U.S. Senator Mark Kirk is once again shining a spotlight on the problem of street-gang violence.
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.
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.
Federal officials are investigating after a fire broke out last weekend at a church in Geneva.
Foreign reporters were just beginning to arrive Thursday, as crews put the final touches on the lakefront convention hall.
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.
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.
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.
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.