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. […]

Lake County Human Trafficking Task Force Announced (SOURCE: Lake County State's Attorney's Office)
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County and Federal Officials Announce New Lake County Human Trafficking Task Force; Seeks to Free Victims

Today, Wednesday, February 9, 2022, county and federal officials announced the formation of a new task force directed at curbing sex and labor trafficking in Lake County. The Lake County Human Trafficking Task Force will […]

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DOJ: 2 Israelis, Russian, Volo Resident, Mundelein Resident Conspired to Export Thermal Imaging Scopes and Night Vision Goggles to Russia

A federal grand jury in Los Angeles unsealed an indictment Thursday, June 24, 2021 that accuses five defendants of conspiring to unlawfully export defense articles to Russia. Specifically, the defendants allegedly exported thermal imaging riflescopes […]

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Federal Prosecutors and IRS Criminal Investigation Agency Begin Criminal Investigation into Hunter Biden — Focusing on Business Dealings in China

Federal prosecutors in Delaware, working with the IRS Criminal Investigation agency and the FBI, have begun issuing subpoenas and seeking interviews, according to an unnamed source providing information to CNN. The Department of Justice rarely […]

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Justice Department Settles Sexual Harassment and Retaliation Lawsuit for Two Female Firefighters; Changes Houston Fire Department’s Training Practices

The Justice Department announced on Monday, October 26, 2020 that it has reached a settlement with the City of Houston resolving allegations that personnel at Houston Fire Department (HFD) Station 54 discriminated and retaliated against […]

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Kleptocracy Case: Goldman Sachs Charged in Foreign Bribery Case with Malaysian and Abu Dhabi Officials and Agrees to Pay Over $2.9 Billion Resolution

The Goldman Sachs Group Inc. (Goldman Sachs or the Company), a global financial institution headquartered in New York, New York, and Goldman Sachs (Malaysia) Sdn. Bhd. (GS Malaysia), its Malaysian subsidiary, have admitted to conspiring […]

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Arlington Heights Village Board Considers Ordinances to Ban or Regulate Retail Marijuana Dispensaries Prior to Legal Marijuana in Illinois Effective January 1, 2020

Tonight, the Village of Arlington Heights board will be considering ordinance drafts that could completely ban or limit marijuana sales within village limits. If the “complete ban” (Draft Ordinance A) does not move forward, “baby […]

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Husband and Wife Plead Guilty to Bank Robberies in Northern Illinois, Including Arlington Heights Robbery at the TCF Bank/Jewel December 2017

A husband and wife robbery team from Crystal Lake have pleaded guilty in federal court to multiple bank robberies in Northern Illinois. Daniel Plushkis, 27, pleaded guilty today to three counts of bank robbery, and […]

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51 Families Sue High School District 211, Department of Education, DOJ for Violating Student Privacy at Fremd

A group of students and parents at Fremd High School is suing the U.S. Department of Education and District 211 — Illinois’ largest high school district — after school officials granted a transgender student access […]