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  • Mexico's Peña Nieto unveils police unit, much smaller than envisioned

     Mexico's Peña Nieto unveils police unit, much smaller than envisioned
    When he was running for election in 2012, Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto offered a new police organization, the gendarmerie, as a cornerstone campaign promise and his only security initiative. It was to be a 50,000-strong, independent paramilitary...
  • Sextortion scam hits online daters, Sheriff's Office warns

    Sextortion scam hits online daters, Sheriff's Office warns
    Online daters are falling prey to a sextortion scam that bilks them out of explicit snapshots and cash, the Broward Sheriff's Office warns. The scammers persuade prospective daters to send sexually explicit photos. Once received, they identify themselves...
  • McDonnell trial: Walking through the indictment

    What should you expect this week, as the McDonnells begin their defense? Please. We have but guesses, and what we've already been told. We have been told, for example, that the governor will read a love email to his wife at some point - one he wrote...
  • Toronto Film Festival Adds Sandler's 'Cobbler,' Wiig's 'Welcome to Me,' Schwarzenegger's 'Maggie' and More

    The Toronto International Film Festival added more than 100 features to its 2014 slate today, with pics starring Dustin Hoffman, Kristen Wiig, Benicio del Toro, Diane Keaton, John Travolta, Keira Knightley, Adam Sandler, Jennifer Connelly and Arnold...
  • Classified ad helps recovery of Stradivarius violin

     
    Los Angeles Times classified ad helps in recovery of stolen Stradivarius violin....
  • Ex-Lyons cop gets 5 years for extortion

    Ex-Lyons cop gets 5 years for extortion
    A former suburban police officer assigned to a federal task force probing contraband cigarette sales in the Chicago area was sentenced to 5 years in federal prison today for robbing targets of his investigations of thousands of dollars and falsifying...
  • Coral Springs man, 19, gets five years in sextortion case

    Coral Springs man, 19, gets five years in sextortion case
    A 19-year-old Coral Springs man thought he could use nude photos as blackmail for sex and cash from three teenage girls. Instead he got five years in prison. Ricardo Antonio Carrion received that sentence Thursday after pleading no contest to three...
  • Publix bomber wanted 'bigger boom' for bigger bucks, feds say

    Publix bomber wanted 'bigger boom' for bigger bucks, feds say
    After Brian Henderson's threatening emails failed to reap the $5 million that he demanded from Publix, he figured he needed to deliver a "bigger boom." The Broward man told FBI agents that he planted a pipe bomb – made with fireworks, a model...
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  • Ron Kaye: Working for the union or fighting it

    Ron Kaye: Working for the union or fighting it
    In Glendale, utility workers found their paychecks a little smaller last week — the price of the inability of their union, the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers, Local 18, to negotiate an initial contract two years after winning the...
  • Lawyer Says Whitey Bulger A Scapegoat For Feds' Crimes

    A trial that many feared would never take place opened in a packed federal courtroom Wednesday when a prosecutor gave a cold-blooded recitation of what he called decades of terror inflicted on the city by its most notorious crime boss, James "Whitey"...