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Stories with person: Bobby Rush
  • Emmett Till relatives gather at boy's grave 60 years later story has photos
    Updated: Aug-28-15 7:20 pm

    ALSIP, Illinois - The legacy of the lynching of thousands of black people in America was recalled when the death 60 years ago in Mississippi of just one - Emmett Till - was commemorated Friday at his gravesite in a suburban Chicago cemetery.

  • Grant will support Chicago jobs program for ex-offenders 
    Updated: Aug-27-15 5:07 am

    CHICAGO - A federal grant will allow the Chicago Transit Authority to continue a diesel mechanics training program for ex-offenders and others facing challenges re-entering the workforce.