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Federal Carjacking and Firearm Charges Filed Against Male Suspect for Allegedly Stealing Vehicle at Gunpoint in Chicago

CHICAGO — A federal grand jury has indicted a male suspect on carjacking and firearm charges for allegedly stealing a vehicle at gunpoint in Chicago. On the afternoon of May 27, 2020, Elias Quinones-Figuerora forcibly […]

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U.S. Attorney John Lausch and Attorney General William P. Barr Provide Update on Operation Legend: 61 Charged in 49 Cases

John R. Lausch, Jr., United States Attorney for the Northern District of Illinois, today, Wednesday, August 19, 2020, joined Attorney General William P. Barr to announce an update on Operation Legend. Operation Legend is a […]

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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 […]

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

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 with […]

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

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 General […]