4 Defendants In ComEd Bribery Case Seek To Dismiss Bribery Charges, Say Indictment 'Fails To Allege Any Quid Pro Quo'The defendants in the case accuse federal prosecutors of seeking to “criminalize conduct that has long been legal and that is utterly routine—hiring someone at the recommendation and request of a public official.”
Boeing To Pay $2.5 Billion In Penalties To Settle Fraud Charges In Connection With 737 Max CrashesThe Justice Department announced it has entered into a deferred prosecution agreement with the Chicago-based airplane manufacturer, which was charged with one count of conspiracy to defraud the United States.
FBI Foils Militia Plot To Kidnap Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer, Try Her For 'Treason'The FBI quoted one of the accused as saying Whitmer “has no checks and balances at all. She has uncontrolled power right now. All good things must come to an end."
McCook Police Chief Mario DePasquale Charged In Extortion Scheme Tied To Ex-Mayor Jeffrey TobolskiThe charges against DePasquale accuse him and Tobolski of plotting to demand the owner of a McCook restaurant pay them $1,500 for each "themed event" he wanted to host.
Corrupt Chicago Police Officer David Salgado Sentenced To Nearly 6 Years For Scheme To Get Bogus Warrants To Steal Cash, DrugsLast October, Salgado and his partner, Sgt. Xavier Elizondo, were found guilty on all counts following a trial on conspiracy and obstruction of justice charges.
Corrupt Chicago Police Sgt. Xavier Elizondo Gets More Than 7 Years In Prison For Lying To Get Warrants, Stealing Cash And DrugsLast October, Elizondo and Officer David Salgado were found guilty on all counts following a trial on conspiracy and obstruction of justice charges.
Trial Begins For Two Chicago Police Officers Accused Of Lying To Get Warrants, Stealing Drugs And CashSgt. Xavier Elizondo and Officer David Salgado have pleaded not guilty to conspiracy and obstruction of justice charges alleging they paid informants to lie to judges for search warrants.
Kaepernick, Eric Reid Settle Collusion Grievances With NFLKaepernick has not played in the league since 2016, while Reid missed three games last season before signing with Carolina. Kaepernick contended the owners violated their collective bargaining agreement with players by conspiring to keep him off teams.
Des Plaines Man Charged With Conspiracy To Make 'Swatting' CallsNeal Patel, of Des Plaines, has been charged with conspiracy to help a Los Angeles man make phony emergency "swatting" calls around the nation.
Reaction To Acquittal Of CPD Officers Of Alleged Cover-Up In Laquan McDonald Shooting Death"I don't think all the police officers are bad, but the small few that are part of this machine need to be weeded out and need to be taken out of the system."
CPD Officers Found Not Guilty Of Alleged Cover-Up In Laquan McDonald Shooting DeathOfficer Thomas Gaffney, former officer Joe Walsh and former detective David March all appeared stoic early on. But the judge gradually picked apart the state's case.
3 Chicago Police Officers Acquitted Of Cover-Up In Laquan McDonald ShootingThree current and former Chicago Police officers have been acquitted of criminal charges accusing them of conspiring to cover up the circumstances of the fatal shooting of Laquan McDonald in 2014 in an effort to protect fellow officer Jason Van Dyke.
Judge To Issue Verdict In Chicago Police Cover-Up CaseDuring the trial, prosecutors argued that the reports written by the three about the October 2014 shooting included some of the same lies they say were designed to protect Officer Jason Van Dyke.
Judge Denies Acquittals In Trial Of Alleged Cover-Up Of Laquan McDonald ShootingA judge has denied defense requests for directed acquittals in the trial of three Chicago police officers charged with lying about the shooting of black teenager Laquan McDonald.
New Mexico Compound Suspects Appear In Court On Federal ChargesFive suspects who lived on a New Mexico compound where a child's remains were found appeared before a federal judge Tuesday and said they understood the charges against them.