Illinois

15-year-old Martell Williams said police in Waukegan, Illinois, arrested him at school and coerced him into a false confession for attempted murder. He also said a cop offered him McDonald's in exchange for his confession.

A video taken from a classroom inside Proviso West High School in Hillside, Illinois, that was released by authorities on Friday shows a Black school employee grabbing and throwing a non-Black student to the ground. The school employee was immediately arrested.

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The LaSalle County Coroner's Office has officially declared that 25-year-old Illinois State University college student Jelani Day died as a result of drowning in the Illinois River where his remains were found on September 4.

After Jelani Day’s body had been identified, his mother, Carmen Bolden Day, was not immediately allowed to view the body, which she discovered was missing virtually all its organs after a second autopsy was performed at the family’s request.

Two employees who participated in the racist moving of black patrons at a Buffalo Wild Wings have been fired. As previously reported a Naperville, Illinois Buffalo Wild Wings made national headlines after a group of patrons decided to leave after being asked to move tables because a regular customer “didn’t want blacks sitting nearby.” During the racist […]

  Join Our Text Club To Get The Latest Music, Entertainment, Contests And Breaking News On Your Phone. Text BALTIMORE to 24042 to join!   R.Kelly’s home state of Illinois is denying his request to perform at “Spring Break Jam.” The music festival which is taking place on the Illinois State Fairgrounds in the month of […]

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

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 […]

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