James Allen is serving three life sentences for murder. No one ever said he killed anyone.
He wears $5,000 suits and is chauffeured to court in a Rolls-Royce. He’s made a fortune off the war on drugs. He claims Oprah once wanted to have his baby. He is the most interesting lawyer in Chicago. But who’s the man behind the megawatt smile?
This chemical compound found in marijuana presents a tale of two extracts.
Judge Ruben Castillo says the sentence for Alfredo Vazquez-Hernandez, an alleged cartel coordinator, should be seen as a “message.”
Alfredo Vasquez-Hernandez, accused of being a coordinator for the cartel, is set to be sentenced in federal court in Chicago.
Chicago DEA special agent in charge Jack Riley has targeted the Outfit, dirty cops, street gangs, and the Sinaloa cartel, yet the drugs keep coming.
What the case against Vicente Zambada reveals about the federal government’s efforts to take down overseas drug suppliers.
How heroin—and dealers—moved from Chicago to eastern Iowa
Why did the DEA look the other way while two brothers imported as much as eight tons of cocaine into the city?
An interview with University of Chicago economist and vice specialist Jim Leitzel
Anatomy of a heroin ring: a west-side drug organization that employed dozens and served thousands
Notre Dame finally wins a game, DEA agent Jack Riley is happy
Documentarians including Oscar nominee Tod Lending (“Legacy”) gather Wednesday for the 20th anniversary of Columbia College’s Doc Center.