Around 4 p.m., the woman, about 31, was on the sidewalk near South Wacker Drive and West Van Buren Street when an unknown male stabbed her in the upper back, police and Chicago fire spokesman Larry Merritt said.
Despite his brother’s help, Anthony Jackson was convicted, and since then matters have only gotten stranger.
Two people have been fatally wounded and 18 others have been injured in city shootings since Friday afternoon, Chicago police said.
Civil rights attorneys are taking on the state of Illinois in the death of Western Illinois Correctional Center prisoner Larry Earvin, 65, who died of injuries suffered at the prison.
A woman who served more than 19 years in prison in connection with the 2001 Burrito Express murder in McHenry was freed Wednesday with assistance from the Springfield-based Illinois Innocence Project.
Exactly three years after Earl Little's death, his relatives and friends will gather outside the prison where he died and a southern Illinois courthouse where his sister says justice has been delayed and so far denied.
It only took 90 seconds for three thieves to steal a catalytic converter in Seattle's Maple Leaf neighborhood in May. Surveillance video shows how quickly it was stolen.
After arguing for nearly a decade that Michael LaPorta shot himself in a botched suicide attempt, the Chicago's Law Department now says veteran patrolman Patrick Kelly pulled the trigger.
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R. Kelly is set to go to trial Aug. 9 on charges alleging he ran a criminal enterprise that recruited women and girls for illegal sexual contact, then isolated and threatened them to keep them under control.
Police are investigating the shooting as a domestic assault.
Chicago, which saw a dramatic spike in the number of homicides in 2020, is on a pace to eclipse that year's total.
An argument in a house on Chicago's South Side erupted into gunfire early Tuesday, leaving four people dead and four more injured, police said.
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Chicago Police are searching for two men who opened fire on a group of people on the city's South Side early Saturday, killing one woman and injuring nine people.
The suspect drove around the block and returned the toddler to her mother unharmed before driving off again in the SUV, police said.
For the second time in two years, Cook County State’s Attorney Kim Foxx’s office will soon find itself under the scrutiny of a special prosecutor empowered to investigate accusations of high-stakes legal and ethical lapses.
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A man was found dead Thursday evening in Lake Michigan near Buckingham Fountain, according to Chicago police.
An Illinois man has been charged with involvement in multiple Wisconsin tavern burglaries, causing more than $13,000 in damage, according to an estimate.