Chicago saw its highest number of gun violence victims in a single weekend this year with 104 people shot across the city from Friday evening to Monday morning, 15 of them fatally. Five of those killed were minors.
A Chicago man has been charged with lighting a police vehicle on fire during a protest downtown, all while allegedly wearing a Joker mask which partially hid his face.
Who are they? Who are the people who riot, burn, and loot?
A 28-year-old Illinois man is facing federal charges for rioting and possessing explosive devices after he traveled to Minneapolis last week amidst the unrest caused by the death of George Floyd.
A husband set up a "date" night with his expectant wife through a hospital window as she isolates during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Unique Clay, 31, gave birth on April 30, tested positive for coronavirus, and was sent home with her baby -- only to die days later.
A little more than a month after the state of Minnesota received an “A” grade in social distancing, the state has now been given a “D”.
Five months after the murder of real estate agent Monique Baugh in Minneapolis, 40-year-old Berry Davis has been arrested in Chicago.
There is a medical breakthrough in the fight against the coronavirus at an Uptown hospital.
The owner of a home that was the site of a large house party which violated social distancing guideline over the weekend on the Northwest Side has been cited by police.
Minnesota Gov. Tim Walz has joined a pact with six other Midwestern governors, pledging to work in "close coordination" on how to reopen the regional economy.
Penguins at Shedd Aquarium went on a “field trip” around the aquarium after it closed its doors for two weeks due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Mayor Lori Lightfoot said the city is working with organizers from Chicago’s downtown, South Side and Northwest Side parades, as well as the annual Dyeing of the Chicago River, to reschedule those events for a later date.
A former hockey player at the University of Minnesota said he was disappointed to find out that one of his old coaches was still coaching, despite allegations of sexual abuse.
Former “Empire” actor Jussie Smollett pleaded not guilty Monday to restored charges that accuse him of staging a racist, homophobic attack against himself last year in Chicago and falsely reporting to police that the phony attack was real.
Illinois' first month of legal recreational marijuana generated nearly $40 million in sales, state officials announced Monday.
After Scout was given a month to live due to an aggressive form of cancer, his owner purchased a Super Bowl ad to thank the veterinarians who saved the dog.
The latest case - the sixth in the country - is the husband of a Chicago woman who got sick from the virus after she returned from the epicenter of an outbreak in China.
Authorities have identified a retired Illinois State trooper who was killed when a Hyde Park woman opened fire in a cigar lounge in west suburban Lisle Friday, wounding two other troopers before fatally shooting herself.
Officials said a 60-year-old woman from Chicago who came in through O'Hare International Airport on Jan. 13 was diagnosed with the coronavirus.