New Loyola Study Concludes Prison Sentences For Gun Charges Often Don't Target Violent Offenders And Don't Improve SafetyFor months, we have been digging into the sources of the violence, and possible solutions. As CBS 2 Investigator Megan Hickey reported Thursday, new research looks at prison sentences – and whether or not they actually keep us safer.
Three Arrested In Chicago On Federal Gun Charges In 'Operation Legend'President Donald Trump and other officials on Wednesday formally announced the deployment of “hundreds” of federal agents to fight crime in Chicago as part of Operation Legend.
Feds Nab 24 In West Side Drug Investigation Targeting Two Street GangsFederal prosecutors have announced charges against 24 people as part of an investigation targeting two West Side street gangs accused of trafficking "wholesale quantities of heroin and cocaine."
Woman Charged With Straw Purchasing Guns In Indiana For Chicago FelonMonica Navejar, 31, was charged in an alleged straw-purchasing scheme in which handguns were bought in Indiana on behalf of a convicted felon in Chicago.
100 Arrested On Guns, Drug Charges In Series Of Police RaidsSince early Thursday morning, Chicago Police have arrested at least 100 offenders, more than 60 of them convicted felons, and three of them on CPD’s top 10 most wanted list.
Belmont Heights Man Charged With Selling Guns, Drugs On FacebookSergio Barrera, 23, turned himself in about 4:45 p.m. at the 16th District police station at 5151 N. Milwaukee Ave. in connection with the sting, which was nicknamed “Operation Fishnet 4,” according to Chicago Police.
5 Charged With Straw Purchasing Guns In Michigan, Selling In ChicagoThe five men were each charged with one count of conspiracy to willfully deal firearms without a license.
Bond Revoked For Man Charged In Gun Case Related To Shooting Of CopsCharles Williams allegedly told ATF agents he knew the guns he traded would end up in the hands of La Raza members.
Man Who Sold Gun Used To Shoot 2 Cops Released On $4,500 BondCharles Williams was arrested and charged in federal court last week with possession of a firearm by a felon.
2 Men, Teen Boy Charged After Crashing Stolen Car In EvanstonThree people are facing charges after a parolee crashed a stolen car while trying to drive away from a traffic stop early Sunday in Evanston
Police Arrest 57 In Targeted Drug, Gun Raids OvernightChicago police arrested 57 people and seized eight guns Tuesday night, in a series of raids targeting drug dealers and gang members.