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Frank Main is a staff reporter at the Chicago Sun-Times.

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154 Articles
4 months ago
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Cook County sheriff’s deputy lived with man arrested on gun, drug charges, officials say

Sean M. Dwyer was caught with more than 1.6 kilograms of cocaine last week, according to authorities, who did not rel...

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4 months ago
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Lightfoot: Chicago making progress on fighting crime despite continued downtown violence

The mayor, in an interview Wednesday, credited a ‘multitiered’ strategy for a drop in murders and shootings and said ...

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4 months ago
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Convicted Starved Rock killer’s lawyer: DNA test casts doubt on Chester Weger’s conviction

Attorney Andrew Hale told a LaSalle County judge that a hair found on the glove of one of the three women killed at S...

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5 months ago
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Pedro Flores, star witness against El Chapo, tells judge feds gave his wife immunity against pros...

The onetime Chicago cocaine kingpin’s wife Vivianna Lopez and his brother’s wife Valerie Gaytan are fighting money-la...

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5 months ago
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Highland Park parade mass murder suspect Robert E. Crimo III through people who knew him, police ...

He grew up in a home where his parents regularly called the police on each other, and his mother left him unattended ...

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5 months ago
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Highland Park parade massacre gun was a Smith & Wesson M&P15 semiautomatic rifle

The initials in the name of the rifle are for “military” and “police.” A prosecutor identified the make and model at ...

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5 months ago
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Highland Park Fourth of July massacre suspect believed to have been turned away from synagogue

A Jewish security group says that, after seeing photos of Robert E. “Bobby” Crimo III, a Highland Park rabbi “recogni...

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5 months ago
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Highland Park massacre gun was bought legally in Illinois, authorities say

Robert Crimo III bought the gun, officials said Tuesday. They didn’t provide details of where and when the gun was bo...

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5 months ago
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Judge looks to Supreme Court gun ruling as he weighs whether to shoot down Chicago ban on laser s...

U.S. District Judge Robert Dow Jr. has asked lawyers in a Chicago gun-rights suit to weigh in on whether Justice Clar...

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6 months ago
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More helicopters eyed as a tool for Chicago police to fight carjackings, other crimes

Chicago police officials say they ‘anticipate’ acquiring two helicopters and might use private donations to help pay ...

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6 months ago
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‘It’s going to save lives’: Chicago Police Department expands eligibility for drug users to get t...

The drug diversion program, the largest of its kind in the country, was piloted on the West Side in 2018 and expanded...

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7 months ago
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Drug cartel leader ‘El Tomate’ extradited from Mexico, faces federal charges in Chicago

Adan Casarrubias Salgado — also known as “Tomatito,” “Star” and “Silver” — is charged with conspiracy, drug trafficki...

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