NATIONAL NEWS

Featured image
GAY, TRANSGENDER WORKERS GAIN US BIAS PROTECTION
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama on Monday ordered employment protection for gay and transgender employees who work for the federal government or for companies…
Featured image
Spike Lee Mixes ‘Do The Right Thing”s Radio Raheem Scene With Eric Garner’s Death [VIDEO]
Eric Garner, 43, was killed Thursday after being placed in an illegal chokehold by the NYPD and filmmaker Spike Lee has drawn a chilling comparison…
Medical Examiner Is Yet To Determine Cause of Death In Alleged Chokehold Murder
More Studies Needed In Apparent Chokehold Death

CHI TOWN TV

WORLD NEWS

Featured image
Obama Urges Immediate Access To Ukraine Crash Site
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama sternly called on Russian President Vladimir Putin to compel Kremlin-backed separatists to stop hampering the probe at the Ukraine…
Featured image
Nelson Mandela is Remembered on Birthday
The world celebrated what would have been Nelson Mandela’s 96th birthday today.  In South Africa, supporters of the former president honored him through  acts of…
Ukraine: Pro-Russia Rebels Downed Malaysian Plane
US, Europe Escalate Economic Sanctions On Russia

ENTERTAINMENT

Featured image
‘SIMPSONS’ MARATHON, DIGITAL SIMPSONS WORLD COMING
BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — The full 25-year run of “The Simpsons” will arrive on cable channel FXX with a summer marathon, to be followed…
Featured image
Change Clothes: ‘Orange Is The New Black’ Inspires Real Prison To Change Uniforms
“Orange Is The New Black” has become such a pop culture hit, that a Michigan Sheriff is making his inmates to switch up their look.…
Katt Williams: Dave Chappelle Was The Victim Of An Entertainment Industry Conspiracy
Tyler Perry Sued For Alleged Unfair Dealings With Government Officials [VIDEO]

POLITICS

Featured image
Rauner keeps up push for Illinois term limits
CHICAGO (AP) — Republican gubernatorial candidate Bruce Rauner kept up his drumbeat for Illinois term limits, saying Monday that “voters deserve a voice” on the issue and…
Featured image
Obama Gives Protection To Gay, Transgender Workers
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama on Monday gave employment protection to gay and transgender workers in the federal government and its contracting agencies, after…

BUSINESS

Featured image
Fifth Third Bank is Legacy Sponsor of 2014 National Urban League Conference
Event Takes Place in Cincinnati July 23-26 CINCINNATI– Fifth Third Bank announced today that it is a proud legacy sponsor of the 2014 National Urban…
Featured image
Kobina Wright Pays Homage to the Automotive Industry
Kobina Wright’s latest art work focuses on the blossoming of the Ford Motor Company in 1903. Artist and writer, Kobina Wright, has recently created a…
Should Online Accounts Die When You Die?
Senate Panel Examining Role Of GM Legal Department

SPORTS

Featured image
DREAM COACH MICHAEL COOPER HAS TONGUE CANCER
ATLANTA (AP) — Atlanta Dream coach Michael Cooper has early stage tongue cancer and has taken a leave from the WNBA team. He will have…
Featured image
LEBRON JAMES BEGINS TOUR OF CHINA
BEIJING (AP) — LeBron James began his tour of China on Monday by exchanging gifts with another former child prodigy. The Cleveland Cavaliers’ star was…
WITNESS: STERLING NEEDS CLIPPERS SALE TO PAY DEBTS
White Sox pitching coach out with vertigo

HEALTH

Featured image
TIPS FOR CHOOSING A DOCTOR
A referral from another physician or family and friends is a first step in choosing a doctor, but specialists advise doing some research to finalize…
Featured image
HOPKINS PAYS $190M IN PELVIS EXAM PIX SETTLEMENT
BALTIMORE (AP) — A “rogue” gynecologist who used tiny cameras to secretly record videos and photos of his patients has forced one of the world’s…
Poor Teens’ Health May Benefit From Top Schools
Poor Teens’ Health May Benefit From Top Schools

EDITORS PICKS

Featured image
Chicago Lawmakers Approve Tough Gun Shop Restrictions
CHICAGO, June 25 – The Chicago City Council on Wednesday unanimously approved a law that would allow the resumption of gun sales in the city…

FEATURES

Featured image
Chicago’s Black Contractors Demand Fair Hiring Process
CHICAGO–Black contractors said they are tired of losing out on jobs in their own communities, especially to large companies that find ways around the very law…

FAITH

Featured image
Turning Sexual Temptation Into A Blessing
Dear God: Thank you for showing me the way out of temptation and into the blessing and discipline of singleness. Abstinence. Celibacy. Single. Married. Divorced.…
Featured image
Inspirational Song Of The Day: Eric Bibb – ‘I Want Jesus To Walk With Me’
    Don’t miss: BEHIND-THE-PRAISE: Anita Wilson: “I Wasn’t Enthused About Music Growing Up” Anthony Evans – I Found You [WORLD PREMIERE] New Music: Adia…

FOCUS

Featured image
Police Seize More than 3,600 Illegal Firearms in 2014
CHICAGO – Chicago Police Superintendent Garry F. McCarthy announced Chicago Police have seized more than 3,600 illegal firearms to date in 2014. Superintendent McCarthy was…
Featured image
Gift of Hope honors late Chicago teen’s parents, encourages families to discuss organ donation
CHICAGO – When it comes to organ donation, 33 percent of those on waiting lists are African American, but account for only 14 percent of…

CULTURE

Featured image
Finding Mr. Right: Woman Holds Audition For New Boyfriend
There’s an incredibly entertaining new approach to finding that special someone, but it’s still got a few kinks. Who needs Match.com or Tinder, when you…
Featured image
No Pictures, Please: Gabrielle Union And Dwyane Wade Ban Phones From Their Wedding
Gabrielle Union and Dwyane Wade aren’t taking any chances that their wedding pictures will wind up on social media! The happy couple has finally sent…

VIEWS

Featured image
I Was Confined to Solitary at Age 16 and It Still Haunts Me
February is cold in Northern Virginia. It’s even colder when you’re in a cell alone, without a mattress, a blanket, a pillow, or a sheet.…
Featured image
15 Comments You Should Never Say To A Woman With Natural Hair
When we stopped using chemical relaxers and flat irons to straighten our natural hair, we felt great that our tresses were finally getting the chance…

VIDEO VIEWS

FEATURED EVENTSJuly 2014

  • 22
    Tue
  • 23
    Wed
  • 24
    Thu
  • 25
    Fri
  • 26
    Sat
  • 27
    Sun
  • 28
    Mon
advertisement

DIGITAL DAILY SIGNUP

DIGITAL EDITION

advertisement

On Facebook

@ChiDefender on Twitter

advertisement

Local Weather