08/29/2011 01:30 pm ET Updated Oct 29, 2011

Chicago Gang Rivals Band Together To Control Neighborhood Drug Trade

At first glance, the intersection of Lexington and Pulaski doesn't look very prosperous.

Ugly, empty lots anchor two of the corners. There's a yellow-painted Dollar Store, ubiquitous in Chicago's low-income neighborhoods. There's a hair salon. And a storefront church where gospel music seeps outside, the only evidence of joy in the otherwise bleak landscape.

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