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.
911 Tape Reveals Accused Judge's Pleas For Colleague To Wake UpA former southern Illinois judge who has been charged with drug possession can be heard on a 911 tape trying to revive a colleague who died of a cocaine overdose.
Man Convicted Of DUI In Crash That Killed Lombard BikerMichael Moreno was involved in a road rage incident with another vehicle. Following the incident, he chased the other vehicle, then crashed into Gerald Puglise's motorcycle, killing Puglise.
Truck Noise Complaint Leads To Cocaine Charge A man revving his pickup truck’s engine in his own driveway was arrested Wednesday in northwest suburban Elgin after a neighbor complained about the noise, and responding police found cocaine in the truck’s cup rest.
Police Find $10 Million Worth Of Cocaine In McKinley Park HomeProsecutors said police found 79 kilograms of cocaine with a street value of about $10 million in the home of a McKinley Park man after they arrested him Friday night.