Faceoff Between Federal Prosecutor, Alleged Hobo BeginsOne month into the federal racketeering trial of the Hobos “super gang,” there was a delay in testimony because Gregory “Bowlegs” Chester needed to see a doctor — to check his body for contraband.
Alleged Hobos Gang Leader Takes Stand In Federal TrialThe man with the nickname “Bowlegs” slowly walked to the witness stand, faced a federal judge and raised his right hand.
Hobos Cousin Testifies For Defense, Faces Off With ProsecutorA cousin of alleged Hobos leader Gregory “Bowlegs” Chester took the witness stand Tuesday as Chester and five other allegedly high-ranking gang members set out to defend themselves in a federal racketeering trial that has already lasted 12 weeks.
Prosecution Wraps Up Case In Hobos Gang TrialThe trial still isn’t over, but U.S. District Judge John J. Tharp Jr. has said he is determined to end it by Christmas.
Inmate Takes 2 Months In Jail Rather Than Testify Against HobosA man already serving a year in federal prison for dealing cocaine will serve an additional two months in jail for refusing to testify against Chicago’s so-called “super gang,” the Hobos.
Hobo Defense Attorney Confronts Girlfriend Of Late FBI InformantKeith Daniels did an extraordinary amount of gambling near the end of his life, his girlfriend testified Tuesday. And it appears the late FBI informant gambled with more than money.
Girlfriend Of Informant, Slain In Front Of Her, Names His KillerWhen a masked gunman ambushed her family sedan in April 2013, Shanice Peatry reached around to her two startled children, pushing her 6-year-old son and 4-year-old daughter down into the back seat as bullets flew toward the car.
"Supergang" Chief Charged With Killing Federal InformantParis “Poleroski” Poe, 31, allegedly gunned down informant Keith Daniels, 27, in front of Daniels’ young son and girlfriend last year, just days after Daniels was unmasked as a federal informant.
Two More Charged In Operation Crew Cut Racketeering CaseTwo felons have joined five other defendants in a major racketeering case targeting an Outfit-connected crew accused of home invasions, armed robberies, burglaries, insurance fraud, prostitution, arson and a plot to murder a witness.
Gang Members Hit With Racketeering, Murder ChargesFederal prosecutors said the gang’s violent crimes are numerous, including allegations they regularly moved hundreds of pounds of illicit drugs and killed at least two people.
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.
East Chicago Man Wants Murder Conviction TossedAn East Chicago Imperial Gangsters member says his racketeering and murder conviction should be tossed partly because he thinks one of his jurors has ties to a rival gang.