Feds Will Spend $4M In Ten States, Including Illinois And Indiana, To Boost Butterfly PopulationMonarch butterflies will lay eggs only on milkweed plants, which have become rarer in the Midwest.
Feds Signal Investigation Into Cook County Circuit Court Clerk's OfficeA Friday prosecutors' statement says Sivasubramani Rajaram is accused of lying to a grand jury investigating "possible criminal violations in connection with the purchasing of jobs and promotions within" the clerk's office led by Dorothy Brown.
Prosecutors Issue Second Subpoena For Aaron Schock's RecordsFederal prosecutors seek financial records, texts and emails as part of a grand jury probe into spending by the former Congressman from Peoria.
Feds Seize $180K In Fake Blackhawks, Lightning Gear During Stanley Cup FinalThe “Operation Team Player” initiative led to the seizure of 4,376 counterfeit items, including fake jerseys, hats, t-shirts, jackets and other souvenirs, worth an estimated $181,215 based on the manufacturer’s suggested retail prices.
Feds: Man Admitted Putting Needles In Store Meat ‘Just For The Hell Of It’"Every now and then I would stick one in a hamburger,"' the suspect reportedly told investigators. "Mostly hamburger, a couple of times I did it with a roast, maybe a pork chop every now and then."
Feds Raid Portage Park Home, Find More Than 15 Child Porn VideosA Portage Park man is facing charges after police say they discovered more than 15 pornographic videos of children at his home.
Metra Under Federal Scrutiny Following Safety ComplaintsA team of 12 federal investigators will focus on Metra's operations, testing, and training. CBS 2's Courtney Gousman reports.
Former City Of Chicago Comptroller Pleads Guilty In Kickback CaseAmer Ahmad, 38, of Chicago, pleaded guilty to conspiracy and bribery for using his former Ohio government position to secure “lucrative state business” for a friend.
Midlothian Cop Used Excessive Force Twice, Federal Prosecutors AllegeSteven G. Zamiar, 46, has been indicted for allegedly beating two different people in separate incidents.
Chicago Man Blew Whistle On Johnson & Johnson Johnson & Johnson has agreed to pay more than $2 billion to settle some serious criminal and civil charges with the federal government. CBS 2's Jim Williams reports.
Feds: Father Tried To Hire Hitman To Kill Witnesses Against His SonEuripides “Caca” Caguana was trying to help his teenage son beat a murder rap, the feds say.
Judge Sentences Dolton Cop To 6 years For Nightclub AttackKevin Fletcher, 36, whacked two men in the head with his baton as they left Mr. Ricky’s nightclub in the south suburb back in the early hours of May 16, 2009.