Bullet fired from outside hits Chicago paramedic's hat inside ER
The bullet struck the bill of the paramedic's baseball-style hat and the paramedic was not injured.
States at disadvantage in race to recruit cybersecurity pros
In a high profile example, after warnings of weak security, Kwame Raoul's Illinois Attorney General's Office was hit by a cyber attack in April of 2021 that has cost his office an estimated $2.5 million in crisis management spending.
Two students at Simeon, both 15-years-old, killed just hours apart
Kentrell was a member of Good Kids Mad City, a youth group working to end violence. Jamari played football and loved sports.
Police: Body in river was missing Illinois State student
Day, 25, was last seen at the Illinois State campus on Aug. 24. His car was found in Peru two days later. The body was discovered in the Illinois River in the LaSalle-Peru area on Sept. 4.
Shootings, school fights in Peoria; police: 'time to act'
There were nine arrests related to a large fight last Friday at Peoria High School and the city has had 23 homicides this year.
Ex-Kankakee official sent to prison for $2 million theft
Richard Simms, 74, acknowledged diverting money through a fraudulent software invoicing scheme.
Body found in Wyoming believed to be Gabby Petito
Attorney Richard Benson Stafford indicated that the family would make a public statement at a later date, and he thanked officials with the FBI, Grand Teton Search and Rescue, and other agencies that participated in the search for Petito.
NY millionaire Robert Durst guilty of best friend’s murder
The story of the estranged scion of a New York real estate developer, has been fodder for New York tabloids since his wife vanished. Hollywood couldn't resist making a feature film about his life that eventually led to the documentary and discovery of new evidence.
Chicago awards $20.5M to 2 men allegedly framed by detective
The two men spent 23 years in prison before they were released in 2016. A key witness in their case admitted that he'd lied about hearing them confess because now-retired detective, Reynaldo Guevara, had threatened to beat him if he didn't.
Sheriff: Chicago woman missed flight and falsely said bomb on plane
The plane was already taxiing out to the runway but had not taken off when it was rerouted.