Juan Briseno was set to go on trial on April 7 on charges of racketeering, murdering six people and trying to murder four others. However, his attorneys filed a motion in January, asking to delay that trial until September.
A Latin Kings street gang member will serve 25 years in prison in connection with his part in the double homicide outside a Griffith restaurant in February 2007.
A high-ranking member of a Northwest Side gang says a police crackdown has paralyzed the gang and sharply cut into its drug sales.
Police seized guns and $1,700 last month from a self-admitted Latin King gang member at his west suburban Brookfield home, police said.
A gang member already serving a 45-year sentence for murder may have up to 10 years tacked onto his prison term for declining to testify against an associate in the same crime.