DEA Agent, A Former Evanston Detective, Charged With Helping Drug RingA DEA agent has been charged with helping an international drug trafficking ring smuggle guns and drugs, starting when he was an Evanston police detective.
Hobos Gang Leader Sentenced To 40 Years In PrisonU.S. District Judge John Tharp said Gregory "Bowlegs" Chester had chosen to “advance the cause of evil. There’s no other way to look at it.”
Hobos ‘Super Gang’ Leader Up For Sentencing; Feds Want LifeGregory "Bowlegs" Chester’s attorney maintains he was simply a run-of-the-mill drug dealer who ran with bad and “perhaps even evil people.”
Feds Don’t Want Hobo Lawyers To Ask About Homan Square ArticleFederal prosecutors putting alleged leaders of an ultraviolent street gang on trial want to stop defense attorneys from asking a Chicago police veteran about the notorious Homan Square police facility.
Jury Selection Finishing At Major Chicago Street-Gang TrialJury selection is winding down at a much-anticipated trial of six purported members of Chicago's notorious Hobos street gang blamed for outbreaks of deadly gun violence for over a decade.
Chicago Gang Leader Sentenced To 60 Years In PrisonA Chicago gang leader who prosecutors say oversaw a sophisticated and brutal organization with at least 10,000 "soldiers" in Illinois — even while he was in prison — that beat, shot and extorted money from rivals was sentenced Wednesday to 60 years in federal prison.