Bronzeville news

Accident Aftermath A Reminder Of How Impersonal News Has Become

Chicagoist's Bronzeville bureau got a real-world reminder of the bedlam that follows much of the impersonal breaking news coverage after stumbling into the aftermath of a spectacular South Side traffic accident last night. [ more › ... more

over 2 years ago | Chicagoist | Permalink

Motorist killed in early morning crash in Bronzeville

A 21-year-old motorist was killed this morning in a violent, three-vehicle crash on the city's South Side, police said. more

over 2 years ago | Chicago Tribune | Permalink

Man fatally shot in Bronzeville

A 25-year-old man was pronounced dead this evening after being shot in the Bronzeville neighborhood, police said. more

over 2 years ago | Chicago Tribune | Permalink

Swiping!

Who's swiping in? Who's swiping out? We've seen 011, 016 and 018 named in the comments. What about the units? more

over 2 years ago | Second City Cop | Permalink

No injuries in South Side high-rise fire

Firefighters were able to quickly extinguish a fire in a high-rise apartment in the Bronzeville neighborhood this evening. more

over 2 years ago | Chicago Tribune | Permalink

Mayor says problem liquor stores a ‘cancer,’ proposes crackdown

Mayor Rahm Emanuel on Wednesday launched a coordinated crackdown aimed at shutting down liquor and convenience stores that serve as magnets for crime. “These locations ... become a cancer on the community,” the mayor said. more

over 2 years ago | Sun-Times | Permalink

No homework necessary, just come and listen

The Everypeople Workshop is prolific. Although the multimedia and performance collective was only founded in 2009, it's already released four self-produced albums; written and produced a ballet, Bronzeville Nutcracker ; and put on a three-day festival in Woodstock, Illinois.… [... more

over 2 years ago | Chicago Reader | Permalink

ChiArts High School To Take Over Old Malcolm X College Building

Two schools in Chicago will have new homes, thanks to a $251 million renovation and a little shuffling. more

over 2 years ago | CBS 2 | Permalink

Arts high school’s new home will be the old Malcolm X College

The Chicago High School for the Arts will get a new home in 2015 — the old Malcolm X College — when the college moves into its new, $251 million home next door. more

over 2 years ago | Sun-Times | Permalink

Arts high school’s new home will be the old Malcolm X College

The Chicago High School for the Arts will get a new home in 2015 — the old Malcolm X College — when the college moves into its new, $251 million home next door. more

over 2 years ago | Sun-Times | Permalink

Occupy Chicago Springs Forth From Winter Hibernation

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over 2 years ago | Chicagoist | Permalink

Hundreds gather to pay respects to the Rev. Addie Wyatt

Hundreds, including the Rev. Jesse Jackson, U.S. Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr. and former U.S. Sen. Carol Moseley Braun, packed the South Side church the legendary Rev. Addie Wyatt founded Saturday afternoon to bid goodbye to the trailblazing labor leader and civil rights activist. Wyatt,... more

over 2 years ago | Sun-Times | Permalink

Man Shot During Robbery In Bronzeville Alley

A man was shot while being robbed Friday night in an alley in the South Side Bronzeville neighborhood. more

over 2 years ago | CBS 2 | Permalink

Rev. Addie Wyatt, 88, labor leader fought for rights of all

In 1941, a teenage Addie Wyatt applied for a job as a typist in Chicago’s meat-packing industry. Black people weren’t needed for office jobs, she was told. If she wanted work, she’d have to roll up her sleeves, and step onto the shop floor — slopping stew into cans. The... more

over 2 years ago | Sun-Times | Permalink

State lawmaker charged with bribery cruises to primary victory

A Chicago Democratic lawmaker charged with bribery a week ago won decisively in Tuesday's primary, the first election under a newly drawn map that shook up House and Senate seats from the city to the suburbs. more

over 2 years ago | Clout Street | Permalink

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