Video allegedly shows the mom threatening her 12-year-old son with a gun because she wanted her SD card. Prosecutors say she shot him once, answered the phone, asked for the SD card again, and shot him again.
Beginning next year, students in Illinois schools will be able to take up to five excused mental or behavioral health days.
A mother says a Cook County judge has taken away her parental rights after learning that she is not vaccinated against COVID-19.
Rev. Jesse Jackson has been moved to a rehab facility, and his wife, Jacqueline Jackson, has been moved to the ICU following their recent COVID-19 diagnosis, their family announced Friday.
Since the pandemic began last year, nine children 15 years old or younger have died from COVID-19 in Cook County
A house in west suburban Lyons is now a crime scene, after the resident told police that he buried his mother and sister in the back yard after they died.
A Chicago pharmacist has been charged with allegedly selling dozens of authentic vaccine cards on eBay.
Chicago's top doctor says Lollapalooza was not the COVID-19 superspreader that some people feared it might be.
It was a day of mourning in Chicago. A police officer with just three years on the force was shot in the head and killed Saturday night.
Officials say five children all younger than 10 who were left home without an adult died in a fire at an apartment building in southwestern Illinois.
A west suburban man has been sentenced to probation and community service for the 2019 beating death of his mother.
Two teenagers have been charged in connection with the killing of a 73-year-old Marine veteran who was beaten to death during an attempted carjacking in Hyde Park.
A man allegedly fatally shot a woman and wounded two other men over the weekend in Austin before being shot by a concealed-carry holder, police said.
The 2021 graduation season has been a busy one for Chicago mom Alisa Perry Johnson. All three of her children graduated this year -- and so did Perry Johnson herself.
Video shared widely on social media shows a group of men swarming the car, then pulling out Yasmin Perez and beating her. Gyovanny Arzuaga, who was shot "execution-style," died that night.
A tornado ripped off rooftops and knocked down trees in the Naperville and Woodridge areas overnight Sunday into Monday. Damage was also reported in Darien, Plainfield, Burr Ridge, Portage and South Haven.
Data shows the state of Illinois is losing residents, big time. So where are all these people and their tax dollars going?
Bodycam footage shows the incident at the center of an Illinois man’s lawsuit claiming police officers mistook his 2-year-old daughter’s ashes for drugs during a traffic stop.
"This offender had no regard for their position as police officers," Supt. Brown said. "No regard. And began trying to kill them. Let's be clear. This offender turned and immediately tried to kill these officers, by firing a gun and hitting both of them."
Lollapalooza will return to Chicago’s Grant Park this summer after being canceled last year due to the pandemic, according to a report.