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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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 […]

Handguns discovered at O'Hare (SOURCE: U.S Attorney's Office, North District Office)

Burbank Resident Sentenced to a Year and a Half in Prison for Conspiring to Straw Purchase Handguns in Tinley Park for Woman Headed for Cairo, Egypt

A male offender from Burbank, Illinois was sentenced on Tuesday, December 3, 2019 to a year and a half in federal prison for conspiring to straw purchase handguns on behalf of a woman who allegedly […]