Federal authorities want to lock up a defendant they say is an Outfit connected extortionist who just this week leveled a threat against a witness in the case against him.
A south suburban mosque recently has been the target of threats posted on social media, a Chicago area Islamic advocacy organization says.
A northwest suburban man is charged with a felony after saying in a rap video posted on Facebook that he would shoot a police officer, authorities said Tuesday.
Classes will resume Friday at Skokie’s McCracken Middle School, following a threat posted online that was investigated by police.
Administrators at Stevenson High School have added additional police on campus following a vague threat that was posted on Facebook.
Chicago Public Schools CEO Barbara Byrd-Bennett has threatened to seek to remove the state certification of teachers who refuse to administer next week’s Illinois Standards Achievement Test, after many teachers planned a boycott.
When his wife announced she was leaving him, police say, Philip Hritz took off with their 1-year-old son, and threatened to hurt the baby and himself.
A battalion chief with the Hobart Fire Department was taken to a Crown Point hospital Tuesday morning with severe burns after crashing a minivan into a house near Hebron
A Berwyn man is facing harassment charges for allegedly posting naked photos of his ex online — and threatening to post more if she didn’t come back to him.
A Kenosha man accused of shooting and killing a Round Lake Park woman during a 2007 robbery in Waukegan faces new felony charges for allegedly threatening a sheriff’s deputy.
Richmond, 21, is charged with threatening a probation officer in May of this year, when he was about three months shy of completing an 18-month probationary term.
A North Side Uptown neighborhood woman was charged Friday with threatening a Cook County Judge.
A man who threatened to kill a cop after taunting officers by telling them “I would like to see you … try to take me to jail” was ordered held in lieu of $100,000 bail Sunday.
A 19-year-old former student at Glenbard East High School in Lombard was in custody on Wednesday, accused of planning a “Columbine-style” attack on the school, with a list of people he wanted to target.
Shortly before 9 a.m. Thursday police responded to Schmid Elementary School in the 9700 block of South Greenwood Avenue following a report of a threat.
A high school business teacher has been removed from campus after posting a threatening message to some of his students on a chalk board.
The 19-year-old Richton Park man who allegedly was kidnapped and beaten said he eventually was able to talk his way out of his situation and escape.
Cook County State’s Attorney Anita Alvarez has suspended two prosecutors for failing to approve criminal charges against a man who had threatened to set his kids on fire after filling a bathtub with gasoline – then actually set them on fire three months later.
A northwest suburban man was arrested Saturday after wielding a gun and threatening family members, who barricaded themselves inside a room to escape him.
Barrington High School cancelled a dance scheduled for Saturday evening after rumors circulated that someone was planning to bring a gun.