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  • Feds create unit to combat Chicago violence

    Feds create unit to combat Chicago violence
    When U.S. Attorney Zachary Fardon took his post six months ago amid pressure to curtail Chicago‘s relentless street violence, he was clear that federal authorities were not going to be able to swoop in and make arrests that would suddenly solve...
  • Report shows patronage at Metra dating back 30 years

    Report shows patronage at Metra dating back 30 years
    Longtime House Speaker Michael Madigan was a “prominent participant” in patronage hiring at Metra dating back 30 years, recommending dozens of people for jobs, a new report has found. Madigan had the power to recommend individuals for...
  • Man admits exporting missile components to Iran

    An Iranian man today pleaded guilty in a Chicago federal courtroom to trying to illegally export missile parts and other equipment to Iran in violation of U.S. law, U.S. Attorney Patrick Fitzgerald's office said today. Authorities say Davoud Baniameri in...
  • Judge defends his conduct in Blagojevich case

    Judge defends his conduct in Blagojevich case
    U.S. District Judge James Zagel had called for a hearing just four days before sentencing Rod Blagojevich on last-minute issues raised by the former governor's lawyers, but he took the opportunity Friday to also launch into a lengthy defense of his...
  • Blagojevich hit with 14-year prison sentence

    Blagojevich hit with 14-year prison sentence
    A contrite former Gov. Rod Blagojevich was sentenced Wednesday to 14 years in federal prison, capping one of the state's worst political scandals and humbling a controversial and defiant figure who rode into office as a champion of reform. The sentence...
  • Man gets 40 years in video sex assault of infant

    A former Bartlett man has been sentenced to 40 years in federal prison for creating a live-streaming online video of himself sexually molesting an infant. The prosecution of Brian Annoreno, 35, ended "one of the most significant international child...
  • Priest pleads not guilty to aiding jailed mobster

    Priest pleads not guilty to aiding jailed mobster
    A Roman Catholic priest pleaded not guilty today to federal charges he tried to help Outfit hit man Frank Calabrese Sr. spirit a family violin away from the federal government after it had seized the imprisoned mobster’s possessions.The Rev....
  • Prosecutors probe former legislator's scholarships to state colleges

    Prosecutors probe former legislator's scholarships to state colleges
    Former state Rep. Robert Molaro is facing an investigation into legislative scholarships he awarded to a longtime supporter’s family following a Tribune report on how he doled out the publicly funded tuition waivers. Newly released records and...
  • Feds indict 2 over tainted Crestwood well

    Feds indict 2 over tainted Crestwood well
    Unwilling to fix leaky water mains in Crestwood, a south suburb known for its penny-pinching ways, village leaders secretly supplemented their supplies for more than two decades with a community well they knew was contaminated with cancer-causing...
  • Man sentenced here in plot to export arms components to Iran

    Man sentenced here in plot to export arms components to Iran
    An Iranian national has been sentenced here to 51 months in federal prison after pleading guilty to charges related to his efforts to illegally export missile components and radio test sets from the United States to Iran, prosecutors said today. Davoud...
  • Sitting across from Patrick Fitzgerald

    Sitting across from Patrick Fitzgerald
    Patrick Fitzgerald has been one of the most intriguing figures in law enforcement in Chicago. An outsider, for one, and a New Yorker for another, Fitzgerald was known to work obscenely hard and have supreme respect for the law. Ten years later, he is...