Michael Pfleger

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Auburn Gresham »

Walgreens Should Follow CVS, Halt Tobacco Sales, Father Pfleger Says

Walgreen says stopping sales — as CVS did Wednesday — wouldn't have a huge impact on tobacco use.

Roseland »

Corey Hardiman Drops Out of 9th Ward Race After Meeting With Father Pfleger

Hardiman, a recent Morehouse College graduate, said now was not the time for him to run for alderman.

Roseland »

Roseland Aldermanic Candidate on Visit to Ferguson: Protestors 'Fed Up'

Corey Hardiman, who is running in the 9th Ward, said even rival gang members were united in Missouri.

Grand Crossing »

Pfleger: $13,500 Reward Is 'Bounty' For 9-Year-Old's Killer

The South Side pastor said Antonio Smith's killer is a "terrorist."

Auburn Gresham »

Father Pfleger: St. Sabina Able to Buy More Guns Thanks to Donations

Instead of buying 150 guns at a Saturday event, St. Sabina Church will be able to buy up to 180 guns.

Auburn Gresham »

St. Sabina Church to Host Gun Buyback Day

The Aug. 16 gun buyback is for only for the first 150 people between 16 and 30 years old.

Chatham »

Community Leaders, TV Network Executive Meet to Discuss Chicago Violence

A group of community activists said if the city improves public schools that would help reduce crime.

Bronzeville »

Rahm on Curbing Violence: 'It's Not One Thing. It's Everything'

Mayor Rahm Emanuel met with 50 Bronzeville leaders Monday.

Auburn Gresham »

St. Sabina to Host Block Party on Friday

St. Sabina is hosting a block party in Auburn Gresham instead of its weekly peace march.  

Auburn Gresham »

CPS Safe Haven Sites to Host Anti-Violence Rallies at 110 Churches

Thousands of kids in the program will take part in rallies Wednesday across the city.

Auburn Gresham »

Rev. Pfleger to Hold Peace March as Summer 'Time of War' Begins

St. Sabina Church will hold the march after Chicago Public Schools students finish Friday.

Auburn Gresham »

Maya Angelou in Chicago: 1950s Singer, Friend of Pfleger, Oprah

Before she was a renowned poet, Angelou sang at the Gate of Horn on Dearborn Street.

Auburn Gresham »

Rev. Pfleger Won't Endorse Ald. Thomas, Says Ward Needs 'New Leadership'

Glenda Franklin, 50, a member of St. Sabina Church, has received his support.

Washington Heights »

Robbers Beat Priest with Holy Water Sprinkler, Asked for Prayers: Charges

Wearing ninja-like suits, the priest's attackers allegedly hit him with a cane and holy water sprinkler.

Washington Park »

Rahm Rallies Radio DJs to Unite in Call to 'Put the Gun Down'

Mayor Rahm Emanuel called on all media, artists, entertainers and athletes to join the effort.