A Texas man accused of working with former Chicago Bear Sam Hurd to arrange large purchases of drugs is now facing prison time.
For America’s big cities: the people who are supposed to have, need to have, and claim to have all the answers simply don’t have a clue.
Lawmakers who say the state health care cuts went too far are trying to move the pendulum back.
HARVEY, Ill. (CBS) — The Cook County sheriff says he and his team took dozens of suspected criminals off the streets in Harvey last week. As WBBM Newsradio’s Lisa Fielding reports, sheriff Tom Dart says […]
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.
A documentary from a Naperville teen takes a blunt look at drug use in her high school.
Inmates at the Lake County Jail were having coffee Thursday morning when officers with dogs stormed in.
Due to staffing shortages, the Cook County Medical Examiner’s office has announced that full autopsies will no longer be performed in certain cases in which drugs or alcohol might have led to a person’s death.
The top law enforcement officer in Kane County says he is disappointed more parents aren’t showing up for eye-opening presentations on the use of heroin by teenagers in the exurban county west of Chicago.
Police say two students at Stevenson High School are now facing charges after an investigation into alleged drug sales.
A former Chicago Police Officer has admitted that he helped a greet gang steal drugs, cash and weapons, prosecutors announced on Friday
The Lake County Major Crime Task Force is investigating an officer-involved shooting in Waukegan where an officer shot at a suspect who escaped by driving away and injuring at least one officer.
The Will County coroner has released the results of toxicology tests in the July 29 death of an Oswego woman at the Sybaris pool suite in south suburban Frankfort.
Three alleged gang members in the south suburbs are in serious trouble, after police say they fought with officers and tried to start a riot during a traffic stop last week.
Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle has spoken directly with police Supt. Garry McCarthy ending low-level marijuana arrests in the city.
Heriberto Viramontes, who awaits trial for the notorious 2010 baseball bat attack on two women in Bucktown, faces additional charges that he conspired with his girlfriend to smuggle marijuana into Cook County jail. A correctional officer has also been charged.
Former Chicago Police Supt. Jody Weis says his first priority as the new deputy director of the Chicago Crime Commission will be to assess the causes of gang and gun violence.
Imagine running from pharmacy to pharmacy to fill a prescription only to learn your much needed drugs were nowhere to be found.
About $2.7 million worth of marijuana and other drugs, and $15,000 in cash were seized by Chicago Police in a series of targeted search warrant in West Side areas known for narcotics-related crimes.
Chicago’s Inspector General says old problems persist in the way the City orders, stores and keeps track of prescription drugs for its clinics.