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Chicago, Illinois / Murders / Mexican Drug Cartels #1029429

CBS Evening News for Thursday, Aug 23, 2012
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(Studio: Scott Pelley) The shooting deaths in Chicago this year, including 2 last night, cited.

(Chicago: Armen Keteyian) The drug-related violence in Chicago examined; details given about the battle between 3 cartels, including the Zetas and the Sinaloa Cartel, over the control of marijuana, cocaine and heroine, and about Chicago’s strategy for fighting back; photo shown of Sinaloa leader Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman††. [DEA special agent in charge Jack RILEY††- notes Mexican cartels are responsible for the majority of drugs in Chicago and the majority of murders are gang-related; says this is one of Guzman’s hubs.]

Pelley, Scott;
Keteyian, Armen

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