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Officials: Murder, intimidation kept $11 million-a-year gang going
The top leaders of one of Chicago’s most violent street gangs have been charged in a sweeping racketeering case that alleges they controlled their West Side drug empire through pattern of intimidation, kidnappings, shootings and murder dating back to the mid-1990s, according to an affidavit unsealed today in Cook County Criminal Court.
By Annie Sweeney and Jason Meisner
June 13, 2013