{FD} Federal worker busted on online child *********** charges

A federal employee living in Illinois was arrested Monday after he allegedly tried to entice young girls on the internet to send him illicit pictures and threatened them with rape and violence.

{FD} Chicago aims to hire 1,000 police to combat high crime rate, address surge in retirements

In one of its most ambitious recruitment drives ever, Chicago officials say they have received more than 10,000 applications for law enforcement jobs, ahead of the midnight deadline to “protect and serve” in a city grappling with a seemingly unending wave of high crime.

{FD} Chicago woman accused of threatening to out FBI mole in train-guns case

A suburban Chicago mother of seven is accused of urging Facebook followers to kill a gang member-turned-FBI mole for his role in a sting that put an associate of hers behind bars on charges he tried to sell semi-automatic rifles stolen from a freight train, court documents show.

{FD} Chicago man sues Cubs, MLB after foul ball leaves him blind in one eye

A 60-year-old Illinois man who says he's a die-hard Chicago Cubs fan is now imploring the team and Major League Baseball to immediately install more nets protecting fans in crowds after he was hit in the face by a ball in August, causing him to immediately go blind in one eye.