KeKe Wyatt, Kierra Sheard, and More Come to Chicago for McDonald’s Inspiration Gospel Celebration Tour

By: Jarrod Horton Staff Writer The 13th Annual McDonald’s Inspiration Celebration Gospel Tour kicked off its nationwide tour in Chicago in April. The event took place on the South Side of the city at the House of Hope church located on 114th street, on the Southside of the city. The Continue Reading

Off Duty Chicago Police Officer Driving Drunk, Crashes into Restaurant and Kills Woman

BTN STAFF A 24-year-old off duty police officer crashed into a restaurant on the South Side of Chicago yesterday (June 9th). The incident took place on 87th street and it is reported that officer was driving drunk.He ran completely through a wall and killed a 34-year old woman who was Continue Reading

Police and Media not Giving Enough Attention to the Possibility of Serial Killer Murdering Black Women in Chicago

By: Jarrod Horton Staff Writer Last week Chicago Congressman Bobby Rush held a press conference regarding the unsolved killings of 51 women on the cities South and West side. The murders have a disturbing trend that may indicate that it is the work of a serial killer

R. Kelly’s Lawyer Says “These ‘new’ charges are not really new … just charged differently”

BTN STAFF R. Kelly troubles don’t seem to be going away anytime soon. The troubled singer is facing 11 new counts of sexual assault and sexual abuse. These new charges include four counts of aggravated criminal sexual assault, two counts of criminal sexual assault by force, two counts of aggravated Continue Reading

Chicago Woman Dies After Shielding Baby with Her Body During Shooting, Police Say

WGN – Chicago Article Reprint A 24-year-old woman shot as she held a baby in Chicago shielded the child with her body, police said, and later died from her wounds. According to police, Brittney Hill was holding her 1-year-old baby girl as she spoke with acquaintances, just before two men Continue Reading