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Illinois News: Chicago Man, JYMIL CAMPBELL Sentenced to Six and a Half Years for Illegally Selling More Than a Dozen Firearms

CHICAGO, Is. — A convicted felon from Chicago has been sentenced to six and a half years in federal prison for illegally selling more than a dozen handguns and rifles. JYMIL CAMPBELL, 31, sold ten handguns, three rifles, and four large-capacity magazines during a nine-month period that ended with his arrest in the summer of … Continue reading Illinois News: Chicago Man, JYMIL CAMPBELL Sentenced to Six and a Half Years for Illegally Selling More Than a Dozen Firearms

Illinois News: Chicago Woman, TRACY MONTI Sentenced to Nearly 4 Years for Multi-Million Dollar Fraud Involving Bogus Event Ticket Business

CHICAGO, Illinois — A Chicago woman has been sentenced to nearly four years in federal prison for operating a multi-million dollar fraud scheme that duped investors into believing she could earn profits on the secondary market for concert and sports tickets. TRACY MONTI fraudulently obtained more than $5 million from investors by misrepresenting that she could … Continue reading Illinois News: Chicago Woman, TRACY MONTI Sentenced to Nearly 4 Years for Multi-Million Dollar Fraud Involving Bogus Event Ticket Business

Illinois News: Chicago Man, NICHOLAS HERMON Sentenced to More Than 8 Years in Prison for Assaulting Federal Agent After Armed Robbery

CHICAGO, Illinois – A Chicago man who pointed a loaded gun at a federal agent after an armed robbery on the South Side has been sentenced to more than eight years in federal prison. After an armed robbery in Chicago’s South Deering neighborhood on Dec. 19, 2017, NICHOLAS HERMON pointed a loaded handgun at an agent … Continue reading Illinois News: Chicago Man, NICHOLAS HERMON Sentenced to More Than 8 Years in Prison for Assaulting Federal Agent After Armed Robbery

Illinois News: CHICAGO, 12 Defendants Charged in Federal Investigation Targeting Heroin Trafficking on West Side of Chicago

CHICAGO, Illinois — Twelve individuals are facing federal charges as part of an investigation into heroin trafficking on the West Side of Chicago. As part of the investigation, dubbed “Operation Dirty Ice,” law enforcement intercepted cellphone communications between the defendants, conducted extensive surveillance, and performed court-authorized searches of residences in the Austin neighborhood of Chicago and … Continue reading Illinois News: CHICAGO, 12 Defendants Charged in Federal Investigation Targeting Heroin Trafficking on West Side of Chicago

Illinois News: CHICAGO, More Than 25 Defendants Facing Federal or State Drug Charges for Allegedly Selling Fentanyl or Fentanyl-Laced Heroin in Chicago

CHICAGO, Illinois — More than 25 individuals are facing federal or state drug charges for allegedly selling pure fentanyl or fentanyl-laced heroin in Chicago. Many of the defendants sold narcotics to an undercover law enforcement officer earlier this year, according to the charges. Several of the sales occurred in daytime hours during the summer months. The … Continue reading Illinois News: CHICAGO, More Than 25 Defendants Facing Federal or State Drug Charges for Allegedly Selling Fentanyl or Fentanyl-Laced Heroin in Chicago

CHICAGO | Heart patient, Drake fan: Great to be ‘back to myself’

CHICAGO — The suburban Chicago girl who received a heart transplant after dancing her way into a meeting with Drake says she’s feeling great. Sofia Sanchez met with reporters on Thursday , three-and-a-half weeks after she received a new heart during a nine-hour operation at Lurie Children’s Hospital. The 11-year-old says her new heart “feels … Continue reading CHICAGO | Heart patient, Drake fan: Great to be ‘back to myself’

CHICAGO | Chicago cops reluctantly testify against 1 of their own

CHICAGO — The Chicago police officers clearly do not want to be in court testifying against a colleague accused of murder, with one of them so uncomfortable he couldn’t bring himself to point to the man on trial, something witnesses are routinely asked to do. But one after another — whether they want to or … Continue reading CHICAGO | Chicago cops reluctantly testify against 1 of their own

CHICAGO | AP FACT CHECK: Governor candidate wants to test mileage tax

CHICAGO — Republican Gov. Bruce Rauner‘s campaign has hit the Illinois airwaves with a new claim that Democratic challenger J.B. Pritzker wants to tax drivers for the mileage they log by using a tracking device. It’s the latest in a string of Rauner ads that accuse Pritzker of harboring plans to raise taxes. The candidates … Continue reading CHICAGO | AP FACT CHECK: Governor candidate wants to test mileage tax