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Bobby Rush
Bobby Rush

UChicago Medicine’s Doctors, Staff Got Transplant Patients New Hearts Faster Than Any Other Hospital In US

Half of UChicago Medicine transplant patients received a heart within about a month of being placed on the waiting list — nearly six months faster than the national average.

Hyde Park, Woodlawn, South Shore

Ellis Lakeview Tenants, Elected Officials Demand Independent Property Manager After 2 Years Of Failed Inspections

By bringing in a court-appointed receiver, a judge can ensure the proper maintenance that's "clearly been lacking" at the affordable Kenwood tower, Rep. Bobby Rush's office said.

Hyde Park, Woodlawn, South Shore

Bobby Rush Calls For Special Task Force To Find Missing Black Women And Girls

"The fact that these women are exploited, brutalized, missing, murdered — and overlooked — without a serious, determined effort from law enforcement just smacks of benign neglect," the congressman said.

Bronzeville, Near South Side

Fixes To South Side’s ‘Nightmare’ Intersection At 79th, Stony Island And South Chicago Could Be On The Way

There have been 121 crashes at or near the intersection so far this year. A study to identify transportation and environmental issues at the intersection could soon receive federal funding.

Hyde Park, Woodlawn, South Shore

Hazel M. Johnson Fought For Clean Air And Water On The Southeast Side. A Congressman Is Doubling Down On Efforts To Honor Her

April could become Hazel M. Johnson Environmental Justice Month under a proposal from Rep. Bobby Rush, who hopes to honor the Southeast Side environmentalist.

South Chicago, East Side

Jahmal Cole, My Block, My Hood, My City Founder, Hopes To Take Bobby Rush’s Seat In Congress

The prominent activist filed to run against Rush, who has held the seat since 1993. It's “time for old folks to step aside and for fresh blood that’s more in touch with the reality of today” to lead, Cole said.

Citywide

‘This Is A Riot’: Illinois Lawmakers Shelter In Place In DC After Pro-Trump Mob Breaks Into Capitol; Pritzker Calls For Impeachment

Here's what Illinois representatives and senators are saying as Trump supporters attempt a coup in Washington, D.C.

Citywide

South Side Shop Owners Feel Betrayed By Napping Cops: ‘We Were Told They Were Too Busy To Help Us’

Store owners at Grand Boulevard Plaza say police told them to leave when they came to check on their businesses. When they returned the next day, nothing was left.

Englewood, Chatham, Auburn Gresham

Chicago’s Entire Lakefront Is Eroding — And South Siders Want Solutions In Their Communities, Too

"It is one lakeshore. ... We cannot just talk about the problems as it affects the north shore when we're having the same problems."

Hyde Park, Woodlawn, South Shore

Army Corps Of Engineers To Address Rising Lake Levels And South Side Shore Erosion At Monday Meeting

With emergency work underway to stabilize the Far North Side's shoreline, U.S. Rep. Bobby Rush wants to save the South Side's shoreline, too.

Hyde Park, Woodlawn, South Shore

What’s Being Done To Solve The Murders Of Black Women On The South And West Sides? ‘Don’t Dismiss This,’ Families Implore

A community forum Thursday night left some people with more questions than answers as families grapple with the murder of 51 women.

Bronzeville, Near South Side

Bronzeville’s Complaint-Plagued U.S. Post Office Will Get Better, New Managers Promise Exasperated Residents

The Henry McGee Post Office has seen an uptick in customer complaints in recent months.

Bronzeville, Near South Side

Black Friday Target Protest Threatened Downtown If South Side Stores Aren’t Saved

U.S. Rep. Bobby Rush is pushing to save the Targets in Chatham in Morgan Park. "We know how to intensify our protest.”

Englewood, Chatham, Auburn Gresham

Target Leaving Chatham, Morgan Park Is ‘Classic Disinvestment’ On The South Side, Bobby Rush Says

“Let us sit down at the table and discuss the issue of keeping this store open," the congressman said.

Englewood, Chatham, Auburn Gresham