A California man has been charged after police say he opened an emergency exit of a plane on the runway at O’Hare International Airport and slid down the wing early Thursday.
Metallica, Green Day and Dua Lipa are among the acts headlining this year’s Lollapalooza music festival in Chicago, organizers announced Tuesday.
Less than two years after being paroled in the fatal stabbing of her then-boyfriend, a 55-year-old woman has been accused of stabbing another man in the neck after they broke up earlier this month.
Chicago businessman Willie Wilson is donating $200,000 worth of gas across the city Thursday.
Cook County State's Attorney Kim Foxx said she will not file criminal charges against Chicago Police officers in the shooting deaths of 13-year-old Adam Toledo and 22-year-old Anthony Alvarez last year
Family members of Jussie Smollett claim they have received harassing and threatening phone calls since the actor began serving five months of jail time for staging a hate crime hoax in 2019.
Former 'Empire' actor Jussie Smollett received 30-months probation Thursday, and the first 150 days must be spent in Cook County Jail for staging a racist and homophobic attack and lying to Chicago police in 2019.
A lawsuit was filed against the City of Chicago and Mayor Lori Lightfoot Wednesday, claiming she used obscene language and defamed a former Chicago Park District lawyer who was involved in the Christopher Columbus statue controversy in 2021.
The suspect sought in a Chicago train robbery has been identified as a Loyola University student recognized by his own mother, who reportedly dragged him into the police station to turn himself in.
A winter storm was blamed for multiple crashes across Illinois, including a 100+ vehicle pileup on I-39 that closed the highway for hours.
Prosecutors say Marcel ran out of the bedroom and ran toward his mother's room as he was holding his chest saying, “He shot me, he shot me.”
Los Angeles DA George Gascón is facing blame for what critics call 'soft on crime' policies.
A 24-year-old Chicago student was dangerously walking off the shore of frozen Lake Michigan, where emergency personnel escorted him off the ice Friday morning.
A convicted Chicago felon who spent nearly 20 years in prison for murder was released after his identical twin brother confessed to the crime. "I have to get it off my chest before it kills me."
Prosecutors said during bond court that Xavier Guzman, 27, and his 16-year-old accomplice went to get Subway sandwiches after the teen shot in the direction of three gang members, striking 8-year-old Melissa Ortega.
Chicago police are on the hunt for two gunmen seen on surveillance video pumping bullets into a parked car, killing 29-year-old Derricka Patrick. She was three-months pregnant with her second child.
Leaders of Chicago Public Schools canceled classes Wednesday after the teachers union voted to switch to remote learning due to the surge in COVID-19 cases.
TERRIFYING VIDEOS: No one was hit by the gunfire, but the driver was later beaten by friends of the passengers when he dropped them off.
A Bradley police sergeant was pleading for her life just moments before she was fatally shot with her own service weapon by a gunman in a hotel last week, prosecutors said.
"The blood, in my opinion, is on her hands," Keith Thornton said.