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Mexican cartel kingpin named Chicago's new Public Enemy No. 1

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FILE: Joaquin Guzman Loera, alias "El Chapo" Guzman, is shown to the media after his arrest at the high security prison of Almoloya de Juarez, on the outskirts of Mexico City. (AP)

Chicago's new Public Enemy No. 1 is a cartel kingpin in Mexico.

It's the first time the Chicago Crime Commission has used the label since Prohibition.

The commission and the Chicago office of the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration will formally give Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman that distinction Thursday.

The Public Enemy No. 1 label was created for mobster Al Capone. But the DEA says Sinaloa cartel leader Guzman is more menacing than the Chicago gangster was.

The DEA's top Chicago official, Jack Riley, says Guzman resides in a Mexican hideaway. But he says Guzman's cartel is now the main narcotics supplier to Chicago and so is effectively a local crime boss.

Guzman has been indicted on federal trafficking charges in the nation's third-largest city.

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