Authorities say the 21-year-old Illinois woman had been stabbed and shot several times and her limbs had been removed from her body.
Video allegedly shows the mom threatening her 12-year-old son with a gun because she wanted her SD card. Prosecutors say she shot him once, answered the phone, asked for the SD card again, and shot him again.
Beginning next year, students in Illinois schools will be able to take up to five excused mental or behavioral health days.
A Chicago police lieutenant allegedly shoved a flashlight between the buttocks of a handcuffed carjacking suspect and then yelled to the 17-year-old "That’s what you get for carjacking," prosecutors said Thursday at a felony bond hearing for the officer.
Cook County Judge James Shapiro told Rebecca Firlit in early August she would not be allowed to see her 11-year-old son because she refuses to get vaccinated against COVID-19.
A house in west suburban Lyons is now a crime scene, after the resident told police that he buried his mother and sister in the back yard after they died.
Rev. Jesse Jackson and wife Jacqueline are in their late 70s.
A Chicago pharmacist has been charged with allegedly selling dozens of authentic vaccine cards on eBay.
Chicago residents held a vigil Saturday to honor a 15-year-old girl who was found dead in an alley after being drugged and raped. Two suspects have since been charged with sex crimes.
A newborn baby is in good condition after being found in the drawer of a discarded dresser in Montclare on the Northwest Side.
It was a day of mourning in Chicago. A police officer with just three years on the force was shot in the head and killed Saturday night.
Officials say five children all younger than 10 who were left home without an adult died in a fire at an apartment building in southwestern Illinois.
A west suburban man has been sentenced to probation and community service for the 2019 beating death of his mother.
Wednesday evening she called Demarion and told him he needed to come home. "He said, 'I know, I know. I love you, mom.'" Minutes later, he was shot in the head and killed.
Police in west suburban Aurora have released dashcam video that shows three family members allegedly attacking, beating and strangling a police officer during a traffic stop last month.
A rapper who goes by the name KTS Dre was killed when he was shot dozens of times on Saturday night right after he was released from the Cook County Jail in Chicago.
An arrest has been made in connection with the murder of a couple who were shot while celebrating the Puerto Rican Day Parade in Humboldt Park last month.
There was another brazen attack on law enforcement in Chicago on Wednesday.
Starting this fall, free condoms will be available at Chicago Public Schools with students fifth grade or older.
The Chicago Fire Department said Sunday that they had just treated a teenager who is going to lose a hand due to a fireworks injury.