Feds Charge 24 With Transporting Drugs To Chicago Via AmtrakTwo dozen people are facing federal drug charges after prosecutors say they used Amtrak trains to transport cocaine and heroin from California to Chicago.
Waukegan Man Sold Cocaine To Undercover OfficerDaniel Blalock is charged with four counts of unlawful delivery of a controlled substance and one count of unlawful possession by a felon.
Prosecutors: Driver In Fatal Indiana Crash In July Was On CocaineHancock County prosecutors said blood results from the day of the crash showed 53-year-old Charles Goodman was under the influence of cocaine. Prosecutors have added a new charge of operating while intoxicated, causing death.
South Loop Traffic Stop Nets More Than $200K In DrugsOfficers in the Chicago Police Department’s Bicycle Unit pulled a man over after they saw him talking on a cellphone while at a stoplight in the South Loop during the Thursday evening rush hour, police said.
Reputed "El Chapo" Lieutenant To Be Sentenced In Drug Cartel CaseA reputed lieutenant of captured Mexican drug lord Joaquin 'El Chapo' Guzman was to be sentenced Monday for his part in a $1 billion conspiracy to traffic narcotics to Chicago and other cities.
Secret Testimony Of Chicago Twins Who Took On 'El Chapo'Prosecutors have pulled back the curtain a little on the largest drug case ever made in Illinois, publicly revealing for the first time the secret testimony that the Flores brothers turned against Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman and his powerful Sinaloa drug cartel.
Emanuel Presses Springfield To Reduce Penalties For Minor Drug PossessionMayor Rahm Emanuel has called on state lawmakers to ease up on penalties for small-time drug possession cases, even though the city’s own effort to issue tickets for marijuana possession – rather than arrest suspects – has largely fizzled.
Former NFL Player Arrested On Drug Charges At Chicago NightclubFormer Denver Broncos player John Moffitt was arrested on battery and drug possession charges early Sunday morning at The Underground nightclub in River North.
Five Gang Members Charged After Elgin Drug BustThe charges were filed in a sealed complaint last week in U.S. District Court following an investigation that began in September 2012, according to the statement, which alleges that all the suspects are gang members.
Cops Seize $700K Of Drugs, Eight Guns In NW Indiana BustAuthorities in Lake County, Ind., on Tuesday showed off about three quarters of a million dollars worth of drugs seized in undercover operations in the past week, and six handguns and two rifles that allegedly were purchased by a Gary mother for her gang-member sons.
Man Arrested On Drug Charge After Getting Locked In Forest Preserve LotA man carrying cocaine in his car ended up calling the cops on himself Thursday night in a forest preserve near south suburban Crete.
Police Charge 23 In Drug Distribution RingChicago Police, the Drug Enforcement Administration and other agencies announced a major drug bust this afternoon, WBBM’s Terry Keshner.