Chicago Gang Stories

1. Any South side mobs founded by Puerto Ricans?
2. Any North side mobs founded by Mexicans?
3. Any wars started over a female?

     3a. Where 2 individuals from the same gang fought over a female.
     3b. Where 2 sects of the same gang fought over a female.
     3c. Where 2 gangs fought over a female.

4. What gangs of any gang sentenced the death penalty?
5. Biggest prison sentence for a female in any gang?
6. Stories were females lured guys to set them up to be killed?
7. Females in gangs relationship with a cop?
7b. Female cops in relationships with guys in gangs?
8. Guys in gangs who raped?
9. Females in gangs with the most baby daddys?
10a. Females killed or shot by guys in gangs, that were boyfriend or ex-boyfriend?
10b. Females not in gangs killed by gangs that were not boyfriend or ex-boyfriend?
11. Gang individuals who flipped.

     11b. Where they fell in love.
     11c. Where they were killed for flipping.
     11d. Where they killed in order to flip.
     11e. Where they were beaten for renegading after flipping.
     11f. Where females lured guys in gangs to flip.
     11g. Where they flipped and then shot at their former mobs.
     11h. Where they were forced to flip, by former or new mob.
     11i. Where they flipped back.

12. Gangs sets who flipped.
13. Gangs who killed their own.
13b. Where it wasn't an accident.
13c. Where they accidentally killed themselves.
14. Anyone in a gang that went to a 4-year college.
15. Where they had relationships across rival gangs.

     15a.Where they had kids across rival gangs.
     15b.Where they had marriages across rival gangs.

16. Irony stories.
17. Where they committed suicide.
18. Where they did the most murders.
19. Gruesome murders.
20. Miscellaneous stories.
21. Miscellaneous homicide stories.
22. The 1st Black to join Hispanic gangs.
23. More moms in gangs.
24. Violation stories.
25. Gang leaders that were voted in, rather than blessed in.

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1. Any South side mobs founded by Puerto Ricans?

Villa Lobos, Latin Souls (Village Sharks), and Emerald Knights (formerly Village Sharks).

2. Any North side mobs founded by Mexicans?

1 gang of IGs (before they merged), and Pachucos.

Note: although Latin Brothers only exist on the North side and was started by a Mexican, they started in the South side, 18th street Pilsen.

3. Any wars started over a female?

-In Nov. 1986, 2 2 6ers shot into 3 of 4 people, mostly 2 2 Boys, because a Ambrose was with a lady 2 6. Party of 2 2 Boys and Ambrose was held at basement of 6318 S. Washtenaw. A White blonde 2 6er called Ace, with 4 other 2 6ers, Little Hulk (also imprisoned), No-Neck Rabbit, Inky, and Stony.

-LK and Familia Stone war in Albany Park. Started in 1993 when a old school PR Stone Slice killed a King from Lawrence/Kedzie over a thot named Celica. The female was allegedly a “wannabe queen.” And then in 1994, Kings wanted Lawrence and Troy, and so the La Familia Stones killed a King called Renegade, and then the Kings killed a Stone called Widget.

-BDs and GDs. Back in 1965 Jerome Freeman and Larry Hoover were good buddies making the Supreme Gangsters and Black King Cobras allies, until in '65 when Freeman found out Larry was fucking Freeman's girlfriend behind his back. Hoover ended up in a long term relationship with her but Freeman started a war with the Gangsters over it. In 1974 when David Barksdale died, Freeman used that as a chance to take about 1/3rd of the BGDs to war with Larry Hoover 2/3 of the BGD in a civil war from '74 to '76. In '76 freeman's BGDs became the Black Disciples that we know today.

-In the 2010s, the La Raza and 2 6ers from 47th street are in a war due to a female. Not over her, but because of her. A La Raza leader called Little Donut (Jorge Vasquez) who is her man, and Casper big time 2 6 currently in Colorado federal joint is her baby daddy. The Raza beats on her, she tries to lock him up he goes on the run. She is scared and tells her baby daddy the 2 6 who tells his boys from 47th to put security at her house cause of his daughter. This female decides to sell 1 lb of weed to the 2 6 thinKing they are cool. The 2 6ers rob her thinKing it's the La Raza merchandise.. she tells her baby daddy to get her paid he tells her pick a side. She patches things up with the La Raza. Now the La Raza had good boys hitting the 2 6ers for robbing her.

-In February 1996, a Spanish Cobra student at Kelvyn Park H.S. was beat up by several MLDs, in a dispute over a girl. The SC left school and returned with a gun, firing at MLDs but missed and struck a female student instead, who suffered minor injuries. The next day, a carload of men wearing ski masks fired shots at Kelvyn Park but didn't hit anyone.

-Before Nov. 1990, an Ambrose beat his girlfriend, a lady SD, she goes to her brother SD, they go to beat the Ambrose, triggers their 3rd (or 4th) war.

3a. Where 2 individuals from the same gang fought over a female.

-A Deuce from Barry/Hoyne shot another Deuce also from Barry/Hoyne (Hamlin Park) over a female they both loved in 1993. The chick was with both of them for years. But the Deuce shot was not killed. [Part 1 of 2].

-2 Stones from Robert Taylor Homes: in Nov. 1976, Andrew Scott, 23, of 4844 S. State, had stabbed Melvin Sykes, 22, of 4947 S. Federal, to death at a party at Robert Taylor Homes, over women.

-2 Maniac Cobras: In 1972, James E. Moore, of 3040 W. Jackson, killed Elijah Triplett, 18, of 322 S. Whipple, over women. It reportedly was over Elijah's girlfriend. James Moore left the gang in prison and became religious. However, since he killed his own gang, his gang was not happy about that and was likely going to be kicked out anyways.

3b. Where 2 sects of the same gang fought over a female.

Nope.

3c. Where 2 gangs fought over a female.

-The war between the SDs and Counts started when 2 fought over a female, at Juarez HS.

-The war between the SDs and 2 6 at K-Town (27th/Komensky SDs) started over a female, a 2 6 called Hash and a SD called Godfather got into it, and then SDs stole 17 crates of pistols from the 2 6, 1991.

MLDs and Dragons had fought over a Jam-on-It girl named Candy. She dated a MLD, then dated a Dragon.

-Mark Ortega from the Party People's baby mama is Sammy, she later kicked it with Ghost from the Ambrose 18th/Morgan, Mark later went over to shoot at Ambrose in 2017, ended up killing a 14 year-old.

4. What gangs of any gang sentenced the death penalty?

-4 North side Kings took part in killing 3 Eagles in February 1979. 2 of them were executed, a 3rd fled to California and later testified against a 4th. 3rd died in prison, 4th still alive. The bodies of the Eagles were found dead in an abandoned car in an alley behind 1460 W. Pensacola (near Montrose), all stabbed with their throats cut off.

-A Latin King named Raul Ceja was sentenced the death penalty in DuPage County for killing 2 IGs (Alfredo Garcia and Richard Sanchez) from the jungle (Franklin Park), in Elmhurst. Both of them were shot in a vehicle on July 24, 1998. However, governor of Illinois commuted his death penalty to life in prison without possibility of parole.

-A Latin Brother named Mario Flores was sentenced the death penalty for the death of a Latin Styler called Blue Eyes (Gilbert Perez), that resulted from a car crash at North and Western on January 1, 1984. The Illinois Supreme Court issued the original death sentence of March 16, 1993 back to the circuit court.

-(See gruesome murders section for 1 that was on death row.).

-For the 1st time in Chicago's federal court, a jury of 8 Blacks and 4 Whites imposed the death penalty for a GD leader, Darryl Johnson (Pops), 33, in November 1997. He had ordered the killings of a GD snitch, Jello, and Blunt, who he thought was a snitch, but disputed by prosecutors.

5. Biggest prison sentence for a female in any gang?

Bishops.

-2 lady Bishop sisters, Margaret and Regina, killed 1 of their boyfriends (a neutron), June 6, 2000. Regina called her boyfriend of 3 weeks into her Pilsen home, after killing him, the sisters robbed him of $600. Margaret for 46 years, Regina got 35 years.

Latin Kings:

-North side got Queen Cuca, did a shooting at the White Castle parking lot on Armitage/Milwaukee to a Latin Lover in 1990. She got 30 years.
-More recently Lady Puppet, in her 20s, took part in the murder and burning of a body of a 12th street player in Crown Town, 2009.

MLDs:

2 of 3 Lady MLDs got life sentence, 15 and 20. In 2012, U.S. Supreme Court declared life sentences for juveniles unconstitutional, so the younger 1, Loca D, got shortened to 63 years. Tuti (as of 2011) 42 years. [Part 1 of 2].

Spanish Cobras:

-Flaca killed a King from Beach/Spaulding called Black Midnite around 1984, for cheating on her.

6. Stories were females lured guys to set them up to be killed.

-Lady Q / Bambi story was similar, who lured Lil Man from the Deuces to the projects. Lord Gino moved his girlfriend Bambi from Chicago to Aurora cuz that's where all the dope was. Then the Kings from the projects shot and robbed Lil Man from the Deuces from Aurora (Lil Man didn’t die, he survived with 4 bullets to the stomach in the hallways), then Deuces kidnapped Bambi and her daughter, which started the main war 1990.

In Halloween 1990, the Kings killed the leader of the Deuces Psyco (Albert Gonzalez). Lil Man succeeded Psyco. Tuffy C later gave CoCo a spot for the Deuces.

-Compa story sort of. In Dec. 1975, Compa's prostitute, Deborah Schak, who was living with him, wanted money for her methadone treatment, and she went out to go lure some men, for sex, in which Compa was to rob. She got a ride back in victim's car, Compa shot/killed 1 him in his car, left his body there.

-3 lady MLD stories sort of. In May 1992, 2 of 3 lady MLDs went to go shoot at random Kings, after Kings killed a neutron called Mudo (Ismael Torres, who was deaf). They were 15, 20, and 16. Mudo was Mauri's nephew. Yvette Rodriguez was the lady D that snitched on the 3 of them. The 2 Kings that were killed were Hector Reyes, 22, and Jimmy Cruz, 21, they were both shot at the back of the head. Mudo was killed while driving a car and shot in the left temple around 1 a.m., May 11, at northeast Francisco and Bloomingdale. Girls retaliated May 12 around 12:15 a.m., and were arrested May 13 at Mudo's wake.

-In December 2012, a two-sixer called Kilo (David Perez) was dating a queen from Little Village. On a 2nd or 3rd date, where he was to pick her up at 31st/Pulaski, she set him up to be killed.

-Rudy Rios of the SGDs. He was set up by a queen. He went upstairs into her apartment to have drinks, and when the Kings showed up they shot him, stabbed him, cut off 2 fingers to make a crown sign.

-A redhead Cobra called Baby, who started Leland/Drake, was setup by some queens. They were out, met him and hung out and partied. They took him to a building which had a side entrance. The Kings had climbed the walls and was actually waiting for him to walk through. Dropped on him and killed him with bats. '80s.

-An IG called Gizzi (Jorge Narvaez) killed in the '90s, a lady Cobra got the keys to his house from his car.

-In 2017, Vanessa Lopez (Payasa) was believed to set up a King called Tiny (Andres Davila) to be killed, in the 2200 block of W. 51st. Tiny never testified against anyone, but he was arrested with 3 other Kings but only he was released without charges, so the gang speculated Tiny snitched. Payasa ended up getting drugged to death 3 and a half years later, on Jan. 1, 2021, in an overdose.

-A lady Count named Victoria (Tubba) set up a SD named Big Reese from 18th/Oakley to be killed, a few days after their kid was born, around 1999. Then she was later killed on 18th street.

-On July 10, 2020, a 19 year-old Polish Party Player named Konrad Hudyka and of OTP crew, was killed in his girlfriends house in the 5400 S. Talman block, by a King named Eduardo Santoyo, 36.

7. Females in gangs relationship with a cop?

Only North side / Puerto Ricans, nobody Mexican from the South side.

-The female that the 2 Deuces fought over, she ended up being with a neutron cop from Belmont/Western.

7b. Female cops in relationships with guys in gangs?

-There was an Ambrose who had a cop girlfriend, and they eventually broke up due to him bringing in drugs.

-In 1995, the girlfriend of the #2 leader of the GDs, Gregory Shell (37, co-chairman), was a Chicago police officer, Sonia Irwin, 41. Sonia knew Gregory since she was 8, owned a seafood restaurant for the gang on 1756 E. 79th. She was CPD for 8 and 1/2 years when resigned December 1995 due to the indictment. Convicted March 1996, and August 1997 sentenced 12 years 7 months.

-In June 2006, the girlfriend of a Mickey Cobras leader, Lynn Barksdale, was a Chicago police officer, Tashika Sledge, 29, who was hit for providing her boyfriend law-enforcement information, in Operation Snakebite.

8. Guys in gangs who raped?

Spanish Cobras:

-Lala (Larry Hodges) did a rape in the '80s.
-Barberino did a home invasion rape murder of an older lady.

-In July 2020, Juan Sanchez, 37, of Logan Square, did a rape at 100 block of E. Huron after he robbed her. He was arrested a week later at 5200 N. Lincoln.

YLO Cobras:

There was a North side King called Baby King from Wild West (Whipple/Wabansia) has 2 other brothers that are Kings, 1 called Headless. They also have 2 younger sisters, 1 named Sandra a.k.a. Mita who got raped by random YLO Cs coming from school and her brothers retaliated.

Latin Kings:

1969 newspaper of indictments of rape by 3 Latin Kings: Augustine Soto, 17, of 2130 W. 21st Pl., David Galdan, 19, of 334 W. 24th, and Anthony Barrera, 18, of 243 W. 24th.

5 Kings from Little Village raped a lady Ambrose in 1973, who was 15.

La Raza:

Around 1985, a teenage daughter who hung out with La Raza, SDs, and Kings, was driving a yellow Mustang with her mom in the La Raza hood in Pilsen, and were robbed. When they went through the mother's purse and saw she was a Cook County sheriff, they took her gun to their head, and raped them both. She later became Cook County sheriff, as was her father. They didn't snitch on the La Razas, as it would disappoint the father if he knew that they were acquainted with them.

Deuces:

4 Deuces raped an 18 year-old girl 1 of them (who was 16 or 17) was dating for a week on June 2, 1992. The other 3 were 22, 27, and, 17. After the rape, they almost killed her through suffocation. The last 1 testified against the other 3 for a lenient sentence.

9. Females in gangs with the most baby daddys.

Humboldt Park / MLDs:

-Former lady MLD called Roxanne and Cocksanne, who is older, has 9 baby daddys.

Little Village / Latin Kings:

-The mom who lost 5 of 10 kids in the 2018 fire had 4 baby daddys at the time, and 5 as of 2022.

East Pilsen / Ambrose:

-Weda Rose, has 7 baby daddys, with 1 that are Ambrose, her 2nd 1. She also has had 3 boyfriends in a row killed, 2 killed by car accident (1 run over), and 1 stabbed to death. Of those 3, 2 were Ambrose and 1 a Racine Boy.

-2 former lady Ambrose sisters Niny and Molly each have around 5 baby daddys.

Pilsen / La Raza:

-A female with 4 kids, with 3 or 4 baby daddys, all are La Razas. ~1988.

Brighton Park / SDs.

-There a lady SD from 44th/Talman with 4 baby daddys.

Other.

-2 SGDs from Broadway/Cuyler, 1 White 1 Mexican, have a same baby mama that is Puerto Rican, she lives with both of them and kids from both of them. 1 of them is likely an ex-boyfriend of hers.

10. Females killed or shot by guys in gangs.

11.Gang individuals who flipped.

12. Gang sets who flipped.

-BGs were able to get the entire New Town GDs to flip. 45th/Champlain was GD, they flipped BD right after New Town around 1994.

-Donell Jehan, who owned the Calumet building set for the GDs, made a deal with Thompson and flipped his sect to the BDs, Jehan was given a minister position. Later became board member.

-The Jiver sect Division/Bosworth, used to be a Milwaukee King sect.

-South side CVLs had Vista Gardens 1st (63rd/Michigan), around 1979, then GDs came, GDs were able to flip all the CVLs there to GDs (about 20 of them flipped).

Gang sets who merged.

-90% of 59th/Whipple transferred to 56/Sacramento when it closed, 90% of 63rd/Spaulding transferred to 49th/Lotus. Those sets were opened by the regional inca Baby but closed by the next regional inca Rascal. 63rd/Spaulding came from 28th/Lawndale (which did not close).

-When Jeff Fort opened up 39th/Drexel, the abandoned theater, it was a merge of the 1st sect (65th/Blackstone) and the 2nd sect (46th/Cottage Grove).

Gang sects that relocated (does not include where founding sects moved).

-After MLDs kicked out GDs from North and Maplewood (and could not get permissiont to war), GDs moved to Lawrence and Winthrop before 1986.

13. Gangs who killed their own.

Where it was an accident.

-MLD chief called Chino (Albert Ojeda), he and his brother Felix ran the prisons. He was with 1 of his boys another MLD called Kalito who tried to rob a random person, displayed a gun. But the person refused, and that MLD didn't want to shoot, so they fought/wrestled. And so Chino decided to shoot the person his guy was trying to rob, with a .357 magnum, and although the bullet hit the guy they trying to rob, it went through his body and into the MLD too. Only the MLD died.

-MLD named Francisco Martinez, 28, got in an argument at home 1 day and shot at 2 of his sisters, killing his sister Isabella, 22, and wounding his 35 year-old sister, 2300 block of N. Harding.

-There was an Ambrose who shot/killed his own father, in a heat of the moment rage. He was having a physical fight with his father, and decided to pull out a gun and shoot his father in the chest.

-In 2006, Spanish Cobras had a shootout with Kings in Humboldt Park, and accidentally killed 1 of their own, Friendly Fire.
-A Cobra was accidentally beaten to death in his violation.

Vice Lords.

-The founder of the Albany Vice Lords, Ronald Love, was killed in the '80s by his 2nd-in-command on accident, Johnnie Walton Sr, who then took over.

13b. Where it wasn't an accident.

13c. Where they accidentally killed themselves.

-Ambrose once accidentally shot himself in the head (he was playing Russian Roulette). He was C-Man and Spider's brother.

-SD called Happy D from 59th/Spaulding was high on PCP and also playing Russian roulette, shot himself.

-Coco from Simon City Royals accidentally killed himself, he was shot in the ribs when the gun was tossed onto a bed.
-A 15 year-old Simon City Royal from Diversey/Laramie accidentally shot himself in the head and died, June 2015, Bobby McCullough, in the stairway of an apartment, 4700 block of W. Addison.

-King Tootie from Montrose/Paulina was killed by an L train in the '70s.

13d. Where they went to the opp hood to do a shooting, only to find out the next day that they actually smoked 1 of their own.

-Latin Kings (presumably) from Little Village, went to the 2 6 hood 3800 block St. Louis, fired 16 rounds at 3:15 a.m. to a parked vehicle on January 27, 2017, shooting a 22 year-old man in the back and a 28 year-old man in the hip, but a female was shot in the head and died, Natalia Ramirez, 27. Some Kings made a statement on Facebook that she was at the wrong place, at the wrong time.

14. Anyone in a gang that went to a 4-year college.

-North side King called Bull, now deceased.

-Ambrose named George (Corky, high school class of 1985) attended DePaul University majoring in business, and was a few courses away from graduation. Half Mexican half Sicilian.

-A YLO D called Red (also called Batman) from California/Wabansia went to a 4-year college, eventually became Cook County Sheriff.

-There's an older Milwaukee King with a Master's degree.

-There's an older Latin Count who's an attorney.

-Professor Benny from the CVLs. Bachelor's and Master's in justice studies from Northeastern, then instructor there.

Spanish Cobras:
-Lil Vic (Roosevelt).
-Nelson (Lakeland).
-Rabbit (Blackhawk).

Guys in gangs called Professor.

I've found 8 people called Professor in 7 different gangs: 2 in North side Kings (a White blond who started an Uptown section, a Puerto Rican from Division/Wolcott who was the #2 street leader in the early 1990s, no college degree), 1 in LBs, 1 in Eagles, 1 in Spanish Lords, 1 from the MLDs, who did time for killing a Latin Brother, and from the South side, 1 in SDs that started the West Chicago, IL or and Bensenville, IL section, no college graduate and is Mexican and White, 1 Mexican from the Counts, and probably the oldest and original, 1 from the Saints who is Mexican and shot someone around 1970 on 38th, went to the county for it.).

From former gangs, there is a White Professor from Chi-West, 1 from Mighty Grand (Grand/Hoyne), and 1 from La Familia Warlords.

Reportedly, there is nobody called Professor in the Spanish Cobras of Humboldt Park, IGs Humboldt Park, Deuces of Chicago, Pilsen Bishops, 26th street Kings, Crown Town Kings, and South Chicago neighborhood.

15. Where they had relationships across rival gangs.

15a. Where they had kids across rival gangs.

-South side queen from Crown Town has 2 baby daddys, 1 a King and 1 a 2 6. She's a little mentally off, so she doesn't raise any of her kids, the baby daddys or their families raise them.

-A King from Joliet Joey Munoz and a lady SD from 59th.

-(See the section on gangs killed by CPD.).

15b. Where they had marriages across rival gangs.

-A former lady 2 6 from Little Village married a King. She now has her tattoos removed. Her father is a King.

-A former lady Ambrose married a Spartan after the previous guy went to prison.

-After Shorty B from the Bishops flipped to the Kings, and was killed by Kings in 2002, his wife Wendy married an Ambrose snitch named Willy. Note, there was another Shorty B in the Bishops, he was later kicked out without a violation. He supplied drugs to the Bishops, but also PCP.

16. Irony stories.

-2 MLDs, Mario Cervantes, 18, and Adam Alicea, 20, were arrested for Cerventes shooting a 17 year-old girl when they thought the group were in a rival gang, on Sept. 7, 2004, outside the Dominick's store by Belmont and Spaulding. Cervantes shot into the car, killing Crystal Mustafov. Mario Cervante's mother was also CPD, and she cooperated with law enforcement and brought her son in to surrender, a week later.

-North side King called Oso, was once arrested because his mother called police on him.

-There was a 2 6 from 38th shot by his own father. He shot at Saints and his Saint father shot him outside the Lococo's Pizza.

-Fatboy was a Saint killed by SDs, Fatboy's younger brother Chuck was an SD killed by Saints.

-Shaky of the SGDs had killed his cousin, who was a MLD. Shaky died of an overdose at a gas station in the 2000s.

-Mizo, a SGD from 87th/Houston, was killed by his cousin a King called Chango, who was the chief of Hammond, IN.

17. Where they committed suicide.

18. Where they did the most murders.

-Puppet of the Ambrose did a total of 5 murders, and some have done more.

Gangs who did more than 5 murders.

-White Boy Bradley from the Cobras,
-Slick from the Eagles,
-Sin Dog from the Crown Town Kings, have all done more than 5 murders.

-Marco (Hoo Jay) from Unknowns did at least 5 bodies before, mostly Mafia VLs.
-Jovan Walker, who was killed by CPD in 2006, was a gun slinger for the CVLs, killed a lot of 4CH.

Snoop from the Saints is speculated to have done at least 5 murders. Besides Andre Franzell, the feds speculated he killed Javier Pantoja, Frankie Baez, and Thomas Hernandez. Regarding those 3, Snoop's lawyer had this to say: "At this late date, defense counsel has no reasonable opportunity to scrutinize or investigate this information or how it may relate to Mr. Contreras. The allegations are tenuous at best." The feds also speculate he killed KB from the GDs: "In addition to these three incidents, the Government suggests Mr. Contreras’s involvement in the murder of Kendall Brown. Dkt. 241, at 9. In support of this, the Government offers a CPD Original Case Incident Report and Crime Scene Processing Report related to Mr. Brown’s murder (Dkt, 241-6, Government Exhibit I) as well as a CPD Ballistic Information Alert asserting a correlation between Mr. Brown’s murder and a rifle seized in Mr. Contreras’s apartment."

19. Gruesome murders.

-In the '80s, Kings from the projects kidnapped 2 Latin Lovers, took them to forest preserve, made them perform sex acts on each other before killing them both.

-March 2004, 2 Cobras charged with slaying owner of 2 cell-phone stores and body parts found scattered in trash bins throughout the city. Victor Fabian Lopez, 34, and Jose Perez, 25, kidnapped Jesus Colon, 44. They kidnapped the store owner and phone called his wife and held him ransom, for $100,000, before slicing his body to pieces. Store owner owned 2 stores, 3700 and 4200 block of W. Fullerton.

-Latin Kings meatloaf story.

-In the late '80s, Kings kidnapped a 14 year-old La Raza and tortured him in an abandoned building, plucked his eyes out, left him in there for days, by 51st/Ada. A fireman had found the corpse of Pedro Martinez in an abandoned building where someone set a fire on October 29, 1989. Robert Denton went to prison for it, and likely Xavier McElrathby did too.

-A SD named Teodoro Baez (Mandingo) was convicted the death penalty in March 2004, from a August 5, 1999 murder in the Northwest side of Juan Estrada, 21, of Cicero, and his girlfriend Janet Mena, 24, or Berwyn. Then he cut their bodies apart, and a week later most of their parts were found scattered throughout the city. However, he appealed, and Illinois Supreme Court set execution date on September 13, 2011, but the Illinois governor struck it down on July 1, 2011, and Mandingo was among 15 spared.

-In 1970, a Polish King from Humboldt Park was found dead in a plastic garbage bag in an apartment building on the corner of Wastenaw and Evergreen (this was Cobra's hood at the time).

20. Miscellaneous stories.

-There a Mexican GD from Cicero who punched his girlfriend's 18-month kid in the stomach because he peed on him. He doing 30 years before parole.
-Same thing with a Darkside 2 6 who punched his girlfriend's baby in the eye, Efrain Gonzalez.

Where they backstabbed their own.

-Around 2010, a KGB who was a former Blood from California, became rich 1 day (like worth $120,000), hosted a party at a hotel. Then the #1 leader Yoshi and some older heads personally home-invasioned his home during the party, robbed his house when his family was there.

Note: KGB were also allies with Ambrose and backstabbed them after 2012, and also had a peace treaty with a tagging crew called Locz, backstabbed them too.

Gangs who became police officers (that were not indicted).

-George T. Sims, a former Vice Lord, became the commander of the Fillmore district June 1965, age 40.
-A Vice Lord named Rory Clay, became Cook County Sheriff.

-A GD named Dennis Thompson, from Vista Gardens, became Cook County Sheriff.
-Currently (2021), there's a young GD regent from the wild 100s that is CPD.

-The 1st BD to join the CPD, was Earl, who was a paramedic, then Cook County Sheriff, then CPD for 51st/Wentworth. He was born before 1960.

-Joe Joe was Soul, then IIVL 1980s, then Oak Park police officer 1990s.

-The 1st New Breed to become Cook County Sheriff, was Dwayne Wysinger (Nebo).
-See New Breeds killing New Breeds story for the 2nd New Breed to turn CCS.

-From the 2 6, some that became CPD or Cook County Sheriff were Ponch, Stevie, Jimmy Capone who became detective, and his brother Ricky.

-From the 26th street Kings, 2 White brothers Kato and Kayo, who joined in the '60s, were cops by the '80s. They once did a prank and pulled over White Sal into their car and White Sal did not recognize them until inside the car.
-Chico a.k.a. Sunchild became CPD.

-From the 26th street queens, Blanca, who lived across the street from Armando's grocery, a CTA bus once crashed into her living room.

-Someone from School/LaVergne became Cook County sheriff.
-Someone from 56th/Sacramento became CPD.

-Tank from the MLDs became CPD.

(Repeat) -A YLO D called Red (also called Batman) from California/Wabansia went to a 4-year college, eventually became Cook County Sheriff.

-A Count called Tiny (Albert) from 35th became CPD for Little Village.
-Another Count called Humpty became Cook County sheriff.

-An SD named Danny became CPD.
-A White SD called Jammin became Cook County Sheriff, he once set up with other sheriff to beat up a King called Speedy around 1988, had other Kings watch it.

-The interrim police superintendent, after Garry McCarthy was fired, said he personally knew a Polish Saints police officer of the '80s, who he thinks was a Saint in the '70s.

Guys in gangs who become pastors.

-There's a Spanish Cobra that became a pastor, who had the church on Keystone/Wabansia. However, in 2016, he left Chicago to Pennsylvania, and the next pastor has never met him.

-Pastor Danny "Baby Count" of the Counts.

-Pastor Enrique "Kike" of Insane Unknowns.

-Chuco (Sammy Reyes) who was King, then 2 6, now a youth pastor in Ohio.

-In Columbus, Ohio, there's a Filipino pastor who used to be a GD from Chicago.

Gangs who became boxers.

-Baby D (Celestino Ruiz) from MLDs: Rockwell/Potomac.
-Coco's son Lito from Harrison Gents.
-Chucky from 2 2 Boys.
-Golden Glove boxer, Ray from Counts in the '80s.

-MMA UFC fighter Jose Torres (Shorty) of Harrison Gents, his father was Shorty G.

Where they joined because they were shot at.

-The 26th street Crown Council Chairman of the Latin Kings, Slimmy, was forced in. At age 15 as a neutron, he was shot at allegedly by rival gangs. When the Kings (Avers) found out about it, they forced him in, so he was "blessed in," didn't have to do initiation or drive-by shooting.

Political stories with gangs.

-Danny Solis had met with a gang leader from the Ambrose to try to get him to cut down on gang violence before.

-In the 2000s, a Crown Town King from 58th/Hamlin opened up a porno store on 47th, but Alderman Burke's office shut it down. The owner (AK, for Arabian King) tried to offer them money, but still a no go.

Businesses/organizations who pay taxes to gangs.

-26th street miqueros (26th and Albany) as well as 26th/Central Park, paid taxes to 26th street Kings, up until December 2006 and September 2008.

-La Bomba restaurant by Armitage/Kedzie most contributes to the North side Kings, but by choice and not by extortion (the owner is an old school King).

Organizations/politicians funded by gang money.

-U.S. representative Luis Gutierrez, who was a founding member of the F.A.L.N., was funded by North side Kings in the '80s. Black Roach campaigned for him. The North side King who testified against Gino in 1998, funded Luis 90%. In the '90s, MLDs and Cobras funded him.

-Billy Ocasio was funded by MLDs on Fullerton, and Latin Lovers.

-According to a news video, Jane Byrn had denied paying the El Rukns $10,000 to campaign for her, the El Rukns instead campaigned for Harold Washington for mayor.

Where politicians were killed by gangs.

-Rudy Lozano was killed by an Ambrose, but a 2 6 went to prison for it (Gregory Escobar). Lozano's wife was not certain the voice of Gregory Escobar matched the killer. The Pilsen library is named after him.

Peace treatys that weren't approved and approved

Peace treatys that was not approved.

-The North side King who testified against Lord Gino in 1998 - he also set up a peace treaty that was not going to be approved, between them and the Cobras. He was working with Porky of the Cobras, a street leader. Tuffy C okay'd it, but Lord Gino did not. How did he and Porky (also known as Corky) get acquainted? Through U.S. rep. Luis Gutierrez.

-Kings and IGs wanted to have a peace treaty in the 1990s, called Kingsters, but Mad Dog did not approve.

-Boogaloo (George Miranda) of the Marshall Blvd Kings, wanted to start a peace treaty around 1971, and was killed for that, by a group led by Joe Novak, who died of cancer in Pontiac from asbestos.

-Ace, a leader of the Latin Lovers, tried to bring peace with them and the Orchestra Albanys (OAs), but the Orchestra Albanys killed him for that. He was killed with Pee Wee, early 1990s. Also known as Big Pito. Rafael Garcia, 25, and Juan Melendez, 21, were shot around 6:30 p.m. while walking in the 3000 block of W. Belden.

-Capone, the chief of the IUKs, tried to make a peace treaty with the Royals, SCRs killed him for that, on Ashland. Some IUKs flipped to Royals after, such as Casper.

-Boogie (David Gonzales), a Rampant, tried to make peace with the Latin Kings at Harrison Park, was killed on June 19, 1973 ~9:30 p.m. by a .38 bullet. Joseph Fabian from the Kings went to prison for it.

Peace treatys.

-North side Kings and Vice Lords (CVL, Unknown, and TVL), had a peace treaty around 1997, but the peace treaty did not extend to 26th street Kings, or to MIVL, IIVL, and CIVL.

-Between 2013 and 2017, Gman of the Saints met with Oso from 26th street for a peace treaty meeting. It did not extend to Crown Town, but it extended to county and prisons. It was drug-driven.

Where gangs filed lawsuits against Chicago Police Department - non-killings.

-How many of you remember the fire in Little Village that killed 10 children in August 2018, that belonged to 4 moms? The mom at the center of it that lost 5 kids in that fire, Yolanda, that was investigated multiple times by the DCFS. On April 2, 2005, 1 of her brothers witnessed a shooting at 24th and Christiana, and the next day CPD nabbed him to their area-detectives building (not police station) and would not release him, and so Yolanda filed a big big lawsuit against them within 2 days.

Gangs who were made members by the chief in prison.

-Chico was originally a neutron, personally met Lord Gino in prison, personally made a King, then later regional inca.

-Red from Elgin was originally a neutron, personally met Tuffy C in prison, personally made a Cobra, and was the prison board member for Menard.

-A White guy Shorty, made a MLD by Fernie in prison.

21. Miscellaneous homicide stories.

Where they were killed for refusing to do a handsign against their gang.

-In 1990, the Cobras killed a King called Negro from Montrose/Paulina. They found him in Humboldt Park somewhere, he refused to drop the King's crown, so they killed him.

Mexicans in gangs killed by Mexicans not in gangs (and non-cartel related.).

-Lil Man of the Bishops, and.
-Snoopy of the Party People (next leader after Coca), during a robbery gone wrong.

Where they were killed by CPD.

Hispanic gangs.

Total # of people killed by Chicago police.
Latin Kings 15 (5 NS, 10* SS) Counts 1
SDs 4 Lovers 1
MLDs 3 G26 1*
Spanish Cobras 3 Spanish 4CH 1
MKs 3 Latin Dragons 1
Eagles 2 SGDs 1
Ambrose 1** Bishops 1
IUK 1 La Raza 1
Royals 1 Latin Brothers 1
* Does not include Adam Toledo, or the 12 year-old Little Revolt.
** If counting Cook County Sheriff, then 1 more.

Note: 2 of them were flip flops, 1 person from the Kings used to be a Bishop, and 1 person from the Milwaukee Kings used to be a Spanish 4CH.

For former gangs, there was 1 from the Stone Kents.

Some gangs that have been confirmed to be 0 are Insane Deuces and Cullerton Deuces.

Some former gangs generally confirmed to be 0 are PR Stones, Night Crew, and Laflin Lovers.

For Black people killed by CPD, see Blacks killed by CPD, (opens up a Excel sheet). Sheet added 11/27/2020, last updated 11/28.

Died in police-custody, non-suicide:

-On July 20, 2015, CPD arrested a 2 6 from 38th called Kaos (Heriberto Godinez, 24) at the northeast alley of Pershing and Albany for burglary, Kaos later died of a cocaine and alchohol overdose in the lock-up. Lawsuit settled Dec. 2019, family won money but no criminal charges.

Where they killed CPD.

Where both their parents that were in a gang were killed by gang shootings.

-In 2014, a girl who was 5 or 6, her father who was an SD was killed from driving around 51st/Rockwell, shot in car and car flipped over, then 2 years later, her mom (a lady SD) got killed with her La Raza boyfriend on 48th. Note: both the SD's parents were CPD.

Youngest killers - where they admitted they did a shooting to join a gang.

-Baby Jojo was less than 2 weeks from turning 13, and he did a double homicide in February 1998 on 50th and Paulina, so he could join the Saints. He was White and killed 2 Black kids, this is 1 of 3 interracial killings.

Where people were killed because they sold guns to outsiders.

-In the '80s, Ambrose killed 1 of their own, they killed Doctor Jay after finding out he sold a lot of guns to outsiders. He was found dead in a dumpster or alley at 19th/Oakley. He was also the 1st Black to join.

-In August 2018, Saints killed a GD leader called KB (Kendall Brown, 26) because he sold guns to Razas.

-(Repeat story) See BDs killing BDs stories.

Where they were killed in Cook County Jail.

-Ambrose called Wolf (Alfredo Vela) killed a King called Butterfly from Coulters (Robert Del Bosque, 21, Aug. 31, 1974), he was put in a cell full of Kings and they killed him, 1978. Altercation with Butterfly started at a bar, and Wolf left to come back with a pistol. Note: Wolf had flipped from the Kings.

-A Saint named Pedro Ruiz, 19, was killed by an SD named Christian Gonzalez (Babyface, 24) on Feb. 1, 2020.

Where they were killed after flashing handsigns at cars.

-A King was killed by a Saint named Rafael Rodriguez (Ralphy/Choke) on April 11, 1998, in the 3300 S. Morgan. The Saint fled to Mexico, and this story was posted on a CPD's most wanted.

-A 15 year-old King named Victor Damian was killed at 2800 S. Spaulding (of 3000 S. St. Louis block), on March 17, 2013. To quote the Tribune "Damian had been standing in the street flashing gang signs at the time, according to police." This is not to be confused with Victor Vega, also 15, killed 2 months earlier, at 2600 S. Ridgeway (of 2600 S. Central Park block).

-A La Raza called Lil 50 (Johnny Vasquez, 16) got killed for flashing handsigns at Counts, at 19th/Loomis, on Feb. 14, 2009. The 2 Counts that went down for the murder were both from Rockford.

Note / Related: a lot of people probably think that David Morgan (Thuglife), 36, of SDs, was flashing handsigns at cars, on Oct. 26, 2014, at 2100 W. 19th before being killed, but the Tribune article says Thuglife pointed a gun at the Bishops. In June of 2015, a 15 year-old Bishop named Diego Belmont was arrested for it. His role was just from stealing the car used in the murder.

Girls in gangs.

Where girls had multiple boyfriends in a row locked up for murder.

-Lorena Reynoso, who has a brother that was a Familia Stone, has had 2 ex-boyfriends both charged with murder. Lorena has an arrest for concealing a fugitive, 1 of which is her ex-boyfriend.

Where girls had 2 or more boyfriends in a row killed by gangs.

-A lady Cobra called Rapunzel had 3 bfs in a row all killed in the MLD-Cobra war, as of 2009. Then she did 5 years in federal prison.

-Kim who lived by 35th/Western had lost 3 baby daddys.

Where moms lost 2 or more sons to shootings. (Part 1 of 2 about moms in gangs.).

Moms on both 2 6 and King side of Little Village have lost 2 or more sons.

-Older brother Carlos Gonzalez a 2 6 was killed in May 2008, then his younger brother Javier Gonzalez joined the 2 6, lived a life of drugs. Javier was then killed November 2013.

-A 2 6 from 47th/Damen called Lil I is of triplets, he was killed in his brother's funeral.

-2 brothers, 1st 1 Robert Lilligren was a 15 year-old neutron killed along with a 18 year-old Familia Stone by another Familia Stone called Nookie on March 6, 2003, in a parked car Irving Park and Sacramento, and his brother Charles Akers a Familia Stone, 25, was killed inside a barbershop at Irving Park and Central in March 2010, still unsolved.

-(Repeat story) Fatboy of the Saints and his younger brother Chucky of the SDs.

-2 brothers that are both Razas, Tweety got killed by Saints, Poison got killed by Kings.

-Boogie of the Rampants (there's a mural of him on 18th/Throop). He was killed on June 19, 1973, at Harrison Park, by 2 .38 calibers that pierced his heart, at age 23, his older brother was killed in May 1971 at almost 23, and of course, he had another older brother Crazy Tone of the Morgan Deuces, killed in the 1990s.

-Her son Markell Smith, 18, shot 700 block of N. Lawndale 7/8/2019, died next day, and her daughter Lazarra Daniels killed 4200 block of W. Van Buren 5/31/2020.

-Sirflonia Hurds said her son was shot and killed in April, and it was her 2nd child murdered (June 2021).

-Shirley Chambers lost 3 sons and 1 daughter to shootings.

-Her 1st son lost was Deshawn James, 17, on Jan. 10, 2018, at 13300 S. Calumet, and her 2nd son lost was Vadarrion Knight, 16, on Feb. 28, 2022 by Grand and State Red Line.

22. The 1st Black to join Hispanic gangs.

The 1st Black to join the:

-North side Kings was Dino Nolan in 1968 at Armitage/Sheffield.
-North side Kings was Pharoah around 1970 at age 15, then he flipped to CVL around 1979.
-North side Kings was Watusi / Black Jimmy who joined Leavitt/Schiller in 1971, then transferred to Division/Mozart, then to Cortland/Whipple. He was mixed Spanish.

-(Repeat story) Scroll to Doctor Jay of the Ambrose killed by Ambrose.

-Counts was Shy, he was a member as of 1969.

-Deuces was a couple of them in the 1970s in the Diversey projects, and for Aurora, twin brothers Rashard and Rashawn Wright 1990.

-Bishops was Elcee, (full story) he flipped from the Vice Lords. About 12 Bishops met him at the Taste of Chicago, and got in a fight with a lot of GDs, the Bishops were outnumbered but Elcee was impressed that the Bishops showed no fear, and came in to defend them. The Bishops were losing the fight but didn't care, until CPD came in and broke the right. Then the Bishops took Elcee to their hood, he turned Bishop. He intervened by grabbing a garbage can and attacking a GD.

-La Razas, was Black Knight, in the '80s, Cullerton/Loomis. The 1st Puerto Ricans were Villa Lobos that turned Razas.

-SDs was Satan, who joined Douglas Park in the mid or late 1970s. He was a grandson of grandma Wrightwood, a lot of the 1st Blacks to join SDs were all her sons or grandsons, such as Coco, Bebe, and Big Reese.
-The 1st Blacks to join 18th/Oakley, was 2 brought in by Rasmo, who used to be a Rampant. Rasmo brought in Ray Pryor, who was half Black, and Tito, who was mixed Black. Rasmo has a younger brother Lil Tony, and is the 5th Mexican to join 18th/Oakley SDs, after the Carranza brothers: Gil, Mario, and Pete. Pete's nephew is Pistol Pete.

The 1st Hispanics to join the Royals:

1st Puerto Rican was Willie LaBoy (no relation to Placedo LaBoy), who was there from the beginning.
1st Mexican was Crazy Charlie.
Willie Ripple is half Puerto Rican, and his brother Rico, both joined around 1970. Willie Ripple is Placedo's older half brother, same mother different fathers.

The 1st Puerto Ricans to join the Ambrose:

-Felix, Coco, then Beware, were 62nd/Whipple before opening Troy in early '90s.

-The 1st Puerto Rican to join the SDs, was 1 of the earliest was Rascal, who joined 35th/Wood.
-The 2nd SD killed by Chicago Police, Pedro Rico, born around 1941, was killed in 1983 and is Puerto Rican.

The 1st Whites to join the Latin Kings:

-William Cover (Huey) was a Beach/Spaulding King born around 1950.

-Danny Broughton was a Coulter King born 1950-51.
-Another early 1 is Billy Bogart for Marshall Blvd also born around 1950.

23. More moms in gangs.

Moms who had a bd hit by feds, and a son killed by shootings.

-Beaver Sr.'s baby mama. Her bd did 12 years federal, her son killed. Kings.

Mom's who had bd + son both hit by feds:

-South side Kings federal raids, Tino's bm and Daniel Montoya Sr's bm. Both their bd's hit by feds 1999, then both their sons hit by feds 2006.

Mom's who had bd + son both killed?

Moms who had a son killed by shootings, and a son who does shootings:

-When Biscuit from the Saints was killed by SDs then his brother Ernie Bird smoked a lot of bodies.

-Macho Sr from Saints was killed by Razas, 4 years later his brother Gordo kills a random 2 6. They have a brother from a different dad who is a snitch, Bootleg.

24. Violation stories.

25. Gang leaders that were voted in, rather than blessed in.

-David Barksdale of the BDs.
-BK of the Latin Kings (but not Lord Gino).
-Stony of the Puerto Rican Stones, 1978.
-Aggie of the SDs, he became the leader while in prison, and voted by all the section heads.
-Pimp Daddy of the MLDs, informally.
-Spike Rick of the SGDs, was voted in after Lil Dee was killed coming out of a liquor store on Commercial.
-The current chief of the BDs, Kenneth Brown, as Big Law didn't care to have a successor.

Wish list:

-Stories where a person in 1 gang owed a person in another gang a lotta lotta money, and eventually paid him off, either because his gang wanted him to, or the other gang wanted him to.

Photos - Victims

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