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.

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.

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…

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…

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…