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  • 'Kill the Messenger' asks some good questions

    'Kill the Messenger' asks some good questions
    *** (out of four) The real-life-based investigative journalism tale “Kill the Messenger” is no “All the President’s Men,” but it’s got quite a story: In the late ‘90s, San Jose Mercury News reporter Gary Webb...
  • Accused Colombian drug kingpin pleads guilty in U.S. to money laundering scheme

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - A Colombian accused of being a drug kingpin and pursued for years by U.S. authorities pleaded guilty in New York on Thursday to a charge that he conspired to illegally launder tens of millions of dollars in cocaine trafficking...
  • L.A. fashion district faces closer scrutiny in money laundering probe

    LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - The U.S. Treasury Department will soon order heightened financial disclosure requirements for about 2,000 businesses in the Los Angeles fashion district, which is suspected of operating as a major money laundering hub for Mexican...
  • Feds: El Chapo relative in Mexico-Chicago drug case is ruled dead

    Feds: El Chapo relative in Mexico-Chicago drug case is ruled dead
    Federal prosecutors in Chicago want to dismiss drug trafficking charges against a relative of Sinaloa cartel leader Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman because of evidence that the relative was killed three years ago. Juan Guzman Rocha, who was a...
  • Massacre wasn't first report of violence in Iguala, Mexico

    IGUALA, Mexico Long before the city of Iguala became known for one of Mexico's most horrific mass murders, its mayor had a cloud over his head. Word on the street was that Mayor Jose Luis Abarca Velazquez was mobbed up, local police had become his...
  • Convicted pot dealer busted with 40 pounds in Kissimmee

    Convicted pot dealer busted with 40 pounds in Kissimmee
    After a Kissimmee SWAT team seized enough marijuana this week to roll 38,000 joints, Omar Cox told police he wasn't dealing – just holding the weed for his Mexican supplier, records show. The cops arrested him. Less than a month ago, they...
  • Man accused of stealing bike, selling it for $350 'worth of weed'

    Man accused of stealing bike, selling it for $350 'worth of weed'
    A Chicago man was accused of stealing a bicycle from a Lakeview apartment building and selling it for $350 worth of marijuana, according to authorities. Juan Hincapie, 19, of the 600 block of West 70th Street, was arrested Oct. 6 after police identified...
  • Parents in Mexico wait, and hope, as mass graves probed

    Angry, desperate parents on Monday demanded the safe return of 43 missing university students, even as officials indicated that at least some were probably killed and dumped in mass graves. Twenty-eight bodies were recovered from a string of hidden pits...
  • Grand jury: Officers in raid that disfigured tot won't face charges

    While labeling the drug investigation that ended with the disfigurement of a toddler "hurried and sloppy," a grand jury in Georgia on Monday ruled the law enforcement officers involved should not face criminal charges. In a 15-page presentment, jurors...
  • Police: Crack Cocaine Dealer Arrested At Manchester Inn

    Police: Crack Cocaine Dealer Arrested At Manchester Inn
    MANCHESTER — A local man was arrested and drugs and cash were seized as a result of an investigation into crack cocaine sales at the Manchester Inn, police said. The East Central Narcotics Task Force heard from many sources that crack cocaine was...
  • Mexico confronts reports that police helped massacre 43 students

    MEXICO CITY President Enrique Pena Nieto sought Monday to confront a growing human rights nightmare, declaring that his government would launch an investigation into reports that police had rounded up 43 student-teachers late last month, then worked...