, 18, killed Selena Reyes-Hernandez because he was upset to learn she was transgender after he went home with her. Read full article: Chicago teen allegedly killed woman, 37,...→

It takes more than #OpenYourLobby to address racism in American theater | Performing Arts Feature | Chicago Reader

It takes more than #OpenYourLobby to address racism in American theater | Performing Arts Feature | Chicago Reader

On June 3, Chicago theater artists flooded my social media with #openyourlobby; a call for theaters around the nation to open their doors to #blacklivesmatter [...] Read full article: It takes more than #OpenYourLobby to add...→

‘Sweet finale’ for PawSox at McCoy Stadium as on-field dining takes off

‘Sweet finale’ for PawSox at McCoy Stadium as on-field dining takes off

The PawSox think they’ve found a way for struggling Minor League Baseball teams across the country to get fans in the ballpark this summer, despite the 2020 mi [...] Read full article: ‘Sweet finale’ for PawSox at McCoy Stadi...→

Head Of Chicago Nonprofit C4 To Step Down After Probe Into Money Troubles, Late Paychecks

The head of a huge Chicago mental health agency will be stepping down at the end of the month. It's the same nonprofit the Morning Insiders investigated severa [...] Read full article: Head Of Chicago Nonprofit C4 To Step Dow...→

Local Non-Profit Supports Pediatric Brain Tumor Research Raising Money To Give Back To Nurses

A local non-profit that supports pediatric brain tumor research, shifted gears, to say thank you to frontline workers. Read full article: Local Non-Profit Supports Pediatric Brai...→

Patti LaBelle, Daryl Hall, QuestLove to Headline Concert Raising Money for COVID-19 Relief in Philly

Patti LaBelle, Daryl Hall, QuestLove to Headline Concert Raising Money for COVID-19 Relief in Philly

Patti LaBelle, Daryl Hall, QuestLove, DJ Jazzy Jeff and more will headline a concert and variety show raising money for COVID-19 relief in Philadelphia this we [...] Read full article: Patti LaBelle, Daryl Hall, QuestLove to ...→

Striking Chicago Public Schools staff took a new approach to marching along the [...]

Striking Chicago Public Schools staff took a new approach to marching along the picket lines Thursday, instead choosing to perform the dance to Michael Jackson [...] Read full article: Striking Chicago Public Schools staff to...→

Plain White T's takes over Chicago Sound Check for livestream concert Friday

Plain White T's takes over Chicago Sound Check for livestream concert Friday

Tom Higgenson and Tim Lopez of the suburban-born Plain White T's will join us for our third quarantine concert on Instragram Live Friday, May 15. Read full article: Plain White T's takes over Chicago Sound...→

NY nonprofit takes new approach to feed the hungry as outbreak continues

NY nonprofit takes new approach to feed the hungry as outbreak continues

The pandemic has changed a lot in the city, so a Brooklyn-based nonprofit is taking a new approach to help support local restaurants and provide meals to peopl [...] Read full article: NY nonprofit takes new approach to feed ...→

Roommate ‘spazzed out,’ fatally shot man in South Chicago because his mom owed him money: prosecutors

Roommate ‘spazzed out,’ fatally shot man in South Chicago because his mom owed him money: prosecutors

Michael Archer, Jr. tried explaining that his mom couldn’t pay him back right then "because of everything that is going on," but Carlo Beck became "aggressive" [...] Read full article: Roommate ‘spazzed out,’ fatally shot man...→

COVID-19 Put This NY Couple’s Wedding on Pause, So They Are Raising Money for a Food Bank Instead

COVID-19 Put This NY Couple’s Wedding on Pause, So They Are Raising Money for a Food Bank Instead

Many dream of their wedding – the perfect dress, the venue, the gathering of loved ones – but, like so many events these days, plans have changed. That is the [...] Read full article: COVID-19 Put This NY Couple’s Wedding on...→

NCAA Takes Major Step Towards Allowing Athletes to Earn Money

NCAA Takes Major Step Towards Allowing Athletes to Earn Money

For more than 60 years, NCAA leaders have insisted college athletes had to be amateurs. And to be amateurs they could not be paid for being athletes by anybody [...] Read full article: NCAA Takes Major Step Towards Allowing A...→

Feared Chicago class-action lawyer takes on Chase over PPP handling

Edelson PC, a Chicago firm better known for winning hundreds of millions from the nation's largest tech firms, is representing suburban Westchester's Sha-Poppi [...] Read full article: Feared Chicago class-action lawyer takes...→

Ocasio-Cortez takes victory lap after primary blowout: 'Their money couldn't buy a movement'

Ocasio-Cortez takes victory lap after primary blowout: 'Their money couldn't buy a movement'

With 100 percent of results in, the congresswoman running her first reelection campaign took 70 percent of the primary vote. Read full article: Ocasio-Cortez takes victory lap after pr...→

Minneapolis-via-Chicago rapper Longshot takes his protests against police brutality to the mike

Minneapolis-via-Chicago rapper Longshot takes his protests against police brutality to the mike

In a recent interview with Minnesota Public Radio host Andrea Swensson, rapper Chad Heslup (aka Longshot) talked about his history of involvement in protest mo [...] Read full article: Minneapolis-via-Chicago rapper Longshot ...→

Southlake Teen Who Nearly Drowned 10 Years Ago Raising Money for Life Jackets

Southlake Teen Who Nearly Drowned 10 Years Ago Raising Money for Life Jackets

A Southlake teen who nearly drowned 10 years ago in his backyard pool is hoping his story will save lives. Rohan Rumalla has raised thousands of dollars to buy [...] Read full article: Southlake Teen Who Nearly Drowned 10 Yea...→

Pence Takes Toned-Down Approach to Protest Response

Pence Takes Toned-Down Approach to Protest Response

Vice President Mike Pence is looking for a middle ground approach in how he responds to ongoing protests in the wake of the death of George Floyd, Politico rep [...] Read full article: Pence Takes Toned-Down Approach to Prote...→

‘Pose’ star is raising money, awareness for trans women in crisis

‘Pose’ star is raising money, awareness for trans women in crisis

Actor Indya Moore has raised over $20,000 since the start of the pandemic to help transgender women of color pay for rent, food and gender-affirming care. Read full article: ‘Pose’ star is raising money, awareness ...→

Family of crash death teen takes action against UK's Raab

Family of crash death teen takes action against UK's Raab

The family of a British teenager killed when his motorcycle collided with a car allegedly driven by an American diplomat's wife plans to bring legal action aga [...] Read full article: Family of crash death teen takes action ...→

Teen's tracking app takes a different approach to the coronavirus challenge

Teen's tracking app takes a different approach to the coronavirus challenge

Self-confessed geek Syu Kato is only 16, but his "Asiato" app has been downloaded 19,000 times, and he's determined to keep thinking "outside the box." Read full article: Teen's tracking app takes a different ap...→

Chicago-area CEOs to support COVID-19 relief efforts with ‘Sweet Home Chicago’ telethon Saturday

Chicago-area CEOs to support COVID-19 relief efforts with ‘Sweet Home Chicago’ telethon Saturday

A group of business leaders from Chicago’s financial, development and entertainment industries is banding together to raise funds for the Chicago Community COV [...] Read full article: Chicago-area CEOs to support COVID-19 re...→

SocialWorks' COVID-19 response takes 3-pronged approach

SocialWorks' COVID-19 response takes 3-pronged approach

SocialWorks, founded by Grammy-award-winning musician and humanitarian Chance the Rapper, has developed a comprehensive CV-19 response to help the Chicagoland [...] Read full article: SocialWorks' COVID-19 response takes 3-p...→

Trump Takes Cautious Approach to Highlighting Biden Accuser

Trump Takes Cautious Approach to Highlighting Biden Accuser

President Donald Trump rarely holds his fire, but when it comes to the sexual assault allegation leveled against Joe Biden, the president is unusually reticent [...] Read full article: Trump Takes Cautious Approach to Highlig...→

Carson Wentz's Foundation Raising Money Friday for Needy Philadelphians

Carson Wentz's Foundation Raising Money Friday for Needy Philadelphians

Carson Wentz can’t hold his annual AO1 Foundation softball game, so he’s finding other ways to raise money for Philadelphians. Read full article: Carson Wentz's Foundation Raising Money ...→

Ariana Grande and Justin Bieber raising money through music for children affected by COVID-19

Ariana Grande and Justin Bieber raising money through music for children affected by COVID-19

Proceeds from their single will go toward grants and scholarships for children of first responders who have been affected by the pandemic. Read full article: Ariana Grande and Justin Bieber raising ...→

MIT is raising money for coronavirus: Here’s a Zoom call explaining how to bid on lunch with professors

MIT is raising money for coronavirus: Here’s a Zoom call explaining how to bid on lunch with professors

MIT is putting its brains on the auction block to help raise money for coronavirus relief. The Cambridge university is offering up a Zoom session — or lunch po [...] Read full article: MIT is raising money for coronavirus: He...→

‘Never Have I Ever’ review: Sweet Netflix teen comedy series overachieves

‘Never Have I Ever’ review: Sweet Netflix teen comedy series overachieves

Maitreyi Ramakrishnan a natural as the young geek navigating adolescence in the series created by Mindy Kaling. Read full article: ‘Never Have I Ever’ review: Sweet Netfli...→

Rep. Matt Gaetz Reveals Raising Cuban Teen As His Son

Rep. Matt Gaetz Reveals Raising Cuban Teen As His Son

One day after sparring on the House floor with a Democrat who claimed that he and other Republicans don't understand what it's like to raise non-white children [...] Read full article: Rep. Matt Gaetz Reveals Raising Cuban Te...→

The sweet steak sandwich should be a Chicago food icon

The sweet steak sandwich should be a Chicago food icon

Most commonly available in majority black neighborhoods on the south side, the standout sandwich is unfortunately overlooked. Read full article: The sweet steak sandwich should be a Chi...→

Sweet Moment Award: First state title since 1974 united West Chicago

Sweet Moment Award: First state title since 1974 united West Chicago

For the West Chicago boys soccer team, the school and the entire West Chicago community, last fall's run to the state championship was anything but routine. Read full article: Sweet Moment Award: First state title si...→

Actor Josh Gad reunites stars of

Actor Josh Gad reunites stars of "Lord of the Rings" while raising money for kids in need

"I can honestly think of no better way to serve as an entertainer right now than by both doing my job to entertain and hopefully activating people at home to d [...] Read full article: Actor Josh Gad reunites stars of "Lord o...→

Uber laying off another 3,000 workers, raising questions about the company’s future in Chicago

Uber laying off another 3,000 workers, raising questions about the company’s future in Chicago

Uber Technologies is laying off 3,000 additional workers and closing about 45 offices around the world as the coronavirus pandemic continues to take its toll o [...] Read full article: Uber laying off another 3,000 workers, r...→

$2.25 million settlement proposed in Chicago police shooting of unarmed teen with developmental disabilities

$2.25 million settlement proposed in Chicago police shooting of unarmed teen with developmental disabilities

Aldermen next week will consider paying $2.25 million to a black man with developmental disabilities who was shot by an off-duty Chicago police sergeant, an in [...] Read full article: $2.25 million settlement proposed in Chi...→

Barrington soccer player gets a kick out of raising money for COVID-19 relief

Barrington soccer player gets a kick out of raising money for COVID-19 relief

Roman Booker, 10, of Barrington, raised more than $3,000 for COVID-19 relief by kicking his soccer ball more than 20,000 times this weekend. Read full article: Barrington soccer player gets a kick out...→

Chicago not-for-profit leader charged with misusing $200,000 in state grant money

Chicago not-for-profit leader charged with misusing $200,000 in state grant money

The indictment against Yesse Yehudah, 71, is among the first to be filed in Chicago’s federal court in nearly two months, since the coronavirus pandemic took h [...] Read full article: Chicago not-for-profit leader charged wi...→

Local Businessman Raising Money for Struggling Restaurants

Local Businessman Raising Money for Struggling Restaurants

San Diego restaurants and bars have been hit especially hard during the COVID-19 pandemic. Now, a local businessman is using T-shirts to raise money, in hopes [...] Read full article: Local Businessman Raising Money for Stru...→

Somerville Police Raising Money For Officer Battling Coronavirus

Somerville Police Raising Money For Officer Battling Coronavirus

Somerville Police Officer Ozzy Martinez has been in the hospital for more than a month now battling coronavirus. Read full article: Somerville Police Raising Money For Offi...→

Chicago Teen Takes Sweet Approach to Raise Money to End Racial Injustice

Chicago Teen Takes Sweet Approach to Raise Money to End Racial Injustice

Sloane Demetriou is spending her time in quarantine in the kitchen. The Lincoln Park teen is whipping up a favorite family sweet treat and selling it online, b [...] Read full article: Chicago Teen Takes Sweet Approach to Rai...→

Minneapolis-via-Chicago rapper Longshot takes his protests against police brutality to the mike

Minneapolis-via-Chicago rapper Longshot takes his protests against police brutality to the mike

In a recent interview with Minnesota Public Radio host Andrea Swensson, rapper Chad Heslup (aka Longshot) talked about his history of involvement in protest mo [...] Read full article: Minneapolis-via-Chicago rapper Longshot ...→

It takes more than #OpenYourLobby to address racism in American theater | Performing Arts Feature | Chicago Reader

It takes more than #OpenYourLobby to address racism in American theater | Performing Arts Feature | Chicago Reader

On June 3, Chicago theater artists flooded my social media with #openyourlobby; a call for theaters around the nation to open their doors to #blacklivesmatter [...] Read full article: It takes more than #OpenYourLobby to add...→

The sweet steak sandwich should be a Chicago food icon

The sweet steak sandwich should be a Chicago food icon

Most commonly available in majority black neighborhoods on the south side, the standout sandwich is unfortunately overlooked. Read full article: The sweet steak sandwich should be a Chi...→

Pence Takes Toned-Down Approach to Protest Response

Pence Takes Toned-Down Approach to Protest Response

Vice President Mike Pence is looking for a middle ground approach in how he responds to ongoing protests in the wake of the death of George Floyd, Politico rep [...] Read full article: Pence Takes Toned-Down Approach to Prote...→

Head Of Chicago Nonprofit C4 To Step Down After Probe Into Money Troubles, Late Paychecks

The head of a huge Chicago mental health agency will be stepping down at the end of the month. It's the same nonprofit the Morning Insiders investigated severa [...] Read full article: Head Of Chicago Nonprofit C4 To Step Dow...→

Actor Josh Gad reunites stars of

Actor Josh Gad reunites stars of "Lord of the Rings" while raising money for kids in need

"I can honestly think of no better way to serve as an entertainer right now than by both doing my job to entertain and hopefully activating people at home to d [...] Read full article: Actor Josh Gad reunites stars of "Lord o...→

Family of crash death teen takes action against UK's Raab

Family of crash death teen takes action against UK's Raab

The family of a British teenager killed when his motorcycle collided with a car allegedly driven by an American diplomat's wife plans to bring legal action aga [...] Read full article: Family of crash death teen takes action ...→

Local Non-Profit Supports Pediatric Brain Tumor Research Raising Money To Give Back To Nurses

A local non-profit that supports pediatric brain tumor research, shifted gears, to say thank you to frontline workers. Read full article: Local Non-Profit Supports Pediatric Brai...→

Uber laying off another 3,000 workers, raising questions about the company’s future in Chicago

Uber laying off another 3,000 workers, raising questions about the company’s future in Chicago

Uber Technologies is laying off 3,000 additional workers and closing about 45 offices around the world as the coronavirus pandemic continues to take its toll o [...] Read full article: Uber laying off another 3,000 workers, r...→

Chicago-area CEOs to support COVID-19 relief efforts with ‘Sweet Home Chicago’ telethon Saturday

Chicago-area CEOs to support COVID-19 relief efforts with ‘Sweet Home Chicago’ telethon Saturday

A group of business leaders from Chicago’s financial, development and entertainment industries is banding together to raise funds for the Chicago Community COV [...] Read full article: Chicago-area CEOs to support COVID-19 re...→

Striking Chicago Public Schools staff took a new approach to marching along the [...]

Striking Chicago Public Schools staff took a new approach to marching along the picket lines Thursday, instead choosing to perform the dance to Michael Jackson [...] Read full article: Striking Chicago Public Schools staff to...→

NY nonprofit takes new approach to feed the hungry as outbreak continues

NY nonprofit takes new approach to feed the hungry as outbreak continues

The pandemic has changed a lot in the city, so a Brooklyn-based nonprofit is taking a new approach to help support local restaurants and provide meals to peopl [...] Read full article: NY nonprofit takes new approach to feed ...→

Barrington soccer player gets a kick out of raising money for COVID-19 relief

Barrington soccer player gets a kick out of raising money for COVID-19 relief

Roman Booker, 10, of Barrington, raised more than $3,000 for COVID-19 relief by kicking his soccer ball more than 20,000 times this weekend. Read full article: Barrington soccer player gets a kick out...→

Carson Wentz's Foundation Raising Money Friday for Needy Philadelphians

Carson Wentz's Foundation Raising Money Friday for Needy Philadelphians

Carson Wentz can’t hold his annual AO1 Foundation softball game, so he’s finding other ways to raise money for Philadelphians. Read full article: Carson Wentz's Foundation Raising Money ...→

Local Businessman Raising Money for Struggling Restaurants

Local Businessman Raising Money for Struggling Restaurants

San Diego restaurants and bars have been hit especially hard during the COVID-19 pandemic. Now, a local businessman is using T-shirts to raise money, in hopes [...] Read full article: Local Businessman Raising Money for Stru...→

Ariana Grande and Justin Bieber raising money through music for children affected by COVID-19

Ariana Grande and Justin Bieber raising money through music for children affected by COVID-19

Proceeds from their single will go toward grants and scholarships for children of first responders who have been affected by the pandemic. Read full article: Ariana Grande and Justin Bieber raising ...→

NCAA Takes Major Step Towards Allowing Athletes to Earn Money

NCAA Takes Major Step Towards Allowing Athletes to Earn Money

For more than 60 years, NCAA leaders have insisted college athletes had to be amateurs. And to be amateurs they could not be paid for being athletes by anybody [...] Read full article: NCAA Takes Major Step Towards Allowing A...→

‘Never Have I Ever’ review: Sweet Netflix teen comedy series overachieves

‘Never Have I Ever’ review: Sweet Netflix teen comedy series overachieves

Maitreyi Ramakrishnan a natural as the young geek navigating adolescence in the series created by Mindy Kaling. Read full article: ‘Never Have I Ever’ review: Sweet Netfli...→

Ocasio-Cortez takes victory lap after primary blowout: 'Their money couldn't buy a movement'

Ocasio-Cortez takes victory lap after primary blowout: 'Their money couldn't buy a movement'

With 100 percent of results in, the congresswoman running her first reelection campaign took 70 percent of the primary vote. Read full article: Ocasio-Cortez takes victory lap after pr...→

Chicago teen allegedly killed woman, 37, after learning she was transgender

Chicago teen allegedly killed woman, 37, after learning she was transgender

Chicago police said Oliver Perez, 18, killed Selena Reyes-Hernandez because he was upset to learn she was transgender after he went home with her. Read full article: Chicago teen allegedly killed woman, 37,...→

Rep. Matt Gaetz Reveals Raising Cuban Teen As His Son

Rep. Matt Gaetz Reveals Raising Cuban Teen As His Son

One day after sparring on the House floor with a Democrat who claimed that he and other Republicans don't understand what it's like to raise non-white children [...] Read full article: Rep. Matt Gaetz Reveals Raising Cuban Te...→

Southlake Teen Who Nearly Drowned 10 Years Ago Raising Money for Life Jackets

Southlake Teen Who Nearly Drowned 10 Years Ago Raising Money for Life Jackets

A Southlake teen who nearly drowned 10 years ago in his backyard pool is hoping his story will save lives. Rohan Rumalla has raised thousands of dollars to buy [...] Read full article: Southlake Teen Who Nearly Drowned 10 Yea...→

‘Sweet finale’ for PawSox at McCoy Stadium as on-field dining takes off

‘Sweet finale’ for PawSox at McCoy Stadium as on-field dining takes off

The PawSox think they’ve found a way for struggling Minor League Baseball teams across the country to get fans in the ballpark this summer, despite the 2020 mi [...] Read full article: ‘Sweet finale’ for PawSox at McCoy Stadi...→

Sweet Moment Award: First state title since 1974 united West Chicago

Sweet Moment Award: First state title since 1974 united West Chicago

For the West Chicago boys soccer team, the school and the entire West Chicago community, last fall's run to the state championship was anything but routine. Read full article: Sweet Moment Award: First state title si...→

‘Pose’ star is raising money, awareness for trans women in crisis

‘Pose’ star is raising money, awareness for trans women in crisis

Actor Indya Moore has raised over $20,000 since the start of the pandemic to help transgender women of color pay for rent, food and gender-affirming care. Read full article: ‘Pose’ star is raising money, awareness ...→

Teen's tracking app takes a different approach to the coronavirus challenge

Teen's tracking app takes a different approach to the coronavirus challenge

Self-confessed geek Syu Kato is only 16, but his "Asiato" app has been downloaded 19,000 times, and he's determined to keep thinking "outside the box." Read full article: Teen's tracking app takes a different ap...→

Patti LaBelle, Daryl Hall, QuestLove to Headline Concert Raising Money for COVID-19 Relief in Philly

Patti LaBelle, Daryl Hall, QuestLove to Headline Concert Raising Money for COVID-19 Relief in Philly

Patti LaBelle, Daryl Hall, QuestLove, DJ Jazzy Jeff and more will headline a concert and variety show raising money for COVID-19 relief in Philadelphia this we [...] Read full article: Patti LaBelle, Daryl Hall, QuestLove to ...→

$2.25 million settlement proposed in Chicago police shooting of unarmed teen with developmental disabilities

$2.25 million settlement proposed in Chicago police shooting of unarmed teen with developmental disabilities

Aldermen next week will consider paying $2.25 million to a black man with developmental disabilities who was shot by an off-duty Chicago police sergeant, an in [...] Read full article: $2.25 million settlement proposed in Chi...→

SocialWorks' COVID-19 response takes 3-pronged approach

SocialWorks' COVID-19 response takes 3-pronged approach

SocialWorks, founded by Grammy-award-winning musician and humanitarian Chance the Rapper, has developed a comprehensive CV-19 response to help the Chicagoland [...] Read full article: SocialWorks' COVID-19 response takes 3-p...→

Plain White T's takes over Chicago Sound Check for livestream concert Friday

Plain White T's takes over Chicago Sound Check for livestream concert Friday

Tom Higgenson and Tim Lopez of the suburban-born Plain White T's will join us for our third quarantine concert on Instragram Live Friday, May 15. Read full article: Plain White T's takes over Chicago Sound...→

Trump Takes Cautious Approach to Highlighting Biden Accuser

Trump Takes Cautious Approach to Highlighting Biden Accuser

President Donald Trump rarely holds his fire, but when it comes to the sexual assault allegation leveled against Joe Biden, the president is unusually reticent [...] Read full article: Trump Takes Cautious Approach to Highlig...→

Roommate ‘spazzed out,’ fatally shot man in South Chicago because his mom owed him money: prosecutors

Roommate ‘spazzed out,’ fatally shot man in South Chicago because his mom owed him money: prosecutors

Michael Archer, Jr. tried explaining that his mom couldn’t pay him back right then "because of everything that is going on," but Carlo Beck became "aggressive" [...] Read full article: Roommate ‘spazzed out,’ fatally shot man...→

Chicago not-for-profit leader charged with misusing $200,000 in state grant money

Chicago not-for-profit leader charged with misusing $200,000 in state grant money

The indictment against Yesse Yehudah, 71, is among the first to be filed in Chicago’s federal court in nearly two months, since the coronavirus pandemic took h [...] Read full article: Chicago not-for-profit leader charged wi...→

COVID-19 Put This NY Couple’s Wedding on Pause, So They Are Raising Money for a Food Bank Instead

COVID-19 Put This NY Couple’s Wedding on Pause, So They Are Raising Money for a Food Bank Instead

Many dream of their wedding – the perfect dress, the venue, the gathering of loved ones – but, like so many events these days, plans have changed. That is the [...] Read full article: COVID-19 Put This NY Couple’s Wedding on...→

Somerville Police Raising Money For Officer Battling Coronavirus

Somerville Police Raising Money For Officer Battling Coronavirus

Somerville Police Officer Ozzy Martinez has been in the hospital for more than a month now battling coronavirus. Read full article: Somerville Police Raising Money For Offi...→

MIT is raising money for coronavirus: Here’s a Zoom call explaining how to bid on lunch with professors

MIT is raising money for coronavirus: Here’s a Zoom call explaining how to bid on lunch with professors

MIT is putting its brains on the auction block to help raise money for coronavirus relief. The Cambridge university is offering up a Zoom session — or lunch po [...] Read full article: MIT is raising money for coronavirus: He...→

Feared Chicago class-action lawyer takes on Chase over PPP handling

Edelson PC, a Chicago firm better known for winning hundreds of millions from the nation's largest tech firms, is representing suburban Westchester's Sha-Poppi [...] Read full article: Feared Chicago class-action lawyer takes...→

Chicago Teen Takes Sweet Approach to Raise Money to End Racial Injustice

Chicago Teen Takes Sweet Approach to Raise Money to End Racial Injustice

Sloane Demetriou is spending her time in quarantine in the kitchen. The Lincoln Park teen is whipping up a favorite family sweet treat and selling it online, b [...] Read full article: Chicago Teen Takes Sweet Approach to Rai...→

Ocasio-Cortez takes victory lap after primary blowout: 'Their money couldn't buy a movement'

Ocasio-Cortez takes victory lap after primary blowout: 'Their money couldn't buy a movement'

With 100 percent of results in, the congresswoman running her first reelection campaign took 70 percent of the primary vote. Read full article: Ocasio-Cortez takes victory lap after pr...→

Chicago teen allegedly killed woman, 37, after learning she was transgender

Chicago teen allegedly killed woman, 37, after learning she was transgender

Chicago police said Oliver Perez, 18, killed Selena Reyes-Hernandez because he was upset to learn she was transgender after he went home with her. Read full article: Chicago teen allegedly killed woman, 37,...→

Minneapolis-via-Chicago rapper Longshot takes his protests against police brutality to the mike

Minneapolis-via-Chicago rapper Longshot takes his protests against police brutality to the mike

In a recent interview with Minnesota Public Radio host Andrea Swensson, rapper Chad Heslup (aka Longshot) talked about his history of involvement in protest mo [...] Read full article: Minneapolis-via-Chicago rapper Longshot ...→

Rep. Matt Gaetz Reveals Raising Cuban Teen As His Son

Rep. Matt Gaetz Reveals Raising Cuban Teen As His Son

One day after sparring on the House floor with a Democrat who claimed that he and other Republicans don't understand what it's like to raise non-white children [...] Read full article: Rep. Matt Gaetz Reveals Raising Cuban Te...→

It takes more than #OpenYourLobby to address racism in American theater | Performing Arts Feature | Chicago Reader

It takes more than #OpenYourLobby to address racism in American theater | Performing Arts Feature | Chicago Reader

On June 3, Chicago theater artists flooded my social media with #openyourlobby; a call for theaters around the nation to open their doors to #blacklivesmatter [...] Read full article: It takes more than #OpenYourLobby to add...→

Southlake Teen Who Nearly Drowned 10 Years Ago Raising Money for Life Jackets

Southlake Teen Who Nearly Drowned 10 Years Ago Raising Money for Life Jackets

A Southlake teen who nearly drowned 10 years ago in his backyard pool is hoping his story will save lives. Rohan Rumalla has raised thousands of dollars to buy [...] Read full article: Southlake Teen Who Nearly Drowned 10 Yea...→

The sweet steak sandwich should be a Chicago food icon

The sweet steak sandwich should be a Chicago food icon

Most commonly available in majority black neighborhoods on the south side, the standout sandwich is unfortunately overlooked. Read full article: The sweet steak sandwich should be a Chi...→

‘Sweet finale’ for PawSox at McCoy Stadium as on-field dining takes off

‘Sweet finale’ for PawSox at McCoy Stadium as on-field dining takes off

The PawSox think they’ve found a way for struggling Minor League Baseball teams across the country to get fans in the ballpark this summer, despite the 2020 mi [...] Read full article: ‘Sweet finale’ for PawSox at McCoy Stadi...→

Pence Takes Toned-Down Approach to Protest Response

Pence Takes Toned-Down Approach to Protest Response

Vice President Mike Pence is looking for a middle ground approach in how he responds to ongoing protests in the wake of the death of George Floyd, Politico rep [...] Read full article: Pence Takes Toned-Down Approach to Prote...→

Sweet Moment Award: First state title since 1974 united West Chicago

Sweet Moment Award: First state title since 1974 united West Chicago

For the West Chicago boys soccer team, the school and the entire West Chicago community, last fall's run to the state championship was anything but routine. Read full article: Sweet Moment Award: First state title si...→

Head Of Chicago Nonprofit C4 To Step Down After Probe Into Money Troubles, Late Paychecks

The head of a huge Chicago mental health agency will be stepping down at the end of the month. It's the same nonprofit the Morning Insiders investigated severa [...] Read full article: Head Of Chicago Nonprofit C4 To Step Dow...→

‘Pose’ star is raising money, awareness for trans women in crisis

‘Pose’ star is raising money, awareness for trans women in crisis

Actor Indya Moore has raised over $20,000 since the start of the pandemic to help transgender women of color pay for rent, food and gender-affirming care. Read full article: ‘Pose’ star is raising money, awareness ...→

Actor Josh Gad reunites stars of

Actor Josh Gad reunites stars of "Lord of the Rings" while raising money for kids in need

"I can honestly think of no better way to serve as an entertainer right now than by both doing my job to entertain and hopefully activating people at home to d [...] Read full article: Actor Josh Gad reunites stars of "Lord o...→

Family of crash death teen takes action against UK's Raab

Family of crash death teen takes action against UK's Raab

The family of a British teenager killed when his motorcycle collided with a car allegedly driven by an American diplomat's wife plans to bring legal action aga [...] Read full article: Family of crash death teen takes action ...→

Local Non-Profit Supports Pediatric Brain Tumor Research Raising Money To Give Back To Nurses

A local non-profit that supports pediatric brain tumor research, shifted gears, to say thank you to frontline workers. Read full article: Local Non-Profit Supports Pediatric Brai...→

Teen's tracking app takes a different approach to the coronavirus challenge

Teen's tracking app takes a different approach to the coronavirus challenge

Self-confessed geek Syu Kato is only 16, but his "Asiato" app has been downloaded 19,000 times, and he's determined to keep thinking "outside the box." Read full article: Teen's tracking app takes a different ap...→

Uber laying off another 3,000 workers, raising questions about the company’s future in Chicago

Uber laying off another 3,000 workers, raising questions about the company’s future in Chicago

Uber Technologies is laying off 3,000 additional workers and closing about 45 offices around the world as the coronavirus pandemic continues to take its toll o [...] Read full article: Uber laying off another 3,000 workers, r...→

Patti LaBelle, Daryl Hall, QuestLove to Headline Concert Raising Money for COVID-19 Relief in Philly

Patti LaBelle, Daryl Hall, QuestLove to Headline Concert Raising Money for COVID-19 Relief in Philly

Patti LaBelle, Daryl Hall, QuestLove, DJ Jazzy Jeff and more will headline a concert and variety show raising money for COVID-19 relief in Philadelphia this we [...] Read full article: Patti LaBelle, Daryl Hall, QuestLove to ...→

Chicago-area CEOs to support COVID-19 relief efforts with ‘Sweet Home Chicago’ telethon Saturday

Chicago-area CEOs to support COVID-19 relief efforts with ‘Sweet Home Chicago’ telethon Saturday

A group of business leaders from Chicago’s financial, development and entertainment industries is banding together to raise funds for the Chicago Community COV [...] Read full article: Chicago-area CEOs to support COVID-19 re...→

$2.25 million settlement proposed in Chicago police shooting of unarmed teen with developmental disabilities

$2.25 million settlement proposed in Chicago police shooting of unarmed teen with developmental disabilities

Aldermen next week will consider paying $2.25 million to a black man with developmental disabilities who was shot by an off-duty Chicago police sergeant, an in [...] Read full article: $2.25 million settlement proposed in Chi...→

Striking Chicago Public Schools staff took a new approach to marching along the [...]

Striking Chicago Public Schools staff took a new approach to marching along the picket lines Thursday, instead choosing to perform the dance to Michael Jackson [...] Read full article: Striking Chicago Public Schools staff to...→

SocialWorks' COVID-19 response takes 3-pronged approach

SocialWorks' COVID-19 response takes 3-pronged approach

SocialWorks, founded by Grammy-award-winning musician and humanitarian Chance the Rapper, has developed a comprehensive CV-19 response to help the Chicagoland [...] Read full article: SocialWorks' COVID-19 response takes 3-p...→

Plain White T's takes over Chicago Sound Check for livestream concert Friday

Plain White T's takes over Chicago Sound Check for livestream concert Friday

Tom Higgenson and Tim Lopez of the suburban-born Plain White T's will join us for our third quarantine concert on Instragram Live Friday, May 15. Read full article: Plain White T's takes over Chicago Sound...→

NY nonprofit takes new approach to feed the hungry as outbreak continues

NY nonprofit takes new approach to feed the hungry as outbreak continues

The pandemic has changed a lot in the city, so a Brooklyn-based nonprofit is taking a new approach to help support local restaurants and provide meals to peopl [...] Read full article: NY nonprofit takes new approach to feed ...→

Trump Takes Cautious Approach to Highlighting Biden Accuser

Trump Takes Cautious Approach to Highlighting Biden Accuser

President Donald Trump rarely holds his fire, but when it comes to the sexual assault allegation leveled against Joe Biden, the president is unusually reticent [...] Read full article: Trump Takes Cautious Approach to Highlig...→

Barrington soccer player gets a kick out of raising money for COVID-19 relief

Barrington soccer player gets a kick out of raising money for COVID-19 relief

Roman Booker, 10, of Barrington, raised more than $3,000 for COVID-19 relief by kicking his soccer ball more than 20,000 times this weekend. Read full article: Barrington soccer player gets a kick out...→

Roommate ‘spazzed out,’ fatally shot man in South Chicago because his mom owed him money: prosecutors

Roommate ‘spazzed out,’ fatally shot man in South Chicago because his mom owed him money: prosecutors

Michael Archer, Jr. tried explaining that his mom couldn’t pay him back right then "because of everything that is going on," but Carlo Beck became "aggressive" [...] Read full article: Roommate ‘spazzed out,’ fatally shot man...→

Carson Wentz's Foundation Raising Money Friday for Needy Philadelphians

Carson Wentz's Foundation Raising Money Friday for Needy Philadelphians

Carson Wentz can’t hold his annual AO1 Foundation softball game, so he’s finding other ways to raise money for Philadelphians. Read full article: Carson Wentz's Foundation Raising Money ...→

Chicago not-for-profit leader charged with misusing $200,000 in state grant money

Chicago not-for-profit leader charged with misusing $200,000 in state grant money

The indictment against Yesse Yehudah, 71, is among the first to be filed in Chicago’s federal court in nearly two months, since the coronavirus pandemic took h [...] Read full article: Chicago not-for-profit leader charged wi...→

Local Businessman Raising Money for Struggling Restaurants

Local Businessman Raising Money for Struggling Restaurants

San Diego restaurants and bars have been hit especially hard during the COVID-19 pandemic. Now, a local businessman is using T-shirts to raise money, in hopes [...] Read full article: Local Businessman Raising Money for Stru...→

COVID-19 Put This NY Couple’s Wedding on Pause, So They Are Raising Money for a Food Bank Instead

COVID-19 Put This NY Couple’s Wedding on Pause, So They Are Raising Money for a Food Bank Instead

Many dream of their wedding – the perfect dress, the venue, the gathering of loved ones – but, like so many events these days, plans have changed. That is the [...] Read full article: COVID-19 Put This NY Couple’s Wedding on...→

Ariana Grande and Justin Bieber raising money through music for children affected by COVID-19

Ariana Grande and Justin Bieber raising money through music for children affected by COVID-19

Proceeds from their single will go toward grants and scholarships for children of first responders who have been affected by the pandemic. Read full article: Ariana Grande and Justin Bieber raising ...→

Somerville Police Raising Money For Officer Battling Coronavirus

Somerville Police Raising Money For Officer Battling Coronavirus

Somerville Police Officer Ozzy Martinez has been in the hospital for more than a month now battling coronavirus. Read full article: Somerville Police Raising Money For Offi...→

NCAA Takes Major Step Towards Allowing Athletes to Earn Money

NCAA Takes Major Step Towards Allowing Athletes to Earn Money

For more than 60 years, NCAA leaders have insisted college athletes had to be amateurs. And to be amateurs they could not be paid for being athletes by anybody [...] Read full article: NCAA Takes Major Step Towards Allowing A...→

MIT is raising money for coronavirus: Here’s a Zoom call explaining how to bid on lunch with professors

MIT is raising money for coronavirus: Here’s a Zoom call explaining how to bid on lunch with professors

MIT is putting its brains on the auction block to help raise money for coronavirus relief. The Cambridge university is offering up a Zoom session — or lunch po [...] Read full article: MIT is raising money for coronavirus: He...→

Feared Chicago class-action lawyer takes on Chase over PPP handling

Edelson PC, a Chicago firm better known for winning hundreds of millions from the nation's largest tech firms, is representing suburban Westchester's Sha-Poppi [...] Read full article: Feared Chicago class-action lawyer takes...→

‘Never Have I Ever’ review: Sweet Netflix teen comedy series overachieves

‘Never Have I Ever’ review: Sweet Netflix teen comedy series overachieves

Maitreyi Ramakrishnan a natural as the young geek navigating adolescence in the series created by Mindy Kaling. Read full article: ‘Never Have I Ever’ review: Sweet Netfli...→