A Silver Alert was issued for missing 71-year-old Dennis Cherry of Madison. He is a veteran, has dementia, and may be headed for Chicago.
A magnitude 3.6 earthquake rattled northern Illinois and parts of three other states, including Wisconsin, early Wednesday, the U.S. Geological Survey and police said.
The father of the man charged in a deadly Fourth of July parade shooting in Highland Park pleaded guilty to seven misdemeanors Monday in a case that centered on how his son obtained a gun license.
A man accused of murder, attempted murder and a hate crime in an attack on a Palestinian American woman and her young son pleaded not guilty Monday following his indictment by an Illinois grand jury.
A suspect is in custody following a mass shooting at a Halloween party that left 15 people wounded in Chicago's North Lawndale neighborhood early Sunday morning.
Three Chicago men traveled to the suburbs on Wednesday and allegedly stole more than $6,000 in alcohol from a liquor store before leading police on a chase on I-290.
Ex-NFL player Sergio Brown appeared in court for a detention hearing Wednesday after being charged with his mom's death in early October.
Two American nationals from Evanston who were held captive by Hamas have been freed by the terror group, and on Friday night, their family joyously spoke out.
The uncle of 6-year-old Wadea Al-Fayoume revealed on Monday the boy's last words to his mother.
An 6-year-old boy is dead, and his mother seriously wounded after they were both stabbed more than a dozen times Saturday in a Chicago suburb.
A man from Las Vegas was arrested Tuesday morning in West Loop after climbing to the top of the Accenture Tower.
A 104-year-old Chicago woman who set an unofficial world record for skydiving last week has passed away.
Three northern Illinois sheriff's deputies injured while disposing of dynamite in neighboring Wisconsin remained hospitalized with burns Monday, authorities said.
Maywood police are conducting a murder investigation after one of two people who went missing Saturday was discovered dead.
Hillcrest High School has canceled its homecoming dance after a 14-year-old student was fatally shot at a football game Friday night.
The city has shut down some streets in downtown Chicago as large car caravans descend upon the Loop in celebration of Mexican Independence Day.
Jordan Love looked like he might be ready to follow in the footsteps of Brett Favre and Aaron Rodgers, throwing for three touchdowns to lead the Green Bay Packers to a 38-20 season-opening victory over the Chicago Bears on Sunday.
A Chicago man was sentenced to six years in federal prison last week for retaliating against two witnesses who cooperated with an investigation into the activities of a gang he was a member of.
“We thank our citizens and encourage them to remain vigilant," Dixon police said, with the hashtags #WorstCandyEver and #ShouldBeIllegal.
The stray bull that was on the loose for about a week in a Chicago suburb has finally been captured.