Dozens of protesters outside Chicago Police Department's headquarters started marching as soon as they heard that a grand jury had decided not to indict a Ferguson, Missouri, police officer in the shooting death of an unarmed, black 18-year-old in August.
President Barack Obama says he joins with Michael Brown's family in urging peaceful protests after a grand jury decided not to indict the Ferguson police officer who shot and killed the unarmed, black 18-year-old.
Media outlets citing unidentified sources report the grand jury considering whether Police Officer Darren Wilson should be charged in the death of Michael Brown has reached a decision.
Citing "great sorrow, great rage" and "great determination," University of Virginia President Teresa A. Sullivan says she's suspending all the school's fraternities until Jan. 9.
The Rantoul Police Department is in the process of equipping all 23 of its uniformed officers with body-cameras.
President Obama has ordered a full review of the process the United States uses to try to recover Americans taken hostage overseas.
Indiana U.S. Sen. Joe Donnelly says he and his family are heartbroken for the parents of an American aid worker who was beheaded by Islamic State militants.
The so-called Islamic State has released a new video purporting to show the beheading of Peter Kassig, an American aid worker in Syria who was kidnapped in 2013.
A federal grand jury in West Virginia has indicted former Massey Energy CEO Don Blankenship for allegedly thwarting mine safety enforcement and conspiring to violate mine safety law.
James Kilgore could return to teaching at the University of Illinois, despite controversy over a past felony conviction. The Board of Trustees has said it’s leaving decisions on hiring him to those at the campus level.