Feds filing more gun cases in Chicago, but few involve gun-trafficking, and prosecutions still lag behind other big cities, Sun-Times analysis finds.
U.S. Sens. Dick Durbin and Tammy Duckworth are calling on U.S. Rep. John Shimkus, R-Ill., to honor a “decades-long tradition of bipartisanship.”
The ACLU claims Fardon’s letter attacks an agreement it reached with the city to address the abuse of street stops by Chicago police.
Fardon was a good U.S. attorney, whose short tenure was hampered on the front end by a manpower shortage inside the office.
Zachary Fardon had a lot to say after his tenure as Chicago’s U.S. attorney came to an abrupt end Monday.
The federal/state task force round-up of suspects, primarily on Chicago’s West Side, has been dubbed “Operation Sweet Dreams.”