The U.S. Marshal’s Great Lakes Regional Fugitive Task Force spearheaded the local operation and was responsible for 477 felony fugitive arrests in three states: Illinois, Indiana and Wisconsin.
The head of Cook County Jail said she’ll find room for any and all fugitives picked up by teams of Chicago police officers and Illinois state troopers in the coming month, and put them in the jail’s custody.
A small cadre of reinforcements has arrived for Chicago police, as dozens Illinois State Police troopers have begun their mission of helping track down wanted criminals.
The aggressive move is underway to get bad guys off the streets in Chicago, reports CBS 2’s Brad Edwards.
After a listening session about combating street violence, the mayor and his police superintendent disclose that more arrests will be coming, reports WBBM’s John Cody.
Immigration and Customs Enforcement and Removal Operations officials have arrested 59 individuals in the Chicago area as part a month-long operation aimed at immigration violators and criminal aliens that led to nearly 300 arrests throughout the Midwest.
One of two convicted bank robbers who escaped from the federal jail in downtown Chicago this week was captured Thursday night.
Two convicted bank robbers remained at large on Wednesday, the day after a brazen escape from the federal jail in the Loop.
Two inmates escaped Tuesday morning from the federal jail in the Loop, using bedsheets tied together to rappel 15 floors to the ground.
A dozen years on the run for a couple from Illinois has ended in a small town outside Phoenix.
Cook County Sheriff Tom Dart’s latest sting has netted some 102, some of whom knew they should have known better.
Within three days of posting active arrest warrants on their website, Cook County Sheriff’s police have received more than 100 tips and made at least five arrests of wanted fugitives.
Basic information on more than 44,000 fugitives -– wanted for everything from murder to writing bad checks -– will now be available to the public on the Cook County Sheriff’s website.
A special Cook County squad is charged with seeking fugitives — tens of thousands of them. CBS 2’s Kristyn Hartman reports.