Six Chicago children have been shot dead in the past week, including Mekhi James, 3; Sincere Gaston, 1; and Lena Nunez, 10.
A toddler boy was shot and killed in Englewood on Saturday afternoon. The car carrying the child had visible bullet holes along one side and police said given the number of bullets, the shooting did not seem to be random.
Chicago saw its highest number of gun violence victims in a single weekend this year with 104 people shot across the city from Friday evening to Monday morning, 15 of them fatally. Five of those killed were minors.
A 3-year-old boy was shot dead when someone opened fire at his father while they were driving Saturday evening in Austin.
“It appears sunlight shining through the windshield onto the sanitizer was enough to cause ignition,” the Waukegan Fire Department wrote in its Facebook post.
Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot said Thursday that statues of Christopher Columbus should not be torn down in response to the death of George Floyd, because it would amount to erasing history.
An 18-year-old high school student was allegedly so upset after finding out a woman he went home with was transgender that he killed her.
The leader of the Chicago police union -- and sources -- are sharing a different side of the story with FOX 32. They claim the officers were told they could be in Congressman Rush's office.
Adam Hollingsworth, who calls himself the “Dreadhead Cowboy,” wanted to keep the peace amid a weekend of violence in the Windy City.
A crowd of people allegedly threw bottles at police officers Tuesday night while the officers were arresting someone with a gun following a Wentworth Gardens shooting that wounded a 5-year-old girl and two other teens.
A 33-year-old woman claiming to be infected with COVID-19 allegedly spit in a nurse’s face early Monday in an Aurora hospital.
A northwest suburban woman was found dead after her dog attacked her this month in Ingleside.
A 16-year-old Wheeling boy named Zach Leviton has died, and doctors suspect he may have had coroanvirus.
Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot says she believes the stay-at-home order issued by Illinois Governor JB Pritzker will extend past April 30 and into May.
An 18-year-old man is accused of shoving Marine veteran Mamadou Balde in front of a CTA train and killing him.
On Facebook, staff at Liquorama said Christ Douvlis was the “greatest friend to all who knew him.”
A federal judge in New York on Tuesday denied R&B singer R. Kelly's request for release from jail in Chicago because he was concerned he could contract the coronavirus while behind bars.
A Chicago animal shelter has some great news to share in spite of the ongoing COVID-19 crisis. Chicago Animal Care and Control says it has run out of adoptable dogs for the first time ever.
The sites in Arizona, Florida, Illinois, Kentucky, Louisiana and Texas will be able to test up to 3,000 people per day.
A man who killed his wife and then himself earlier this week in southwest suburban Lockport Township told family that he feared he and his wife had contracted the coronavirus, according to police.