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Cook Co. is number one in felony drug cases

BY FRANK MAIN AND ART GOLAB Staff Reporters In Cook County, drug crimes represented a bigger share of felony cases than any other major county in the United States, according to a federal study released Thursday. The Justice Department study — a snapshot of 39 counties in May 2006 — …

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Man brought from Mexico to face drug cartel charges

February 18, 2010 5:43 PM A Mexican man was extradited to Chicago today to face drug trafficking charges that identify him as a main player in the largest narcotics conspiracy ever uncovered in the area. Jesus Vicente Zambada-Niebla is one of the most significant figures with alleged ties to Mexican …

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