{FD} Fellow detainees applauded suspected Chicago cop killer: report

Five detainees in an Illinois jail could face additional time behind bars after they allegedly applauded a suspect accused of killing a Chicago police officer earlier this week, authorities said.

{FD} The ‘curse’ of winning the lottery?

The New Hampshire woman who won the $559.7 million Powerball jackpot last month is refusing to claim her prize until she's assured anonymity. And she may have a compelling reason to seek the guarantee.

{FD} Chicago anti-gang cops may have robbed drug dealers: report

Multiple members of a Chicago Police Department anti-gang unit have been stripped of their authority following a federal probe into allegations that they robbed drug dealers.

{FD} Illinois Dem mocks Trump’s SOTU: ‘Whoever translated it for him from Russian did a good job’

U.S. Rep. Luis Gutierrez mockingly praised President Donald Trump’s State of the Union address Tuesday night, saying in a statement that it was “clear and well-delivered,” and that “[w]hoever translated it for him from Russian did a good job.”

{FD} Illinois professor on paid leave amid accusations of filming students in bathroom

University of Illinois Professor Jay Rosenstein, a documentary filmmaker and vocal opponent of Native American sports mascots, was recently arrested -- but not charged with a crime -- for allegedly following and filming members of a pro-Chief Illiniwek group into a bathroom during a basketball game.

{FD} ‘Serial Stowaway’ woman arrested again at Chicago O’Hare airport days after being released from jail

A woman known as the “serial stowaway” was arrested again on Sunday at Chicago O’Hare International Airport, just three days after she was released from jail after being nabbed for flying ticketless from the Illinois city to London last week.

{FD} Greyhound bus chased by police after illegal immigrant threatens passengers

A man aboard a Greyhound bus who allegedly threatened to shoot and kill fellow passengers on Friday, leading police on a chase that began in Wisconsin and ended in Illinois, is an illegal immigrant, and is now facing terror charges.

{FD} Bullets, ballots and babies: A look at new state laws coming in 2018

From buying bullets to casting ballots, states across the country are ushering in a wave of new laws in 2018.