Category : Black Local and National News

- 3 days ago

Dunkin’ to Donate $10,000 to Nashville Nonprofit

The Dunkin’ Joy in Childhood Foundation will present $10,000 to the Musicians on Call Inc. on Monday, November 29th at 10:00 AM. Leading up to National Giving Tuesday, Dunkin’ is showing its appreciation for organizations like Musicians on Call Inc....

- 3 days ago

Vaccines making Thanksgiving easier, but hot spots remain

(Photo/Twitter) The U.S. is facing its second Thanksgiving of the pandemic in better shape than the first time around, thanks to the vaccine, though some regions are seeing surges of COVID-19 cases that could get worse as families travel the country...

- 3 days ago

Jury gets case of white men charged in Ahmaud Arbery’s death

(Photo/Facebook) The case of three white men charged with murder in the killing of Ahmaud Arbery went to the jury Tuesday after a trial in which prosecutors argued that the defendants provoked the fatal confrontation and defense attorneys insisted th...

- 3 days ago

Parking in downtown Plainfield could get easier

Anyone who has been to downtown Plainfield knows parking is at a premium. Now with the holiday shopping on the horizon, the Plainfield Village Board is considering an intergovernmental agreement that would expand the existing north Des Plaines Stree...

- 3 days ago

Enjoy Thanksgiving safely, minimize risk of a holiday spike

Families in surrounding suburbs will gather to enjoy the Thanksgiving feast and give thanks for all that they have – most of all each other. While the impact of the pandemic has been greatly reduced as more people and now children get vaccinated, th...

- 3 days ago

NorthPoint could get green light to expand

The proposed NorthPoint development planned for Joliet is about to get a whole lot bigger, much to the chagrin of some area residents opposed to the plans. NorthPoint Development brought a new annexation and development agreement for the proposed Ea...

- 3 days ago

NorthPoint could get greenlight to expand

The proposed NorthPoint development planned for Joliet is about to get a whole lot bigger, much to the chagrin of some area residents opposed to the plans. NorthPoint Development brought a new annexation and development agreement for the proposed Ea...