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$450K Bail For Man Accused Of Trying To Run Over Cop

Ricardo Castro-Beltran was laid up in a hospital bed Sunday, recovering from four gunshot wounds he received when he allegedly tried to run over a Chicago police officer who caught him smoking crack, authorities said.

08/11/2014

Handcuffs

Alleged Gangster Disciples Leader Arrested

Authorities have arrested the alleged patriarch of one of Chicago’s most notorious street gangs and dozens of his alleged subordinates on drug charges.

08/07/2014

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Prosecutors: Aurora Man Tried To Sell Air Freshener Beads As Crack Cocaine

A west suburban Aurora man, who allegedly crushed up air freshener beads and attempted to sell them as crack cocaine, was charged with two felonies on Monday.

07/03/2014

Court Generic

Former Robbins Cop Sues Village For Discrimination

A former Robbins police detective is suing village officials over alleged racial discrimination in hiring practices and for retribution when he sought drug charges against a relative of Mayor Tyrone Ward.

04/02/2014

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Five Gang Members Charged After Elgin Drug Bust

The 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.

03/11/2014

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Cops: Drug, Prostitution Ring Operated Near Merrillville H.S.

The suspects are accused of operating a prostitution ring, making bookings through a website for Finest Dynasty Inc., which offered “upscale companions” for an hourly rate. Crack cocaine was also being sold.

02/04/2014

Toronto mayor Rob Ford. (Photo by Dennis Grombkowski/Getty Images)

Toronto Mayor Denies Report A Video Exists Of Him Smoking Crack Cocaine

Toronto Mayor Rob Ford is denying a report that a video exists of him smoking crack cocaine with Somali drug lords.

670 The Score–05/17/2013

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Police Arrest 22 Gang Members In Drug Market Raids

The Chicago Police Department on Saturday announced that 22 alleged gang members were arrested and quantities of heroin, crack cocaine and cannabis were seized during two drug market raids on Friday on the city’s South and West sides.

07/29/2012

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19 Arrested In Federal Drug Trafficking Investigation

Federal prosecutors have charged 19 people for taking part in two drug rings that supplied large quantities of powder and crack cocaine to the city and suburbs.

06/07/2012

Andrae Griffin

Man Charged With Running Phony Rehab Home, Stealing From Patients

A Waukegan man is facing drug and theft charges after police say they caught him running a phony drug rehab home.

CBS Chicago–03/09/2012

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Police Seize More Than A Ton Of Pot In South Side Bust

Police have arrested four people and seized more than 2,100 pounds of marijuana in a drug bust in the South Side Englewood neighborhood.

02/22/2012

Jail/Prison

Man Hires Prostitutes, Tells Wife He Was Kidnapped

A 32-year-old southwest suburban man is facing a felony charge after allegedly paying a man and woman to have sex with him, then telling police and his wife he’d been kidnapped.

03/17/2011

Braun Debate

Braun Apologizes For Calling Rival A Crack Addict

Mayoral candidate Carol Moseley Braun offered a public apology Wednesday to a rival candidate she accused of being a crack addict.

CBS Chicago–02/01/2011

Braun Debate

Van Pelt-Watkins Wants Apology From Braun

Mayoral candidate Patricia Van Pelt-Watkins says she wants to hear an “I’m sorry” from Carol Moseley Braun, but she’s not betting on it.

CBS Chicago–02/01/2011

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Moseley Braun Says Opponent ‘Strung Out On Crack’

The mayoral candidate made the stinging remark against rival Patricia Van Pelt-Watkins, who has demanded an apology.

CBS Chicago–01/30/2011