LaPorte County Designated As A 'High Intensity Drug Trafficking Area'LaPorte County has been given the federal designation as a “High Intensity Drug Trafficking Area,” joining Lake and Porter counties and the city of Chicago as it seeks to deal with the drug problem.
Aurora Man Found Guilty Of Possession Of $1.3M In DrugsA west suburban Aurora man was convicted Tuesday of charges stemming from his possession of as much as $1.3 million worth of marijuana, cocaine and meth.
After Beating Drugs, Graduates Have Hope For Another ChanceThis time of year, millions of people earn their diploma and for many it's a sign of an end to their school years.
Doctors Warn About "More Dangerous" Forms Of Synthetic MarijuanaDr. Patrick Lank, an emergency room physician at Northwestern Memorial Hospital, said synthetic cannabinoid – or Spice – is nothing new; but what is new is the different forms that are popping up.
2 Investigators: Family Wrecked By Heroin Offers Sobering LessonSuburban mother of three Shannon Ryan recorded cell phone video to document her son Nick Ryan's heroin addiction.
Three Charged With Shooting During Wheeling Drug DealThree people are accused in a shooting that injured two people last week during a drug deal gone bad in northwest suburban Wheeling.
Secret Testimony Of Chicago Twins Who Took On 'El Chapo'Prosecutors have pulled back the curtain a little on the largest drug case ever made in Illinois, publicly revealing for the first time the secret testimony that the Flores brothers turned against Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman and his powerful Sinaloa drug cartel.
Police Discover Loaded AK-47, Crack Cocaine During Home-Monitoring Check On West SideCook County Sheriff’s officers doing a home-monitoring check on Chicago’s West Side found an assault rifle and drugs in the home of a man who is now calling home the county jail, reports WBBM’s Mike Krauser.
Activists Fed Up With Drug Dealing In Garfield Park In Broad DaylightCBS 2 cameras were in Garfield Park Tuesday morning and captured what appears to be drug buying. Two community activists say they're speaking out because the dealing, needs to stop.
Suit: Chicago, Glenview Cops Lied Under Oath About Traffic StopAccording to the suit, Glenview police are required to record every traffic stop using audio and visual recording devices from their squad car. However, in June 2013 – the day Joseph Sperling was stopped – a Glenview officer disabled his vehicle’s recording devices at the request of a Chicago officer.
Lieutenant Of Drug Kingpin ‘El Chapo’ Being Held In ChicagoA top lieutenant of the drug kingpin ‘El Chapo’ is being held in Chicago where he faces federal drug charges.
Five Months Later, Teen's Family Still Seeking Answers In Her DeathRelatives of a dead southwest suburban teenager don't believe they're getting all the facts about her death, and they want police to say more.
Does My Health Insurance Cover Substance Abuse Treatment?Almost all health insurance policies are now required to cover substance abuse treatment under the Affordable Care Act.
Two Arrested For Trying To Sell Fake Drugs On CraigslistTwo north suburban men who advertised narcotics for sale on Craigslist—drugs which turned out to be vitamins—were arrested after a sting by undercover sheriff’s detectives.
Man Faces Felony Charges After Cops Seize Machine Gun, DrugsPolice found a submachine gun, a revolver, 156 bags of heroin, and 260 bags of heroin, during a search of a Gage Park apartment, after catching a man selling drugs.