| Aug 27, 2014
| 12:48 PM
More than a dozen people face federal gun charges after a monthslong Chicago-area sting operation led investigators to confiscate more than 100 guns, officials said today.
Fourteen people, 12 of them convicted felons, were charged in the investigation,...
| Aug 11, 2014
| 3:16 PM
Investigators are alarmed over a recent string of suspected arson fires in downtown Orlando and Sanford — including five this weekend — and are trying to determine if the blazes are linked.
On Monday, Orlando fire officials said 12...
| Jun 3, 2014
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,......
| Sep 19, 2014
| 2:35 PM
HARTFORD — A Superior Court judge has signed an arrest warrant charging Brandon Henry, who was once given immunity to testify against a Hartford officer, with murder for a killing this summer.
Henry, 31, of East Hartford, and his friend Jashon...
| Sep 15, 2014
| 3:10 AM
BLOOMING GROVE TOWNSHIP, Pike County — Pennsylvania State Police were following up on dozens of leads Sunday, as they continued to investigate an ambush Friday night at the Blooming Grove state police barracks that killed one trooper and injured...
| Sep 14, 2014
| 8:25 PM
A investigation continued in northeast Pennsylvania on Sunday after a state trooper was killed and another was critically wounded in an apparent shooting ambush over the weekend.
No suspect or suspects have been identified in the Friday night attack,...
| Aug 14, 2014
| 8:40 AM
State and local investigators said Wednesday that they want to question a man who may know about a string of 11 arson fires that have occurred in the Sanford area since June.
When authorities began investigating a handful of fires in downtown Sanford...
| Aug 15, 2014
| 8:44 AM
Several law enforcement agencies have formed a task force to investigate a spate of recent arson fires in Central Florida, the Orlando Police Department said Friday.
In a press release, the Police Department said the task force would consist of eight...
| Aug 7, 2014
| 3:02 PM
An alleged longtime heroin and crack dealer, described by authorities as a patriarch of a Gangster Disciples gang faction, was arrested today along with dozens of others during a crackdown on two open-air drug spots on Chicago’s West Side. ...
| Aug 7, 2014
| 7:16 PM
A Mexican man accused of assembling the crew of drug robbers who killed a U.S. Border Patrol agent in a 2010 shootout in Arizona was indicted this week, the seventh person to be charged in the case.
Rosario Rafael Burboa-Alvarez, 30, faces federal...
| Jul 28, 2014
| 11:21 AM
Jermal Chambers likely will be safer in federal prison than home in Apopka, where he survived two gun battles last year, records show.
Chambers, 26, received a 15-year sentence on Friday for illegal possession of firearms and ammunition by a convicted...