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She will be sentenced on February 3, WGLT reported. She could face life in prison because the jury found the murder to be heinous and with wanton cruelty. During the trial, videos were shown of Baker...

Illinois public schools will be required to teach about the contributions of LGBTQ people across the state and the country — under a new law approved by Gov. J.B. Pritzker. The law, signed by Pritzker...

Stanley Tigerman, an architect and provocateur noted for playful buildings that offered alternatives to the glass and steel boxes that characterized Chicago for much of the 20th century, died on Monday...

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SPRINGFIELD, Ill. — Illinois’ capital-city newspaper, a 188-year-old institution tied intimately to Abraham Lincoln, is without a news chief after its editor resigned in hopes of sparing more layoffs,...

Brooke Naylor was found dead Friday nearly a week after she was reported missing. (Illinois State Police) A 20-year-old Illinois woman whose body was found Friday — days...

Illinois State Trooper Christopher Lambert (Illinois State Police) An Illinois state trooper was struck and killed Saturday while investigating a traffic crash, police said. Trooper...

More than 20 schools in Illinois, including St. Benedict’s in Chicago, reportedly have installed emergency response alarms on campuses in preparation for possible...

Maybe having the groom behind bars during the wedding was a deal-breaker for this bride. The Chicago Tribune reports that an unidentified bride-to-be was a no-show at her own wedding to kidnapping and...

An Illinois man was convicted for first-degree murder – again – for shooting dead a man who allegedly went to his house to pay for sex with his then-pregnant wife. Timothy Smith, 34, was convicted...

The victim has also filed a police report with Chicago police. Nick Sauer, an Illinois state representative, is expected to resign after allegations that he shared nude photos of his ex-girlfriend in order...

“You should not be wearing that in the United States of America.” An apparently drunk man was caught on video harassing a woman for wearing a shirt with the flag of Puerto Rico on it, telling...

A former fire captain in Illinois convicted of drugging and raping a probationary employee in a videotaped attack has been sentenced to 36 years in prison. David “D.J.” Dunn, a former captain for the...

Savannah Phillips was flying from Oklahoma to Illinois on Tuesday when the horrible encounter with the man sitting next to her happened. In a Facebook post Savannah said the passenger, who appeared to...

Call it a wild surprise! Police in Illinois shared a snap of a “puppy” on social media — as well as its true identity. “This cute puppy was brought to the PD after a concerned resident found...

GOREVILLE, Ill. — A coroner says a southern Illinois man fell more than 60 feet to his death after apparently losing his footing near a waterfall at a state park. Williamson County Coroner Mike Burke...