The capture of the Sinaloa cartel leader won’t stop the flow of drugs, says a west-sider locked up for selling heroin
Parris Fultz was a self-described independent operator in a business—drug dealing—dominated by larger-scale players.
Drug dealing hasn’t always been done in the open—but it has been going on for generations.
A conversation about the five-decade evolution of a Chicago street gang
While Mexican cartel leader “Chapo” Guzman is public enemy number one, most drug busts still snag street-level players.
Anatomy of a heroin ring: a west-side drug organization that employed dozens and served thousands
Tremaine “Tree” Johnson proves there’s more to the new generation of Chicago hip-hop than Chief Keef and the drill scene
Kelvin “Shorty” Wallace has been given one more chance to beat a two-decade heroin addiction.
Chicago police officials keep announcing more drug busts, but it’s not clear what’s actually changed on the street
The Emanuel administration gets aggressive about displaying dope on the table
West Humboldt is one of America’s biggest open-air drug markets. What does that mean for its residents?
Illegal searches play a leading role in the racial imbalance.
“You were strung out on crack,” Carol Moseley Braun shoots back at mayoral opponent Patricia Watkins.