Donald Trump commuted former Democratic Illinois Governor Rod Blagojevich's sentence for trying to sell Barack Obama's Senate seat when he was elected president.
Chase Thompson, who has autism, was struck by a car in Deerfield, Illinois, shortly after he managed to get out of his family home.
The man donned a yellow surgical mask before spraying Lysol on produce, clothing, and health and beauty items, police said.
A total of five cases of the new coronavirus have been confirmed in the U.S. since the outbreak started in China in late 2019.
Police officers responded to reports of a hazard blocking a road in Wheaton, which turned out to be around 60 donuts.
The charity arm of the global sports brand is helping to build a new public athletic facility at the planned Obama Presidential Center in Chicago.
Doctors report higher incidents of cannabis-related problems, such as confusion, anxiety, paranoia and hallucinations.
Governor JB Pritzker has pardoned over 11,000 former drug offenders ahead of Illinois legalizing the drug in 2020.
Researchers with IBM Watson Health published a study in 2018 finding that, nationwide, patients pay on average $349 in out-of-pocket costs for diagnostic mammograms.
Though the item has long been historically linked with the president, a recent Illinois state study suggest it may never have belonged to Honest Abe.
The Illinois Republican Party said it's planning an awareness campaign aimed at derailing the 2020 candidacy of an anti-Semitic activist and Holocaust denier who managed to get back on the 3rd Congressional District ballot.
Officials in Illinois threw out the marijuana convictions of over 1,000 people Wednesday, a few weeks before a new law legalizing cannabis is set to take effect in the state.
Michelle Passley, 44, was arrested after she bought beer at a gas station convenience store and drank it while picking up students in Aurora, Illinois, police said.
Illinois law does not explicitly authorize district employees to carry weapons in school, nor does it delegate the authority to make such a decision to local boards.
Evangelist Franklin Graham expressed his outrage over an Ohio school district's decision to allow transgender students unrestricted locker room access in a pair of tweets.
The ad, showing a black student in class, was first posted on Craigslist, but quickly circulated among students at Naperville Central High School in Naperville, Illinois.
The case concerns three Illinois residents who filed a federal civil rights lawsuit alleging a failure to protect African American children from gun violence.
The president will draw large protests. Illinois is a state where the president's message of "America first" is considered a "trigger-term" and a macro aggression.
"She came to the drive-thru window and made threats, and then eventually threw a glass bottle at the drive-thru window, causing it to break," Peoria police said.
A man who plowed his SUV through a Chicago area mall in September was diagnosed with paranoid schizophrenia three years ago and also has bipolar disorder, according to his sister.
Video showed workers at Sooper Lube shop in Joliet making a series of racist remarks and gestures inside the store.
To combat fears of immigration raids stirred up by the Trump Administration's ICE policies and a rejected attempt at getting an immigration question on the 202 census, Mayor Lori Lightfoot plans to dedicate $2.7 million to the upcoming 2020 census, and calls it the "ultimate form of protest" against Trump's government.
In the video posted to Twitter, the vehicle can be seen ramming into a kiosk, passing a Forever 21 store and then striking another store.
"To me, choosing to support is about more than just policy. It's also about who puts in the WORK. Are they wearing out their shoes? Marie is. Her supporters are. Let's knock doors & join them," the congresswoman tweeted.
Todd W. Barrick Jr., who bears an uncanny similarity to the TV antihero, is wanted for violating his parole from earlier methamphetamine possession charges.
The teenager has to be reminded every day that her uncle is no longer alive, and has to read over detailed notes each afternoon to remember what was said in class that morning.
The 2-year-old victim, who has not been named, passed away from her injuries after being rushed to Advocate Christ Medical Center in Oak Lawn, officials said.
Illinois state Senator Martin Sandoval has been criticized by both Republicans and Democrats for allowing a mock assassination of President Donald Trump to be staged at his fundraiser.
"We are excited to pass and enact the Inclusive Curriculum Law in 2019 [in] the 50th anniversary year of the Stonewall Riots," said Brian C. Johnson, CEO of Equality Illinois.