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FBI Chicago hunting ‘sextortion’ suspect who threatened to livestream, kill child and their family

FBI Chicago is searching for a man wanted on federal charges for using social media apps to extort children for sexual images and, in one instance, allegedly threatening to livestream the murder of a child and their family. A federal arrest warrant has been issued for David Patrick Sheffield on the charge of interstate communication […]

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Former staffer of U.S. Rep Brad Schneider gets 9 months in prison after stealing taxpayer money, impersonating FBI

A former staffer of U.S. Rep. Brad Schneider has been sentenced to nine months in prison for embezzling almost $80,000 in taxpayer money, which was discovered after he was caught impersonating an FBI agent. Sterling Carter, 25, of Glenwood, Georgia, was employed as the director of operations for Schneider. The 10th District, represented by Schneider, […]

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Federal charges possible against Highland Park suspect, who prosecutors say confessed to mass shooting

Authorities say the Highland Park suspect confessed to the mass shooting and contemplated committing a second attack in Wisconsin hours later. Federal charges may be filed against him. Robert E. Crimo III, 21, of Highwood, was charged with seven counts of first-degree murder “for the killing spree that he has unleashed against our community,” Lake […]

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Former staffer of U.S. Rep Brad Schneider pleads guilty to stealing almost $80,000 in taxpayer money

A former staffer of U.S. Rep. Brad Schneider, whose district includes Lake County, has pleaded guilty to embezzling almost $80,000 in taxpayer money by falsifying paperwork, prosecutors said. Sterling Carter, 24, of Glenwood, Georgia, was employed as the director of operations for Schneider. The 10th District, represented by Schneider, includes a large part of Lake […]

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Crystal Lake nurse indicted by federal grand jury on charges she tampered with medication prescribed to patients

A Woodstock woman, who worked as the assistant nursing director at a Crystal Lake rehab center, is facing federal charges for allegedly tampering with medication that was prescribed to patients. A federal indictment was returned in U.S. District Court in Chicago charging Sarah Diamond, 29, of the 2000 block of Olmstead Drive in Woodstock. Prosecutors […]