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JACKSON’S HALF BROTHER CHARGED

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Noah Robinson, the half brother of Jesse Jackson, was charged with hiring members of a gang to kill a business associate in a series of indictments involving 65 top leaders and members of the El Rukn street gang.

The gang members were charged in the murder of 20 people, the attempted murder of seven people, racketeering, witness intimidation, kidnapping and obstruction of justice, U.S. Attorney Anton R. Valukas said at a news conference Friday.Officials say the indictments have dealt a "death blow" to the notorious Chicago street gang, and they could put Robinson behind bars for life.