Scott Cross, the brother of Illinois politician Tom Cross, has identified himself as “Individual D,” one of the alleged victims of Dennis Hastert.
A “hero” cop known as G.I. Joe made his suicide look like a murder to cover up a secret life of sex addiction and corruption, police say.
A 6-year-old Chicago boy fatally shot his 3-year-old brother during a game of cops and robbers using a gun belonging to his father, Michael Santiago.
Police in Illinois are investigating a possible connection between a missing 2-year-old boy, Kyrian Knox, and a dismembered toddler found in a Chicago lagoon.
Unruly passenger Daniela Velez-Reyes was removed from an American Airlines flight from Miami to Chicago after she allegedly kissed and hit a flight attendant.
Chicago Police have released a sketch of a toddler whose dismembered remains were found in a lagoon in Garfield Park.
Charles “GI Joe” Gliniewicz, a 32-year veteran of the Fox Lake, Illinois, police department who was 29 days from retirement, has been identified as the officer shot dead Tuesday morning.
Police and federal agents are searching for three men suspected in the fatal shooting of a Fox Lake, Illinois, police officer. See photos of the manhunt here.
A manhunt is on for three suspects after a Fox Lake, Illinois, police officer was shot dead on Tuesday.
Geneva Reed-Veal is the mother of Sandra Bland, the Illinois woman found dead in a Texas jail after a traffic stop.
New video showing the traffic stop and arrest of Sandra Bland has been released by officials in Waller County, Texas, where Bland was found dead in a jail cell.
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.
Torrey Ward, an assistant basketball coach at Illinois State University, was killed in a plane crash with 4 others on the way back from the NCAA Championship.
Louisiana Tech brings a high-scoring offense into its Heart of Dallas Bowl game against Big Ten opponent Illinois. Keep reading to find out our prediction.