Evanston, Illinois, on Monday became the first U.S. city to make reparations available to its Black residents for past discrimination and the lingering effects of slavery.
A minor league baseball player is facing drug charges after police in Colorado found 21 pounds of methamphetamine and 1.2 pounds of oxycodone pills in his Chicago Cubs duffel bag.
The family of an Illinois woman who died last year after drinking hand sanitizer contaminated with methanol is suing the company that made the product.
An 18-year-old from Illinois who's accused of killing two people and wounding a third during a police brutality protest in Wisconsin last summer fired a California attorney who had been soliciting money for his case.
A traveler tried to illegally pass through customs at O’Hare International Airport with 3,200 erectile dysfunction tablets he said were for his friends.
A Chicago man accused of storming the Capitol last week allegedly told agents who showed up to arrest him: "Wow, you’re pretty good," court papers show.
A suburban high school senior, with no underlying health conditions, lost her life to COVID-19 after just three days in the hospital.
Three died and three were injured in an Illinois shooting Dec. 26 when a gunman open fired in a bowling alley. Authorities believe it was a random attack.
Jerry Harris, 21, of Naperville, Illinois, was indicted earlier this month in a seven-count indictment that included the child sex, porn and other allegations.
Illinois health officials on Wednesday announced 238 additional deaths from COVID-19 statewide, the highest number of single-day deaths during the entire pandemic.
A Chicago couple used their money saved for a catered reception for their wedding to feed the needy for Thanksgiving.
State officials are bracing for another surge after many people around the country traveled for Thanksgiving and celebrated with family and friends.
A 24-year-old woman’s unborn twins died Sunday after she was injured in a fight with a man in Chatham on the South Side.
Chicago Bulls and NBA legend Michael Jordan donated $2 million to the nationwide hunger-relief charity, Feeding America.
With COVID-19 surging across Illinois and the nation, Governor JB Pritzker is imposing additional mitigations across the state to slow the spread of the virus.
Mayor Lori Lightfoot issued a stay-at-home advisory on Thursday in response to the rapid rise of COVID-19 cases and hospitalizations in Chicago.
Illinois authorities have turned Kyle Rittenhouse over to Wisconsin authorities.
A West Side security guard was allegedly attacked by two sisters he told to wear masks and use hand sanitizer — one of the women holding him by the hair while the other stabbed him more than two dozen times.
SHOCKING: The teacher heard two other students say, “What is going on? What is happening?" aND When the teacher looked at her online class, she saw the 7-year-old girl with her pants pulled down and the suspect forcing her to perform oral sex, prosecutors said.
CPD says a 7-year-old girl was observed performing a sexual act on a male offender live on an online learning application on Thursday.