DEA Agent, A Former Evanston Detective, Charged With Helping Drug RingA DEA agent has been charged with helping an international drug trafficking ring smuggle guns and drugs, starting when he was an Evanston police detective.
Vice Lord 'Prince' Convicted In Federal CourtU.S. District Judge Elaine Bucklo convicted Joseph “Little Joe” Faulkner and Otis “O” Sykes after the pair went on trial for their roles in a conspiracy involving an open-air drug market at Thomas and Keystone on the West Side.
Twins Who Turned On Drug Cartel Get 14 Years In PrisonA federal judge has sentenced twin Chicago brothers to 14 years in prison each for running a nearly $2 billion U.S. drug franchise using cocaine and heroin supplied by Mexican cartel kingpin Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman.
Top Mexican Drug Cartel Member Cooperating With FedsJesus Vicente Zambada-Niebla’s secret plea deal was unsealed by U.S. District Judge Ruben Castillo and presents a major breakthrough in the government’s battle against the world’s most powerful cartel
Schaumburg Cop Pleads Guilty In Drug Case, Gets 24 YearsOne of three Schaumburg police detectives accused of withholding and reselling illegal drugs they seized from dealers pleaded guilty Friday and was sentenced to 24 years in prison.
Gang’s Reputed ‘King’ Among Dozens Charged In Drug ConspiracyThe leader of a West Side gang and 32 others were charged Wednesday with participating in a narcotics enterprise responsible for a 2011 murder and other acts of violence,
Former Schaumburg Officer Takes To YouTube To Say He Found SalvationA former Schaumburg police officer, who is facing numerous felony charges for allegedly shaking down drug dealers, has posted an online video saying he’s found God.
First Of Three Ex-Schaumburg Cops Posts Bail On Drug ChargesOne of three former Schaumburg police officers accused of stealing from drug dealers is getting out of jail today.
Schaumburg Cops Resign Amid Charges Of Stealing From Drug DealersThree Schaumburg police officers charged with operating a drug ring using marijuana and cocaine seized from dealers have resigned from the police department.
Former Bear Sam Hurd's Co-Defendant Pleads Guilty In Drug CaseA Texas man accused of working with former Chicago Bear Sam Hurd to arrange large purchases of drugs is now facing prison time.
Hurd's Cousin Arrested In Alleged Drug Conspiracy Sam Hurd's drug conspiracy trial has been delayed until August. The 26-year-old is a former Chicago Bears and Dallas Cowboys player. Hurd has pleaded not guilty.
Former Bears, Cowboys Receiver Hurd Indicted Former NFL wide receiver Sam Hurd was indicted Wednesday on federal drug conspiracy and possession charges after he and another man were accused of trying to establish a drug-dealing network.
Drug Dealer Assumed He Was Bribing BurkeAn admitted drug trafficker assumed the $15,000 he allegedly paid two attorneys more than a decade ago was used in part to pay bribes to Ald. Ed Burke (14th) and others to get the zoning on his Southwest Side property changed to build apartments, according to a motion by federal prosecutors.