Terry Ayala, 48, was charged with burglary to a place of worship and unlawful use of a credit card, both felonies, according to a statement from the Aurora Police Department.
Was it a bad a choice of an iconic song? Or was it a racist message to weekend protesters? CBS 2’s Dorothy Tucker reports.
A number of churches are planning peaceful protests on Sunday in response to the death of unarmed black suspects in police confrontations across the U.S.
David A. Kost, 28, of Orland Park, was charged with two felony counts of theft from a place of worship, and one count of misdemeanor theft.
State Senator Dan Kotowski, a Democrat from Park Ridge and a former gun control lobbyist, wants churches, synagogues, mosques and other houses of prayer exempted from places where eligible gun owners will be allowed to carry concealed weapons.
Eleven churches from the west side Austin neighborhood hope to curb violence in the community by reaching out one-on-one to teens.
Churches in Chicago have been a gathering place today for people looking for comfort, and answers.
Dozens of churches in the city say they plan to be open for Chicago Public Schools students next week if teachers go on strike Monday morning.
The Chicago Public Schools and 60 area churches are partnering up to try to keep kids safe this summer.
Churches near McCormick place are taking steps to deal with the upcoming NATO summit. CBS 2’s Derrick Blakley reports there will be no Sunday services at two historic houses of worship when the summit starts in two weeks.
Chicago Public Schools are offering parents a way to keep their children off the street during this week of spring break.
The Rev. Michael Pfleger is asking area churches this Sunday to honor the memory of Trayvon Martin, the unarmed Florida boy who was shot and killed by a man who is claiming self-defense.
When it comes to water meters in Chicago, churches are getting by on a wing and a prayer.
An Ohio man has been indicted for swindling more than $300,000 from several churches and small businesses, including three churches in Chicago.
Police are looking for a burglar who is suspected of hitting churches on the city’s South Side over the past month.
A man who demonstrated outside Chicago’s Church of Scientology last year is pleased that the citation he received has been deemed unconstitutional.
The congregration at one African-American church dwindles, while another grows. CBS 2’s Jim Williams examines what is drawing young people in — or driving them away.