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  • Exclusive: U.S. grills suspects in new strategy to build bank laundering cases

    ST. LOUIS (Reuters) - U.S. prosecutors are using a new tactic to crack down on banks that fail to fight money laundering: systematically asking suspects in a wide range of criminal cases to help them follow the money back to their bankers. The efforts...
  • Nazareth heroin investigation ends with four arrests, two in Kiwanis Park

    A three-week investigation into drug dealing in Nazareth has led to the arrests of four men, including a pair who allegedly sold heroin in Kiwanis Park. Nicholas G. Rodriguez, 19, of the 500 block of East Fourth Street, Northampton, and Jamon R. Gambal,...
  • Pot's popularity, state law create trying times for U.S. prosecutor

    Pot's popularity, state law create trying times for U.S. prosecutor
    Julie Shemitz watched warily as the judge asked prospective jurors whether they or anyone close to them had a card for medical marijuana. Ten hands lifted, a third of the jury pool. "Look at all those hands," the judge said. An assistant U.S....
  • Bethlehem police arrest three, seize 270 bags of heroin

    Bethlehem police seized 270 bags of heroin and $1,000 in cash when they arrested three men on drug-related charges last week. Around 6 p.m. Thursday, Bethlehem police officers, with a search warrant, searched 319 State St. in the city's southside....
  • Marijuana legalization in Colorado: So far, so good

    Long a leader in making marijuana mainstream, California is watching Colorado blaze a trail for legalized recreational pot with avid eyes. The mood in Colorado is good. Six months in, few of the predicted problems have materialized, tax revenue and...
  • Traffic Stop Leads To Discovery Of 247 Bags Of Heroin In Willimantic

    Traffic Stop Leads To Discovery Of 247 Bags Of Heroin In Willimantic
    WILLIMANTIC — An attempted traffic stop on Chapman Street led to a short foot chase and the discovery of 247 bags of heroin on Tuesday, police said. An officer observed a motor vehicle violation by the driver of a black pickup on Chapman Street at...
  • Woman Arrested At Plainfield Motel Allegedly Sold Drugs Out Of Her Car

    Woman Arrested At Plainfield Motel Allegedly Sold Drugs Out Of Her Car
    PLAINFIELD — A woman was arrested on Tuesday for allegedly selling heroin out of her car in the Moosup area, police said. Sheri Bouthillier, 31, was arrested in the parking lot of the Knights Inn Motel, where she had been staying, police said. She...
  • Criminals' luxury cars, jewels — even velvet slippers — hit auction block

    Criminals' luxury cars, jewels — even velvet slippers — hit auction block
    If federal prosecutors have their way, Leonard Potillo's fleet of luxury cars and homes around the world will hit the auction block. Potillo, a Longwood debt collector, is accused of running a $76 million fraud-and-bribery scheme that authorities say...
  • Judge declares mistrial in BGF gang murder case

    Judge declares mistrial in BGF gang murder case
    A Baltimore jury failed to reach a verdict Tuesday in a high-profile murder case, leading a city judge to declare a mistrial in city prosecutors' first battle with what they say is a murderous group within the Black Guerrilla Family gang. A juror who...
  • What's the price tag for the border crisis? Try $3.7 billion

    What's the price tag for the border crisis? Try $3.7 billion
    Protecting the border is getting even more expensive. The Obama administration has announced that it will seek another $3.7 billion — substantially more than the $2 billion it talked about before — to deal with the flow across the southern...
  • Texas militia leader's video on border patrols draws fire

    The leader of an armed militia mobilizing to deploy along the Southwest border has drawn criticism for a YouTube video in which he appears to advise members to confront and intimidate those caught crossing the border illegally. "You see an illegal....