An Illinois couple has a new appreciation for a family's heirloom Irish walking stick, after it helped them chase away burglars disguised as utility workers.
"MasterChef Junior" star Ben Watkins has died after battling a rare illness.
Rene Chandler, 31, was on an electronic monitor awaiting trial on charges that he sexually assaulted two women he met on dating apps when he assaulted and robbed a third woman in an Uber in April 2019.
A West Side security guard was allegedly attacked by two sisters he told to wear masks and use hand sanitizer — one of the women holding him by the hair while the other stabbed him more than two dozen times.
Joshua Ziminski of Racine faces one misdemeanor count of disorderly conduct, use of a dangerous weapon.
The Lake County state’s attorney’s office says it will not file additional charges against Kyle Rittenhouse in connection to the gun he allegedly used to fatally shoot two people during protests in Kenosha, Wisconsin.
102-year-old Bea Lumpkin has voted in every election since 1940 -- and she wasn't about to let the coronavirus pandemic stop her from casting her ballot.
An adorable 3-month-old snow leopard cub made her public debut at the Brookfield Zoo in Brookfield, Illinois, after bonding with her mother behind the scenes.
Dajore Wilson is the sixth child – 10 or younger – to be killed in Chicago since late June, according to data compiled by the Chicago Sun-Times.
A man was ordered held on $1 million bail Sunday for allegedly beating his girlfriend’s 3-year-old daughter to death on the West Side.
Embattled R&B star R. Kelly was attacked Wednesday by an inmate in Chicago's Metropolitan Correctional Center, according to his attorney Steve Greenberg.
A 19-year-old Chicago woman was sentenced to 27 years in prison this week for hacking an Uber driver to death with a stolen knife and machete in an unprovoked attack in north suburban Lincolnwood.
Two Illinois teenagers who were running a lemonade stand were robbed at gunpoint, and local police stepped in to replenish the stolen funds.
The Chicago Ronald McDonald House, where families of hospitalized children stay, was targeted Sunday night when looters smashed the door and broke windows, preventing a 2-year-old with cancer from leaving, his parents told "Fox & Friends" Friday.
An Illinois man has learned his fate after pleading guilty to sexually assaulting a child who later tested positive for HIV.
“That is reparations,” a Black Lives Matter Chicago organizer said. “Anything they wanted to take, they can take it because these businesses have insurance"
CPD Supt. David Brown says two people were shot, police made more than 100 arrests and 13 officers were injured during looting and civil unrest early Monday in downtown Chicago.
A 48-year-old Naperville woman charged in a 2012 double homicide Elzbieta Plackowska, 48, had her conviction affirmed Monday in Illinois Appellate Courts in Du Page County.
The brother was coming to his sister’s aid during an argument between she and her boyfriend when the boyfriend fired shots at the 21-year-old brother, Chicago police said.
A baby girl shot and wounded Monday on the Bishop Ford Expressway on the Far South Side is recovering after surgery and “responding well,” a family spokesman said Tuesday.