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Glenn Lewellen

Photo Of Cocaine Powder. (AP Photo)

Ex-Cop, Four Others Guilty Of Conspiracy To Distribute Cocaine

A former Chicago Police officer and four co-defendants were convicted Tuesday of various charges in a federal case that involved allegations of murder, robbery and kidnapping — and even provided a glimpse into City Hall’s zoning politics.

01/31/2012

Ald. Ed Burke at the Chicago City Council meeting on July 6, 2011. (Rich Hein/ Sun-Times)

Drug Dealer Assumed He Was Bribing Burke

An admitted drug trafficker assumed the $15,000 he allegedly paid two attorneys more than a decade ago was used in part to pay bribes to Ald. Ed Burke (14th) and others to get the zoning on his Southwest Side property changed to build apartments, according to a motion by federal prosecutors.

12/17/2011