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.
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.