Notorious Cartel Leader Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman Sentenced to Life in Prison

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Wednesday, July 17th
The criminal career of Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman has come to an end.

The former head of the Sinaloa drug cartel--at one time, the biggest cartel in Mexico, has been sentenced to life in prison on Thursday, concluding a dramatic three-month federal trial.

For more, KCBS anchor Rebecca Corral spoke with Emily Palmer, Courts and Crimes Reporter for The New York Times, who spoke with us from the courtroom.