Stories by Gary Webb
For the better part of a decade, a San Francisco Bay Area drug
ring sold tons of cocaine to the Crips and Bloods street gangs of Los Angeles
and funneled millions in drug profits to a Latin American guerrilla army run by
the U.S. Central Intelligence Agency, a Mercury News investigation has
This drug network opened the first pipeline between Colombia's cocaine
cartels and the black neighborhoods of Los Angeles, a city now known as the
crack capital of the world.