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North Chicago Man Gets 57-Month Sentence In Drug Case

A North Chicago man caught during a traffic stop near Lowell with almost 1.5 kilograms of crystal meth will spend just less than six years in prison, a sentence that reflects coming changes to how some drug cases are handled.


Daniel Kowalski (Credit: Cook County Sheriff)

Man Wearing ‘Breaking Bad’ Shirt Arrested For Running Meth Lab — Again

A 21-year-old man is again facing charges after a methamphetamine lab was found in his west suburban home for the second time in less than a year.


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Police: Cold Medication Registry Hasn’t Helped Stop Meth Production

In Indiana, efforts have been unproductive so far in tracking the sale of cold medications that could be used for illicit drugs.

CBS Chicago–02/06/2012

Maria Garza (left); Carmelo Rios (Cook County Sheriff's Dept.)

Buffalo Grove Pizzeria Owners Charged With International Drug Trafficking

Barely a month ago, the owners of DeLuca’s Pizzeria were the subject of a feature article in the Buffalo Grove Patch, in which they talked about fine-tuning recipes and the seasonal cycles of the pizza business.

CBS Chicago–12/09/2011

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3-Year-Old Girl Hospitalized After Drinking Suspected Meth Liquid

Authorities say a 3-year-old girl was seriously injured by drinking liquid from a suspected methamphetamine cooking operation at a northern Indiana home.


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New Law Would Crack Down On Repeat Meth Offenders

A bill now on the desk of Gov. Pat Quinn would institute a stiff crackdown on repeat methamphetamine offenders.

CBS Chicago–06/01/2011

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Favre’s Sister Arrested During Meth Bust

This year has not gone very well for Vikings quarterback Brett Favre. And now it looks like things might be getting worse for Favre and his family.


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Cops: Cab Passenger Had Gallon Container Of Date-Rape Drug

A man was ordered held on $100,000 bond Sunday after being found unresponsive in the back of a cab with a ‘mobile meth lab’ in his bag Saturday afternoon.


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HazMat Called After Meth Ingredients Found At Police Station

Chicago Police attempting to identify an unresponsive cab passenger found apparent methamphetamine ingredients inside his bag — prompting a hazardous materials response Saturday afternoon at a North Side police station.