The Illinois family of a vaccinated woman who died of COVID-19 says her death could have been avoided if more people were vaccinated.
Two men were killed and another was seriously injured in a shooting caused by "internal gang conflict" outside the Kankakee County Courthouse on Thursday morning, according to the Kankakee Police Department.
A massive chemical plant fire that sent black plumes of smoke into the air near the Illinois-Wisconsin border is expected to continue burning for several days as firefighters retreat and residents were ordered to evacuate.
Video from the Chicago Fire Department shows a cat jumping out of a burning building, landing on the grass and walking away apparently unscathed in Chicago's Englewood neighborhood.
Chicago's police oversight agency on Thursday released bodycam and third-party video of police fatally shooting 13-year-old Adam Toledo this March in Little Village.
Officials at a suburban Chicago zoo say that an Amur tiger that underwent hip-replacement surgery only to dislodge the orthopedic implant within hours has been operated on again.
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.
U.S. Customs and Border Protection seized 15,000 pills labeled as Viagra in Chicago on Sunday, Oct. 4, 2020.
“That is reparations,” a Black Lives Matter Chicago organizer said. “Anything they wanted to take, they can take it because these businesses have insurance"
One man is in custody and authorities are searching for another man after Illinois police discovered 400 stolen guns in the suspects' U-Haul.
Police in the suburban Illinois city of Northlake are conducting a death investigation after a boy passed out in a middle school classroom and later died at the hospital.
Six months after Andres Rodriguez, 39, got his teaching job in Cicero, school officials say they found out the charges and placed him on administrative leave.
Several rural Illinois counties have taken a stand for gun rights by co-opting a word that conservatives associate with a liberal policy to skirt the law: sanctuary.
An Illinois social worker faces 14 felony charges after one of her patients said she treated him like a "sex slave."
Three daycare teachers in Illinois are accused of distributing gummy bears containing melatonin to a class of 2-year-olds without authorization from their parents.
The FBI has released dramatic video of a child being kidnapped in broad daylight in Illinois.
Most grandparents hope to live long enough to see their grandchildren graduate college, but one got the unique chance to follow her granddaughter across the stage and pick up a diploma of her own.
Police arrested an Illinois woman accused of using a flamethrower to destroy her own car, then lying to officials about it.
A young Chicago father was killed when police say another driver intentionally rammed his truck early Sunday morning, forcing him off the road and into a tree.
An Illinois mom said her 13-year-old son saved his 10-year-old sister’s life after the family was involved in a horrific car wreck a few weeks ago.