A Democratic congressman from Illinois who was forced to go into lockdown during last week’s deadly siege at the Capitol announced Tuesday he has tested positive for COVID-19.
An Illinois teenager who fatally shot two people and wounded a third amidst sometimes violent summer protests on the streets of Kenosha, Wisconsin, pleaded not guilty on Tuesday to charges including intentional homicide.
A Chicago couple used their money saved for a catered reception for their wedding to feed the needy for Thanksgiving.
A photo of a 102-year-old woman seen dropping off her ballot, fully decked out in protective gear has gone viral, as it’s served as a message for everyone to vote by any means necessary.
According to the complaint, Harris admitted to the crimes during an interview after FBI agents raided his home in the Chicago suburb of Naperville on Monday.
Jacob Blake, the Black man who was shot by Kenosha police, shared a message from his hospital bed on Saturday: "Every 24 hours, it's pain, it's nothing but pain. It hurts to breathe, it hurts to sleep, it hurts to move from side to side, it hurts to eat."
A Columbia College student was ordered held on $20,000 bail Monday for allegedly hitting a Chicago police officer over the head with a skateboard during Saturday’s protest in the Loop.
The Chicago Ronald McDonald House, where families of hospitalized children stay, was targeted Sunday night when looters smashed the door and broke windows, preventing a 2-year-old with cancer from leaving, his parents told "Fox & Friends" Friday.
Teantrun Davis, 21, is charged with shooting a five-month-old baby boy and two men in Chicago on Thursday.
Statues of Confederate generals and soldiers are being taken down across the country, NASCAR has banned the flag from its races and the Confederate emblem is being removed from the Mississippi state flag.
Olalekan Jacob Ponle, 29, originally of Lagos, Nigeria, was arrested last month in the United Arab Emirates, where he was living, according to a statement from the U.S. Attorney's Office in Chicago
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.
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.
Qaw’mane Wilson, 30, was sentenced Friday by a Cook County judge.
The family of a late firefighter in Illinois is honoring his memory with a new photoshoot featuring his newborn baby girl.
Margaret Cortes said she hopes to employ others with disabilities at the Illinois bakery in the future.
The shooting stemmed from a dispute at the memorial party, Chief of Patrol Fred Waller said at a news conference. He said shots were first fired just after 12:30 a.m. The party was being held in honor of someone who was killed in April.
Rapper Juice Wrld has died after suffering a seizure in a Chicago airport, TMZ has reported. He was 21 years ago.
The two met up to “conduct a sale” about 5:45 p.m. Friday in the 2300 block of South Drake, police said.