Demonstrators Gather At Hearing In Murder Case Against A.J. Freund's ParentsA group of activists in McHenry County is seeking changes at the Illinois Department of Children and Family Services, as the parents of 5-year-old A.J. Freund face murder charges in his grisly death.
Testimony Resumes After Jurors Hear Brendt Christensen Admit To Killing Yingying ZhangThe federal death penalty trial of a former University of Illinois student accused of killing a visiting Chinese scholar continues on Monday.
Toddler, Mother, And Uncle Shot In Albany Park Drive-ByThree people, including a 2-year-old boy, were wounded in a drive-by shooting Thursday night in the Albany Park neighborhood.
Governor Pritzker Signs Sweeping Abortion Rights LawGov. JB Pritzker on Wednesday has signed legislation making Illinois the most progressive state in the nation for women’s reproductive rights.
Chicago Police Officer Terrance Finley Posts Bond After Being Charged For Fatal Crash Where He Was Allegedly Driving 75 Miles Per HourAn off-duty Chicago police officer was charged early Tuesday in the crash that killed Marquita Reed, a nurse and mother of two.
Charges Pending Against Off-Duty Officer In DUI Crash That Killed Marquita Reed, Nurse And Mother Of Two Formal charges are expected Monday against an off-duty Chicago police officer who plowed his personal vehicle into a Gresham restaurant, killing a woman who was sitting inside.
Perspectives Charter Schools Students Lead Annual Peace March On South SideAt the time of year when violence traditionally peaks in Chicago, hundreds of students on the South Side are rallying for peace.
1 Killed, 3 Injured In Shooting On Lake Shore DriveOne person was killed and three people were wounded when shots were fired at a minivan on Lake Shore Drive in the Lincoln Park neighborhood.
Brittany Hill's Family Plans Lawsuit Over Leaked Chicago Police Department Video Of Her MurderA grieving family is suing the Chicago Police Department, after surveillance video of the fatal shooting of 24-year-old Brittany Hill was leaked on social media.
D-Day Veterans Help Celebrate Opening Of Pritzker Military Museum's New Exhibit On Normandy InvasionThe exhibit “D-Day+75” tells the story of the Allied invasion of Nazi-occupied France on June 6, 1944.
Search Suspended For Teen Missing After Being Struck By Metra Train In JolietAt least one teenager was killed by a Metra Rock Island train Wednesday night, and authorities are searching for a second teen who is missing and presumed dead in Joliet.
Argo Community High School Students Wait For New Graduation Date, Face Increased Security After ThreatsSeniors at Argo Community High School in southwest suburban Summit are waiting to find out when their graduation will be rescheduled, after Tuesday night’s commencement was postponed due to social media threats.
Hammond To Close 3 Schools, Cut At Least 130 Staff PositionsThree schools in Hammond will close for good this summer, and more than 100 staff positions will be cut, due to a budget deficit of more than $10 million.
State Health Officials To Probe Christ Medical Center's Handling Of Marlen Ochoa Case, After Alleged Killer Passed Baby Off As Her OwnThe Cook County Sheriff’s Office is asking the Illinois Department of Children and Family Services to look into how Advocate Christ Medical Center handled the Marlen Ochoa case.
Three People Have Been Charged In The Death Of Marlen OchoaThree people were charged Thursday afternoon in the death of pregnant teenager Marlen Ochoa, whose body was discovered in a garbage can and her baby cut out of her womb.