DEA's 'Project Python' Nets One Of The Largest Drug-Related Arrests In U.S. HistoryThe cartel is known for sadistically torturing rivals in Mexico and dumping their bodies in the street. Among those now in custody during the six month long DEA operation with local and federal law enforcement are El Mencho's son and daughter.
Officials Host Drug Take-Back In Effort To Contain Opioid CrisisAgents have collected more than 1,100 lbs of medications at Northwestern over the course of two years.
Opioid Abuse Targeted On Prescription Drug Turn-In Day This WeekendAs the U.S. continues battling the opioid crisis, public agencies all over America on Saturday will give people a chance to rid their homes of unneeded drugs that sit in their medicine cabinets.
Men Found Crammed In SUV Accused Of Entering U.S. IllegallyA Lebanon police officer working with the Drug Enforcement Administration pulled over the SUV on February 25 near New Baden for improper lane usage, the U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of Illinois said. The SUV had a temporary Texas license plate.
National Prescription Drug Take Back DayThe DEA is working with wellness clinics across the country to collect unused prescription opioids.
Mexican Drug Cartels Fueling Chicago ViolenceChicago's connection to Mexican drug cartels was magnified with the recent arrest of El Chapo, head of the Sinaloa cartel.
Feds, Mexico To Announce New Plans To Fight Drug CartelsDrug Enforcement Administration officials tell The Associated Press that new plans to combat Mexican drug cartels will be unveiled in Chicago alongside members of the Mexican government.
DEA Agent Kills Suspect Near I-290The Drug Enforcment Agency issued a statement that they were on a significant investigation involving cocaine dealing.
Officers Can Take Your Cash And It’s LegalThe CBS 2 Investigators expose law enforcement confiscating money - even when there is no crime. One man lost tens of thousands of dollars and reached out to CBS 2's Dave Savini.
National Drug Take Back Day In Full SwingThe goal is to toss out any unused prescription drugs and to prevent the drugs from getting into the wrong hands.
CPD's Gun Enforcement Mission Already Seeing ResultsChicago Police’s gun enforcement project has already seen results in less than 24 hours.
Man Shot By DEA In Joliet Faces Attempted Murder ChargeA man shot by Drug Enforcement Adminstration agents during a drug sting in southwest suburban Joliet over the summer now faces an attempted murder charge.
Man Shot By DEA Agent In 2014 Files LawsuitA man accused of running over a Drug Enforcement Administration official in a 2014 narcotics investigation on the Southwest Side has filed a federal lawsuit against the agent who shot him.
Man Shot By DEA In Joliet Indicted On Drug, Weapon ChargesA man shot by DEA agents in southwest suburban Joliet Tuesday was indicted on drug charges after he allegedly tried to sell more than 2 kilograms of cocaine to an undercover agent.
Man Charged With Trying To Run Over DEA Agent Working Narcotics Case A man is charged with attempted murder for allegedly hitting a Drug Enforcement Agency official with a vehicle Sunday as the agent was working on a narcotics case.