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A tow truck in action. (CBS)

2 Investigators: Cop Convicted For Extorting Tow Truck Drivers

A Chicago Police officer who allegedly sought and received extortion payments from tow truck drivers for steering vehicle tows from accident scenes was convicted on Friday as part of the FBI’s Operation Tow Scam corruption probe.

05/10/2013

FBI

FBI Kills Suspect At Bank In Richmond

FBI agents shot and killed a suspect and arrested two others at a bank in far northwest suburban Richmond on Friday, authorities said.

05/10/2013

Paris Poe (FBI)

Illinois Fugitive Arrested In Wisconsin

An Illinois fugitive was arrested Thursday evening on a Madison highway after a daylong manhunt in south-central Wisconsin that drove several local schools to lock down for hours and left neighbors on edge, police said.

05/02/2013

Ahmad Tounisi, 18, allegedly wanted to go to Syria to join a terrorist group. (Family handout)

Federal Suspect’s Father: My Son Is No Terrorist

Abdella Ahmad Tounisi of Aurora is charged with one count of attempting to provide material support to a foreign terrorist organization. He is expected to make an appearance in federal court Tuesday morning.

04/22/2013

Sacred Heart Hospital, at 3240 W. Franklin Blvd. in Chicago. (Credit: CBS)

Feds Arrest Six In Kickback Scheme At Sacred Heart Hospital

Federal authorities have arrested the owner of Sacred Heart Hospital on the West Side, as well as another top executive and four doctors, for an alleged kickback scheme.

04/16/2013

John Wayne Gacy

FBI Checking Gacy Travel Records For Links To Unsolved Murders

The search for more possible victims of serial killer John Wayne Gacy is now in the hands of the FBI.

WBBM Newsradio–04/10/2013

The so-called "Mummy Bandit" robs a TCF Bank branch at at 4250 N. Lincoln Av. on April 7, 2013. The FBI has said a man with his face wrapped in tape has robbed at least five banks, but charges have only been filed in the April 7 heist. Erwin Acox, of the 5100 block of North Kimball Avenue, was charged in that robbery. (Credit: FBI)

FBI Not Sure Yet If Suspect In Sunday Bank Heist Was ‘Mummy Bandit’

A 39-year-old man has been charged with robbing a Lincoln Park bank with his face wrapped in tape, but federal authorities have not yet officially tied him to a string of bank robberies committed by the so-called “Mummy Bandit.”

04/09/2013

Surveillance photo shows the "Mummy Bandit" hitting a North Center bank branch over the weekend. (FBI)

Feds: ‘Mummy Bandit’ On Bank-Robbery Spree

The robber who knocked over a TCF branch bank in a North Center Jewel over the weekend – a suspect wanted in connection with at least four other bank robberies – has been dubbed “The Mummy Bandit” by federal officials.

04/08/2013

The Bully Bandit (Credit: FBI)

‘Bully Bandit’ Robs 11th Chicago Area Bank

The FBI identified the man as “The Bully Bandit” and reminded the public there is a $15,000 reward for information leading to his arrest and conviction.

03/29/2013

Theft suspect William Tapes turns himself in to the FBI. (CBS)

Suspect Claims He Didn’t Know Armed Pursuers Were FBI Agents

William Tapes allegedly tried to hit an FBI agent with a car as he was trying to get away after stealing two hubcaps outside a Near West Side Jewel-Osco on Monday.

03/29/2013

FBI shootout

Man Fired On By FBI Wants Safety Assurances Before He Turns Turn Himself In

There may be a break soon in the case of that wild FBI shooting incident in the Near West Side medical district Monday. CBS2 was contacted by a woman who says she was in the car targeted by a federal agent. Our camera was there when she went to FBI headquarters to discuss it. Mike Parker has this Original Report.

03/27/2013

This was the aftermath of an FBI-involved shooting Monday at the Illinois Medical Campus. (CBS/Brad Edwards)

Two Wounded In FBI-Involved Shooting At Medical District

At least one FBI agent fired shots during a shooting and chase that left two people wounded Monday afternoon in the Near West Side Medical District.

03/25/2013

Christopher M. Bour (Lake County, Ind. Sheriff)

Feds: Gary Man ‘Bought’ Child To Make Porn

A Gary man paid a woman for the past two years to use a child to make child pornography, according to federal charges handed down Wednesday.

03/07/2013

Surveillance photo shows the so-called Mummy Bandit robbing the North Community Bank branch at 1555 N. Damen Ave. on Feb. 22, 2013. (Credit: FBI)

‘Mummy Bandit’ Robs Fourth Bank

A man dubbed the “Mummy Bandit” by the FBI, because his head and face are covered, robbed a West Town bank Tuesday, marking at least four such crime committed while carrying various items such as stuffed toys and a bucket.

03/06/2013

NIU Campus

FBI Agents, State Police Raid NIU Police Station

FBI agents, state police, and other law enforcement officials were at the Northern Illinois University campus on Wednesday to execute a search warrant.

03/06/2013

The Bully Bandit (Credit: FBI)

FBI Increases Reward To Catch ‘Bully Bandit ‘ To $15,000

The FBI increased the reward for information leading to his arrest and conviction to $15,000.

02/15/2013

An elderly man with a can robs a Niles bank branch Saturday. (FBI)

Elderly Man With Cane Robs Niles Bank

The suspect, thought to be about 80 years old and walking with a cane, displayed a weapon and asked for money, the FBI said.

02/09/2013

Former U.S. Rep. Mel Reynolds announces his 2012 campaign for the congressional seat he once held in the 1990s. (CBS).

Reynolds Urges FBI To Help Chicago Police Fight Gun Violence

Second Congressional District candidate Mel Reynolds on Wednesday urged federal authorities to focus on gun violence in Chicago, instead of alleged financial misdealings by former Congressman Jesse Jackson Jr. and his wife.

WBBM Newsradio–02/06/2013

The Bully Bandit (Credit: FBI)

‘Bully Bandit’ Robs Sixth Bank Since November

The so-called Bully Bandit, who has now robbed six banks since late November, struck again Tuesday afternoon when he walked into a bank on the Northwest Side, according to officials with the FBI’s Chicago office.

01/30/2013

(Photo Credit: Getty Images/William Thomas Cain)

Chicago Sees Continued High Job Vacancies Within Criminal Justice

Criminal justice continues to be a burgeoning field for job seekers.

01/28/2013

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