ATF Joins Investigation Into Rash Of Suspicious Fires In GaryFederal officials are now investigating a suspicious rash of fires in Gary, Indiana.
ATF Officer Shot In The Face In Stable Condition, Police Continue Search For Suspect
Durbin Urges More Police Departments To Use Federal Gun Tracing ToolU.S. Sen. Dick Durbin has renewed his push for local police departments to take advantage of what he believes is a critical law enforcement tool: electronic tracing of guns.
Feds Charge 14 In Chicago Area Gun Trafficking CaseOfficials at the U.S. Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives said the arrests were the culmination of a crime-fighting strategy called the "Chicago Initiative,” involving a combination of federal agents and local police targeting the illegal gun trade.
Feds Adding More Agents To Chicago To Fight Gun ViolenceThe U.S. Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives was sending seven more agents to Chicago, for a total of 52 agents helping stop the flow of illegal guns into the city.
CTA Bus Mechanic Charged With Making, Selling Homemade BombsFederal authorities have charged a CTA bus mechanic with making and selling homemade explosives out of his garage.
ATF, Joliet Fire Department Investigating House ExplosionLocal and federal investigators were in Joliet on Tuesday, trying to determine what caused a house to explode in flames Monday afternoon.
Canine Teams Head To Chicago To Help With NATO SecuritySeveral out-of-state canine teams are here in Chicago to help with NATO security - teams from the federal Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives.
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.