Vinny, the pit bull, was found Feb. 17 in a double-bagged trash bag on Forest Ave, just north of 87th Street in the Buffalo Woods forest preserve.
Former “Empire” actor Jussie Smollett pleaded not guilty Monday to restored charges that accuse him of staging a racist, homophobic attack against himself last year in Chicago and falsely reporting to police that the phony attack was real.
Ten juveniles were among the 19 people shot in Chicago over the weekend.
A 19-year-old man suspected of spraying disinfectant inside a Walmart in suburban Chicago while announcing to startled customers that he was infected with the new coronavirus turned himself in to police.
Privacy advocates hail Illinois' strict biometric privacy law as the nation's strongest form of protection in the commercial use of such data, and it has survived ongoing efforts by the tech industry and other businesses to weaken it.
Rita Alton has an unusual morning routine these days: Wake up. Get dressed. Go outside to see if her house is closer to tumbling down an 80-foot (24.4-meter) cliff into Lake Michigan.
A growing number of U.S. states are considering banning the sale or import of cosmetics that have been tested on animals.
The latest case - the sixth in the country - is the husband of a Chicago woman who got sick from the virus after she returned from the epicenter of an outbreak in China.
Authorities have identified a retired Illinois State trooper who was killed when a Hyde Park woman opened fire in a cigar lounge in west suburban Lisle Friday, wounding two other troopers before fatally shooting herself.
Officials said a 60-year-old woman from Chicago who came in through O'Hare International Airport on Jan. 13 was diagnosed with the coronavirus.
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.