A day of anger over a fatal police shooting of an unarmed black man in suburban St. Louis turned to mayhem as people looted businesses, vandalized vehicles and confronted police who sought to block off access to several areas of the city.
Two Illinois residents have been indicted by a grand jury in Springfield for an alleged kidnapping hoax in June outside Champaign's Marketplace Mall.
In what's believed to be the largest stockpile of stolen Internet credentials in history, a Russian hacking ring has gathered more than 1.2 billion unique Internet credentials, according to Web security experts.
A Rockford man charged in the deaths of two people has pleaded not guilty to murdering one of them at a northern Illinois highway rest stop, including a Monticello woman.
Illinois state Rep. LaShawn Ford (D-Chicago) has pleaded guilty to misdemeanor tax fraud in federal court in Chicago.
A third suspect in the Allen Redding murder was arrested Thursday in Arkansas.
Champaign Police report additional charges --- and another arrest --- in connection with the June 24th murder of Allen Redding in the Garden Hills neighborhood.
A homeless woman was undergoing surgery Wednesday morning, after being critically injured in a shooting in northwest Urbana.
Another U.S. execution has gone awry, as Arizona officials who were attempting to put inmate Joseph Rudolph Wood to death today instead watched him gasp and snort for more than an hour after the mix of lethal injection drugs was administered, Wood's attorney says.
A decision on what to do with the Champaign county jails will be made at Thursday night’s county board meeting.