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  • Cig snitches

    Cig snitches
    The illegal drug trade in Ald. Jason Ervin's 28th Ward isn't all about the hard stuff. The black market for cigarettes, he said, can be just as pervasive—and, in some ways, safer for dealers. "It's similar to the sale of narcotics, where...
  • Governor in Mexico's troubled Michoacan state steps down

    Days after photos appeared purportedly showing his son meeting with a top drug trafficker, the governor of the beleaguered Mexican state of Michoacan resigned Wednesday, citing poor health. Fausto Vallejo presented his resignation in person to President...
  • About 50 members of violent L.A. street gang are arrested in sweep

    About 50 members of violent L.A. street gang are arrested in sweep
    Dozens of members of a notorious Los Angeles street gang were arrested early Tuesday as federal and local investigators moved to break up what they said was a violent and powerful cartel that ran a drug operation that stretched as far as Louisiana....
  • Tunney seeks restrictions on shop owners' tobacco sales

    Tunney seeks restrictions on shop owners' tobacco sales
    Chicago tobacco sellers with past convictions for selling drug paraphernalia could lose their tobacco retailer licenses under a plan being pushed by a Lakeview alderman who hopes to thin out a dense collection of "head shops" he said are drawing the ire...
  • M&T Bank ordered to forfeit $560,000 of laundered drug proceeds

    M&T Bank ordered to forfeit $560,000 of laundered drug proceeds
    M&T Bank has been ordered to forfeit $560,000 in drug proceeds laundered through its Perry Hall branch. The forfeiture was ordered by U.S. District Judge James K. Bredar in the wake of a case in which a teller at that branch collaborated with a member of...
  • Indictment an in-depth look at South L.A. gang's alleged operations

    Indictment an in-depth look at South L.A. gang's alleged operations
    Federal prosecutors Tuesday unsealed a 212-page racketeering indictment against dozens of suspected members and associates of the 52 Broadway Gangster Crips, detailing how they allegedly robbed homes across the South Bay, used women to move drugs and...
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  • Miami chef accused of working for Sinaloa cartel

    MIAMI Until recently, a Mexican national lived in a two-story single-family home in the Miami suburb of West Kendall. According to public records, Pedro Delgado Sanchez, 47, was a chef who, along with his wife, owned a Mexican food company called El...
  • Delinquent youth more likely to die violently as adults, study says

    Delinquent youth more likely to die violently as adults, study says
    Delinquent youth are at risk of early violent death in adulthood, regardless of race, and females are especially vulnerable, a study released Monday suggested. Girls detained by authorities had nearly five times the rate of violent death as females in...
  • Heroin use rising sharply since 2007, US mayors told

    DALLAS Heroin use increased more than 80 percent nationwide from 2007 to 2012, driven by ample supply and a crackdown on prescription narcotics, mayors and policy leaders from across the country were told Sunday. The leaders attending the U.S. Conference...
  • Felons turn to 'pardon guy' to verify that they're rehabilitated

    Felons turn to 'pardon guy' to verify that they're rehabilitated
    John Garbin hears from people who say they'll commit suicide if he doesn't help them. Because of mistakes they made years ago — criminal mistakes — they can't get a job, move on with their lives, or escape their tarnished reputations, even...