Labar Spann Garfield Park, convicted murderer Garfield Park and Humboldt Park neighborhoods of Chicago (SOURCE: Chicago Police Department/Map data ©2021)
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Federal Jury Convicts Chicago Street Gang Leader of Participating in Racketeering Conspiracy Involving Multiple Murders, Other Acts of Violence

CHICAGO — A federal jury has convicted a leader of the Four Corner Hustlers street gang of participating in a criminal organization that committed murders and other acts of violence while brutally protecting a drug-dealing […]

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Chicago Street Gang Member of Hammond, Indiana Sentenced to 27 Years in Prison on Murder and Racketeering Conspiracy Charges

A member of a violent Chicago street gang has been sentenced to 27 years in federal prison for engaging in a pattern of racketeering activity that included murder. Alonzo G. Horta, 23, of Hammond, Indiana, […]

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Twenty-Four Suspects Charged in Joint Federal And State Investigation of 2 Violent Street Gangs on the West Side of Chicago

CHICAGO — Twenty-four individuals are facing federal charges following an investigation targeting two street gangs responsible for firearms offenses, narcotics trafficking, and violence on the West Side of Chicago. During the investigation, dubbed “Operation Full […]

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Ten Suspects Charged in Federal Investigation That Dismantled Texas-to-Chicago Drug distribution Pipeline

Federal law enforcement seized more than 14 kilograms of cocaine and 15 firearms as part of an investigation that dismantled a Texas-to-Chicago narcotics pipeline and resulted in charges against ten defendants. During the investigation, dubbed […]