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Rita Crundwell, the former comptroller of Dixon, Illinois, arrives at the federal courthouse in Rockford for her arraignment on charges she embezzled $53 million from the town since 1990. (Credit: CBS)

Feds: Former Dixon Comptroller Should Get Maximum 20-Year Sentence

During the course of questioning, Rita Crundwell told investigators she took $10 million, a court filing says. But in her plea deal she admitted to stealing more than $53 million over a 22-year period.

02/11/2013

Police say (from left) Javier Garcia-Cruz; Anthony McMorries; and Jose Sanchez stole cars with tow trucks and sold parts and scrap metal from the vehicles. (Chicago Police Department)

Cops Bust Tow Truck Drivers For Stealing, Scrapping Vehicles

Three area men have been busted for stealing cars off the streets of Chicago with tow trucks and stripping their parts for cash, police said Thursday in announcing “Operation Hook ‘Em Up.”

12/01/2011