Police say Illinois woman faked cancer in order to collect donations.
A man charged with the murders of two girls in Illinois for which a Wichita Falls man was originally charged, gets the death sentence in a separate murder case in Virginia.
In a stunning ruling that has the potential to revolutionize college athletics, a federal agency said Wednesday that football players at Northwestern University can create the nation's first college athlete's union.
A security camera captures image of Blue Line train crashing into escalator at O'Hare Airport train stop.
An early morning commuter train accident at Chicago's O'Hare Airport leaves 32 injured.
With just seconds left, an Iowa woman is able to get out of car before its hit by train.
A fast moving storm creates multiple damaging tornadoes.
The suspect police say shot and killed five people early Wednesday morning inside a Manchester, Ill., home reportedly died at an area hospital after he exchanged gunfire with arresting officers.
Police say one person is dead after an accident involving a school bus carrying more than two dozen elementary school students and two other vehicles in northern Illinois.
A golfer was swallowed by a sinkhole and escaped after falling 18-feet below the ground.
Residents of tiny Worden, Illinois make their own Mardi Gras fun.
Police in two states and FBI agents on Thursday night were searching for a convicted murderer who was mistakenly released by Illinois authorities.
Two days after a teen who performed at President Obama's inauguration weekend was gunned down, Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel is set to yank 200 cops from desk jobs and make them fight crime on the streets.
The U.S. Supreme Court has rejected a Buffalo Grove atheist's final appeal in his lawsuit challenging the use of state funds to renovate an 11-story cross.
A massive fire ripped through a warehouse in Chicago's South Side Tuesday night, as firefighters were hampered by bone-chilling temperatures so low that water froze on their uniforms.
Firefighter say massive about of "personal property" slowed their efforts to rescue elderly couple.
In a victory for gun rights advocates, a federal appeals court on Tuesday struck down Illinois' ban on carrying concealed weapons -- the only total concealed-carry ban in the country.
Illinois may soon become the most populous U.S. state to grant a form of driver's licenses to illegal immigrants.