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

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 and […]

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Leader of Drug Trafficking Organization Sentenced 20 Years in Federal Prison for Supplying Heroin To Open-Air Market on Chicago’s West Side

CHICAGO — The leader of a drug trafficking organization has been sentenced to 20 years in federal prison for supplying heroin to an illegal open-air market on the West Side of Chicago. He could have […]

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Alleged Chicago Black Disciples Gang Leader Among 23 Defendants Charged in Federal Drug and Gun Investigation

United States Attorney for the Northern District of Illinois announce the arrest of 23 during sweep targeting Chicago gang Black Disciples (Jim Williams/CBS Chicago). CHICAGO — The alleged leader of the Black Disciples street gang […]

Antonio Jones, Arlington Heights home invasion and robbery suspect
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Chicago Resident Antonio Jones Pleads Guilty to Heroin Possession, $50,000 Burglary on Brittany Drive After Alleged Home Invasion, Robbery in May 2017

Antonio Jones, 33, of the block of 1000 West 14th Street Chicago pleaded guilty to possession of heroin and residential burglary Wednesday June 26, 2019 in exchange for two 12-year sentences. Jones will serve the […]

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10 Defendants Charged in Federal Drug and Gun Investigation Centered on Chicago’s West Side — Especially East Garfield Park

CHICAGO — Ten individuals are facing criminal charges involving illegal gun possession and illegal drug possession and drug trafficking as part of a federal drug and gun investigation in Chicago, involving the Chicago Police Department, […]

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Brother Accused of Delivering Fatal Dose Heroin, Fentanyl and Cocaine to Sister in McHenry

McHenry police and firefighter/paramedics responded on Friday August 31, 2018 when Christopher Crimaldi called police to his apartment (undisclosed) for help with his sister. When police officers arrived, they found Crimaldi’s sister unresponsive. His sister […]

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Lake County Sheriff’s Corrections Officers and Court Security Officers Save Life of Man Suffering Opioid Overdose in Courtroom

Three Lake County Sheriff’s Correctional Officers saved the life of a man suffering an opioid overdose in a courtroom on Wednesday, August 16, 2017 about 10:30 a.m. Lake County Sheriff’s Court Security Officers observed a […]

Maria Garza convicted manufacture and delivery of cocaine, the manufacture and delivery of heroin, trafficking methamphetamine
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Arlington Heights Woman Convicted of Running Drug Operation from Home and Buffalo Grove Pizza Place

Maria Garza, 43, was convicted Tuesday of the manufacture and delivery of cocaine, the manufacture and delivery of heroin, methamphetamine trafficking, and trafficking of a controlled substance, according to court records. Garza was held in […]

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If Prince Died of Overdose, He May Not Have Had Personal Naloxone Kit or May Not Have Had Enough Narcan

TMZ: Prince treated for drug overdose days before his death in Moline. UPDATE: TMZ reported after this article that sources in Moline, Illinois told TMZ that Prince’s entourage told responders he had taken Percocet (opioid […]

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Police and Paramedics Respond to Report of Heroin Overdose Near Sunset Meadows Park, Arlington Heights

Arlington Heights police and firefighter/paramedics responded about 11:19 PM Monday to a report of a drug overdose victim near Sunset Meadows Park. Police and firefighter/paramedics received a report that a male victim, age 19, overdosed […]