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Zachary Fardon

As the U.S. Department of Justice carries out its investigation of the Chicago Police Department, U.S. Attorney Zachary Fardon joins us to discuss updates on the probe, the recent spike in gun violence gripping the city, and some of the high-profile cases his office has handled over the last few months.

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U.S. Department of Justice

Exclusive: “Chicago Tonight” has learned that U.S. Department of Justice officials are scheduled to arrive in Chicago on Wednesday as the civil rights investigation into the police department gets underway. 

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U.S. Department of Justice

Dean Angelo, the head of the Chicago Fraternal Order of Police, met with Department of Justice officials in Washington, D.C. this week as the agency begins its civil rights investigation into the Chicago Police Department.

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Seven months into his new post as U.S. Attorney for the Northern District of Illinois, we sit down with Zach Fardon. We'll see what the attorney, best known for his role in prosecuting former Gov. George Ryan, has to say about gang violence, public corruption. 

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Joel Weisman and his panel of journalists consider the plea from new U.S. Attorney Zachary Fardon for more funding. Watch the web extra conversation.

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Zachary Fardon, the successor to Patrick Fitzgerald as U.S. Attorney, speaks out at length for the first time. Watch a web extra video.

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Two Illinois senators urge U.S. Attorney nominee Zach Fardon to make Chicago street gangs top priority. Elizabeth Brackett has the details.

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Joel Weisman and his panel of journalists discuss the nomination of Zachary Fardon as U.S. Attorney, and the impact of the school closings vote on Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s popularity.

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The former prosecutor in Gov. George Ryan's corruption trial will likely be the next U.S. Attorney in Illinois. Sources say Zachary Fardon, now in private practice, is the top candidate to replace former U.S. Attorney Patrick Fitzgerald. Elizabeth Brackett has the latest.