What the case against Vicente Zambada reveals about the federal government’s efforts to take down overseas drug suppliers.
Two years ago Chicago decriminalized pot possession—but not for everyone.
The open-air drug market on the west side thrives in the same way that legal businesses do.
Is there a cure for Chicago’s crippling dependence on firearms?
West Humboldt’s new war on drugs: Open a restaurant
While Mexican cartel leader “Chapo” Guzman is public enemy number one, most drug busts still snag street-level players.
The people responsible for drug and gang violence follow a pattern: despair.
Anatomy of a heroin ring: a west-side drug organization that employed dozens and served thousands
Kelvin “Shorty” Wallace has been given one more chance to beat a two-decade heroin addiction.
The mayor’s plan to raze troubled buildings sounds a lot like the one Mayor Daley “introduced” in 1992
If Chicago’s crime problem is only a matter of “perception,” then why are police being asked to work extra patrols on their days off?
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?
How Chicago can take a cue from New York City on pot possession.