Category : Black Local and National News

by Staff - 6 days ago

Hepatitis A Outbreak Update for Nashville

NASHVILLE, TN — Metro Public Health Department (MPHD) officials have confirmed 171 cases of hepatitis A have been reported in Nashville since December 2017.  Work continues to reach three at-risk groups. Those at greatest risk of exposure to hepatiti...

by Staff - 6 days ago

The NFL Gets More Negative Publicity

After a season in which overall ratings increased five percent and even more when you factor in the impact of streaming, it would seem that the NFL would be basking in positive publicity. But last week, despite the playoffs being about to start, the...

by Staff - 6 days ago

Kevin Cooper: My thoughts on Gov. Brown’s executive order

by Kevin Cooper “Free Me!” – In decades on death row, Kevin Cooper has become a powerful artist. This is a 28-by-22-inch painting in acrylic on canvas. – Art: Kevin Cooper, C-65304, 4-EB-82, San Quentin State Prison, San Quentin, CA 94974 I write thi...

by Staff - 6 days ago

Four Black women file lawsuit against Z Gallerie

by Lee Hubbard Z Gallerie, Berkeley Z Gallerie, the luxury home furnishing chain store, calls itself the style authority for the fashion-forward home. But when it comes to its Black employees working at its Berkeley store, they call it a work environ...

by Staff - 1 week ago

Historic church makes it on to landmark list

A historic church in downtown Plainfield has been designated as a landmark for its architecture and history. Plymouth Congregational Church at 24022 W. Lockport St. received the landmark status during Monday's Plainfield Village Board meeting. Asso...

by Staff - 1 week ago

Water commission narrows in on water source alternatives

The Joliet Environmental Commission is looking to narrow in on the number of potential alternative water sources from 14 to 5 that will include the various ways each one could be implemented. At Tuesday’s meeting, the panel unanimously agreed to pr...

by Staff - 1 week ago

Satellite office for Senior Services

Troy Township has partnered with Senior Services of Will County to be a satellite office site for their programs and services. A representative from Senior Services of Will County will be on site at the Troy Township Community Center located at 25448...

by Staff - 1 week ago

Public Safety Complex win Top in Class

Thetimesweekly.com Joliet - The Will County Public Safety Complex this week was named as the “Project of the Year” for 2018 by the American Public Works Association Southwest branch. The 85,000 square foot facility received the award for the $25-$75...

by Staff - 1 week ago

Judge Sends Delke Case to Grand Jury

& NASHVILLE, TN – On Monday Judge Melissa Blackburn ordered the Hambrick murder case bound over to the Davidson County Grand Jury. Blackburn said there was sufficient proof and probable cause to believe that Officer Andrew Delke was guilty of Cr...