Some of the ads on local websites are phony, with pirated home details. It’s already cost some victims thousands of dollars. CBS 2’s Dana Kozlov reports.
According to the FBI, violent crime and property crime were down nationwide for the first half of 2014 — but did America’s big cities also see drops?
Imagine losing a child, donating their remains –- only to learn the people who handled those remains are under federal scrutiny. CBS 2’s Brad Edwards reports.
Federal agents raided two suburban locations Tuesday. At one, investigators found a cache of documents and at the other, hundreds of body parts.
The suspects, both showing handguns, walked into the U.S. Bank branch at 600 W. 37th St. about 9:20 a.m., the FBI said. They then ran away with an undisclosed amount of cash.
The most recent robbery happened Wednesday at the BMO Harris Bank branch at 10705 Broadway in Crown Point, according to the FBI.
The bandit most recently robbed a Harris Bank branch at 1620 W. 95th St. on Dec. 6, according to a statement from the FBI. He approached the teller, made a threatening demand for money and implied he was armed, although he did not display a weapon.
A man suspected of robbing three banks in a week last summer struck again Wednesday at a west suburban bank he’d already robbed once before.
A former chief of staff to Ald. Howard Brookins pleaded guilty Thursday to taking a $7,500 cash bribe from an undercover FBI informant at a 2013 Christmas party at the alderman’s office, the Chicago Sun-Times reports.
Plumber George Hunter — whose sewer business has received more than $1.8 million from Cicero taxpayers without a contract — hasn’t signed a plea deal with prosecutors. Instead, Hunter, 59, entered a “blind plea,” admitting his guilt on two counts of tax evasion without any formal agreement with prosecutors.
The sizable drop in homicides in 2013 is great… as long as you don’t live in one of the neighborhoods that saw an increase.
The “Bully Bandit” is suspected of striking again Thursday morning in south suburban Riverside, in his fourth suspected bank robbery in the past month after a year-and-a-half hiatus.
Steve Mandell might have been convicted in one of the grisliest and most lurid federal trials in Chicago’s recent history, but he deserves a “glimmer of hope that he will one day be free at an old age,” his attorney Francis Lipuma argues in a court filing ahead of Mandell’s sentencing next month.
After apparently laying low for several months, the so-called Bully Bandit has struck again, robbing three more Chicago banks in the past month.
A man suspected of robbing a bank in Oak Lawn earlier this month struck again Wednesday, robbing a TCF branch in a Burbank grocery store, the FBI said.
The day after a suburban teen faces a judge, accused of trying to fly to Syria to support terrorism, the FBI is waging war on ISIS.
FBI agents have arrested a southwest suburban teenager, for allegedly trying to travel overseas to join the terrorist group ISIS.
The children of Burke Elementary School need your help.
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.