Chicago

Chicago Teen Arrested for Attempting to Join ISIS

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A 19-year-old Chicago man was charged with a terrorism-related offense for allegedly trying to join ISIS. According to NBC News, on Saturday police officials arrested Mohammed Hamzah Khan, who reside in the Chicago suburb of Bolingbrook, at O’Hare International Airport. He was waiting to board...

Three 15-Year-Olds and Four Adults Charged in Gruesome Machete CTA Station Attack

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Seven individuals, including three 15-year-olds, were arrested and charged for attacking two brothers at the Brown Line Kedzie CTA station in Chicago. In the wee hours of Monday morning a 26-year-old man and his 17-year-old brother were approached by seven individuals and asked to flash...

One Woman Brings Yoga to a Chicago Neighborhood

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Tameka Lawson is changing her Chicago neighborhood one yoga pose as at a time.  Lawson, a yoga enthusiast for only a year, is the executive director of I Grow Chicago, a non-profit organization in Chicago’s Englewood neighborhood. Lawson said she started practicing yoga because she needed...

Chicago Resident Asks For White People To Gentrify Their Park So Officials Will Keep It Clean

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It’s a shame that residents in the Hermosa neighborhood of Chicago have a large park that is not being maintained by the city. Someone in the largely Latino populated neighborhood feels the only way to get the city clean and pay attention to the park is...

Chicago’s Fourth of July Violence Ends In 82 Shot, 14 Dead

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While most people were out celebrating the Fourth of July with cookouts and fireworks, others were out shooting up the city of Chicago. Eighty-two people were shot, 14 of them fatally, according to the Chicago Tribune. The string of incidents started Thursday afternoon. In the most recent...