Man Charged In Murder That Led To Tyshawn Lee’s SlayingA reputed member of a faction of the Gangster Disciples street gang, Khalil Yameen, has been charged in a deadly gang-related shooting that led to the execution-stye murder of 9-year-old Tyshawn Lee, Cook County prosecutors said Thursday.
Alleged Gangster Disciples Leader ArrestedAuthorities have arrested the alleged patriarch of one of Chicago's most notorious street gangs and dozens of his alleged subordinates on drug charges.
Rush Meets With Kirk To Discuss Gangster Disciple Plan Two prominent Illinois lawmakers met today about controversial comments one made about how to get rid of gangs in Chicago, reports WBBM's Lisa Fielding.
Emanuel Not Taking Sides In Kirk And Rush Dispute Over GangsCongressman Bobby Rush has called U.S. Sen. Mark Kirk's idea of mass prosecutions of the 18,000-member Gangster Disciples an “upper-middle-class, elitist white boy solution to a problem he knows nothing about.”
Durbin, Kirk Want Top Prosecutor Nominee To 'Crush' Street GangsU.S. Sens. Dick Durbin and Mark Kirk met today with Zachary Fardon, the nominee to be the next U.S. Attorney in Chicago, and told him they'd like to see him focus on street gangs and gun violence.
Police Arrest 22 Gang Members In Drug Market RaidsThe Chicago Police Department on Saturday announced that 22 alleged gang members were arrested and quantities of heroin, crack cocaine and cannabis were seized during two drug market raids on Friday on the city’s South and West sides.
Police Bust Gang-Controlled Drug Market In Rogers ParkPolice have busted up a gang-controlled drug market in the Rogers Park neighborhood, in an undercover operation that has resulted in charges against 20 people.