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Federal Investigation

Feds probe Quinn's anti-violence program

CHICAGO | Federal prosecutors have asked for information related to Gov. Pat Quinn's troubled anti-violence program which has also been the subject of a scathing state auditor's report and a probe by the Cook County state's attorney.

May 01, 2014 1:30 pm
Report: Jesse Jackson Jr. misused campaign funds

Report: Jesse Jackson Jr. misused campaign funds

U.S. Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr., D-Chicago, is the subject of a criminal investigation by the FBI into allegations he misused campaign dollars to decorate his home, according to the Wall Street Journal.

October 15, 2012 7:22 am Photos


Source: Search of surveyor's office related to suspicion of campaigning on county time

HAMMOND | A federal investigation into Lake County Surveyor George Van Til involves whether he engaged in campaigning activities while on the county clock, The Times has learned.

August 15, 2012 9:00 pm
20 charged in drug trafficking indictments

20 charged in drug trafficking indictments

CHICAGO | Two local men are among 20 defendants charged in a series of indictments stemming from a federal investigation into drug trafficking and the flow of its proceeds, officials announced Wednesday.

November 16, 2011 4:30 pm Photos



Lake County officer back on duty

CROWN POINT | Lake County police officer Scott Shelhart has returned to active duty after five months on administrative leave in connection with a federal investigation of the department.

October 21, 2011 10:00 am
Kuyachich denies being inquiry target

Kuyachich denies being inquiry target

CROWN POINT | Former Lake County Police Chief Marco Kuyachich denies he is a target of a reported federal investigation of illicit gun sales within the Sheriff's Department, according to his attorney.

June 02, 2011 7:00 pm

Fed probe of Lake law enforcement could affect pending, closed cases

CROWN POINT | An unknown number of criminal cases six Lake County law enforcement officers worked on could be dismissed as a result of their being targets of a federal investigation, according to legal experts.

May 28, 2011 11:00 pm

No arrests reported yet for six Lake officers targeted by feds

CROWN POINT | The six Lake County sheriff's officers under federal investigation were not under arrest as of Wednesday, a source close to the investigation said.

May 25, 2011 7:45 pm
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