Ezekiel Elliott Offers To Pay For Funeral Of 8th-Grade Football Phenom Killed By Apparent Stray BulletDallas Cowboys running back Ezekiel Elliott has offered to pay for the funeral of an eighth-grade football phenom who was shot and killed while leaving a party in Illinois.
Rare December Tornadoes Reported In Central U.S.; 1 DeadThe National Weather Service confirmed tornadoes in Crawford, Sequoyah and Cherokee County Oklahoma, as well as in Missouri and Illinois.
Officer Who Didn't Step In When Woman In Puerto Rico Shirt Was Harassed ResignsIn a tweet, the Forest Preserves said Officer Patrick Connor no longer serves in the police department of the Forest Preserves of Cook County. He resigned late today, but this isn't where our work ends."
Sister Jean & Loyola-Chicago Honored At Illinois State CapitolSister Jean Dolores Schmidt and her Loyola-Chicago Ramblers brought their Final Four fame to the Illinois State Capitol on Wednesday.
5 Dead After Tornado, Flooding From Central US StormsThe death toll rose to at least five on Sunday after severe thunderstorms swept through the central U.S.
Illinois Court Upholds Murder Conviction Of Drew PetersonThe use of hearsay testimony to convict former Chicago-area police officer Drew Peterson in the death of his third wife was proper, the Illinois Supreme Court ruled Thursday in upholding the conviction.
Man Jumps Into Moving Car To Save Driver Having A SeizureAuthorities have hailed a northern Illinois man a hero after he jumped through the open window of a moving car to save the driver, who was having a seizure.
Armed Inmate Killed, Hostage Rescued At Illinois HospitalOfficers fatally shot an armed jail inmate and freed his hostage at hospital in northern Illinois on Saturday, several hours after the inmate stole a gun from the correction's officer guarding him, authorities said.
Illinois Mother Dies In House Fire After Saving Newborn Baby's LifeA young mother who died in a house fire on Monday is being hailed a hero for the quick-thinking move that authorities say saved her newborn daughter’s life.
1 Of Chicago's Bloodiest Years Ends With 762 HomicidesOne of the most violent years in Chicago history ended Sunday with a sobering tally: 762 homicides, the most in two decades in the city and more than New York and Los Angeles combined.
Teen Survives Three Gunshots To The HeadShot three times in the head and left for dead, Evelyn Bunte's survival is nothing short of a miracle.
Car Hits Tree - Driver Keeps DrivingVideo shows the vehicle driving through town with the tree stuck in the car's grill.
A History Lover's Travel Guide To ChicagoThe Chicago Water Tower, Grant Park and Wrigley Field are among the must see attractions in Chicago for history lovers.
Bush Book Signing Sparks Controversy In IllinoisOfficials of a Chicago suburb are questioning who should pay the cost of the security provided for a book signing this week by former President George W. Bush.
Learning About The Past Brings The Future Into View For One Dallas HistorianMatt Hinckley was destined to be a history professor, and according to him, the benefits of an advanced degree go way beyond the pay.