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  • Federal government lends hand for Super Bowl security, deploying technology from border

    Black Hawk helicopters and truck-sized X-ray machines that are typically deployed along the U.S.-Mexico border have been brought to the Super Bowl venue to assist with the security effort.
  • Chicago twins who helped bring down cartel boss El Chapo to be sentenced

    Chicago twins who helped bring down cartel boss El Chapo to be sentenced
    For a couple of drug dealers from Chicago's West Side, twin brothers Pedro and Margarito Flores had hit the big time by November 2008, negotiating a heroin deal over the phone in Mexico with none other than Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman, the notorious Sinaloa...

    Twin drug dealers who became 'most significant rats in US history' to be sentenced in Chicago

    In the underworld of illegal drug trafficking, identical twins Pedro and Margarito Flores rose from middling Chicago dealers to partners of Mexico's most notorious cartel lord, eventually building a nearly $2 billion franchise that spanned much of North...

    'Good Samaritan' overdose bill clears committee

    Legislation that would grant immunity for misdemeanor drug and alcohol offenses to people who report overdoses cleared a key Senate committee Monday, following emotional testimony from parents who lost children to drugs. A similar bill got hung up in...

    Painkiller's new status makes it harder for patients to get

    Painkiller's new status makes it harder for patients to get
    The most widely prescribed painkiller in the U.S. is becoming harder for patients to obtain. Over the objections of professional medical organizations, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration changed hydrocodone-containing painkillers — there are...