In this courtroom sketch, James "Whitey" Bulger sits at his sentencing hearing in federal court in Boston, Wednesday, Nov. 13, 2013. Bulger was convicted in August in a broad indictment that included racketeering charges in a string of murders in the 1970s and '80s, as well as extortion, mon…
HAMMOND | A ranking member of a region street gang offered a cautionary tale to other would-be gang members Thursday ahead of his afternoon federal sentencing hearing.
HAMMOND | Another of several admitted Latin Kings street gang members has been sent to prison as part of a sweeping federal indictment, the Hammond-based U.S. attorney's office said Friday.
HAMMOND | An Illinois man was sentenced to 25 years in federal prison Friday for his role in a sweeping Latin Kings street gang, drug and murder conspiracy case involving more than 20 defendants.
HAMMOND | A Hammond man has been sentenced to eight years in federal prison for his admitted role in a Latin Kings drug and gang case.
HAMMOND | A federal judge sentenced two Chicago women to years in prison Monday after they admitted to being involved in a gang-related murder, court records show.
EAST CHICAGO | The marina dockmaster of East Chicago is the latest municipal employee to be painted by federal prosecutors into a mosaic of alleged crimes and corruption dating back several decades.
CHICAGO | A high-ranking member of a Chicago street gang — who with a former East Chicago man controlled a street narcotics business — has been sentenced to about 28 years in prison, federal authorities said.
CROWN POINT | The public's first reaction to government corruption is usually a demand to throw some elected rascal behind bars.
CHICAGO | While legislators regroup on how to present a massive gambling expansion proposal in the House, the Chicago Crime Commission has come out against the bill, saying its passage will open the door to infiltration by organized crime.
CHICAGO | A retired Chicago police officer was arrested by Drug Enforcement Administration agents last week after he and nine other defendants were charged in a federal racketeering conspiracy indictment, alleging acts of murder, kidnapping, robbery, narcotics distribution and obstruction of…
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