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.
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.
Twins Who Turned On Drug Cartel Get 14 Years In PrisonA federal judge has sentenced twin Chicago brothers to 14 years in prison each for running a nearly $2 billion U.S. drug franchise using cocaine and heroin supplied by Mexican cartel kingpin Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman.
Twins Who Spilled Drug Cartel Secrets To Be SentencedIn the underworld of illegal drug trafficking, identical twins Pedro and Margarito Flores rose from middling Chicago dealers to partners of Mexico's most notorious cartel lord, eventually building a nearly $2 billion franchise that spanned much of North America.
Reputed "El Chapo" Lieutenant To Be Sentenced In Drug Cartel CaseA reputed lieutenant of captured Mexican drug lord Joaquin 'El Chapo' Guzman was to be sentenced Monday for his part in a $1 billion conspiracy to traffic narcotics to Chicago and other cities.
Secret Testimony Of Chicago Twins Who Took On 'El Chapo'Prosecutors have pulled back the curtain a little on the largest drug case ever made in Illinois, publicly revealing for the first time the secret testimony that the Flores brothers turned against Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman and his powerful Sinaloa drug cartel.