Kelley says the 5-year-old twins survived with only minor injuries because their mother threw her body in front of them to block the impact. The speeding driver was on a suspended license, had 5 current suspensions, 2 warrants, and 2 prior convictions.
A traveler tried to illegally pass through customs at O’Hare International Airport with 3,200 erectile dysfunction tablets he said were for his friends.
A California man who told police that the coronavirus pandemic left him afraid to fly has been arrested on charges that he hid in a secured area at Chicago’s O’Hare International Airport for three months.
A Chicago man accused of storming the Capitol last week allegedly told agents who showed up to arrest him: "Wow, you’re pretty good," court papers show.
A Democratic congressman from Illinois who was forced to go into lockdown during last week’s deadly siege at the Capitol announced Tuesday he has tested positive for COVID-19.
A Boone County police dog was killed Sunday morning, after a driver crashed into the squad car it was sitting in.
A retired Chicago firefighter was fatally shot during an exchange of gunfire with would-be carjackers Thursday afternoon in Morgan Park on the Far South Side, according to police.
A Chicago couple used their money saved for a catered reception for their wedding to feed the needy for Thanksgiving.
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.