43 Latin Kings Facing State or Federal Drug Charges, Undercover Agent Key

A press release from the U.S. Attorney’s Office: FORTY-THREE ALLEGED MEMBERS AND ASSOCIATES OF THE LATIN KINGS STREET GANG FACING STATE OR FEDERAL NARCOTICS CHARGES Twenty-six charged in federal complaints; 17 arrested on state charges Heroin, cocaine, and marijuana seized, … Continue reading

Latin Kings Targeted by State’s Attorney Lou Bianchi

A press release from the McHenry County State’s Attorney: MC HENRY COUNTY’S STATE’S ATTORNEY BIANCHI TAKES AGGRESSIVE MOVE AGAINST STREET GANGS Louis A. Bianchi, McHenry County State’s Attorney, announced today that his office has filed a civil lawsuit against the … Continue reading

Latin King RICO Convictions

A press release from the U.S. Attorney’s office: LATIN KINGS’ NATIONWIDE LEADER, AUGUSTIN ZAMBRANO, AND THREE OTHER HIGH-RANKING GANG MEMBERS CONVICTED OF RICO CONSPIRACY AND RELATED CRIMES IN FEDERAL TRIAL CHICAGO — A federal jury today convicted the highest-ranking leader … Continue reading

Algonquin Pot Bust by Sheriff’s Department Sparked by Domestic Battery Complaint

After reading the press release from the Sheriff’s Department below, I wondered if the woman making the complaint didn’t think of the implications of doing so. One Arrested for Domestic Battery and Operation of an Indoor Clandestine Grow Operation Sheriff … Continue reading

Take Down of Chicago Latin King Gang Leaders In Major Federal Push

The following press release has been received from the U.S. Attorney’s Office. Whether it was hurried along by the horrific gang fight murder at Fenger Academy High School is anyone’s guess, but not an entirely illogical one. Perhaps today’s announcement … Continue reading