Alleged gang members in court

September 25, 2008 2:38:00 PM PDT
Several people charged in a drug trafficking ring appeared in court on Thursday. On Wednesday, forty alleged members of the prominent Chicago street gang Latin Kings were charged in the case. Many made their first court appearance on Thursday.

All but one of the suspects will be held pending a detention hearing on Monday.

The FBI says the arrests dealt a major blow to the gang's leadership in Chicago's Little Village neighborhood.