Emilio Guillen, sentenced to 50 years in prison without parole (SOURCE: DuPage County State's Attorney's Office)
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First of Two Murderers Found Guilty in West Chicago Shooting Death Sentenced to Fifty Years in the IDOC

DuPage County State’s Attorney Robert Berlin announced that late Wednesday afternoon, November 16, 2022 that Emilio Guillen, age 31, formerly of Rockford, was sentenced to fifty years in the Illinois Department of Corrections for the […]

North Chicago Police Department (Image capture September 2018 ©2022 Google)
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North Chicago Jail Death Investigation After Suspect Suffers Blood Loss from Extracted Dialysis Port

The Lake County Major Crime Task Force was activated this morning, Saturday, October 8, 2022, following a death which occurred in the North Chicago Police temporary jail/detention area. Preliminary investigation shows a 34-year-old man was […]

Apple Store Lincoln Park Chicago (Image captured June 2021 ©2022 Google)
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Armed Security for City of Harvey Mayor Shoot at Robber Attacking 86 Year-Old Man in Front of Apple Store Lincoln Park

Harvey Mayor Christopher Clark and his security detail fired shots after witnessing an armed robbery at North Avenue and Halsted Street (Jermont Terry/CBS Chicago). YouTube Tips ⓘ Police from Chicago responded about 2:30 p.m. Wednesday, […]

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U.S. Attorney’s Office Provides Update on Investigation into the Murder of Laquan McDonald: No Successive Prosecution of Former Police Officer Jason Van Dyke

CHICAGO — On April 13, 2015, the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Northern District of Illinois announced a joint federal and state investigation into the Oct. 20, 2014, fatal shooting of Laquan McDonald. On Nov. […]

Justice Department on Friday, April 1, 2022 announces superseding indictment charging 12 in gun-running conspiracy to supply firearms to gang members in Chicago (SOURCE: Department of Justice)
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DOJ: Superseding Indictment Charges 9 Gangster Disciples Plus 3 US Army Soldiers with Gun-Running to Chicago

Over 90 Firearms Illegally Sent from Kentucky and Tennessee to Streets of Chicago Nine members of the Pocket Town faction of the Gangster Disciples street gang now face federal conspiracy charges along with three U.S. […]