Illinois

Allison Madison was elected the first Black woman mayor in Mound City, 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.

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

https://www.instagram.com/p/BJ-6e8vAbG4/?taken-by=tionnanorris&hl=en A teacher’s note exposed by a black Illinois mother has gone viral after the educator complained in a letter that the student’s hair “stinks.” Tionna Norris received a letter from her 3-year old daughter Amia’s teacher on Monday saying that the children were complaining that Amia’s hair stinks and advised the mom to use […]

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 […]

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…