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Northwestern University

Feds Look Into Racist Graffiti Incidents At Northwestern

The FBI is stepping in to help Northwestern University police after at least four incidents of racist and anti-Semitic graffiti on the Evanston campus.

06/29/2015

Chicago Parking Meter (CBS)

LAZ Parking Executive On Leave Amid Federal Bribery Probe

Federal agents have been investigating the LAZ Parking executive on allegations he took kickbacks to steer a contract for meters in Chicago to a favored company. The FBI filed an affidavit in February to search two email accounts tied to the executive, who called the allegations “news to me” and declined to comment.

06/19/2015

Chicago Parking Meter (CBS)

Feds Focus On LAZ Executive For Alleged Parking Meter Bribe

Federal agents have been investigating an executive with the firm that manages Chicago’s privatized parking meters on allegations he took kickbacks to steer a meter contract to a favored company, according to a court record obtained by the Chicago Sun-Times.

06/17/2015

Cardinals general manager John Mozeliak. (Getty IMages)

Cardinals Being Investigated For Allegedly Hacking Astros’ Player Database

The FBI and Justice Department has opened up a probe of the Cardinals’ front office.

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Opinion: No, The Year-To-Year Rise In Law Enforcement Officer Deaths Isn’t Because People Hate Cops

Who knows, maybe there is a grand conspiracy to murder police officers. But you know what? The numbers provided by the FBI don’t come close to proving that. If you say otherwise, you are a liar.

06/09/2015

The sister of former Yorkville High School wrestling team equipment manager Stephen Reinboldt (left)  has said her brother, who died in 1995, told her wrestling coach Dennis Hastert sexually abused him throughout high school. Hastert, who later rose to be U.S. Speaker of the House, has been indicted for allegedly trying to cover up apparent hush money payments to an acquaintance in Yorkville, to cover up allegations of sex abuse. (Yearbook photos)

Woman Says Hastert Sexually Abused Her Brother

Jolene Burdge of Billings, Montana, told The Associated Press on Thursday that the FBI interviewed her in mid-May about Hastert. She said her brother told her before he died in 1995 that his first homosexual contact was with Hastert and that the relationship lasted through all of his high school years.

06/05/2015

Surveillance camera images of a man who robbed a TCF Bank branch attached to an Ultra Foods store in Chicago Heights. (Credit: FBI)

Man Robs Chicago Heights Bank

The bank attached to an Ultra Foods at 601 W. 14th St. was robbed Tuesday at 10:47 a.m., according to the FBI.

06/03/2015

FBI

FBI Behind Mysterious Surveillance Flights Over Chicago, Other US Cities

The FBI is operating a small air force with scores of low-flying planes across the country carrying video and, at times, cellphone surveillance technology — all hidden behind fictitious companies that are fronts for the government, The Associated Press has learned.

06/02/2015

Roderick V. Burton (FBI)

Feds Nab Suspected ‘Black Cap Bandit’

Roderick V. Burton, 48, was taken into federal custody Tuesday, according to a statement from the FBI.

06/01/2015

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DePaul Expert: Jet Hacker May Help Improve Air Safety

(CBS) — A computer hacker told the FBI he took control of a jetliner’s engines not long after he departed a flight that passed through Chicago. Is he just bragging? Or has he exposed a […]

05/18/2015

Surveillance images of the "Bandage Bandit," suspected of robbing at least four Chicago banks from March 31 to April 28, 2015. (Credit: FBI)

FBI: ‘Bandage Bandit’ Attempted Sixth Bank Robbery On Friday

A man suspected in five Chicago bank robberies tried to rob a sixth bank in the Lake View neighborhood on Friday, the FBI said.

05/18/2015

FBI Investigating 2013 Police Shooting Of Two Teens In Roseland

The teens were wounded on Dec. 22 near 95th and La Salle after Chicago Police officers curbed a stolen car packed with joyriders, the department said in a statement after the incident.

05/15/2015

Michael Hernandez and his wife and daughters. (Family Photo)

Family Of Missing Indiana Man Pleads For FBI To Get Involved In Search

The family of a missing father from Crown Point is asking for the feds to get involved to help find him.

05/13/2015

Surveillance images of the "Bandage Bandit," suspected of robbing at least four Chicago banks from March 31 to April 28, 2015. (Credit: FBI)

Reward Up To $10,000 For Arrest Of “Bandage Bandit”

The FBI has increased the reward to $10,000 for information leading to the arrest of a serial bank robber dubbed the “Bandage Bandit,” after he struck for the fifth time Saturday.

05/13/2015

Surveillance images of the "Bandage Bandit," suspected of robbing at least four Chicago banks from March 31 to April 28, 2015. (Credit: FBI)

Reward Offered For Capture Of Bandage Bandit

The Bandage Bandit is suspected of robbing a PNC Bank branch at 2154 W. Madison St. on March 31, a Chase Bank branch at 3301 W. Cermak Rd. on April 6, a PNC Bank Branch at 3337 W. North Av. on April 22, and a PNC Bank Branch at 2300 N. Western Av. on April 28.

04/29/2015

The FBI released these photos of the "Bandage Bandit," a man suspected of robbing three West Side banks. (FBI)

‘Bandage Bandit’ Continues Robbing Banks

The suspect wore a large gauze bandage on the left side of his face during two of the robberies, which led to the “Bandage Bandit” moniker.

04/23/2015

Surveillance photo of a man suspected of robbing two northwest suburban banks in the last month. | FBI

Suspected Bank Robber In Federal Custody

Michael Feterick, also known as “Michael Retterly,” was charged Wednesday with robbing the Fifth Third branch at 1745 S. Eastwood Dr. in Woodstock.

04/16/2015

The intersection of 41st and Pulaski, where a Chicago police officer shot and killed a 17-year-old boy who refused orders to drop a knife he had used to slash the tire of a squad car. (Credit: Network Video Productions)

Death Of Teen Shot By CPD Officer 16 Times Focus Of Federal Investigation

The U.S. Attorney’s Office confirmed Monday that they are investigating the death of a 17-year-old who was shot by a Chicago police officer 16 times.

04/13/2015

Multiple surveillance pictures of the "Midday Bandit." (FBI)

‘Midday Bandit’ Sought By FBI

Authorities gave him that nickname because most of the heists happened between 9 a.m. and 3 p.m.

04/09/2015

Plot of sexual assaults in Chicago in 2014 using Chicago Data Portal numbers.

Sexual Assaults By Neighborhood, A Tale Of Two Chicagos

The narrative of Chicago’s crime is a tale of two cities – one safe, one violent. For proof, look no further than the number of reported sexual assaults across Chicago’s 77 community areas.

04/09/2015

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