Expect heated debate on immigration issues at a Cook County Board hearing Thursday morning.
A judge in DuPage County has giving a well-known suburban squatter a choice; get a job or face jail time.
A new report says high school dropouts in Illinois have a low earning power over their lifetimes, and are more likely to spend time behind bars.
Two northwest suburban Lake in the Hills women who lured a young girl from Kansas into prostitution were each sentenced to seven years in prison Tuesday.
A Naperville man has begun serving a one-year prison sentence for using candy to lure two pre-teenage girls into his condominium unit and licking one of them on the lips.
A Des Plaines attorney got a different view of the justice system as he spent the night in the Cook County Jail last week.
Former Cook County Commissioner Tony Peraica was tossed in jail for a brief time on Tuesday, after showing up late for a hearing in a misdemeanor case against him.
The Illinois Supreme Court has denied former Bolingbrook cop Drew Peterson’s request to be released from jail while he awaits trial on charges that he killed his third wife, Kathleen Savio.
Former Bolingbrook police Sgt. Drew Peterson is taking his case to the Illinois Supreme Court Tuesday, in an effort to get out of jail.
Former New York Giants receiver Plaxico Burress was locked up for 20 months for illegally carrying and firing a gun at a Manhattan nightclub.
Transgender inmates at Cook County Jail can now be housed, dressed and searched according to their gender identity rather than their sex at birth, under a new policy.
The Chicago Bears will have a number of options to improve their offense, defense and special teams. Receivers are always risky picks in the NFL Draft, so the best upgrade at that position might come via free agency.
Police said a homeless man who was arrested after refusing to leave the northwest suburban Elgin police station’s lobby Monday told them he wanted to sleep in the building’s jail.
Steve Patterson with the Cook County Sheriff’s Department says a construction crew working near the jail hit a fire hydrant line and 4 to 5 feet of water came gushing into the basement of intake.
In an economic climate that has government struggling to raise revenues, Kendall County has one funding source all locked up, as it were.
Police arrested two burglary suspects, including one with a prior burglary conviction, inside a vacant house after officers saw the pair hauling appliances from an east side home Friday.