Brian Howard was charged in federal court with one count of destruction of aircraft or aircraft facilities, the FBI said in a news release.
CBS 2 Chief Correspondent Jay Levine reports there is concern and admission that Chicago could be a target of an attack, and a target for terrorist recruiters.
Authorities had called him the “Hooded Bandit” because he often wore hoods during the alleged robberies.
The assault happened early Sunday morning in the 1200 block of Douglas in the south suburb. The victim was home alone at the time and told police he had what looked like a kitchen knife.
There was a litany of things for reporters to ask Chicago Police Superintendent Garry McCarthy today after he made a speech downtown – but he made a dash out of the room instead.
The data breach left some customers understandably shaken. CBS 2’s Derrick Blakley reports.
Known as the “No Boundaries Bandit,” the man described as a 200-pound Hispanic has robbed five Chicago banks, and now, seven in the suburbs—most recently in west suburban River Forest, according to the FBI.
Prosecutors on Wednesday revealed that the FBI is probing whether lawyer Beau Brindley encouraged drug dealer Rahshone Burnett to lie under oath. In an unusual move, agents raided Brindley’s office in the downtown Monadnock building last month and seized evidence.
A former Lyons police officer has been sentenced to 5 years in prison, for using his badge to steal contraband cigarettes from dealers he was arresting.
A former 12th Ward worker is suing the city and Ald. George Cardenas (12th), claiming she was unjustly terminated in May after she answered FBI questions about an investigation into allegations of illegal hiring. CBS 2 has learned that woman herself is accused of working a no-show job.
People pointing lasers at airplanes – it happens time after time in Chicago, and it’s more than a harmless prank. CBS 2’s Mike Parker reports.
A federal appeals court in Chicago heard rare oral arguments on Wednesday related to surveillance questions raised by disclosures from onetime government contractor Edward Snowden.
Attorneys for an Illinois legislator on trial for bribery suggested during cross-examination of an FBI agent that their client was entrapped by a government informant and federal investigators.
Despite so many high-profile arrests and convictions in political corruption cases in Chicago, the head of the local FBI office said there are still plenty of active investigations running.
Although numbers are vague, the crime of human trafficking presents a real challenge to law enforcement and welfare agencies, who have teamed up to try to raise awareness of troubled children who end up being manipulated or forced into prostitution.
In the two years since he was indicted on bribery charges, state Rep. Derrick Smith has defiantly maintained his innocence in public, but within hours of his arrest, he allegedly admitted to FBI agents that he “f – – – ed up” when he accepted a $7,000 cash bribe.
The robber, wearing a dark hoodie and carrying a red backpack, presented a demand note and implied he had a weapon, though none was shown, according to FBI spokeswoman Joan Hyde. No one was injured.
A bank robber dubbed the “Hooded Bandit” has struck for the sixth time, holding up a northwest suburban bank on Monday.
The Transportation Security Administration says the bags belonged to a 16-year-old and a 17-year-old who were returning from a school field trip to Europe.
Jeremiah Ellis, 28; and Ashley Patterson, 24, both of East Chicago, Ind., were arrested Friday in connection with a “takeover style” robbery at First Merchant Bank at, 4740 Indianapolis Blvd. in East Chicago, the FBI said.