A former Chicago graduate student was sentenced to eight years in prison for spying for the Chinese government by gathering information on scientists and engineers in the U.S.
A 23-year-old Rockford man has been charged with abuse of a corpse for stealing a funeral home van containing a body that was later dumped in Chicago, authorities said Wednesday.
A Central Illinois man has been arrested on federal charges in connection to the suspected arson at the Planned Parenthood clinic in Peoria earlier this month.
A 14-year-old southeastern Michigan girl has been stabbed after refusing to have sex with an 18-year-old western Illinois man she met over social media.
Used-car retailer Carvana admitted to violating Illinois law by failing to transfer car titles in a timely manner and has reached a settlement agreement with the state, officials said.
A 72-year-old Illinois woman is accused of illegally collecting more than $128,000 in her late mother's Social Security benefits.
"You disregarded him, but I choose to remember him standing tall," Officer Brian Pierce Jr.'s mother told the man convicted in his death.
Chicago police found the stolen van Sunday night, but the body was missing, authorities said.
A Chicago man has been charged with killing a teenage girl in 2016 to boost his standing in a gang, federal authorities said Friday.
Preliminary estimates put damages at close to $100,000, according to Belleville Township High School District 201 Superintendent Brian Mentzer.
An Illinois man who pleaded guilty to asking a 14-year-old Massachusetts girl to send him explicit images of herself has been sentenced to 19 years in prison.
The jury in Urbana decided that the two plaintiffs had not proven their federal claims of gender violence, forced labor, sex trafficking and involuntary servitude against Gary Xu.
Federal prosecutors revealed new details of wiretapped conversations and other evidence they intend to use against four people accused in an alleged bribery scheme between ComEd and Michael Madigan.
Robert “Bobby” Crimo III, the alleged Highland Park Fourth of July parade shooter, prank-called a New York Post reporter on New Year’s Eve from jail, the outlet reported Saturday.
The department’s prior version of the database was widely criticized and targeted in a federal lawsuit for allegedly being unconstitutional and racially biased.
A St. Louis man has pleaded guilty to a federal bank robbery charge in connection with a 2021 holdup in which a security guard was shot dead.
An Illinois man charged in a July 2017 crash that killed a pregnant woman and her three sons was sentenced Wednesday to two years in prison.
Two men have been sentenced for the gang-related shooting death of a Chicago woman who was hit by a stray bullet as she was out shopping with her young sons.
An Illinois man has been charged with a hate crime and vandalism for allegedly spray-painting swastikas on a church, authorities said.
Despite the 14% reduction, the total was still higher than in 2019, the last year before COVID-19 took hold, when the city saw 496 killings through Dec. 28.
There will be 1,300 additional police officers working during the weekend, assigned to city streets, the CTA and the entertainment districts, officials said during a news conference Friday.
Police are investigating the theft of thousands of dollars in donations that a Chicago church had collected for its community outreach efforts, including a soup kitchen for the homeless.
A 61-year-old woman accused of repeatedly stabbing a small dog has been charged with aggravated cruelty to animals and aggravated assault with a deadly weapon.
For years, residents at Choate received scant treatment for their developmental disabilities and mental illnesses, then faced felonies for lashing out at staff.
The House has passed a bill to posthumously award the Congressional Gold Medal to Emmett Till, the Chicago teenager murdered by white supremacists in the 1950s, and his mother, Mamie Till-Mobley.
Surveillance footage captured the siblings walking through the Capitol's Crypt area appearing to film the mob, prosecutors allege.
"I'm not a horrible person," R. Kelly's former manager, Donnell Russell, told a federal judge on Monday.
Crimo, a rare case of a parent charged after a child is accused in a mass shooting, faces seven felony counts of reckless conduct.
Two students were killed and two other teens were wounded in a shooting Friday afternoon near a high school on Chicago's West Side, authorities said.
The father of an Illinois man charged with killing seven people at a July 4 parade has been charged with seven felony counts of reckless conduct.