Prosecutors: Aurora Man Tried To Sell Air Freshener Beads As Crack CocaineA west suburban Aurora man, who allegedly crushed up air freshener beads and attempted to sell them as crack cocaine, was charged with two felonies on Monday.
Former Robbins Cop Sues Village For DiscriminationA former Robbins police detective is suing village officials over alleged racial discrimination in hiring practices and for retribution when he sought drug charges against a relative of Mayor Tyrone Ward.
Five Gang Members Charged After Elgin Drug BustThe charges were filed in a sealed complaint last week in U.S. District Court following an investigation that began in September 2012, according to the statement, which alleges that all the suspects are gang members.
Cops: Drug, Prostitution Ring Operated Near Merrillville H.S.The suspects are accused of operating a prostitution ring, making bookings through a website for Finest Dynasty Inc., which offered “upscale companions” for an hourly rate. Crack cocaine was also being sold.
Toronto Mayor Denies Report A Video Exists Of Him Smoking Crack Cocaine Toronto Mayor Rob Ford is denying a report that a video exists of him smoking crack cocaine with Somali drug lords.
Police Arrest 22 Gang Members In Drug Market RaidsThe Chicago Police Department on Saturday announced that 22 alleged gang members were arrested and quantities of heroin, crack cocaine and cannabis were seized during two drug market raids on Friday on the city’s South and West sides.
19 Arrested In Federal Drug Trafficking InvestigationFederal prosecutors have charged 19 people for taking part in two drug rings that supplied large quantities of powder and crack cocaine to the city and suburbs.
Man Charged With Running Phony Rehab Home, Stealing From PatientsA Waukegan man is facing drug and theft charges after police say they caught him running a phony drug rehab home.
Police Seize More Than A Ton Of Pot In South Side BustPolice have arrested four people and seized more than 2,100 pounds of marijuana in a drug bust in the South Side Englewood neighborhood.
Man Hires Prostitutes, Tells Wife He Was KidnappedA 32-year-old southwest suburban man is facing a felony charge after allegedly paying a man and woman to have sex with him, then telling police and his wife he'd been kidnapped.
Braun Apologizes For Calling Rival A Crack AddictMayoral candidate Carol Moseley Braun offered a public apology Wednesday to a rival candidate she accused of being a crack addict.