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United States

22 August 2007

Chicago Sun-Times

A gun confiscated in a traffic stop led to the conviction Monday of an alleged gang enforcer who killed a man in 1995 but escaped arrest for nearly 10 years. Samuel Coggs was convicted in a bench trial Monday by Judge Dennis Porter and faces sentencing Sept. 26, prosecutors said. The 9mm handgun that Coggs used in the 1995 murder of Keith Blumenberg was seized in a 2003 traffic stop. A federal database, the Integrated Ballistics Information System, matched the gun to... (

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