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  • Mom of 'handsome' felon starts 'Free Jeremy' page seeking $25,000

    Mom of 'handsome' felon starts 'Free Jeremy' page seeking $25,000
    The mother of a felon whose "handsome" booking photo went viral after it was posted on the Stockton Police Department's Facebook account is hoping to show a softer side of her son as she tries to raise funds for his legal defense. Katherine Angier...
  • Law enforcement touts Crime Gun Intelligence Center in Chicago

    Law enforcement touts Crime Gun Intelligence Center in Chicago
    On a high-definition screen overhead, Chicago police surveillance video from a tough West Side street corner played in real time. At desks below, federal and local investigators combed through digital maps showing where violent crimes occur and where...
  • One gun every 30 days is more than enough to allow for the exercise of 2nd Amendment rights, so Chicago ought to go ahead and impose that limit

     
    At worst, Mayor Rahm Emanuel's proposed law limiting retail firearms customers in Chicago to one handgun purchase every 30 days will be a futile, ineffective gesture — one finger in a dike that has sprung hundreds of leaks. After all,......
  • Gun control at the border

    Gun control at the border
    The Obama administration took a concrete step toward curbing the flow of semiautomatic weapons to Mexico last week when it adopted a new regulation mandating the reporting of multiple sales of long guns to federal authorities. Under the regulation,...
  • Hampton orders external review of cigarette operation, places police chief on leave

    Hampton orders external review of cigarette operation, places police chief on leave
    HAMPTON — An undercover cigarette-tax sting operation once known only to a small group of Hampton police officers and federal agents will be reviewed by an independent accounting firm and a former Richmond city attorney, in addition to the...
  • Feds announce Kane County arrests on gun, drug charges

    Feds announce Kane County arrests on gun, drug charges
    Nine Aurora residents have been charged with federal drug charges as part of an investigation that also focused on illegal weapons trafficking in Kane County, officials said today. Another 10 individuals also face state drug or weapons charges in Kane...
  • Coral Springs firefighter was armed guard for drug dealer in undercover sting, feds say

    Coral Springs firefighter was armed guard for drug dealer in undercover sting, feds say
    A Coral Springs firefighter/paramedic is locked up on allegations that he provided armed protection for what he thought was a drug dealer picking up cocaine on four occasions in Broward and Miami-Dade counties. Santiago Gonzalez, 49, of Davie, was...
  • Algonquin lawyer accused in murder-for-hire plot

    Algonquin lawyer accused in murder-for-hire plot
    An Algonquin attorney was arrested Thursday after he handed an envelope containing $7,000 in cash to an undercover federal agent posing as a hit man who had agreed to kill the ex-husband of the attorney's girlfriend, authorities charged Friday. The agent...
  • Drug agency played role in ATF gun sting

    Drug agency played role in ATF gun sting
    The head of the Drug Enforcement Administration has acknowledged to congressional investigators that her agency provided a supporting role in the ill-fated Operation Fast and Furious run by their counterparts at the ATF. Michele M. Leonhart, the agency...
  • ATF promotes supervisors in controversial gun operation

    ATF promotes supervisors in controversial gun operation
    The ATF has promoted three key supervisors of a controversial sting operation that allowed firearms to be illegally trafficked across the U.S. border into Mexico. All three have been heavily criticized for pushing the program forward even as it became...
  • Firearms from ATF sting linked to 11 more violent crimes

    Firearms from ATF sting linked to 11 more violent crimes
    Firearms from the ATF's Operation Fast and Furious weapons trafficking investigation turned up at the scenes of at least 11 violent crimes in the U.S., as well as at a Border Patrol agent's slaying in southern Arizona last year, the Justice Department has...