Chicago Gang Stats
|Started||Colors||2011 population||Ambrose||Black and light blue||600+||Started by Italian, then by Armando (d. late '60s), then Louie (d. '79), then Tony (till '92)|
|Ashland Vikings||Black and green||220+|
|Bishops||Black and copper||240+|
|Insane Deuces||1968||Black and green||310+ (+ Aurora)||Flipped to Folks 1991.|
|Cullerton Deuces||1973||Gray||60+||Flipped to Folks 1994, merged.|
|Familia Stones||Black and orange||300+|
|Imperial Gangsters||1971||Black and pink||1100+||Founded by Carlos Quintanilla "Lil Mexico" in 1971, resigned 1976.|
|Insane Unknowns||1960s||Black and white||120+||Founded by Sinbad, who was Puerto Rican, but was primarily White gang|
|Krazy Get Down Boys||Black, purple, and white||90+|
|La Raza||Green, white, and eed||830+|
|Latin Brothers||1972||Black and purple||140+|
|Latin Counts||1950s||Black and red||590+||Were White gang as of 1961, '70s leaders were Contreras brothers, '80s leader Mario.|
|Latin Dragons||1990s||Black and white||330+||Founding members split off from Latin King's Kedzie/Cortez.|
|Latin Eagles||Black and gray/silver||215+||Founding members split off from Latin King's Montrose/Hazel.|
|Latino Jivers||1966/67 (Latino Stars)||Black and brown||150+||Turned gang in 1978, ran by Horse 1978-90, Louie B. 1990-95, Gordo 1995-2010/11.||Latin Kings||1965||Black and gold||9900+|
|North side (Imperials)||1954||Maroon||Founder Ramon Santos at 18th/Wabash, now headquartered Beach/Spaulding.|
|South side - Marshall Blvd||1964||Founded by White Sal (Salvador Longoria) at Roosevelt/Newberry (before UIC as built).|
|South side - Coulters|
|Latin Lovers||< 1975||Red and yellow||120+||Started by Godfather, then shortly ran by Babyface, then Cacu.|
|Latin Souls||< 1976||Black and maroon||105+|
|Latin Stylers||Gray and maroon||110+|
|Maniac Latin Disciples||1966 (Latin Disciples)||Black and light blue||2750+||Founded by someone that, after he died, known as Hitler, and 11 others.|
|Milwaukee Kings||Black and orange||170+|
|Orchestra Albany||< 1978||Brown and yellow||230+|
|Pachucos||Black and white||170+|
|Party People||Black and white||215+|
|Party Players||White and maroon||60+|
|Saints||1959||Black and light blue||570+|
|Satan Disciples||~1960||Black and canary yellow||2700+||12 founding members.|
|Spanish Cobras||1961||Black and green||1570+|
|Spanish 4CH||Black and red||70+|
|Spanish GDs||Black and light blue||470+||(14,000 in USA)|
|Spanish Lords||Black and red||120+||Started by Cortez, then Curky (d. 1979 in prison), then Rico.|
|Spanish Vice Lords||Same as Vice Lords||150+|
|Two Six||1970s||Black and tan||2370+|
|Two Two Boys||Black and blue||150+|
|YLO Cobras||Same as SCs||240+|
|YLO Ds||Same as MLDs||190+|
|BDs||1960 (Devil Disciples)||Black and blue||4200+|
|Black P. Stone||1959 (Blackstones)||Black, red and green||7,700+||Eugene Hairston (Bull), Charles Edwards-Bey, Wesley Brown, Ernest Vaughn, Charles Knox, Henry Cogwell (Mickey), and Jeff Fort.|
|Black Souls||Black and white||1100+|
|4 Corner Hustlers||Black and gold, black and red||6500+|
|GDs||Black and blue||10000+|
|Mickey Cobras||(Egyptian Cobras)||Black, red, and green||1300+||Every July 27 party near Fuller Park, 45th/Princeton.|
|New Breeds||(Black Gangsters)||Black and blue||1740+|
|Conservative Vice Lords||1958 (14th street Clovers)||Black and gold, black and red||3700+||Founder Edward Perry, headquartered 16th/Pulaski|
|Cicero Insane Vice Lords||Black and gold, black and red||470+|
|Imperial Insane Vice Lords||Black and gold, black and red||250+|
|Mafia Insane Vice Lords||Black and gold, black and red||1250+|
|Renegade Vice Lords||Black and gold, black and red||100+|
|Traveling Vice Lords||Black and gold, black and red||3540+|
|Undertaker Vice Lords||Black and gold, black and red||200+|
|Unknown Vice Lords||Black and gold, black and red||1230+|
|Gaylords||1952||Black and light blue||210+|
|Simon City Royals||Black and blue, blue and green||360+|
|Harrison Gents||Black and purple||240+|
Black P. Stones.
Oldest sects: 62nd/Kimbark "Crank Town," Ancient Tank City, and 39th/Lake Park "Pyramid City."
Headquarters sect: 39th/Drexel (1980s).
Headquarters sect, current: Armitage/St. Louis
Headquarters sect, former: Kimball/Cortland.
1st sect: Division/Grand "Cameron City."
Headquarters sect: 17th/Laflin.
Latin Kings - North side.
Headquarters sect: Beach/Spaulding.
1st sect: 18th/Wabash 1954-1959.
2nd sect: Laflin/Van Buren.
Latin Kings - South side.
Headquarters sect: Marshall Blvd.
1st sect: Roosevelt/Newberry "Jew Town" (before UIC was built).
2nd sect: 27th/Normal.
3rd sect: Marshall Blvd.
Headquarters sect: Rockwell/Potomac "Twilight."
1st sect: Rockwell/Potomac.
2nd sect: Haddon/Rockwell.
Headquarters sect: 65th/Spaulding.
Headquarters sect: 45th/Wood.
Headquarters sect: 23rd/Oakley.
1st sect: 18th/California.
Headquarters sect: Division/Maplewood (Maplewood/Potomac).
1st sect: Campbell/Potomac (1961).
2nd sect: Haddon/Washtenaw.
|Campbell Boys, Insane||Maroon and gold||Turned Cobras mid-2000s.|
|Campbell Boys, Maniac||Maroon and gold||Turned MLDs 2004.|
|Coulters||Leader Bull (Jerry Melendez).|
|Devious Ones||~30, turned mostly 52nd/Talman kings mid-1990s.|
|Emerald Knights||< 1970||Predominantly Puerto Rican, fought the Devil Disciples 55th/Halsted area.|
|Fairfield Boys||Gage Park, kicked out, turned extinct around 2005.|
|Fillmore Boys||Turned Coulters.|
|Guess Boys||Blue and gold||Gage Park.|
|Haddon Boys||< 1971||Green and white||80-90% turned Cobras around 1980/81, some turned Warlords.|
|Kool Gang||Black and white||Didn't recruit, died off.|
|Laflin Lovers||~1977||Black and orange||Started by Gato (Felix) who now works as a CTA bus driver. Old ones died off, 1992, young ones turned Counts.|
|Latin Scorpions||Late '60s||Purple and white||Started by Big Louie, were a party crew, turned MLDs around 1974.|
|Mighty Projects||Black and red||Late '70s Bridgeport from 31st/Halsted to 35th/Morgan, mostly White and PR, only a few were Mexican. Leader was Birdman.|
|Morgan Deuces||< 1958||Black and purple||Founding members came from Brownsville, Texas. Started at Van Buren and Morgan. 1978 leader was Popo.|
|Party Gents||Black and gray||Turned kings.|
|Racine boys||Navy and light blue|
|Rampants||< 1969||Black and gray||Were at 18th/Halsted area, turned kings. ~50.|
|Ridgeway Lords||< 1966||Black and dark blue||Started by Huddi, turned 2 6 and SDs.|
|Spanish Chancellors||Black and light blue||Turned 33rd/Morgan kings.|
|Stone Kents||Black and gray||Formerly Artistic Kents, turned kings, were half Mexican half Puerto Rican.|
|TAP Boys||Red and white||Chicago Lawn, primarily Arabic.|
|TNT Boys||Turned Cullerton Deuces, were a party crew.|
|Taylor Sharks||< 1965|
|Villa Lobos||Late '60s||Black and green||Started Cullerton and Blue Island, mostly turned kings by 1979. 1 sect left on 23rd/Trumbull.|
|Village Sharks||Black and maroon||Turned Latin Souls, 55th/Halsted area.|
|Warlords||1976||Black and orange||Died off in 1985, younger ones turned kings, mostly Division/Wolcott kings.|
|La Familia Warlords||Started by Lord Chief.|
|Wicker Park Warlords|
Chicago's 1983 newspaper stated the city had 4,000+ gang members, at 110+ gangs.
However, earlier newspaper August 1978 stated city had 5,000 gang members age 9-40, at 150+ gangs.
Note: Loyola University (maroon and gold) has the same colors as the Campbell Boys, Northeastern Illinois University (gold and blue) has the same colors as the Guess Boys (blue and gold), Roosevelt University (green and white) has the same colors as Haddon Boys, and Northwestern University (purple and white) has the same colors as Latin Scorpions.