State health officials announced Monday that 23 more residents have died as a result of the novel coronavirus outbreak, while another 974 are infected with the disease.
An autopsy commissioned for George Floyd’s family found that he died of asphyxiation due to neck and back compression when a Minneapolis police officer held his knee on Floyd’s neck for several minutes and ignored his cries of distress, the family’s attorneys said Monday.
After spending the day watching a peaceful protest from her metaphysical shop in downtown Aurora, Maria De Los Angeles was at home Sunday night when she had “a horrible feeing” and felt compelled to go back. When she returned to her business, I of the Angeles,…
Hundreds of volunteers, many armed with brooms and other cleaning supplies, were working to make repairs in downtown Aurora Monday morning following an evening of violence and looting.
Aurora will institute an 8:30 p.m. curfew Monday for the second consecutive night after vandals and looters did an estimated $3 million damage Sunday while protesting the death of George Floyd in Minneapolis.
Are you yearning to walk in a pretty place? Cantigny Park, Morton Arboretum, Naper Settlement and the Chicago Botanic Garden are reopening soon with some new restrictions.
The graphic murder of Bruce and Darlene Rouse in their 13-room house in Libertyville 40 years ago led to shock and a mystery that lasted for years.
Willow Creek Community Church’s new senior pastor is coming into the job with a caring nature and a preference to work behind the scenes instead of seeking celebrity from the pulpit, according to some top Christian leaders who know him.
The Illinois Department of Public Health announced Sunday that 1,343 additional COVID-19 cases have been confirmed in the state and 60 more people have died from the coronavirus.
Gov. J.B. Pritzker announced Sunday that he has called up 375 members of the Illinois National Guard to assist Chicago police in dealing with a possible resumption of protests that turned violent Saturday night in the city’s downtown.
A long Walk of Justice in Schaumburg and a rally at a busy intersection in Joliet reflect suburbanites frustrations with racial unrest
A 21-year-old man was fatally shot late Friday in an unincorporated area near Gurnee by someone he was likely acquainted with, authorities said Saturday.
A rocket ship built by Elon Musk’s SpaceX company thundered away from Earth with two Americans on Saturday, ushering in a new era of commercial space travel and putting NASA back in the business of launching astronauts from U.S. soil for the first time in nearly…
Fires burned unchecked and thousands protesting the police killing of George Floyd ignored a curfew as unrest overwhelmed authorities for another night in Minneapolis, and the governor acknowledged Saturday that he didn’t have enough manpower to contain the chaos.
YMCA centers in Naperville, Des Plaines and Niles will close permanently effective Monday because of financial pressures wrought by the COVID-19 crisis.
The Minneapolis police officer who was seen on video kneeling on the neck of George Floyd, a handcuffed black man who died in custody after pleading that he could not breathe, was arrested Friday and charged with murder.
Schaumburg trustees have given the go-ahead for the village’s planned development of an entertainment district at the northeast corner of Meacham Road and the I-90 tollway to take further steps in the weeks ahead.
The suburbs emerged from the state’s stay-at-home order today and into a less restrictive Phase 3 of the Gov. J.B. Pritzker’s Restore Illinois plan, as many residents looked forward to dining alfresco, doing a little shopping and finally getting a haircut.
A teenager is dead after a shooting outside a Mundelein pharmacy store, police said.
As restrictions on businesses and gatherings loosened Friday, state health officials announced 86 more deaths related to the COVID-19 outbreak that has claimed the lives of 5,270 in Illinois.