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.

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.

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

Peggy Hubbard, a St. Louis mother now living in Rockford, Ill., posted a Facebook video rant railing against the #BlackLivesMatter movement last Thursday. The video…

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…

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…