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  • 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...
  • 41 people tied to El Monte gang linked to Mexican Mafia are indicted

    41 people tied to El Monte gang linked to Mexican Mafia are indicted
    More than three dozen alleged members and associates of a San Gabriel Valley gang said to be controlled by the Mexican Mafia were indicted on a range of murder, robbery, drug trafficking and other charges, federal officials announced Wednesday. Of the...
  • Medical pot shops are no big deal

    Medical pot shops are no big deal
    You'd think licensed dispensaries for medical marijuana were all-ages opium dens from the wariness bordering on paranoia with which state and local officials are grudgingly preparing for them to open. A year ago Friday, Gov. Pat Quinn signed into law...
  • 6 Philadelphia officers accused of robbing and beating drug suspects

    6 Philadelphia officers accused of robbing and beating drug suspects
    A group of Philadelphia narcotics officers repeatedly robbed and assaulted the drug suspects they were supposed to be investigating, engaging in a campaign of brutality that lasted nearly six years, federal authorities said Wednesday. Five of the six...
  • 6 Philadelphia cops charged with robbery, kidnapping, extortion

    PHILADELPHIA Stories of shakedowns, brutality, kidnapping and theft have dogged a group of the city's Narcotics Field Unit officers for nearly a decade. But despite multiple investigations, cases against them never stuck. That changed Wednesday, as...
  • Six Philly cops arrested in federal corruption probe

    Six Philly cops arrested in federal corruption probe
    PHILADELPHIA — Six Philadelphia police officers were arrested Wednesday in a predawn roundup and charged with robbing, kidnapping, and extorting drug suspects over a nearly seven-year period. The officers all were veterans of a narcotics squad that...
  • Capsule reviews of feature films

    AND SO IT GOES 1 1/2 stars. Michael Douglas and Diane Keaton team for the first time in a wincingly sappy three-quarter-life rom-com about a Scrooge-like widower and a wifty lounge-singing widow and the unexpected appearance of a cute-as-a-button...
  • Newport News man convicted on federal drug conspiracy, firearms charges

    A Newport News man was convicted Wednesday by a federal jury on drug conspiracy and three firearms charges in connection to crimes prosecutors said spanned a decade.   Kelvin L. Brown, 34, is scheduled to be sentenced Dec. 8 on charges of distributing...
  • 2 held on $1.5M bail in killing during botched drug deal

    2 held on $1.5M bail in killing during botched drug deal
    Two south suburban men were charged with first-degree murder in connection to a botched drug deal that led to one of their crew -- a local rapper -- being killed Friday in Calumet City, police said today. The shooting happened about 8:45 p.m. in the...
  • Long arm of the law foiled in Glasgow

    GLASGOW (Reuters) - Catching criminals and lifting weights is all in a day's work for Turks and Caicos Islands' policeman Michael Francois but the strong arm of the law let him down at the Commonwealth Games on Tuesday. The 29-year-old weightlifter, a...