A professional skateboarder who has been featured in music videos by Snoop Dogg and Pharrell Williams was ordered held without bond Tuesday after being charged with first-degree murder in the death of a suburban Chicago man.
A Kenosha, Wisconsin, man is in custody after police say he stole over $11,000 from a restaurant. He is the suspect in multiple burglaries across the Midwest, including Illinois and Indiana.
Aurora police Chief Kristen Ziman’s last week on the job started with a moment she’s been working toward ever since an employee at the Henry Pratt Co. warehouse who’d just been terminated opened fire two years ago, killing five co-workers and wounding a sixth, along with five of Ziman’s officers.
A judge on Monday granted lawyers for Jussie Smollett more time to prepare arguments on several issues, including whether they can introduce a key witness's previous conviction for battery.
“I was hoping I would never have to set foot in this building again, but here I am," the former governor said at a court hearing.
The number of Illinois residents with FOID cards has almost doubled, from 1.2 million in 2010 to 2.2 million currently.
Jussie Smollett’s legal team used a news conference Monday to blast the actor’s prosecution in Cook County as “character assassination” and a waste of resources, and said they have proof that he is innocent.
R. Kelly's lawyers are asking a judge to deny prosecutors’ attempt to add 15 new alleged victims to the case, which alleges a conspiracy by Kelly to use his music career to serve his illegal sexual appetites.
A Peoria man is being held on $1 million bond for allegedly shooting at two Peoria County Sheriff's deputies.
A Taylorville man charged with aggravated driving under the influence after a wreck killed two in April pleaded not guilty and now has a jury trial date.
Illinois State Police said 10 troopers have been injured this year in Scott’s Law-related crashes.
A nursing home in southern Illinois where a nurse allegedly sexually assaulted an elderly resident last year during the pandemic has been fined more than $200,000 by a state regulatory agency, according to a published report.
A Champaign man has been arrested in the death of a 14-year-old boy whose body was found Friday in a roadside ditch by passersby.
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A judge won't kick one of Jussie Smollett's attorneys off the case even though he believes the attorney spoke to two men the actor allegedly hired to help him carry out a staged racist and homophobic attack.
Adam Sells was sleeping on a set of steps in Downtown Peoria near the Salvation Army shelter for people experiencing homelessness when he felt a great bout of pain.
A U.S. Marshals Service fugitive task force fatally shot a suspect wanted in connection to a Chicago slaying and attempted slaying and a home invasion in suburban Chicago, authorities said.
A Chicago firefighter was allowed to return to work after he was charged with sexually assaulting and hitting a woman with whom he’s going through a divorce, the Tribune has confirmed.
Two women who were not intended targets of gunmen were shot in Chicago overnight, as was a 16-year-old boy and a man, 40, who was killed, according to Chicago police.
The felony has a maximum sentence of up to five years in prison and a $250,000 fine.
“I would like you to take into account everything I am and not just the person who made an awful decision,” he told U.S. District Judge Virginia Kendall.
Collinsville District 10 officials have approved their learning plan for the fall and clarified for parents when students will be required to wear face masks in school in an effort to prevent the coronavirus from spreading.
A Michigan company Tuesday dropped its lawsuit challenging Illinois’ plans for authorizing new marijuana businesses, allowing the state to proceed with awarding the licenses.
As of Sunday, the most recent period for which data is available, that included roughly two-thirds of Illinois’ 102 counties, predominantly in central and southern Illinois.
"This incident is one of tragic and unfortunate circumstance, one not contemplated by criminal punishment," Rock Island County State's Attorney Dora Villarreal said.