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Past articles by Steven:

Some residents from Chicago area find themselves stuck as Hurricane Ian slams Florida

Ian made landfall at Cayo Costa, Florida with maximum sustained winds of 150 mph. → Read More

Chicago jazz legend Ramsey Lewis dies at age 87

Lewis grew up in the Cabrini Green housing project. He started taking piano lessons at a young age and played piano at church, where his father was choir director. → Read More

Passionate group gathers support to turn old train embankment into Bronzeville Trail

A goal of creating a nature trail along a historic site is growing toward reality in Chicago's Bronzeville neighborhood. → Read More

'A hidden gem': Englewood first 'ag crawl' takes place on Sunday, showcasing urban produce

"Everything that we grow here goes to our local farmers markets that serve the Latino and African-American communities." → Read More

Man purporting to be Uber driver comes unannounced to take student from school in Elgin

CBS 2's Steven Graves talked to the principal of the school, who warned parents to be on alert for the man. → Read More

Officers scour Columbus Park Golf Course for suspect who escaped Elmhurst police custody

Police are looking for Devin M. Revels, 27, in connection with a catalytic converter theft in DuPage County. → Read More

'My mom told me to get under the car': 7-year-old boy describes being shot in Englewood

Two other people, including the boy's mother, were shot during the incident but are expected to survive. → Read More

Students at Chicago's Lindblom Academy to protest dismissal of beloved educator

The students described the educator as 'the glue that holds this building together.' → Read More

'I thought I was going to die' - Woman recalls boat accident in Lake Michigan's 'Playpen'

The incident happened when a boat reversed and collided with a raft that was caught underneath. → Read More

Chicago Weather Alert: NWS confirms tornadoes touched down in Naperville, Crest Hill

The National Weather Service confirmed a tornado touched down in Naperville and another touched down in Crest Hill and tracked into Joliet Saturday morning. → Read More

Searching for solutions to gun violence: Removing the stigma from accessing mental health

"A lot of the work is really helping them to understand you don't have to show up a certain way because of "likes" and this thing called attention that everyone is seeking, but you can actually get it in a healthy way." → Read More

By The Hand Club for Kids brings young people downtown for a fine dining experience

You have likely experienced a meal in a restaurant many times, but such is not the case for everyone. → Read More

New Chicago mental health training aims to address residents' trauma

The city's goal is to go into neighborhoods to address mental health, even if it starts out with a small group. → Read More

Therapy dogs travel 800 miles to comfort Highland Park residents after mass shooting

Not even a canceled flight kept the dogs and volunteers from traveling to help survivors. → Read More

'It is magical': Pride South Side celebrates the LGBTQ+ community this weekend

"I think people seem to forget that the South Side has a huge concentration of Black Queer, Black Trans, Black gender non-conforming folks." → Read More

Annual Roll N Peace bike ride

The eight-mile bike ride will take place this Saturday at 4 p.m. → Read More

'I was flabbergasted': Despite supportive community, Aldi closes its Auburn Gresham store

"They never said they were going to close. They just said 'if we can get packaged goods and liquors, it will help us with sales.' I was like 'If it's going to help with your sales, I'll approve it. I'll sign off on it and I'll stand with you.' That's what I did, but they didn't stand with us." → Read More

Former liquor store set to bring clothes, coffee, and fresh new haircuts in Englewood

It is something that is sure to make you stop and stare; a new space for Black entrepreneurs is taking shape on the South Side of Chicago. → Read More

Excel Academy students overcome struggles to graduate and achieve academic dreams

Imagine the feeling of setting a goal you thought was unrealistic – only to achieve it despite huge odds. → Read More

Inspiring the next generation: School murals take Black history to new places

"When they know where they come from and they know the power they have within them, they can achieve anything." → Read More