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U.S. Attorney’s Office Provides Update on Federal Prosecution, Ongoing Strategies To Combat Violent Crime in Chicago

40 CHICAGO — John R. Lausch, Jr., United States Attorney for the Northern District of Illinois, today, Monday, November 29, 2021, provided an update on federal prosecutions and strategies to combat violent crime in Chicago […]

Labar Spann Garfield Park, convicted murderer Garfield Park and Humboldt Park neighborhoods of Chicago (SOURCE: Chicago Police Department/Map data ©2021)
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Federal Jury Convicts Chicago Street Gang Leader of Participating in Racketeering Conspiracy Involving Multiple Murders, Other Acts of Violence

629 CHICAGO — A federal jury has convicted a leader of the Four Corner Hustlers street gang of participating in a criminal organization that committed murders and other acts of violence while brutally protecting a […]

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Chicago Male Convicted, Sentenced to More Than Six Years in Federal Prison for Unlawfully Dealing Shotguns and Other Firearms in Chicago

276 CHICAGO — A federal judge has sentenced a man to more than six years in prison for unlawfully dealing shotguns and other firearms in Chicago. Paris Steele illegally sold five firearms in Chicago in […]

Gun, money bill counter, and scale (SOURCE: Lake County Sheriff's Office)
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Four Defendants Charged With Federal Drug or Firearm Violations in Probe of Street Gang Activity in Lake County

433 CHICAGO — A joint federal and local criminal investigation in the far north suburbs of Chicago has resulted in federal drug or firearm charges against four individuals. Lake County Sheriff’s Office Special Investigations Group […]

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Lake County Sheriff’s SIG, ATF Successfully Dismantle Lake County Street Gang Operation, 10 Charged

1,104 Lake County Sheriff John D. Idleburg announced on Thursday, August 4, 2021, the Lake County Sheriff’s Office Special Investigations Group (SIG), a High Intensity Drug Trafficking Area (HIDTA) funded task force, in conjunction with […]

Glendale Heights condominium fire with two homicide Monday, August 24, 2020
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Two Victims Found Dead at Water’s Edge Condominium Complex Extra Alarm Fire in Glendale Heights Died from Gunshot Wounds 📌

1,265 Two found dead, one found injured in fierce extra-alarm condominium fire on Waters Edge Drive in Glendale Heights. A few residents of the Water’s Edge Condominium Complex in Glendale Heights thought they heard gunshot […]

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Two People Found Dead, Child Found Injured at Extra Alarm Fire at Water’s Edge Condominium Complex in Glendale Heights

1,264 Two found dead, one child found injured in fierce extra-alarm condominium fire involving a 3-story building in Glendale Heights. Police and firefighter/paramedics from Bloomingdale Fire Protection District responded about 10:02 a.m. Monday, August 24, […]

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First Federal Prosecutions Under ‘Operation Legend’ in Chicago: Three Suspects Charged in Federal Court With Illegally Possessing Guns or Ammunition

407 One Suspect Accused of Possessing a Machine Gun Federal authorities said the three face gun crimes charges under ‘Operation Legend’. All three suspects are in federal custody. CHICAGO — Three individuals have been charged […]

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President Donald Trump Announces Immediate Federal Intervention in Chicago and Albuquerque to Confront Violence in American Cities

524 President Trump announced Wednesday that he is expanding the Justice Department’s “Operation Legend” program to Chicago and Albuquerque, days after threatening federal intervention to confront violence in American cities. President Donald Trump and Attorney […]

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Twenty-Four Suspects Charged in Joint Federal And State Investigation of 2 Violent Street Gangs on the West Side of Chicago

525 CHICAGO — Twenty-four individuals are facing federal charges following an investigation targeting two street gangs responsible for firearms offenses, narcotics trafficking, and violence on the West Side of Chicago. During the investigation, dubbed “Operation […]

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Female Protester Charged With Arson for Torching Philadelphia Police Vehicles Found Via Social Media and Online Investigation; Held by Federal Authorities

462 FBI used social media to find Philadelphia woman who allegedly lit two Philadelphia police vehicles on fire. Lore-Elisabeth Blumenthal, age 33, has been charged with arson following photo evidence of the arson of two […]