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In Fox Lake, Ill. Lt. Charles Joseph Gliniewicz was gunned down after giving chase to three suspects in the area on Tuesday.

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Although African Americans make up just 13 percent of the U.S. population, we account for 33 percent of the missing in the Federal Bureau of…

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Rev. James Meeks joined Roland Martin on “NewsOne Now” to discuss why he and a group of Black pastors in Chicago backed Republican gubernatorial candidate…

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A group of African American pastors in Chicago fed up with Democrats in Illinois who did not do what they promised to do as it relates to education…

  There was no pomp and circumstance, no procession with classmates, but on Friday a school district in Illinois finally handed Alva Early his high…

CHICAGO — A federal judge on Monday postponed the sentencing hearing for former Illinois Congressman Jesse Jackson Jr. and his wife, noting it was being…

  Although she was only 4 hours late…. Hold on 4 hours late though RiRi?! What in the hell were you doing? I guess better…

Three women have been arrested after attacking a Red Lobster waitress in Fairview Heights, Ill., on Friday, CBS St. Louis reports. SEE ALSO: Is Affirmative…

A small northern Illinois town has a proactive new plan it hopes will attract new homeowners to build: $10,000 in cold, hard cash. Yorkville, Ill., a Kendall County city with a population of just more than 6,000, narrowly approved the plan, aimed at stimulating development on the city’s almost 9,000 vacant lots, during a City Council […]

A  Carterville, Illinois elementary school is mourning days after one of its kindergarten teachers hanged herself in her classroom. Linda Walker, 45, was found hanging in her classroom by a coworker at Tri-C  Elementary School on Monday. “Fortunately, our kids, staff and community is a tight, resilient group,” Carterville Superintendent Robert  Prusator said. “This is […]

JOLIET, ILLINOIS-Tiffany Startz is on trial for allegedly killing rapper, John “Fatboy” Powell with one punch at a party he was performing at with his group, Krazy Killaz, and charging women $5 to punch him in the face. Minutes after Startz punched Powell, he passed out and was taken to the hospital where he died. […]

ILLINOIS — The Illinois DREAM Act passed the state’s Senate by a margin of 45-11 Wednesday with wide bipartisan support. The act would establish a scholarship account to provide money for the education of students without legal status. Huffington Post reports: The state of Illinois doesn’t have the authority to grant citizenship. Instead, SB 2185 […]