Help From Fardon’s Office Could Be Key In Federal Probe Of CPDU.S. Attorney Zachary Fardon's office is expected to assist the Department of Justice's Civil Rights Division as it embarks on an investigation that could outlast the Obama administration.
Death Of Teen Shot By CPD Officer 16 Times Focus Of Federal InvestigationThe U.S. Attorney's Office confirmed Monday that they are investigating the death of a 17-year-old who was shot by a Chicago police officer 16 times.
Polls Open For Chicago's First Mayoral RunoffMayor Rahm Emanuel is facing off against challenger Jesus “Chuy” Garcia, while 18 seats on the City Council are at stake, including in the 2nd Ward, where two candidates are vying to replace Ald. Bob Fioretti, who gave up his seat on the City Council to run for mayor, but came in 4th place in February.
Feds To Investigate Death Of Man Beaten By North Chicago CopsThe U.S. Attorney’s Office in Chicago will be assuming the investigation into the death of Darrin Hanna of North Chicago, who died after being arrested and allegedly beaten by North Chicago police officers.
Feds: Drivers Faked Bankruptcy To Avoid Auto Impound FeesIn a city well-practiced in the way of scams, this is a new one.
County Sued For Not Allowing Army Reservist To Make Pension ContributionsA federal lawsuit has been filed against Cook County and its employee pension fund claiming they violated federal law by failing to allow a U.S. Army Reserve member to contribute to her pension while serving in the armed forces.
Feds Arrest Six In Kickback Scheme At Sacred Heart HospitalFederal authorities have arrested the owner of Sacred Heart Hospital on the West Side, as well as another top executive and four doctors, for an alleged kickback scheme.
Prosecutors: Hillside Man, 18, Plotted To Blow Up Downtown BarAn alleged plot to bomb a downtown Chicago bar apparently has been foiled, and a young man has been arrested, in a FBI undercover operation.
Home Health Care Service Operators Accused In Kickback SchemeOperators of a home health care service have been indicted, along with a nurse and two marketers, for kickbacks related to $5 million in Medicare billing.
Lead Blagojevich Prosecutor Joining Chicago Law FirmThe federal prosecutor who led the team that convicted former Gov. Rod Blagojevich is leaving the U.S. Attorney’s office to join a prominent Chicago law firm.
Cops Charged With Stealing What They Thought Was Drug MoneyFederal authorities have arrested a Chicago Police sergeant and patrol officer and charged them with stealing $5,200 in what they thought was illicit drug money.
Federal Agents To Assist Police In Fighting Crime On South, West SideMayor Rahm Emanuel and police Supt. Garry McCarthy on Friday announced partnerships with federal law enforcement to reduce violent crime in police districts on the South and West sides.