Feds filing more gun cases in Chicago, but few involve gun-trafficking, and prosecutions still lag behind other big cities, Sun-Times analysis finds.
If Cook County Sheriff Tom Dart has his way, prosecutors would have the option of asking judges to deny bond for people charged with gun crimes.
Friday’s operation targeted low-level buyers, and gave the addicts the choice to go into treatment instead of to jail; 41 took police up on the offer.
Thaddeus “T.J.” Jimenez received 110 months for shooting the man twice in August 2015 from his Mercedes convertible.
A south suburban woman whose ex-boyfriend was the subject of a nationwide manhunt claims she was illegally held against her will.
Illinois began issuing Temporary Visitor Driver’s Licenses, or TVDLs, to undocumented immigrants in December 2013.
Jimenez was in prison for 16 years after he was convicted in the fatal shooting of a man in 1993. He was freed after his conviction was overturned.