Pritzker On Federal Agents For Chicago: 'Will Not Stand For Efforts That Undermine Civil Rights'"I will not stand for efforts that undermine civil rights and civil liberties."
Lightfoot On Federal Troops: Trump Won't 'Foolishly Deploy' Unnamed Agents To The City"We are not going to allow democracy to be hijacked by the federal government. That is not happening in Chicago."
'Not On Our Watch': U.S. Rep. Jesus 'Chuy' Garcia Slams Trump Plan To Send Federal Agents To ChicagoCongressman Chuy Garcia claims the White House plan to deploy 175 federal agents in Chicago poses a threat to our democracy, and the safety of Chicago communities.
Protesters Rally Downtown In Wake Of Report Of 175 Federal Agents Coming To ChicagoProtesters marched from Federal Plaza toward Trump Tower early Monday evening.
In Letter, Mayor Lightfoot Urges President Trump Not To Send Federal Agents To Chicago, Saying It 'Would Spell Disaster'“We don’t need federal agents, without any insignia, taking people off the street and holding them, I think, unlawfully. That’s not what we need,” Mayor Lightfoot said.
Federal Agents Shoot Suspect During Drug Operation In West DundeeShots were fired about 7 p.m. when the agents attempted to arrest two people at Route 72 and Sleepy Hollow Road, according to the DEA.
Feds Adding More Agents To Chicago To Fight Gun ViolenceThe U.S. Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives was sending seven more agents to Chicago, for a total of 52 agents helping stop the flow of illegal guns into the city.
Feds Raid Politically-Connected Bridgeport Scrap Metal FirmNo arrests were made at the site of the raid, and no charges have been filed in the case.
Philly Getting Federal Help In Fighting Gang Violence; Why Not Chicago?As cities struggle to contain gang violence, which claims lives and holds communities hostage, federal government is sending in special agents to help -- but not to Chicago.
Feds At O'Hare Seize $125K Headed To PakistanU.S. Customs agents have seized more than $125,000 in cash from a family that was traveling from O'Hare International Airport to Pakistan.