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Chicago names new Public Enemy No. 1

CHICAGO — A drug kingpin in Mexico who has never set foot in Chicago has been named the city’s new Public Enemy No. 1 — the same notorious label assigned to Al Capone at the height of the Prohibition-era gang wars.

The Chicago Crime Commission considers Joaquin ‘‘El Chapo’’ Guzman even more menacing than Capone because he leads the Sinaloa cartel, which supplies most of the drugs sold in the city.

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