The family of a late firefighter in Illinois is honoring his memory with a new photoshoot featuring his newborn baby girl.
A soldier from Aurora, Miguel Villalon, has been killed in Afghanistan.
An Illinois judge granted two sweeping search warrants ordering Google to turn over a year's worth of data from Jussie Smollett and his manager as a special prosecutor probes whether or not the "Empire" actor staged a racist and homophobic attack against himself.
Illinois rang in the new year by officially legalizing the sale of recreational marijuana, raking in nearly $3.2 million in sales on its first day, state officials announced Thursday.
Two toddlers died early Thursday after a woman allegedly stabbed her grandfather, tossed one child out a window and then jumped from an 11th-floor South Shore apartment — leaving the other child scalded in a bathtub, Chicago police said.
Chicago police say 13 people were shot at a house party on the city's South Side and four are critically injured
Demond Weston insists he was beaten as a teenager by detectives during a 12-hour interrogation about a murder and other shootings.
Police are searching for a man who kidnapped a woman in Englewood and held her captive in a basement for six days, where she was repeatedly sexually assaulted by several people.
A school bus driver in Illinois was arrested and charged after surveillance footage filmed her purchasing and then drinking beer while transporting elementary school children on Friday morning, November 15.
A woman was recently sexually assaulted in an alley in River North while two security guards for a popular bar stand nearby and do nothing to stop it.
Donald D. Thurman, 26, is charged with first-degree murder and aggravated sexual assault in connection with the strangulation death of 19-year-old Ruth George, according to University of Illinois at Chicago officials.
Smollett's attorneys filed a response Tuesday to Chicago's lawsuit in federal court.
There were no gunshot victims from 10:02 p.m. Sunday until 12:43 a.m. Tuesday, according to Chicago Sun-Times and Chicago police records.
Police are investigating after a dog was discovered locked inside a cage floating in an Illinois lake.
Buffalo Wild Wings management said Saturday it's investigating after an allegedly racist incident at a restaurant in suburban Naperville.
All it took for one fugitive in Illinois to turn himself in was a little photo manipulation.
A 7-year-old was shot in the chest as she trick-or-treated in a bumblebee costume Thursday evening in Little Village.
An Illinois man was arrested after he allegedly gave police a fake name... despite having his real name tattooed on his neck.
A 7-year-old with special needs was named an honorary captain for an Illinois youth football team.
A man accused of driving an SUV through a suburban Chicago shopping mall is facing a state terrorism charge, authorities announced Sunday.