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  • Jackson death case is "extortion," AEG exec agrees

    Jackson death case is "extortion," AEG exec agrees
    AEG Live’s chief executive testified Tuesday that he thought the wrongful death suit brought against the company by Michael Jackson’s mother and children was an extortion attempt.                While he never uttered the word, Randy...
  • U.S. moves to freeze assets of 6 Mara Salvatrucha leaders

    Federal authorities on Wednesday designated six reputed members of the notorious Mara Salvatrucha street gang, which was founded in Los Angeles, as leaders of a transnational criminal organization. The designation by the U.S. Department of the...
  • Bulger Trial Shows Disturbing Corruption Of FBI Office

    The Big Show, as some call it, is on in Boston. That is the trial of 83-year-old mobster James "Whitey" Bulger, who is accused of murder, racketeering, extortion and other charges. Mr. Bulger has tried to portray himself as a good bad guy, loyal to...
  • Fears of violence strain blood-stained block

    Fears of violence strain blood-stained block
    Fear is as fresh as the stubborn blood stains on the street in the 900 block of Bennett Place. Three men have been killed this year on this short stretch of three-story row homes, two within seven days of each other last month. Parents lock their...
  • Robbins sexual assault victim seeks answers about 1991 attack

    Robbins sexual assault victim seeks answers about 1991 attack
    For 22 years she rarely spoke of the chilling attack, even as it changed so much about her life. The multisport athlete was 14 and on her way home from basketball practice on a fall evening when she was grabbed from behind, dragged from the road and...
  • Mexican nationals, the 'Dream 9,' take a step toward asylum

    Mexican nationals, the 'Dream 9,' take a step toward asylum
    PHOENIX — Young immigrants known as the “Dream 9” will get the chance to argue their case for asylum before an immigration judge, potentially setting a precedent that would inspire other Mexican nationals to make similar claims for...
  • Protests, resignations, a flu outbreak: Tough times for Peru's leader

    LIMA, Peru -- Nobody said it was going to be easy, and it rarely is for Peru’s presidents. But Ollanta Humala, who recently completed his second year in office, is facing an unusual array of challenges, including protests, cabinet resignations and...
  • Italian Mafia boss ordered held by London court

    Italian Mafia boss ordered held by London court
    LONDON -- A Sicilian Mafia boss who was lived with his family in a quiet London suburb for two decades was denied bail by a British court Friday and ordered held on a warrant from Italian authorities who have sought his extradition since January 2012....
  • 'Paranoia' review: Get off my product development plane!

    'Paranoia' review: Get off my product development plane!
    *1/2 (out of four) Destined to be started but not finished by Netflix streaming subscribers, "Paranoia" depicts a cutthroat community of so-called geniuses and then portrays nearly everyone as a fool. If this laughable excuse for a thriller quickens your...
  • Deputies: Woman stalked, extorted victims with phony child abuse reports

    Deputies: Woman stalked, extorted victims with phony child abuse reports
    After receiving complaints from folks who reported that Tawny Lynn Blazejowski had been stalking them, the Sheriff's Special Victim’s Section began a complex investigation over the past year into these allegations, according to a news release from...
  • Suspect identified in Miss Teen USA 'sextortion' case

    Suspect identified in Miss Teen USA 'sextortion' case
    Federal officials on Thursday said they have identified an individual believed to be involved in an alleged "sextortion" case involving newly crowned Miss Teen USA Cassidy Wolf from Orange County. More than a dozen other women had also been identified...