For years, crack dealers posted up on corners in the St.Clair-Superior neighborhood selling their product ["The Crackdown
," June 13]. It was a neighborhood overrun with junkies, hustlers and members of a gang called the 7-All.
Money from the street-level sales worked its way up to the top suppliers. That network was dismantled after a two-year investigation to take down the 7-All. By the time it was through, the feds captured more than 50 dealers on videotape.
In his latest slideshow
, Walter Novak brings you a photo gallery of the neighborhood. -- T.K. Kim