The city of Chicago settled a lawsuit for $5 million with the family of Laquan McDonald, a teen shot by police 16 times in 2014. The FBI is still investigating.
Famed experimental chef Homaro Cantu, whose creative blend of science and fine dining won him foodie fans around the world, has been found dead at the age of 38.
Actor Vince Vaughn took the polar plunge Sunday, dunking into the icy cold waters of Lake Michigan to benefit the Special Olympics.
An armed man caused a lockdown at Delnor Hospital in Geneva, Illinois.
A tech CEO has been arrested and charged with the murder of a former professional basketball player in Illinois.
Pablo Vega Cuevas of Aurora, Illinois, alleged head of the Chicago cell of the Guerrero Unidos Mexican drug cartel, has been arrested in a sweeping operation.
Division rivals, the St. Louis Blues and the Chicago Blackhawks, meet in Chicago for a Central Division showdown Wednesday night.
Two people have been shot at the Harlem Irving Plaza mall in suburban Chicago.
Afrikka Hardy has been named as one of the seven victims found murdered in Gary, Indiana on October 17. Darren Deon Vann was arrested for her murder.
Mohammed Khan, a resident of Bollingbrook, Illinois, was arrested in O’Hare airport on October 4. The FBI believes the teenager was on his way to join ISIS.
A viral video by Chicago rapper Co-Still shows a purportedly homeless rapper named SoLow RedLine performing at the Jackson stop on the Chicago “El” subway line.
A Twitter associated with Islamic State jihadists tweeted a photo in front of Chicago and Washington, D.C., locactions with a message under the hashtag #AmessagefromISIStoUS.
Sheila Von Wiese Mack was murdered in Bali. Her daughter, Heather Mack, and her boyfriend, Tommy Schaefer, have been charged in the crime.
Steven LaVoie, CEO of Arrowstream, was shot by a recently demoted executive on the 17th floor of a downtown Chicago high-rise.