CCNM June 9, 2017

June 7, 2017 Mayor Rahm Emanuel today filed an Executive Order formalizing Chicago’s commitment to adopt the guidelines of the Paris Agreement after President Trump withdrew the United States, reneging on a consensus with 196 countries on environment protections. “Chicago has proven you can create jobs while reducing your carbon footprint, and we will continue […]

CCNM June 9, 2017

New grants to strengthen our commercial corridors on Chicago’s South, Southwest and West Sides June 8, 2017  Funding for 32 Neighborhood Businesses Generated by Large Downtown Developments Mayor Rahm Emanuel today announced a Chatham vegan restaurant, a North Lawndale plant nursery and a West Humboldt Park art gallery are among 32 initial businesses to receive investments […]

CCNM June 2, 2017

African-American Music Appreciation Month is an annual celebration of African-American music in the United States. It was initiated as Black Music Month by President Jimmy Carter who, on June 7, 1979, decreed that June would be the month of black music. Similar presidential proclamations have been made annually since then. In 2009, the commemoration was […]

CCNM May 29, 2017

By CCN • May 25, 2017 By: Brian J. Vickers        Recently, Shanice Tribblet sat down and had a one to one talk with Photojournalist Brian Vickers of CCNEWMEDIA. Shanice is the eldest child of Joan Tibblet; currently, Joan serving a 60-year prison sentence for the 1997 brutal murder of her daughter, 16-month old Oncwanique Tribblet. […]

CCNM May 29, 2017

 May 25, 2017 By: Brian J. Vickers                  It has been more than 16 years since Edward Shealy, along with 11 other jury members, voted to convict Jonathan Tolliver for the murder of Chicago Police Officer Michael Ceriale. Through Shealy’s Christian faith, over the years he’s found conviction in […]

CCNM May 23, 2017

SB 636 – Addiction treatment: advertising: payment. SUMMARY SB 636 addresses addiction treatment programs. Specifically, SB 636 would prohibit payments of rebates, refunds, commissions, preferences, patronage dividends, discounts, or other consideration, whether in the form of money or otherwise (otherwise known as “kickbacks”), as compensation or inducement for referring patients, clients, or customers to any […]

CCNM May 23, 2017

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: April 19, 2017 Gerardo Cardenas, AARP Illinois, 312-351-0228 Jim Chilsen, CUB , 312-513-1784 Abe Scarr, Illinois PIRG, 312-983-2789 AARP, PIRG, CUB CONCERNED PLAN TO END TRADITIONAL HOME PHONE SERVICE THREATENS TO CUT OFF SENIORS, FAMILIES FROM VITAL SERVICES LIKE 911 AT&T is pushing state legislation that would lead to the end of traditional […]

CCNM May 20, 2017

By Marcus Robinson, CCNM Photojournalist May 17th was yet another hot day in Chicago. While many were out and about, a young black male age 17 attempted to rob a hair salon on 68th and Perry Ave.in the Englewood community. However, things didn’t go as he planned, shots  were fired and when the gun smoke cleared, […]

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