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  • When crime stops being lucrative

    When crime stops being lucrative
    I had dinner a few weeks ago with crime policy expert Mark Kleiman, who pointed out something I hadn’t realized: stealing cars is getting a lot harder. Later model cars have electronic security systems designed to thwart thieves, and although¬†they&...
  • Miami a hub in global rhino horn black market

    MIAMI The conviction of a Miami shop owner this month was the latest crackdown by a federal task force targeting illegal trafficking in a substance that costs more per ounce than cocaine, or even gold. Black rhino horn. The horns, prized in some Asian...
  • Deputy accused of helping wife work as prostitute is fired

    SEATTLE The King County sheriff's deputy who has been criminally charged with helping his estranged wife work as a prostitute, stealing department ammunition and illegally delivering testosterone was fired Tuesday by Sheriff John Urquhart. "Darrion...
  • Factors contributing to child migration to U.S.

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Why are tens of thousands of children from Guatemala, El Salvador and Honduras fleeing their homes to go on a dangerous journey to the United States, often without their parents or other relatives? The complex backdrop for the...
  • Police Drug Squad Arrests Two, Seizes Pot And "Molly"

    MANCHESTER — A regional narcotics squad on Wednesday arrested two people and seized about $20,000 worth of marijuana and the drug called "Molly," police said Thursday. The East Central Narcotics Taskforce had learned that residents of 19 Florence...
  • FedEx indicted on charges of shipping drugs for illegal online pharmacies

    SAN FRANCISCO FedEX has been indicted by a federal grand jury on charges of shipping powerful prescription drugs for illegal online pharmacies, the latest major company targeted by federal law enforcement for playing a part in the proliferation of such...
  • Rollin' 30s gang members arrested on drug distribution allegations

    Rollin' 30s gang members arrested on drug distribution allegations
    More than 20 gang members and associates of the Rollin' 30s Harlem Crips are facing federal charges on allegations of drug distribution, officials said Thursday.  Hundreds of FBI and L.A. Police Department officers were part of a coordinated effort...
  • Durban Festival: Restless Producers Move Into High-End TV

    London-based producer Tendeka Matatu has been keeping busy ahead of this month's Durban film fest. In May, he and partner Marie Lora-Mungai announced the launch of Restless Talent Management, a global management company for African talent, and the pair...
  • U.S. sends first planeload of moms, children back to Honduras

    U.S. sends first planeload of moms, children back to Honduras
    The first lady and her entourage were waiting. So were politicians, camera crews and aid workers in blue vests, ready to hand out suckers and balloons to toddlers pulled along by their frazzled mothers. A chartered flight that landed here Monday was the...
  • Indictment accuses FedEx of moving drugs for illegal online pharmacies

    FedEx conspired to traffic in controlled substances and misbranded prescription medications by helping distribute drugs for illegal Internet pharmacies, an indictment from a federal grand jury in San Francisco alleges. The shipping company knew as early...
  • Former General Assembly Clerk Sentenced In Kahoots Cocaine Case

    Former General Assembly Clerk Sentenced In Kahoots Cocaine Case
    MANCHESTER – A former clerk for the Connecticut General Assembly who moonlighted as a bouncer/DJ at Kahoots was sentenced to seven years in prison Wednesday for selling cocaine to undercover police officers at the strip club last year. Jonathan...