20 federal agents sent to Chicago to help stem gun violence - cleveland.com

Commander Tim Jones, head of the Bureau of Alcohol Tobacco and Firearms Strike Force, speaks at a news conference, Friday, June 30, 2017, in Chicago where it was announced that Chicago police and federal agents are collaborating on an initiative to ...

Feds prosecuting most Chicago gun cases in years - WEAU

CHICAGO (AP) -- Authorities say a growing partnership between federal law enforcement and the Chicago Police Department already is paying off. Acting U.S. Attorney Joel Levin told reporters Friday that his office already has prosecuted more federal gun ...

The Latest: Feds Prosecuting Most Chicago Gun Cases in Years - U.S. News & World Report

Authorities say a growing partnership between federal law enforcement officials and the Chicago Police Department is already paying off. June 30, 2017, at 5:09 p.m.. MORE. LinkedIn · StumbleUpon · Google +; Cancel. The Latest: Feds Prosecuting Most ...

Guns To Be Tested In Hours, Not Days, Under Police Partnership With Feds - DNAinfo

Chicago Police are partnering with the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms to track down illegal guns and traffickers. View Full Caption. Shutterstock. CHICAGO POLICE HEADQUARTERS — Chicago Police are partnering with the Bureau of Alcohol, ...

No Need for Federal “Chicago Crime Gun Strike Force” if Police Allowed to Do Their Jobs - The New American

In an early-morning tweet, President Donald Trump decried the violence in Chicago and announced that he was sending in “federal help.” But the rationale for this “help” would not exist if Chicago police were not hamstrung by the war on cops and the ...

Chicago, Feds Unveil New Effort to Crack Down on Illegal Weapons - Wall Street Journal (subscription)

CHICAGO—The Chicago Police Department said Friday it is teaming up with federal agencies to crack down on illegal weapons and step up the prosecution of repeat gun offenders, a move aimed at bringing down the city's violent-crime rate. The effort was ...

Trump spokeswoman: Chicago crime 'driven by morality' - MyHighPlains

White House deputy press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders said crime in Chicago is "driven by morality more than anything else." Trump spokeswoman: Chicago crime 'driven by morality' Mark Wilson/Getty Images. White House deputy press secretary ...

Chicago, Feds Create 'Strike Force' To Curb Gun Violence - WAMC

Police investigate the scene of a double homicide in Chicago in February. More than 1,700 people have been shot in the city so far this year. Scott Olson / Getty Images. Originally published on June 30, 2017 2:54 pm. President Trump says he is "sending ...

Jeff Sessions: Sanctuary city policies 'endanger' Chicago - Washington Examiner

Attorney General Jeff Sessions said Friday that Chicago, an already dangerous city due to excessive gun violence, is being made more dangerous for its residents because of the city's "sanctuary city" policies that prevent it from working with the ...

Trump Is Sending In The Feds To Chicago To Tackle 'Crime And Killings' - Blavity

Looks like 45 is holding up to his threatening promise of sending feds to Chicago as he officially announced via his favorite “press conference” platform, Twitter. Crime and killings in Chicago have reached such epidemic proportions that I am sending ...

How President Trump and Mayor Emanuel can help combat violence in Chicago - Chicago Tribune

President Donald Trump has repeatedly called out Chicago crime, and Attorney General Jeff Sessions has ordered a review of all federal reform agreements with troubled police departments. Where does that leave the city of Chicago when it comes to police ...

Sessions denounces 'unacceptable' levels of violence in Chicago - The Hill

Attorney General Jeff Sessions · Jeff SessionsSessions denounces 'unacceptable' levels of violence in Chicago Trump says he is sending federal help to quell Chicago violence Overnight Cybersecurity: Defense bills beef up cyber oversight | Senate passes ...

The Latest: Justice to send federal prosecutors to Chicago - ABC News

FILE - In this April 5, 2017, file photo, Chicago Police Department Superintendent Eddie Johnson speaks during a news conference in Chicago. Chicago police, federal agents and prosecutors plan to announce Friday, June 30 they are launching a new ...

Chicago PD, ATF team up to stop spread of illegal guns - WBAP News/Talk

(CNN) – The Chicago Police Department and Department of Justice's Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives will announce Friday a new task force aimed at decreasing the spread of illegal guns throughout the Windy City. CNN was first to ...

Trump Says He's Sending the Feds Into Chicago - The Atlantic

Like ​The Atlantic? Subscribe to ​The Atlantic Daily​, our free weekday email newsletter. Twenty federal agents with the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF), will join a newly created task force in Chicago designed to stop the ...

President Trump Says He's Sending 'The Feds' to Fight Crime in Chicago. Here's What He Means - TIME

President Trump tweeted Friday that he is "sending in Federal help" to fight gun violence in Chicago. That federal help, it turns out, is in the form of 20 ATF agents. Chicago city officials said Friday that 20 agents from the Bureau of Alcohol ...

Chicago Police and Federal Agents to Team Up on Gun Violence - New York Times

Police officers from Chicago's Second District at an outdoor roll call in May. Credit Joshua Lott for The New York Times. CHICAGO — As a candidate, Donald J. Trump frequently mentioned the shootings that claim hundreds of lives here each year. As a ...

Trump once tweeted he'd "send in the feds" to fight Chicago gun violence. Now it's happening. - Mic

Chicago police display some of the thousands of illegal firearms they confiscated during 2014 in their battle against gun violence in Chicago. Source: M. Spencer Green/AP. Zak Cheney Rice. Published 35m ago on June 30, 2017. by Zak Cheney Rice.

Trump sending federal help to fight Chicago crime 'epidemic' - The Globe and Mail

U.S. President Donald Trump said on Friday he was sending federal help to fight crime in Chicago that has reached “epidemic” proportions. The government is sending federal agents to Chicago and plans to prosecute firearms cases aggressively, Attorney ...

President Trump declares Chicago's violent crime an epidemic: “I am sending in federal help” - Salon

On Thursday President Donald Trump followed through on months of threats and sent “the feds” into Chicago. Roughly 20 additional federal agents from the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives were sent to address gun violence by the ...