The smallest of crimes could get you in big trouble with cops in Northwest Indiana. They’ve launched a special team of officers from several cities – stopping dozens of people each night.
A man died early Saturday after a shooting in south suburban Lansing.
Niles police are looking for a man who tried to entice a teenage girl to go with him Wednesday evening.
Police and firefighters were not included in the 2011 law that barred other public sector unions from collectively bargaining over anything other than base wage increases no greater than inflation.
A 17-year-old mother was found fatally shot in a Northern Illinois back yard early Thursday – the apparent victim of a murder-suicide perpetrated by the father of her baby.
Police in west suburban Riverside say they arrested two men over the weekend they believe are responsible for more than 40 burglaries since April.
Mayor Emanuel addressed the escalating number of shootings around the city and says some headway is being made in the war against crime.
A man followed two teenage girls and grabbed one of them early Saturday on the West Side.
Police are searching for up to two suspects who robbed and attacked business owners and pedestrians on the Near West Side in the last two weeks.
Chicago Police say a postal worker has been charged with driving under the influence of alcohol, which has been confirmed by the Post Office.
Police issued an alert Saturday warning Woodlawn residents of a man attempting to lure children with candy.
The state Department of Children and Family Services is investigating the death of a one-month-old baby Friday in the Ashburn neighborhood on the Southwest Side.
The most recent fatal shooting happened about 1:50 a.m. Saturday in the Hyde Park community, roughly half a mile from President Barack Obama’s home in neighboring Kenwood.
The Kenosha Police Department is seeking information is seeking information on the whereabouts of Lamarkous D. Washington.
A Naperville restaurant worker who was arrested and charged with using his cell phone to surreptitiously film a woman in a restroom has failed for the second time to appear in court to answer charges in that case.
An anonymous caller prompted Elgin Police to visit the home of 51-year-old Sherry Dove, on the 100 block of Villa Street.
Strangers have been coming together to provide a funeral for a newborn baby boy, whose body was found inside a cooler at a suburban recycling plant last week.
Leading Illinois law enforcement organizations stepped up their opposition Wednesday to legalizing marijuana for medicinal use, warning Gov. Pat Quinn in a letter about lax motorist safeguards on a day a committee moved the measure to the Senate floor.
Police officers and dogs have been searching two suburban schools, after officials found a bomb threat written on one of the buildings.
A police officer pulled over the driver of a car driving with its brights on and speeding early Sunday morning to discover the front-seat passenger had been shot. The victim was later taken to Presence Saint Joseph Hospital in Elgin for his injury, police said.