Cannabis delivery chugs along amid the pandemic.
Maya Dukmasova on her December 26 cover story “Weedman’s not worried”: Drug Dealing doesn’t exactly lend itself to close-up media coverage. But on the eve of Illinois’s recreational cannabis legalization I decided to try convincing a weed delivery guy to show me his world. I had little to offer him as an incentive—for obvious reasons […]
Illinois’s cannabis legalization aims to put dealers out of business, but they’re about more than just selling weed.
Convicted drug dealer Jason Austin, held accountable for killing a cop and social worker, appeals his sentence.
A key witness in the prosecution of west-side drug dealer Jason Austin is sentenced to five and a half years in prison.
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.
Jason Austin is held accountable for the 2008 murders of Robert Soto and Kathryn Romberg.
Day four in the sentencing hearing of convicted west-side drug dealer Jason Austin
Day three in the sentencing hearing of convicted west-side drug dealer Jason Austin
Day two in the sentencing hearing of convicted west-side drug dealer Jason Austin
Federal prosecutors seek a long sentence for Jason Austin, who they say killed a cop and a social worker.
In Chicago’s war zones, the tragedy extends beyond the kids who die.
A low-level dealer gets caught between the money and the violence of the heroin trade.
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.