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Chicago Brothers Charged in Labor Trafficking Conspiracy — Accused of Forcing Mexican Immigrants to Work in Brothers’ Construction Trade

CHICAGO — Two brothers from Chicago have been arrested on a labor trafficking charge for allegedly forcing undocumented Mexican immigrants to work in the construction trade. Agustin Arias Lopez, 30, and Juan Arias Lopez, 32, […]

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Federal Jury Convicts North Riverside Resident of Laundering Drug Proceeds on Behalf of Traffickers in Mexico

CHICAGO — A federal jury has convicted a North Riverside resident of laundering illegal narcotics proceeds on behalf of drug traffickers in Mexico. In the summer and fall of 2017, Huazhi Han schemed with an […]

AR-15 "Ghost Gun" in illegal sale in Deerfield (SOURCE: US Attorney's Office Northern District of Illinois)
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Federal Jury Convicts Glenview Resident After Illegally Selling AR-15 “Ghost Gun” in Grocery Store Lot in Deerfield

CHICAGO — A federal jury has convicted a man on a firearm charge for illegally selling a “ghost gun” to a convicted felon in a Chicago suburb. The jury in U.S. District Court in Chicago […]

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Convicted Felon Admits Illegally Possessing Semi-Automatic Rifle at Veterans Affairs Hospital in Chicago

An armed man fired at the entrance of a Chicago veteran`s hospital Monday afternoon before stepping inside, where officials say he was quickly arrested before anyone was injured. YouTube Tips ⓘ CHICAGO — A convicted […]

Aafia Siddiqui (SOURCE: earlier FBI poster)
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All Hostages Safe, Incident Over at Congregation Beth Israel Synagogue on Pleasant Run Rd, Colleyville, TX

Hostage Taker Dead Colleyville Police Chief Michael Miller said all hostages are safe after being held in a synagogue for about 10 hours (KVUE / ABC affiliate Austin, Texas). YouTube Tips ⓘ During an on-scene […]

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Federal Indictment Charges Chicago Attorney With Insider Trading of Education Technology Company

CHICAGO — A Chicago attorney used insider information obtained from a friend to purchase shares of an education-technology company before it publicly announced strong quarterly earnings, according to an indictment returned in federal court. The […]