A federal prisoner who eluded authorities for more than two weeks after a daring escape from a Loop jail was caught Friday at a southwest suburban apartment complex, where he was trying to disguise himself as an older man.
The FBI is expanding the search for a convicted bank robber who escaped from the federal lockup downtown.
The FBI has expanded its search for a convicted bank robber who is still on the lam nearly two weeks after escaping the federal jail in downtown Chicago.
Bank robbers had a busy year in 2012. The FBI said robbers have hit 218 banks in the Chicago area as of Dec. 31, compared to 115 in 2011.
The FBI said Wednesday they believe Kenneth Conley, the federal inmate who – along with his cellmate – made a dramatic escape from the Metropolitan Correctional Center last week has likely left the Chicago area.
A former federal prosecutor, who is now a security consultant, believes it’s going to be hard for two bank robbers who escaped custody yesterday to stay under the radar and not be caught eventually.
A bank robber known for his aggressive behavior is wanted for up to four heists around Chicago over a two-week period.
The FBI says it is a pace that is expected to see the city pass 200 bank robberies by the time the year is out.
A man who already robbed five Northwest Side and suburban banks since late-October struck again Monday — this time in Glenview.
As the politicians on the “left” and other persons on the political “left” insist that the election is over and that is why the rest of Americans should move on and drop the Benghazi, Libya controversy, those “leftists” need to understand exactly why the truth about the Benghazi terrorist attack needs to come out.
A 10th Chicago police officer has been indicted in the FBI’s ongoing investigation of a scheme in which tow truck operators were paying bribes to cops who steered them work.
Petraeus must either volunteer to speak as a civilian or Congress must subpoena the former CIA Director to speak to complete the Benghazi puzzle.
The most recent robbery happened about 1 p.m. Thursday at a Citibank in the 0-100 block of North LaSalle Street, police said.
A grim anniversary will come this weekend for one of the nation’s most notorious cold cases.
A grocery store bank on Chicago’s Near West Side was held up Saturday morning.
An alleged plot to bomb a downtown Chicago bar apparently has been foiled, and a young man has been arrested, in a FBI undercover operation.
A former stripper testified Tuesday that Christopher Vaughn, accused of murdering his family five years ago, told her he wanted to leave his wife, but never mentioned he had children.
A man taken into federal custody in Streamwood Friday afternoon allegedly phoned in a bomb threat to an Iowa shopping mall earlier this week.
A Michigan Avenue bank branch was robbed Friday, by a man suspected of four bank robberies this month, three of them on Michigan Avenue downtown.
A south suburban man arranged to meet a 14-year-old girl for sex, but she turned out to be an undercover law enforcement officer, the FBI announced Tuesday.