HARVEY | Seven men — two from Harvey and others with ties to the city — are in custody in Chicago and Columbus, Ohio, on federal charges contending they were trafficking firearms and narcotics between Harvey and central Ohio.
HAMMOND | Testimony from an East Chicago detective during the federal trial of alleged Imperial Gangster Richard Reyes on Thursday revealed a confidential informant who claimed Armando Ortega was actually the shooter in the 2007 drive-by killing of Rene Alonzo.
HAMMOND | One witness testified being inside the van when reputed Imperial Gangster Richard Reyes fatally shot Rene Alonzo in 2007 on the street near the U.S. Sports Bar in East Chicago.
HAMMOND | Two witnesses claimed to see alleged Imperial Gangster Richard Reyes driving a maroon minivan that was involved in the 2007 drive-by shooting of Rene Alonzo outside the U.S. Sports Bar in East Chicago.
HAMMOND | A witness at Richard Reyes' federal trial on Thursday linked Reyes to three separate break-ins to steal money or drugs from dealers in Illinois and Indiana.
HAMMOND | A jury was selected, opening statements by both sides presented, and a witness for the prosecution testified Wednesday in federal court on the first day of trial for alleged Imperial Gangsters member Richard Reyes.
CHICAGO | A Hammond man was arrested Tuesday in Chicago and is accused of taking part in a drug trafficking ring.
HAMMOND | A Gary man caught up in a sweeping indictment of the Black Disciples street gang pleaded not guilty Thursday in U.S. District Court.
HAMMOND | The last outstanding defendant in the Northwest Indiana's sweeping Latin Kings racketeering case has been arrested in Texas.
HAMMOND | A Hammond man was sentenced Tuesday to 10 years in federal prison for drug trafficking, federal court records state.
HAMMOND | After changing his plea to guilty in the Latin King racketeering case Friday, a former Chicago police officer is set to join the ranks of those he locked up during his years on the force.
HAMMOND | Federal officials and the Chicago Police Department plan to hold a news conference today to discuss a major street gang and violent crime indictment.
SAUK VILLAGE | Police seized 1,200 pounds of packaged marijuana -- four pallets of more than 100 bundles -- from a trucking depot at 2000 Lincoln Highway on Monday.
HAMMOND | A Crown Point man who led a national meth ring told a federal judge Wednesday he was thankful for getting caught.
HAMMOND | A federal judge sentenced a Kouts man to 15 years in prison Friday for his role in a massive meth conspiracy.
CHICAGO | Law enforcement busted an alleged drug trafficking ring Thursday that they said, at times, made $10,000 a week supplying powder cocaine to Chicago, Calumet City, Hammond and Whiting.
HAMMOND | Officers arrested three men allegedly involved in transporting more than five kilograms of heroin from Mexico to Chicago and Gary by using hidden compartments in vehicles.
CHICAGO | A former Gary boxer serving a life sentence for drug trafficking convictions said he plans to petition the Supreme Court after Chicago's appellate justices denied his request for a second hearing and new trial.
CHICAGO | Though judges denied a Gary boxer's appeal of his drug trafficking conviction last month, he planned on fighting for a rehearing of his appellate case. But his attorney missed the filing deadline, which could jeopardize those plans.
HAMMOND | A Chicago man who claimed his cocaine and marijuana dealing was done to help fund his wife's kidney transplant was sentenced Friday to just less than four years in federal prison.
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