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CHICAGO — A west suburban woman was charged with misdemeanor animal cruelty after she took an alligator for a ride on the
Astronaut John Glenn, right, holds a gift watch presented to him at a Capitol ceremony by Sen. Everett Dirksen, R-Ill., on
Even more troubling: The body was nowhere to be found. In 2012, the morgue was hit with a lawsuit after a man's body was
A Chicago man was arrested Monday after police made the unsavory discovery he was illegally selling Indiana wildlife to food
The 38-year-old victim was treated at an area hospital for what police described as "several bite marks to her face including
Police believe the victim, 55-year-old Preston Smith, was attacked by his neighbor -- a man Smith has known for 30 years
The target of the impersonators' bogus traffic stop? An actual Chicago cop. Police say the officer, in his 40s, was heading
International News | Entertainment | Politics A 51-year-old Illinois man who received international media attention after
Andrew Maynard, 18, of Elk Grove Village, was arrested Saturday for the incident because witnesses didn't immediately come
Harris' hard-to-miss Sox tattoo on his face made it easy for police to I.D. him after the shooting victim offered a description
A Chicago woman who's racked up nearly 400 arrests over 35 years -- while using at least 83 different aliases -- is currently behind bars in downstate Illinois.
At the time of her arrest last summer, Cappleman described Miles as someone who has long "terrorized the community" with
Richard Vody broke into the home of an apparent acquaintance in south suburban Justice, Ill. around 8:45 a.m. on Friday, according
It's unclear where DeJesus obtained the alligator, but Buhnerkempe told DNAinfo selling an alligator is against state and
According to the Tribune, a preliminary dental examination was slated to take place Monday and an investigation into the
Russell told the Tribune several cremains of babies came from mothers who wouldn't even acknowledge their pregnancies. The
An apparent grenade was found Monday morning inside a bag of donated clothes at a thrift store on Chicago's Northwest Side
A Glenview, Ill. family awoke to a bus sliding into their front yard and shattering their home's front window Friday. According
One person suffered minor injuries Sunday evening when a black Lincoln Town Car crashed directly into an Apple Store in Chicago's
Bautista-Perez told the police a strange story of where he planned to take the bird, and according to the Tribune, said the