Gang Leader Gets 22 Years For Selling Guns, CocaineFrancisco Masias, a Berwyn resident, was the “longtime leader” of the Gangster 2-6 Nation gang, which operated a drug trafficking organization predominantly in the Little Village neighborhood, prosecutors said.
$25M Verdict Winner To Plead Guilty To Gun Charge In ’15 ShootingThaddeus “TJ” Jimenez — who was awarded $25 million from the city of Chicago for an overturned murder conviction and became a Lamborghini-driving gangster — is expected to plead guilty to a federal gun charge that carries up to 10 years in prison.
Teen's Aunt Charged With Supplying Gun That Killed Endia MartinThe aunt of a teenage girl accused of fatally shooting 14-year-old Endia Martin in 2014 has been indicted on federal weapons charges, for allegedly providing her niece with the revolver used in the slaying.
ID Theft Operation Found At Near West Side Home After Traffic StopA Near West Side man stopped in traffic Tuesday faces a myriad of charges after police executed a search warrant at his home that night and found weapons, heroin and various credit card counterfeiting devices and altered credit cards.
Gun Charges Dropped Against Former Ald. Sharon DixonLast year, a Cook County judge ruled that Dixon was unfit to stand trial on charges alleging she approached Chicago Police officers outside the 10th district with a loaded gun in the spring of 2013.
Knicks' Felton Arrested On Gun ChargesThe charges stem from Felton possessing an unregistered gun.
Worker Charged With Bringing Gun To Oswego EastA Plainfield man who works as an information technology specialist under contract to the Oswego District 308 schools faces a felony weapons charge for bringing a gun to Oswego East High School.
Ex-Alderman Sharon Dixon Unfit For Gun TrialA Cook County judge Friday ruled Former Ald. Sharon Dixon (24th) unfit to stand trial on charges alleging she approached Chicago Police officers outside the 10th district with a loaded gun last spring.
Trotter Still Wants Party Support In Bid For Jackson's Seat, Despite ArrestState Sen. Donne Trotter (D-Chicago) said Wednesday he still wants Democratic Party bosses to back him in his bid to replace former Congressman Jesse Jackson Jr., despite his arrest for having a gun in his luggage at O’Hare International Airport.
Reputed Gang Members Arrested On Gun ChargesA police stop for loud music turned into a chase and the arrest of two reputed gang members and the recovery of a gun.
Downstate Pee Break Ultimately Leads To Federal ConvictionA downstate man picked the wrong place for a pee break back in November, as it has now led to his arrest and conviction on federal drug and weapons charges.