Judge Quashes Bid By Star Witness In 'El Chapo' Case To Reduce Prison SentenceCourt filings unsealed Monday reveal that Chicago-born drug trafficker Pedro Flores asked in July for a reduction of his 14-year prison term for risking his life in testifying against Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman last year.
Mexican Drug Cartel Operative Pleads Guilty In ChicagoGuadalupe Fernandez Valencia pleaded guilty during a Wednesday hearing to narcotics trafficking and money laundering conspiracy for coordinating the distribution of narcotics across the United States.
Judge Raps Trump, Gives Lenient Sentence To El Chapo WitnessWithout his cooperation against more than 100 cartel figures, he likely would have received a life sentence.
Chicago Connections Testified At Federal 'El Chapo' Trial, Drug Lord Found GuiltyThe jury of eight women and four men deliberated roughly 34 hours over six days.
Colorful Cast Of Cooperators Put The Heat On El ChapoPedro Flores took the witness stand last week to testify about his wildly lucrative business partnership with Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman.
Chicago Drug Trafficker Testifies Against El Chapo At TrialPedro Flores told the jury that the brothers had face-to-face meetings with Guzman and another Sinaloa cartel leader, Ismael "El Mayo" Zambada, in Mexico in 2005 to begin negotiations for the cartel to use the pair's successful drug-dealing network covering Chicago, New York, Detroit and other large cities.
'El Chapo' Guzman Trial To Begin Under Unprecedented Security MeasuresOpening statements are set to start Tuesday in the high-profile trial of alleged Mexican drug lord Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman.
Likely 'El Chapo' Trial Witness Pleads Guilty In ChicagoThe Chicago indictment, which names Guzman as a co-defendant, says the cartel used speed boats and submarines to transport drugs.
Evidence on 'El Chapo' Presented By ProsecutorsGuzman was brought to the U.S. earlier this year and is currently in custody in New York.
Feds Detail Evidence Against Drug Kingpin 'El Chapo' GuzmanA government memo filed Tuesday also says there's evidence that Guzman was involved in a 1992 drug-gang shootout at a Puerto Vallarta, Mexico, nightclub that left six people dead, according to The New York Times.
"El Chapo" Guzman No Longer Chicago's "Public Enemy No. 1"The only other person the Chicago Crime Commission ever deemed worthy of that label was Prohibition-era gangster Al Capone.
Feds Want 11 Years For Man Who Grew Up With Sinaloa Leaders’ KidsEdgar Valencia Ortega, 29, is set to be sentenced Friday by Castillo. He pleaded guilty to a money laundering conspiracy in April.
Son Of Drug Lord "El Chapo" Might Be Among Those Kidnapped At Mexico ResortThe son of imprisoned drug lord Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman may be among the half-dozen men abducted by gunmen at a restaurant in the Mexican beach resort of Puerto Vallarta, authorities said Tuesday.
Mexican Drug Lord 'El Chapo' Files Appeals Against ExtraditionLawyer Jose Refugio Rodriguez says the appeals argue the statute of limitations has run out on some crimes Guzman is accused of in the United States.
Second Mexican Judge Approves "El Chapo's" ExtraditionThe process still awaits approval of Mexico's foreign ministry. The judge's decision announced by the courts Monday was on an extradition request from a federal court in Texas.