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  • Mexico AG: Captured drug lord Joaquin 'El Chapo' Guzman won't be extradited to US anytime soon

    Captured Sinaloa drug cartel leader Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman will not be extradited to the United States anytime soon, Mexico's top prosecutor said Tuesday.
  • U.S. judge sentences 2 brothers who smuggled for Mexican drug cartels

    Twin brothers who smuggled 71 tons of cocaine and heroin for Mexican drug cartels received 14-year prison terms Tuesday as a federal judge warned that they would always have to look over their shoulders. A bomb-sniffing dog and metal detectors guarded...

    Chicago brothers who infiltrated cartel given 14 years in prison

     Chicago brothers who infiltrated cartel given 14 years in prison
    After more than six years in protective custody, the twin brothers from Chicago's West Side didn't look the part of hard-core drug traffickers when they walked into a public courtroom Tuesday for the first time since flipping on the notoriously violent...

    Sentencing today for twins who flipped on 'El Chapo'

    Sentencing today for twins who flipped on 'El Chapo'
    For a couple of drug dealers from Chicago's West Side, twin brothers Pedro and Margarito Flores had hit the big time by November 2008, negotiating a heroin deal over the phone in Mexico with none other than Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman, the notorious Sinaloa...

    Chicago twins who ran $2B US drug ring get sharply reduced sentences for cooperation

    Identical twin brothers who ran a drug-trafficking ring that spanned much of North America were sentenced Tuesday to 14 years in prison after a judge agreed to sharply reduce their penalty as a reward for becoming government informants and secretly...