- Austin, Garfield Park, North Lawndale
- Bronzeville, Near South Side
- Englewood, Chatham, Auburn Gresham
- Hyde Park, Woodlawn, South Shore
- Jefferson Park, Portage Park, Norwood Park
- Lakeview, Wrigleyville, Northalsted
- Lincoln Park, Old Town
- Lincoln Square, North Center, Irving Park
- Logan Square, Humboldt Park, Avondale
- Pilsen, Little Village, West Loop
- Uptown, Edgewater, Rogers Park
- Wicker Park, Bucktown, West Town
14 Candidates Vying For Bobby Rush’s Congressional Seat Make Their Case To 1st District Voters At South Side Forum
With few differences in their end goals, more than a dozen candidates shared their legislative goals and touted their experience at a 1st District candidates' forum Monday.
Antioch Missionary Baptist Moving Services To Nearby High School As Leaders Work To Rebuild Fire-Ravaged Englewood Church
Leaders announced Thursday that the Englewood church would continue services at Englewood Urban Prep's Charter Academy For Young Men campus until a new church can be built.
A Group That Runs Flower Farms On The South, West Sides Is Expanding Thanks To Federal Funding
Eco House will get $25,000 to expand programs at its Washington Park farm, where kids, formerly incarcerated people and others grow flowers.
Turning Bronzeville Into A National Heritage Area Is One Of Bobby Rush’s Top Priorities Before He Leaves Congress
The longtime Bronzeville resident pledges to "keep fighting to make it a reality."
Ald. Pat Dowell Announces Run For Rush’s Congressional Seat, Leaving Behind Secretary Of State Bid
She is the first candidate to throw in her hat since Rush announced he will not seek a 16th term representing Chicago’s South Side and south suburbs.
Bobby Rush Is Leaving Congress After 15 Terms, But He’s Not Retiring. His Next Mission Will Be To Lead His Bronzeville Church
Rush said he will soon endorse a candidate to replace him as 1st District rep in Congress. A crowded field of hopefuls are expected to vie for the seat.
Bobby Rush Will Not Seek Re-Election, Sources Say
Rush, 75, has represented Chicago's South Side and nearby suburbs in Congress for nearly three decades.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
‘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.
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.
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."
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.
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’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.
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.”