Man Gets 16 Years For Selling Guns To Gang MembersWalter Freeman, 36, of Lisle, was sentenced after he was found guilty of selling revolvers and semi-automatic weapons to gang members, according to a statement from U.S. Department of Justice.
Feds Hope Slain Informant’s Tapes Convict Gang Members In Drug CaseGunned down last year in front of his terrified young son and girlfriend within days of being unmasked as a cooperating witness, Keith Daniels helped police solve one of Chicago’s highest-profile murders of 2011 — the botched drive-by shooting of an innocent bystander, 13-year-old Darius “Bay Bay” Brown.
Five Gang Members Charged After Elgin Drug BustThe charges were filed in a sealed complaint last week in U.S. District Court following an investigation that began in September 2012, according to the statement, which alleges that all the suspects are gang members.
Elgin Sues Maniac Latin Disciples Under State Anti-Gang LawOne suburban Chicago community is taking a street gang to court -- not to criminal court, as is the standard practice nationwide -- but to civil court.
Doctor: Damage To Jonylah Was 'Overwhelming'Newsradio spoke with one of the physicians who tried to save 6-month-old Jonylah Watkins in her final hours.
Chicago Police Arrest 300, Nab 100 Weapons In 3-Day Drug CrackdownPolice busted street drug sales operations in 10 district across the city over a three-day period ending Saturday, police superintendent Garry McCarthy announced Sunday.
McCarthy: Denying Recognizance Bonds Prevents Gang RetaliationIn the latest effort to curb a murder rate that has propelled Chicago into the national spotlight this summer, police Supt. Garry McCarthy says gang members can no longer expect to be released on recognizance bonds.
New Chicago Anti-Gang Strategy: No More No-Cash Bonds For MisdemeanorsChicago Police Supt. Garry McCarthy has found a new way to keep gang members off their street corners.
Three Shot In South Side Drive-ByThree men reported to be street gang members were wounded in a drive-by shooting in the Greater Grand Crossing neighborhood on the South Side Sunday morning.
Police Arrest 22 Gang Members In Drug Market RaidsThe Chicago Police Department on Saturday announced that 22 alleged gang members were arrested and quantities of heroin, crack cocaine and cannabis were seized during two drug market raids on Friday on the city’s South and West sides.
Police Arrest 10 Gang Members, Seize Drugs, Weapons Chicago police say they arrested ten gang members and seized drugs and weapons Friday night in a bust in the Englewood neighborhood.
Feds Nab 29 Gang Members In Chicago Area, As Part Of National CrackdownFederal immigration agents and police have arrested 29 reputed street gang members in the Chicago area, all but one of them foreign nationals. It was part of a larger national crackdown.