Federal Authorities Say They Have Shut Down Texas-To-Chicago Drug Pipeline With 'Operation Grapevine'Federal authorities announced Thursday that they have raided a drug stash house in a lakefront condo in the Kenwood neighborhood, as part of a probe that shut down a Texas-to-Chicago narcotics pipeline.
Fentanyl-Laced Cocaine Linked To Two More Apparent Overdose Deaths In Joliet; 5 Dead Since SundayPolice suspect dealers are cutting cocaine with cheaper fentanyl, which is more dangerous. It’s a synthetic opioid up to 100 times stronger than morphine.
Dangerous Fentanyl-Laced Cocaine Linked To Overdoses, Deaths In JolietThree people have died in two days from a bad batch of drugs in Joliet, and police are warning drug users about a deadly mix making the rounds.
Rideshare Passengers Are Routinely Carting Drugs, Driver SaysA Joliet rideshare driver says passengers are routinely carting narcotics into Ubers and Lyfts.
Aurora Man, 31, Sentenced To 19 Years In Drug Trafficking CaseAn Aurora man connected to another man caught driving with cocaine and heroin concealed inside a semi-truck tire was sentenced to 19 years in prison.
Nearly $3.2 Million In Heroin And Cocaine Seized From Chicago ResidenceChicago police seized more than $3.1 million worth of cocaine and $71,000 worth of heroin Tuesday from a residence in Chicago's Belmont Cragin neighborhood.
One In 8 People Have Cocaine On Their Hands, Study FindsResearchers at the University of Surrey discovered that 13 percent of drug-free individuals had illegal drugs mixed in with their fingerprints.
Woman Claims Wind Blew Cocaine Into Her Purse, Police SayPolice say an officer smelled marijuana and, after searching the car, found cocaine and marijuana in separate bags inside a purse.
Fast-Food Customer Finds Extra Item In Bag: CocaineA northwest Indiana restaurateur is accused of dealing drugs -- an operation undone, police say, when some of the product was given to the wrong person.
Students Catch Teacher Doing Drugs In Classroom: Ind. AuthoritiesA teacher at Lake Central High School, in St. John, Ind. faces drug-related charges after allegedly being caught by students using drugs in her classroom.
Aurora Gang Member Pleads Guilty To Selling Drugs, Gun To InformantAn Aurora gang member pleaded guilty Friday to selling drugs and a gun to a confidential police informant.
Elgin Man Gets 15 Years For Hiding Kilogram Of Cocaine From CopsProsecutors said Carlos Garcia-Perez was prepared to sell a kilogram of cocaine to a police informant for $27,000 in March 2013.
Feds Charge 24 With Transporting Drugs To Chicago Via AmtrakTwo dozen people are facing federal drug charges after prosecutors say they used Amtrak trains to transport cocaine and heroin from California to Chicago.
Waukegan Man Sold Cocaine To Undercover OfficerDaniel Blalock is charged with four counts of unlawful delivery of a controlled substance and one count of unlawful possession by a felon.
Prosecutors: Driver In Fatal Indiana Crash In July Was On CocaineHancock County prosecutors said blood results from the day of the crash showed 53-year-old Charles Goodman was under the influence of cocaine. Prosecutors have added a new charge of operating while intoxicated, causing death.