Illinois

Allison Madison was elected the first Black woman mayor in Mound City, Illinois.

Gift Kamau was last seen on the morning of March 30 leaving her home in Madison, Illinois, on her way to class at St. Louis University.

Dashcam video shows the officers slamming Lawrence Crosby down to the ground and punching him, despite the fact that the student's hands were raised in the air.

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, Illinois has lost more people than any other state during the course of the year.

Those behind the new measure believe that the hairdresser-client relationship can be helpful in identifying victims of intimate partner violence.

The 19-year-old college football player was awarded the 82nd Heisman Trophy for an outstanding sophomore season with the Cardinals.

Michaels released a statement condemning any form of "discrimination or racism" against employees, and vowed to launch an internal investigation.

A Black Illinois woman with felony firearm charges after she fired shots to ward off a gunman who killed her fiancé and the father of her two children.

As voters headed to the polls in five early voting states Tuesday, presidential candidates in both parties zig zagged across the country as they made last-ditch efforts to make an impression.

A grieving mother who lost her teenage daughter provided the gift of life to one of her closest friends. Vicki Olds, of Illinois, lost her daughter, Domonique “Nikki” Smith, at age 18 last year but donated her child’s heart so that her friend could live, reports ABC News. The touching tale unfolded after Old’s daughter passed […]

Melodie Gliniewicz, the widow of disgraced Illinois officer Lt. Charles Joseph Gliniewicz, was arrested this week after being charged with money laundering in connection to her husband's crimes.

The "Black Lives Matter" signs were thrown in the trash and covered with stickers that read "All," creating the much-criticized "All Lives Matter" refrain.