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Cook County State's Attorney Anita Alvarez and Chicago Police Supt. Garry McCarthy urge Gov. Pat Quinn to sign the "Street Gang RICO" Law, which would allow state prosecutors to go after street gang leaders, much like federal prosecutors use federal RICO laws to target mobsters. (Credit: CBS)

Alvarez, McCarthy Urge Quinn To Sign New ‘Street Gang RICO’ Law

Cook County State’s Attorney Anita Alvarez and Police Supt. Garry McCarthy are urging Gov. Pat Quinn to quickly sign legislation considered to be a powerful new tool for law enforcement agencies to target gangs in Illinois.

CBS Chicago–06/06/2012