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NFL, NFLPA agree on new drug policy

September 15, 2014

Last season, Cleveland Browns wide receiver Josh Gordon led the NFL in receiving yards, catching 87 passes for 1,646 yards and 9 touchdowns. This season, after receiving a one-year suspension for viol...

Veteran suicides to be addressed

Resolution combats veteran suicides

March 3, 2014

To help prevent suicides among veterans, aldermen introduced a resolution to City Council on Feb. 19 that would require further studies on the causes of suicide and raise awareness of the issue.The pro...

Activists find strength in collaboration

By Aviva Einhorn

February 13, 2012

Occupy el Barrio members and community activists came together Feb. 4 to voice concerns about issues faced by Chicago’s Latino immigrant population and to discuss upcoming events.Occupy el Barrio, a Pilsen-based branch of the larger movement dedicated to addressing economic and other issues faced by the community, held a town hall meeting at Casa Aztlan, 1831 S. Racine Ave. Occupy el Barrio members Crystal Vance Guerra a...

City takes up trauma center crisis

By Darryl Holliday

November 15, 2010

After public outcry from residents, Chicago aldermen introduced a resolution on Nov. 3, that urges public health officials to address the lack of trauma care on Chicago’s South Side.The resolution, sponsored by Alderman Willie Cochran (20th Ward) and others, calls for the city’s Committee on Health to take public comment and testimony from the Chicago Department of Public Health and other sources addressing the need for...

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