Guilty Verdicts In Black Souls Gang Racketeering TrialFourteen other Black Souls members pled guilty before the trial.
Jurors To Be Sequestered In Black Souls Racketeering TrialProsecutors on Monday compared the six square blocks of the West Side controlled by the Black Souls to technology behemoth Apple Inc., while defense lawyers said the street gang was simply a “random collection of dudes.”
Gang Informant Built Case Against Black Souls, Did Crimes On The SideAs his FBI handler testified last week before Alex Williams took the stand, informants seldom are Boy Scouts.
Black Souls Racketeering Trial Opens, Set To Last More Than 2 MonthsCook County prosecutors allege the gang was behind a multimillion-dollar drug business and at least six murders.
Feds Indict Four Corner Hustlers For Six Murders, Sweeping ConspiracyLabar “Bro Man” Spann is accused of participating in all six slayings, including the 2003 murder of Latin Kings gangster Rudy “Kato” Rangel.
Fugitive Cop Eddie Hicks Caught 14 Years After Skipping Corruption TrialEddie C. Hicks skipped town ahead of his 2003 for allegedly leading a rip-off crew that shook down drug dealers for cash, drugs and guns.
12 Latin Kings Gang Members Indicted In IndianaAll 12 individuals were charged with a conspiracy to distribute narcotics and added to a Latin King indictment pending in Indiana that had previously charged 26 members of the gang, according to a statement from the U.S. Attorney’s office.
Jury Finds Accused Chicago Hobos Gang Leaders GuiltyThe onus was on federal prosecutors to prove, not only that the six men committed crimes, but that they coordinated their crimes.
Jurors In Hobos Gang Trial Begin Deliberations As Christmas LoomsAfter more than three months of testimony about drug dealing, brazen violence and cold-blooded killings, the fates of six alleged leaders of Chicago’s so-called “super gang” have been handed to a federal jury only days before Christmas.
Attorney For Alleged Gang Assassin Attacks Testimony In ClosingsDefense attorney Patrick Blegen tried to further undermine the testimony of a key eyewitness, Shanice Peatry, who said at trial how she saw a masked man kill her fiancé, Keith Daniels, outside her Dolton home as they sat in a car with their two small children.
Alleged Hobo Leader’s Attorney: Case 'Was Always A Fraud'The notion that Gregory “Bowlegs” Chester once led the deadly Hobos “super gang” was “manufactured from the very beginning” because he wouldn’t go along with a police officer’s shake-down, his defense attorney told a jury Monday.
Jurors Watch Slain FBI Informant’s Young Son Describe MurderThe little boy on the video kept repeating four heartbreaking words: “My daddy got shot.”

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