Activists who protested in Chicago over George Floyd’s death and the killing by police of other Blacks across the U.S. filed a lawsuit Thursday accusing city police officers of brutally attacking and falsely arresting them during the demonstrations.
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.
Rene Chandler, 31, was on an electronic monitor awaiting trial on charges that he sexually assaulted two women he met on dating apps when he assaulted and robbed a third woman in an Uber in April 2019.
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.
Gov. J.B. Pritzker has deployed Illinois National Guard troops to Chicago to prepare for potential election-related civil unrest.
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.
Two women had successfully robbed five Chicago area banks in a matter of weeks and were about to knock off their sixth.
Michael Lang, 18, was a native of La Grange, Illinois. He went away for his freshman year of college, and returned home on Sept. 13 to take classes remotely instead. On Thursday, he died of coronavirus related complications "following a lengthy hospitalization," the University of Dayton said.
Amos Yee, 20, is accused of exchanging messages and nude photos with a 14-year-old girl. Prosecutors also say he used his YouTube channel to advocate for pedophilia. Yee is a Singapore native who was granted asylum by the US in 2017.
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.
U.S. Customs and Border Protection seized 15,000 pills labeled as Viagra in Chicago on Sunday, Oct. 4, 2020.
A local animal rescue group has reached a deal with federal authorities that will allow 15 French bulldogs rescued from a warehouse at O’Hare International Airport to remain in the country after the the Centers for Disease Control initially had demanded their deportation.
An East Garfield Park woman accused of fatally stabbing her 5-year-old daughter was ordered held without bail Monday.
An Illinois State football coach abruptly quit the team Thursday, leaving a note on the door while exiting the facility.
Jussie Smollett is once again asking that the charges against him be dismissed in a Chicago court, arguing that the grand jury testimony used in his second indictment is invalid.
Gale Sayers was one of the NFL’s best running backs and later celebrated for his friendship with Bears teammate Brian Piccolo, depicted in the film “Brian’s Song.”
The FBI’s Chicago office on Tuesday announced it is seeking the public’s help in finding possible victims in the investigation of accused “Cheer” actor Jerry Harris.
Postal workers gathered together Thursday night to pray for their injured coworker who was shot near 91st and Ellis in the Burnside neighborhood last week.
Following the start of the 2020 NFL season and players continuing to kneel during the national anthem, former Chicago Bears coach Mike Ditka again is saying that "if you can't respect this country, get the he-- out of it."
More than 800 nurses walked off the job Saturday at Chicago’s University of Illinois Hospital after the latest contract negotiations aimed at averting the strike ended with an impasse.