"El Chapo" Guzman No Longer Chicago's "Public Enemy No. 1"The only other person the Chicago Crime Commission ever deemed worthy of that label was Prohibition-era gangster Al Capone.
Gang Leader Gets 22 Years For Selling Guns, CocaineFrancisco Masias, a Berwyn resident, was the “longtime leader” of the Gangster 2-6 Nation gang, which operated a drug trafficking organization predominantly in the Little Village neighborhood, prosecutors said.
Mexican President: Drug Kingpin "El Chapo" Guzman CapturedSix months after he escaped from a maximum security prison in Mexico, drug lord Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman – Chicago's "Public Enemy Number One" – has been captured, according to a Twitter message from Mexico's president.
Melrose Park Detective Accused Of Selling Drugs From Police EvidenceAs CBS 2's Mai Martinez reports, the feds say he stole drugs from police evidence and then sold them.
Corrupt Cop To Get Early Release In Sentence Reductions Pushed By HolderA dirty Chicago cop got about six months chopped off of his prison term Monday because of a national change in sentencing rules pushed by U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder.
Twins Who Turned On Drug Cartel Get 14 Years In PrisonA federal judge has sentenced twin Chicago brothers to 14 years in prison each for running a nearly $2 billion U.S. drug franchise using cocaine and heroin supplied by Mexican cartel kingpin Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman.
Twins Who Spilled Drug Cartel Secrets To Be SentencedIn the underworld of illegal drug trafficking, identical twins Pedro and Margarito Flores rose from middling Chicago dealers to partners of Mexico's most notorious cartel lord, eventually building a nearly $2 billion franchise that spanned much of North America.
Pair Charged After Postal Service Intercepts Package Stuffed With PotA package containing more than 19 pounds of marijuana addressed to 20-year-old Mark A. Sudds was intercepted by the U.S. Postal Service, according to a statement from the DuPage County sheriff’s office. Undercover detectives from the the sheriff’s office then arrested Sudds and another man, 26-year-old Michael Grassman.
Gang Members Hit With Racketeering, Murder ChargesFederal prosecutors said the gang’s violent crimes are numerous, including allegations they regularly moved hundreds of pounds of illicit drugs and killed at least two people.
Northwest Indiana Cops Coordinating Anti-Drug Efforts On HighwaysIndiana State Police said squad cars from various towns in northwest Indiana working outside their jurisdictions has nothing to do with catching speeders and boosting revenue – it’s about stopping drug traffickers.
Gary Cop Rejects Plea Deal In Drug Trafficking CaseGuye and her boyfriend, Terrance Gee, 26, of Michigan City, were arrested for drug trafficking in Oklahoma, after police there found 48 pounds of marijuana in a suitcase in their rental car.
Reputed Guzman Lieutenant To Plead GuiltyA reputed lieutenant of recently captured drug lord Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman has indicated during a federal court hearing in Chicago that he intends to plead guilty in a $1 billion trafficking conspiracy that also allegedly involved his boss.