A Springfield man who pleaded guilty to the fatal stabbing of a woman during a home invasion and setting her home on fire has been sentenced to 130 years in prison.
Decatur police responded to a report of an armed robbery at approximately 12:30 a.m. Sept. 16 at Apex Petroleum, 2185 E. Wood St.
Police are looking for a Decatur man who borrowed a car from a friend and then hit the friend in the head with a handgun before robbing him of the vehicle at gunpoint.
A man charged with first-degree murder in connection with the fatal stabbing of a Maryland graduate student in the Loop a week ago — along with another nearby attack — was denied bail in a Saturday court hearing after the judge condemned the nine-day spree of “terrorization.”
Police say Decatur man carried out string of armed robberies shortly after getting paroled from prison.
The man escaped on foot with a quantity of cash from the till.
A 23-year-old Chicago man has been charged with attempted murder for an attack on a Chicago police detective who was investigating a murder in February.
Police said Wednesday they have arrested the father-and-son homeless crime team who beat another homeless man with a brick before robbing him of his medicine to treat drug addiction.
A jury has convicted a man in the 2016 abduction of a security guard and theft of cellphones at a northern Illinois shopping mall.
"So I did some old-fashioned police work, and started knocking on doors. It's cold out, so we knew he was looking for comfort. Within that first night, we found which house he ran to."
A Northwest Indiana prosecutor says he will work with other agencies to demand that a Wisconsin security firm reimburse law enforcement for all costs associated with the manhunt for a murder suspect who escaped custody Monday.
A Northwest Indiana man accused of murder escaped from custody in a McDonald's drive-thru, where the agent transporting him had pulled in to get food for the prisoner before taking him to jail, authorities said.
Can you help? Decatur police are looking for information about suspects in an armed robbery that took place Nov. 8.
Chancellor C. Embry, already facing charges he robbed a Decatur woman in her home at gunpoint, now faces new charge of attempted robbery.
Police say a Decatur man is suspected to be involved in a late August robbery in the 1900 block of East Main Street.
A 26-year-old Mississippi man was arrested after robbing people at two Springfield gas stations Wednesday and assaulting a 17-year-old who had…
A sworn affidavit says the men were arrested as they were seen Saturday entering a parked car that was found to have 271.5 total grams of cannabis, a functioning scale and $1,015 inside.
Police say a pizza delivery driver was robbed Monday night by a man wielding a saw.
Anthony J. Dickey told a judge he was willing to waive a hearing to see whether there was probable cause to answer charges he held up and robbed a victim in their Decatur home at gunpoint, and then entered pleas of not guilty to two charges of armed robbery.
Police are investigating an armed robbery Thursday at a Subway restaurant.
After nearly four decades in prison for his role as the lookout in two gas station robberies, Basil Powell was given a second chance at life Thursday.