Jenny Thornley, 41, is a political activist whose campaign work has included Democratic Gov. J.B. Pritzker’s 2018 run for governor.
An attorney filed the suit on behalf of three parents who have nine children enrolled in Triad Community Unit School District 2.
Three Chicago men killed in a explosion while fishing and making a fire unwittingly picked up an explosive rod that was left behind during a demolition project near Starved Rock State Park, according to lawsuits.
The Lincoln Police Department and the Nebraska State Patrol have linked fentanyl-laced cocaine that has led to multiple overdoses to the State Patrol’s own evidence locker.
Police arrested a man who allegedly took a Subway shop employee's purse during an Illinois robbery attempt that was caught on surveillance video.
The families of three men who were killed in an explosion near Starved Rock State Park in May filed suit Wednesday afternoon against several construction and blasting companies that, the complaint alleges, left behind an undetonated explosive rod that the men accidentally ignited.
Chicago-born R&B singer R. Kelly was an international sex symbol known for his playboy lifestyle, but his relationships were consensual and the women who lined up to testify that he sexually abused them are lying to get a payday, Kelly’s lawyer told jurors in his closing argument of the …
The former head of a state agency that was reviewing whether then-President Donald Trump was due a $1 million property tax refund for his Chicago skyscraper violated the law by deleting computer files from his official account while facing an inspector general investigation, according to a r…
The man who sparked a weeklong manhunt after allegedly swapping identities with a fellow detainee so he could walk out of Cook County Jail last year pleaded guilty to two different charges Thursday as prosecutors dismissed his escape case, records show.
During his time as a Chicago officer, he was the subject of 35 internal investigations.
Two teenagers who attended the same Chicago high school were killed just hours apart, the latest violent tragedy involving young people in the city.
KANKAKEE, Ill. — A man who stole $2 million from Kankakee and a regional wastewater agency was sentenced to nine months in federal prison and two years of home confinement.
U.S. District Judge Robert Gettleman cleared Gary Winemaster of all counts following a four-week bench trial.
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A 53-year-old man has been arrested on a felony hate crime charge after he allegedly hurled racial slurs and spit on a Black woman and her daughter before striking their vehicle with his own car outside a suburban Chicago grocery store, prosecutors said.
There were at least 29 people shot on Sunday alone, according to information from Chicago police.
A man who was allegedly armed with a knife was fatally shot by a Chicago police officer Sunday morning, authorities said.
In the span of less than an hour early Sunday, a tow-truck driver was fatally shot while doing his job on the South Side and five people were seriously wounded in a shooting on the West Side, according to Chicago police.
A toddler who was inside a home in the Calumet Heights neighborhood when he was shot was among several people wounded during Saturday attacks, police said.
A DePaul University student was stabbed during a robbery outside a North Side bar early Saturday, according to Chicago police and the university.
Five men were killed dead, and at least 12 others have been wounded in gun violence across the city since Friday afternoon, Chicago police said.
Lesli Jett was portrayed as a selfish drug abuser who didn't like being at the East Peoria home with Tate Thurman. The boy had multiple bruises and abrasions when he died in 2020.
Using a speed bump and an open water hydrant, a 19-year-old man trapped a woman inside a car while he fatally shot her in the Back of the Yards neighborhood in June, Cook County prosecutors said Saturday.
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Police are not saying whether they know the motive for the shooting.