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By Butter Bracco On Monday, November 12th, 2018
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Woman’s body found on Lake Michigan beach likely missing swimmer Lena Lemesh

A woman’s body was found Saturday on a Lake Michigan beach is believed to be the missing Elgin woman: Lena Lemesh. Stanislaw Wlosek, Jr. was pronounced dead at the Highland Park Hospital the same day, confirmed More...

By Brandon Jones On Sunday, November 11th, 2018
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Justce Antonin Scalia tops Trump’s Medal of Freedom list: Elvis Presley, Babe Ruth, Alan Page, Roger Staubach, Orrin Hatch, Miriam Adelson,

President Donald Trump will give the Presidential Medal of Freedom to seven individuals next week, including the late Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia. The other awardees are retiring Sen. Orrin G. Hatch (R-Utah), More...

By The Dispatch On Friday, November 9th, 2018
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Illinois Man, Jaime Breckenridge Sentenced to 8 Years for Child Pornography

A Champaign, Ill., man, Jaime Breckenridge, 34, of the 2200 Block of S. First Street, was sentenced today on charges of distribution and possession of child pornography, as announced by U.S. Attorney John C. Milhiser, More...

By The Dispatch On Friday, November 9th, 2018
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Defendant, Vivian Wang sentenced for Casino and credit card Fraud Scheme

Vivian Wang, 55, of Alpharetta, Georgia, was sentenced today by U.S. District Judge Kimberly J. Mueller to two years in prison for wire fraud related to a nationwide casino and credit card fraud scheme and aggravated More...

By The Dispatch On Tuesday, November 6th, 2018
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Illinois Man, Christopher Buse Pleads Guilty to Receiving Child Pornography

Christopher R. Buse, 42, formerly of O’Fallon, Illinois, has been convicted of knowingly receiving child pornography over the internet, the U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of Illinois, Steven D. Weinhoeft, More...

By The Dispatch On Wednesday, October 31st, 2018
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Chicago Street Gang, Goonie Boss members Charged with Multiple Murders

A joint federal and state investigation has resulted in racketeering and murder charges against five alleged members of a Chicago street gang faction known as the Goonie Boss.  The charges allege that Goonie members More...

By The Dispatch On Monday, October 29th, 2018
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Nashville to Serve as Hub for Appalachian Regional Prescription Opioid Strike Force

Unites States Attorney Don Cochran for the Middle District of Tennessee and Assistant Attorney General Brian A. Benczkowski of the Justice Department’s Criminal Division announced today the formation of the Appalachian More...

By The Dispatch On Monday, October 29th, 2018
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Chicago: Four Latin Dragon Members Charged with Racketeering Conspiracy

Four additional members of Chicago area criminal street gang, the Latin Dragons Nation, have been charged with racketeering conspiracy and other related offenses in a second superseding indictment unsealed today, More...

By The Dispatch On Sunday, October 28th, 2018
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Thomas More Society’s Thomas Olp supports Trump administration’s stance on gender as ‘innately tied to one’s biological sex’

Breaking news that the Trump administration may be ready to adopt a uniform definition of gender based on biology and grounded in science, was well-received by the Thomas More Society, a national nonprofit law firm. More...

By The Dispatch On Sunday, October 28th, 2018
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South Beloit Woman, Cheryl Barrera sentenced to 4 years for trafficking Meth

Scott C. Blader, United States Attorney for the Western District of Wisconsin, announced that Cheryl Barrera, 50, South Beloit, Illinois, was sentenced today by Chief U.S. District Judge James D. Peterson to four More...

By Butter Bracco On Sunday, October 28th, 2018
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Peter Zabala arrested after burnt human remains identified as missing Joliet woman, Ashley Tucker

Police have made an arrest in the case of Ashley Tucker, who was identified as the human remains discovered Friday. The coroner confirmed the body belonged to the missing woman, found in a barrel with “severe More...

By The Dispatch On Friday, October 26th, 2018
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Chicago man, David J. Cottrell charged with child pornography, extortion

A suburban Chicago man was charged Tuesday with threatening to publish sexually explicit photos of an underage girl unless she created child pornography for him. This indictment was announced by U.S. Attorney John More...

By Brandon Jones On Tuesday, October 16th, 2018
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for KING & COUNTRY joins with Zach Williams for ‘Little Drummer Boy The Christmas Tour’

Two-time GRAMMY® Award winners for KING & COUNTRY will hit the road in December with their Christmas tour extravaganza Little Drummer Boy | The Christmas Tour, presented by Compassion. The nationwide trek kicks More...

By The Dispatch On Friday, October 12th, 2018
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Three Chicago O’Hare Border Patrol canines retire: Meet Frodo, Dino and Chex

U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) at O’Hare International Airport recently celebrated the retirement of three of their agricultural canines at a ceremony in Terminal 5. Frodo, Dino and Chex celebrated their More...

By The Dispatch On Saturday, October 6th, 2018
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FBI charges a dozen in Chicago heroin, crack cocaine bust for trafficking

Twelve individuals are facing federal charges as part of an investigation into heroin trafficking on the West Side of Chicago. As part of the investigation, dubbed “Operation Dirty Ice,” law enforcement intercepted More...

By The Dispatch On Tuesday, October 2nd, 2018
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Jossean Echevarria, Diquan Ray charged in stealing, trafficking stolen copper wire from Cook County Forest Preserve

Jossean Manuel Echevarria, 30 years old, of Hammond, Indiana, and Diquan Dashawn Ray, 23 years old, of Burnham, Illinois were charged on October 1, 2018 by criminal complaint with Interstate Transportation of Stolen More...

By Butter Bracco On Saturday, September 29th, 2018
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Illinois: Body found in Englewood sewer identified as missing Rolling Meadows senior, Vasudeva Kethireddy

The body discovered in an an Englewood sewer Friday morning is the missing Rolling Meadows man who went missing last month while collecting rent  from several properties in the South Side neighborhood. Vasudeva More...

By The Dispatch On Saturday, September 29th, 2018
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Illinois prisoner Kurt Johnson convicted for putting warden, another prisoner in $20 billion debt using bankruptcy laws

A federal inmate housed within the Communications Management Unit (CMU) at the U.S. Penitentiary in Marion, Illinois has been found guilty of filing fictitious involuntary bankruptcy petitions against federal prison More...

By The Dispatch On Wednesday, September 26th, 2018
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Sciene News highlights 10 Scientists to watch

For the fourth year, Science News is spotlighting 10 early- and mid-career scientists on their way to widespread acclaim for tackling the big questions facing science and society. Members of the SN 10 class of More...

By Butter Bracco On Tuesday, September 25th, 2018
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Illinois: Missing man, Paul Carr, found dead in a field

Wauconda police in Illinois have identified a dead body found in a field after responding to reports of an “unoccupied suspicious vehicle” with “a large amount of blood inside.” Police used K9 units to More...


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