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  • Undercover investigator sneaks $22,000 of contraband into NYC jail

    Undercover investigator sneaks $22,000 of contraband into NYC jail
    An undercover investigator posing as a New York City corrections officer was able to sneak $22,000 worth of contraband into the troubled Rikers Island jail complex, officials said on Thursday. The report is the latest in a spate of problems at Rikers...
  • Chicago brothers detail how Mexican cartel moved cocaine by jets

    The twin brothers from Chicago have been in witness protection for more than five years, providing federal authorities with details of how Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman's notorious Sinaloa cartel network allegedly supplied them with thousands of pounds of...
  • Chicago man guilty of drug crimes, racketeering in DuPage County

    Chicago man guilty of drug crimes, racketeering in DuPage County
    A Chicago man who was allegedly a high-ranking member of a heroin distribution ring that operated in the city and western suburbs has been found guilty of racketeering, according to DuPage County prosecutors. A jury returned guilty verdicts late...
  • Fox exec Gavin Smith's killing ordered by one, carried out by others, cops say

    Fox exec Gavin Smith's killing ordered by one, carried out by others, cops say
    Multiple people are believed to have been involved in the death of Gavin Smith, the 20th Century Fox executive who went missing for two years, according to law enforcement sources familiar with the investigation. The manner in which Smith died hasn't...
  • U.S. drug agents reportedly inspect NFL medical staffs Sunday

    U.S. drug agents reportedly inspect NFL medical staffs Sunday
    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. drug agents carried out surprise inspections of the medical staffs of several National Football League teams on Sunday in an investigation of alleged prescription drug abuse in the league, the Washington Post reported. The...
  • Sheriff's officers sneaked cellphones, drugs to inmate, D.A. says

    Sheriff's officers sneaked cellphones, drugs to inmate, D.A. says
    Three San Mateo County sheriff's officers, including a deputy, have been arrested on suspicion of smuggling cellphones and contraband to a gang member inside a detention facility, authorities said. San Mateo County District Attorney Stephen Wagstaffe...
  • Colombia peace negotiator warns FARC rebels

    With peace talks between Colombian officials and leftist guerrillas stalled as the two-year mark nears, the government's lead negotiator warned this week that his side's patience was limited and demanded a halt to recent attacks on civilians and the...
  • If Colombia's guerrillas sign a peace deal, will the guns go silent?

    BOGOTA, Colombia Several weeks ago on the outskirts of the northwestern town of Montelibano, a police caravan was ambushed. By the time the firefight was over, seven police officers were dead and another seven were wounded, making it the second most...
  • Detectives believe they know 'how and why' film executive was killed

    Los Angeles County sheriff’s officials said Thursday that detectives believe they know “how and why” Fox movie executive Gavin Smith was killed, saying that the discovery of his remains brought them closer to an arrest in the case,...
  • 'Dark market' websites seized in U.S., European busts

    'Dark market' websites seized in U.S., European busts
    U.S. and European authorities on Friday announced the seizure of more than 400 secret website addresses and arrests of 16 people in a sweep targeting black markets for drugs and other illegal services. The developments were announced a day after...
  • Investigation leads to takedown of Lehigh Valley drug ring

    Investigation leads to takedown of Lehigh Valley drug ring
    Narcotics agents with the Pennsylvania attorney general's office have charged 14 people with being involved in a drug ring that flooded the streets of the Lehigh Valley with cocaine, marijuana and meth, according to recently unsealed court records. The...