Six Flags Great America is working with local authorities to find the offenders responsible for a drive-by shooting Sunday night at the Gurnee theme park.
Even though health experts say the monkeypox virus is largely impacting a certain population, the grim reality is anyone can catch it.
A ticketholder in Illinois won the $1.3 billion Mega Millions jackpot almost one week ago, but has so far remained anonymous.
Racine has a new, solar-powered electric vehicle charging station that is now part of what will eventually become the "Lake Michigan Circuit Tour."
Five children and two women were killed in a fiery, wrong-way crash on I-90 Sunday morning in McHenry County.
A man claims he was assembling a "ghost gun" in a bedroom of his family’s home when it accidentally went off, striking and killing his 15-year-old sister, Cook County prosecutors said Friday.
The suspect in the Fourth of July massacre in Highland Park now faces 110 additional criminal charges after a Lake County grand jury handed down an indictment Wednesday.
A Chicago teen drowned in a Wisconsin pond Tuesday afternoon.
Chicago is already known as one of the sports capitals of the world. But starting next year, the city will be adding NASCAR racing — and it will happen right downtown.
Highland Park shooting survivor Cooper Roberts, 8, is making "hopeful progress" in his recovery two weeks after the attack, a family spokesman said Monday.
Police found Edith Gonzalez-Alarcon, 55, dead in an apartment on Friday.
Planned Parenthood of Illinois is combining forces with its Wisconsin counterpart to help patients travel to get abortions following the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision to overturn Roe v. Wade.
A Wisconsin doctor is working to keep providing abortion services after the Supreme Court's ruling to overturn Roe v. Wade. He's working to open up clinics right across the border in Illinois.
Rebecca Blank, who was named last fall the first female president of Northwestern University, announced Monday she is stepping down after being diagnosed with an aggressive form of cancer.
The family of Highland Park, Illinois parade victim Cooper Roberts, 8, said Sunday it's been “a very tough weekend” and that the boy is “in a great deal of pain – physically and emotionally – especially as the family had to share with him the devastating news that he is paralyzed from the waist down.”
Big Lake police are warning parents to monitor their children’s cell phone activity after they say an 18-year-old man took a Greyhound bus from Chicago to Big Lake, equipped with gifts and flowers to meet an 11-year-old girl.
After the Highland Park parade shooting on July 4, questions remain about how the defendant, Robert Crimo, was able to legally buy guns in Illinois.
Authorities in Highland Park where seven people were killed while attending a Fourth of July parade by a gunman armed with a rifle identified the victims Tuesday, including a married couple who were parents to a 2-year-old child.
Prosecutors say former "Cheer" star Jerry Harris used "his status as a competitive cheerleader, his social media persona, and eventually his celebrity and money, to persuade and entice" young victims.
Crimo allegedly confessed to his actions while being interviewed by police, and said that he dressed up like a girl and covered his tattoos with make-up because people would recognize him.