News & Features,
Nov 7, 2013
Pedro Flores is the U.S. government's star witness in the largest drug trafficking case in Chicago history. But should the DEA have looked the other way as he and his twin brother brought truckloads of coke into the city?
by Jason McGahan
Feature, cocaine, drug trafficking, U.S. Department of Justice, crime, Calumet, Outback Steakhouse, drugs, drug deals, Dollar Bazaar, North Lawndale, McDonald's, DEA, Drug Enforcement Agency, Dominick's, Atlanta, cell phones, Detroit, Puerto Vallarta, Mexico, Wayne County, Michigan, prison, Kenosha County, Wisconsin, Illinois, Michigan, Wisconsin, drug dealers, wholesale drug dealers, Pedro Flores, Margarito Flores, Little Village, Sinaloa Drug Cartel, Vicente Zambada Niebla, Ismael Zambada, U.S. District Court of Chicago, Colombia, Alvin Michaelson, Ruben Castillo, Patrick Fitzgerald, Matthew McCarthy, U.S. District Court of Wisconsin, Ron Collins, Guadalajara, Eric Durante, Jorge Llamas, Frank Rubino, Miami, U.S. Attorneys, Halley Guren, Virginia Kendall, Mexico City, drug cartels, U.S. Northern Command, Peterson Air Force Base, Colorado Springs, crystal meth, methamphetamine, war on drugs, drug supply, federal prison, drug investigations, Milan, Michigan
Mar 8, 2013
An interview with University of Chicago economist and vice specialist Jim Leitzel
by Mick Dumke
Crime, The Reefer, Politics, News, drugs, war on drugs, narcotics, United Nations, DEA, vice, gambling, legalization, heroin, economics, Jim Leitzel, University of Chicago, Eric Holder, Attorney General, marijuana
News & Features,
Feb 14, 2013
Dana Bostic's gang-affiliated west-side drug organization employed dozens of residents, served thousands of customers, established ties with Mexican drug cartels, and relied on violence to stay in business.
by Mick Dumke
Feature, Dana Bostic, druck trafficking, Rock 'n' Roll McDonalds, Stroger Hospital, U.S. Attorney, Excalibur, Jerry Bischoff, Matthew F. Kennelly, River North, Taste of Chicago, drug cartels, Mexican drug cartels, gang violence, DEA, Eddie Valentino, Bucktown, Erik Guevara, Chicago Sun-Times, Drug Enforcement Agency, Sinaloa cartel, Curtis Ellis, Mahogany Barbee, heroin, Brandon Richards, Dormin, antihistamines, cutting heroin, drug runners, drug dealers, Operation Bird Cage, Aurora, Berwyn, Cicero, Woodridge, guns, Cornelius Thomas, Davon Taylor, Lee Floyd, Charles Cowart, New Breeds, west side, Tony Allen, White Palace Grill, Joe Gorman, Dirty Unknown Vice Lords, Austin, CPD, Chicago Police Department, crime, Maurice Davis, ecstasy, marijuana, drug use, Takers, Undertaker Vice Lords, West Garfield Park, gangs, Black Gangsters, drug dealing, crack, Vice Lords, 11th police district, West Humboldt Park, East Garfield Park, murders, homicides, poverty, jobs, unemployment, K-Town, schools, Eleazar Alves, Ladonta Gill
Sep 17, 2011
Notre Dame finally wins a game, DEA agent Jack Riley is happy
Apr 28, 2009
Documentarians including Oscar nominee Tod Lending ("Legacy") gather Wednesday for the 20th anniversary of Columbia College's Doc Center.
by Ed M. Koziarski
Film, Public Housing, Howard Zinn, Columbia College, Documentary Center, Michael Rabiger, Suree Towfighnia, Russell Porter, Judy Hoffman, You Can't Be Neutral on a Moving Train, Standing Silent Nation, Lem Huntington, Chris Ottinger, Directing: Film Techniques and Aesthetics, Melbourne Documentary Group, DEA, Video