The Rev. Jesse Jackson says he's been seeking outpatient care for two years for Parkinson's disease and plans to "dedicate" himself to physical therapy.
A 25-year-old man, who was shot multiple times in the head, reportedly became Chicago's 600th homicide, solidifying the Illinois city's place as the murder capital of America.
A Chicago man was arrested early Saturday morning after he was found drunk and asleep while parked on a sidewalk in a suburb.
An Illinois police officer died Sunday morning after he was seriously injured during a traffic stop, police said.
Violent carjackings—even in trendy neighborhoods-- have surged in Chicago, where gun violence has generated unflattering national headlines, the Chicago Tribune reports.
A man in Chicago, Ill., paid a hefty price when he tried to rob a hot dog stand -- he accidentally shot himself in the penis during the getaway.
Former first lady Michelle Obama explained Wednesday at a summit in Chicago that she believes men are “entitled,” and that women protect them too much.
A former Illinois middle school teacher who allegedly performed a sex act on her friend’s teenage son was sentenced to probation Monday after entering a plea deal.
An Illinois man was charged with murder Tuesday after his mother was found dismembered in a Chicago lagoon.
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Former President Barack Obama may have thought he’d be taking a long break from public service when he left the White House in January.
The littlest patients at a hospital in Illinois are competing this Halloween in the best dressed contest.
An Illinois man, who was charged Monday with the two-decades old murder of a 71-year-old woman, allegedly disguised himself as the elderly victim on multiple occasions and forged her signature to cash checks, officials said.
A man who repeatedly contacted the U.S. Secret Service to threaten President Donald Trump’s life was charged in federal court Tuesday.
An Illinois professor argues in a newly published book for math educators that the ability to solve geometry and algebra problems perpetuates white privilege.
A father of three was gunned down after getting lost on his way home from a concert in Chicago — but, three weeks later, cops still haven’t identified a suspect in what they believe was a road-rage killing.
A simple wooden box reportedly made from a tree stump on which Abraham Lincoln delivered one of his first political speeches has been donated to a historical society in a central Illinois village.
A K9 officer who served the communities of East Alton and Wood River, Ill., for eight years was laid to rest on Wednesday.
A federal employee living in Illinois was arrested Monday after he allegedly tried to entice young girls on the internet to send him illicit pictures and threatened them with rape and violence.
In one of its most ambitious recruitment drives ever, Chicago officials say they have received more than 10,000 applications for law enforcement jobs, ahead of the midnight deadline to “protect and serve” in a city grappling with a seemingly unending wave of high crime.
A woman in Illinois was reportedly able to protect herself with her concealed carry firearm after a stranger with a knife jumped into her car.
A suburban Chicago mother of seven is accused of urging Facebook followers to kill a gang member-turned-FBI mole for his role in a sting that put an associate of hers behind bars on charges he tried to sell semi-automatic rifles stolen from a freight train, court documents show.
A 60-year-old Illinois man who says he's a die-hard Chicago Cubs fan is now imploring the team and Major League Baseball to immediately install more nets protecting fans in crowds after he was hit in the face by a ball in August, causing him to immediately go blind in one eye.
Galen Rupp won the Chicago Marathon on Sunday to become the first American winner in 15 years.