Recent News

In the News

‘Ghost Guns’: Firearm Kits Bought Online Fuel Epidemic of Violence

They are untraceable, assembled from parts and can be ordered by gang members, felons and even children. They are increasingly the lethal weapon of easy access around the U.S., but especially California.

Law enforcement steps up efforts to fight online child exploitation

AG Raoul expects reports to climb 23% this year By PETER HANCOCK Capitol News Illinois [email protected] SPRINGFIELD ‚Äď State Attorney General Kwame Raoul joined local and federal prosecutors Monday to announce new efforts to combat a rise in online child exploitation in Illinois. The efforts include greater outreach and education for parents and teachers, and […]

Car theft ring used fake IDs to finance cars at dealerships across Illinois

Attorney General Kwame Raoul announced charges against a half-dozen defendants who allegedly made off with luxury cars from suburban dealers. By¬†Andy [email protected]¬†¬†Updated¬†Sep 28, 2021, 5:39pm CD A multistate car theft ring based in Chicago ‚Äústole‚ÄĚ cars off the lots of luxury dealers by using bogus identification to set up financing for high-end cars, Attorney General […]

Why thousands of migrants, many from Haiti, are stuck at Texas-Mexico border

Officials said that flights are removing migrants daily from the border. ByKenneth Moton,Tenzin Shakya,Knez Walker,James Scholz,Candace Smith,¬†andMarlene Lenthang A mounting crisis is unfolding at the U.S.-Mexico border where thousands of migrants, many from¬†Haiti, have trekked across dozens of countries, facing blistering heat and other dangers to seek refuge in the United States. But entering the […]

Get Involved