The boy is charged with two felony counts of hate crime for taking a photo of the victim at school on Nov. 14 and using the photo in an ad posted to Craigslist, according to the DuPage County state’s attorney’s office.
Students at Naperville Central High School were disciplined after administrators became aware of a “racially insensitive electronic post,” according to district officials.
A former Aurora elementary school teacher was sentenced to supervision and community service for failing to report suspected child abuse to authorities.
An Oak Brook police officer who tried to give a stranded man a lift ended up arresting him Friday after finding the man had a gun.
A teenager is facing felony charges for allegedly making violent threats against their high school Thursday in west suburban Naperville.
A purported street-gang leader from suburban Chicago who became radicalized in prison faces federal charges accusing him of seeking to provide money to Islamic State militants in Syria, according to a complaint unsealed Friday in U.S. District Court in Chicago.
A pedestrian was killed after he was hit by a vehicle Thursday in west suburban Aurora.
Police looking into an incident at a Chicago-area Buffalo Wild Wings found no indication that workers heard a white patron mention the race of a group of black customers when he asked that they not be seated next to him, but investigators said the employees had heard him make racist comments before.
A Calumet City man was charged Monday with the armed robbery of a Sprint store in west suburban Wheaton last week.
Two Aurora police officers have returned to full duty nearly nine months after being wounded in a mass shooting at the Henry Pratt Company.
UPDATE: Aurora police say the missing 5-year-old boy has been safely located near his church and reunited with his family Sunday night.
Strawberry Hampton, the transgender woman who is suing the Illinois Department of Corrections over her treatment while behind bars, is locked up again, accused of stealing from multiple homes in west suburban Elmhurst.
The president of Buffalo Wild Wings met with officials of a Chicago suburb where customers of a restaurant were asked to move to different tables because a patron didn't want to be seated near black people.
Six people, including three juveniles, were charged in a gang-related shooting Monday in suburban West Chicago.
It's not uncommon for women to get hair extensions or wear a wig, but now it's becoming mainstream for men, too. And you won't believe the transformations.
An attorney representing a group of black customers who say they were asked to change tables at a Chicago-area Buffalo Wild Wings because of their skin color urged the restaurant chain Tuesday to make wholesale changes to avoid a discrimination lawsuit.
An Addison woman was sentenced to 18 months in prison after she was shot by police in January while charging an officer with two knives.
Employees at a suburban Chicago Buffalo Wild Wings location have been fired after a racist incident.
After all the back and forth with the Chicago Public Schools teacher strike and the challenges on the Illinois High School Athletic Association, CPS athletes got their chance to compete Saturday in both cross country and football state playoffs.
Buffalo Wild Wings management said Saturday it's investigating after an allegedly racist incident at a restaurant in suburban Naperville.