Gang Thieves Use Rail Yards As Shopping Malls, Steal Scores Of GunsStreet gang thieves repeatedly have broken into box cars at Norfolk Southern Railway yards on the South Side, and made off with more than 150 guns in three heists since 2014.
Report: ATF To Beef Up Its Presence In ChicagoAbout 20 agents for the federal bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives are being transferred to Chicago, according to CNN.
Hole Found In Roof Of Southwest Side School, Possible Explosive DeviceA charred hole was found Wednesday in the roof of a Southwest Side School, of what looked to be the result of an explosion.
Four Bombs Found In Wauconda Home After Threat Against PoliceTom Ahern, spokesman for the U.S. Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives, said the suspect’s threat alone was deemed credible enough to evacuate homes near the 400 block of Lake Shore Boulevard.
Flea Market Fire Probes Expands, Investigators Making 'No Assumptions'Federal investigators have begun sifting through the rubble of a Humboldt Park flea market destroyed by a massive fire earlier this week, a blaze sources said was intentionally set.
ATF Boosts Investigation Into Flea Market FireFire investigators are calling in additional members from the Bureau Of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms as authorities try to determine the cause of a massive fire that destroyed a West Side flea market.
Two Suspects Shot During Weapons Raid By Chicago Cops, Feds
Durbin Urges More Police Departments To Use Federal Gun Tracing ToolU.S. Sen. Dick Durbin has renewed his push for local police departments to take advantage of what he believes is a critical law enforcement tool: electronic tracing of guns.
Fire Scorches Campaign Office Of Mayoral Candidate In HarveyA federal official says the blaze appears suspicious. CBS 2's Roseanne Tellez reports.
Prosecutors: Woman Plotted To Disable Ex-Husband To Win Custody Of ChildrenPolice 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.
Kirk Wants Feds To Fight Gangs In ChicagoU.S. Senator Mark Kirk is once again shining a spotlight on the problem of street-gang violence.
Opinion: Eric Holder Continues To Show Contempt Of CongressAttorney 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.