Organized Crime

Members Of 'P-K' Street Crew Charged After Racketeering InvestigationFive people are facing Super Class X Felony charges following a nearly year-long racketeering investigation into the alleged misdeeds of a West Side organized crime street crew, reports WBBM’s Mike Krauser.
Feds: Credit Card Fraud Boss Threatened Rival Would Be 'Cut Into Pieces'The alleged Chicago boss of an international credit card fraud racket has ties to organized crime in Bulgaria, kidnapped a man in Chicago and robbed him of $800,000, ordered a beating and warned a rival would be “cut into pieces,” feds say.
Janitors' Union Calling for Investigation of City Contract The SEIU wants Lisa Madigan to investigate potential mob ties to United Maintenance.
Chicago On The Internet: 'Mob Wives'Mob Wives Chicago, what does it do for Chicago's image? Let's find out...
Grant: Organized Crime Alive And Well In ChicagoOrganized crime wears a new face in Chicago -- and the retiring special-agent-in-charge of the area's FBI office says many times, it speaks a foreign language.
87-Year Old Mobster To Be Sentenced In Bombing PlotAn 87-year-old organized crime figure will be sentenced this morning for his conviction in the bombing of a video poker company.
Crime Commission Blasts Gambling Expansion PlanThe Chicago Crime Commission on Wednesday said that legislation to allow for a massive expansion of gambling in Illinois is “deeply flawed” and would be bad for the state.
Commission: Gambling Expansion Will Draw Organized CrimeThe Chicago Crime Commission is warning Gov. Pat Quinn that if he signs the gambling expansion legislation now on his desk, organized crime will be involved.
Cop Turned Robber Testifies At Mob TrialA disgraced Berwyn police officer says he was the key to a robbery gang. The details came out during testimony in the racketeering trial of a former alleged mob boss.
Trial Of Reputed Mob Boss Set To Begin WednesdayMichael "The Large Guy" Sarno is accused of ordering co-defendants to set off a bomb that wrecked the offices of a gaming company in Berwyn.
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