Gunned 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.
The 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.
One suburban Chicago community is taking a street gang to court — not to criminal court, as is the standard practice nationwide — but to civil court.
Newsradio spoke with one of the physicians who tried to save 6-month-old Jonylah Watkins in her final hours.
Police busted street drug sales operations in 10 district across the city over a three-day period ending Saturday, police superintendent Garry McCarthy announced Sunday.
In 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.
Chicago Police Supt. Garry McCarthy has found a new way to keep gang members off their street corners.
Three 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.
The 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.
Chicago police say they arrested ten gang members and seized drugs and weapons Friday night in a bust in the Englewood neighborhood.
Federal 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.
A police stop for loud music turned into a chase and the arrest of two reputed gang members and the recovery of a gun.
Three alleged gang members in the south suburbs are in serious trouble, after police say they fought with officers and tried to start a riot during a traffic stop last week.
Police say two known gang members tried to ram the car of an off-duty officer after threatening him with a gun on the West Side over the weekend.
Three admitted gang members are facing felony charges for the beatings of two northwest suburban boys on Wednesday.
Law enforcement officials in far northwest suburban Elgin say they’re seeing a significant drop in gang activity, and they are crediting a unique crime-fighting tool.
Two Latin Kings gang members will plead guilty to one count of racketeering, with one of them accepting responsibility for two 2007 shooting deaths in Griffith, Ind.