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Michelle Bertoncini. (Credit: Kane County Sheriff)

Prosecutors: Woman Plotted To Disable Ex-Husband To Win Custody Of Children

Police say a suburban mom was so desperate to get her children back that she hired people to carjack and then disable her ex-husband and his new wife.

02/27/2014

U.S. Sen. Mark Kirk discusses his recovery from a stroke, a day before he returns to work at the U.S. Capitol. Kirk suffered the stroke on Jan. 23, 2012, and underwent extensive rehabilitation before his scheduled return to the Senate on Jan. 3, 2013. (Credit: CBS)

Kirk Wants Feds To Fight Gangs In Chicago

U.S. Senator Mark Kirk is once again shining a spotlight on the problem of street-gang violence.

08/19/2013

Attorney General Eric Holder (Photo by Chris Graythen/Getty Images)

Opinion: Eric Holder Continues To Show Contempt Of Congress

Attorney General Eric Holder continued to show contempt of Congress in his remarks following the House vote to hold him “in contempt” for refusing to hand over documents associated with the Fast and Furious operation.

06/29/2012

President Barack Obama and Attorney General Eric Holder (Photo credit PAUL J. RICHARDS/AFP/Getty Images)

Opinion: Fast And Furious Will Destroy Obama

Wednesday, June 20, 2011 will go down in history as the day that was the beginning of the end for President Barack Obama’s presidency. With the president’s execution of executive privilege regarding United States Attorney General Eric Holder’s “Fast and Furious” gun-walking scandal.

06/21/2012

Church Fire

Federal Investigators Probe Fire At Geneva Church

Federal officials are investigating after a fire broke out last weekend at a church in Geneva.

CBS Chicago–06/21/2012

An ATF sniffer dog checks out a flower planter at McCormick Place Thursday in anticipation of the NATO summit. (CBS)

NATO Set-Up Nearly Complete At McCormick Place

Foreign reporters were just beginning to arrive Thursday, as crews put the final touches on the lakefront convention hall.

05/17/2012

Randall Dockens

Canine Teams Head To Chicago To Help With NATO Security

Several out-of-state canine teams are here in Chicago to help with NATO security – teams from the federal Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives.

WBBM Newsradio–05/17/2012

Police-Federal Cooperation

Federal Agents To Assist Police In Fighting Crime On South, West Side

Mayor Rahm Emanuel and police Supt. Garry McCarthy on Friday announced partnerships with federal law enforcement to reduce violent crime in police districts on the South and West sides.

CBS Chicago–02/10/2012

(Credit: AP)

Nine Arrested After 18-Month Gang Investigation

Police and federal agents credit an informant with providing the information that led to the arrest of nine people early Tuesday on charges of illegally buying and supplying guns to members of a west suburban faction of a Chicago-based street gang.

CBS Chicago–08/23/2011

Latin King Gang Sign (Photo Credit: PEDRO ARMESTRE/AFP/Getty Images)

High-Ranking Latin Kings Leaders Convicted

Prosecutors are hailing the conviction of the alleged top leader of the Chicago-based Latin Kings as a blow to one of the nation’s most powerful street gangs.

WBBM Newsradio–04/06/2011