Leonardo Silva — once the top DEA agent in Monterrey — is now working as an expert witness for a reputed lieutenant of one of El Chapo’s sons.
Federal prosecutors have recommended Charles Russell — a convicted murderer and rapist — receive more than 21 years in prison for possessing a gun.
THE WATCHDOGS: Racial epithet preceded white Chicago cops’ deadly confrontation with armed black man in 2016, records the Sun-Times sued to get show.
Chicago billionaire Ken Griffin — listed as Illinois’ richest man — is donating $10 million toward the city’s efforts to reduce gun violence.
A Chicago police spokesman said alcohol and/or drugs may have been factors in the student’s behavior. Mental health may also have been an issue.
Charles Thomas was wounded in the shoulder Tuesday night in an alley near the campus after officers responded to a call of a burglary.
Antuane King joined the fire department in 1999 and is paid $95,000 a year as a marshal in the Office of Fire Investigation, according to records.
Brent Tyssen and Cynthia Parker sold a gram of ecstasy to Sydney Schergen in 2015. Parker was also convicted and received probation.
THE WATCHDOGS: Even in cases in which courts have found Chicago cops wrongly killed dogs and City Hall paid damages, no officer has faced discipline.
Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan, with the ACLU and other groups, filed lawsuits to force the city to seek federal oversight of the police.
Arlander Keys is studying cops’ stops under an agreement that took effect on Jan. 1, 2016 between the department and the ACLU.
Police spokesman Anthony Guglielmi said the officer was treated at Northwestern Memorial Hospital for injuries that included “a cracked rib.”
THE WATCHDOGS: Kratom, a supplement that mimics the effect of opioids, is widely available, cheap — and linked to nine deaths in Cook County.
Taphia Williams says she was unconstitutionally kept in jail for more than 60 hours even though a non-profit group had posted her bail.
Legghette, who was about to start a 16-year sentence for armed robbery, was something of a black sheep.