| Jan 12, 2012
| 7:48 PM
At a 90-minute closed door meeting Thursday, top federal, state and local law enforcement officials laid out their plans for improving the government's faltering efforts to apprehend violent fugitives who cross U.S. borders to evade justice in Illinois....
| Oct 4, 2012
| 6:12 PM
Federal agents in Baltimore helped lead an operation that this week seized and shut down nearly 700 U.S.-based websites linked to the sale of counterfeit pharmaceutical drugs as part of an international effort to upend the global online drug trade.
| Oct 31, 2012
| 6:30 AM
When a flier similar to the bus ad pictured above recently landed in our inbox, a red flag went off: The featured image is famous to many Guns N' Roses fans as the Robert Williams painting printed on the original cover of "Appetite for Destruction." The...
| May 15, 2012
| 12:35 PM
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| May 21, 2012
| 8:26 AM
Controversial Sea Shepherd conservationist and "Whale Wars" star Paul Watson was released from a German jail on Monday after posting 250,000 euros ($318,000) bail in an extradition case from Costa Rica.
Watson, whose attempts to disrupt Japanese...
| Aug 29, 2012
| 8:35 AM
The last couple of years have been big for Connecticut's neo-psychedelic soul trio the Stepkids. They released their debut self-titled album on Stones Throw Records to critical acclaim, made fans out of Radiohead's Thom Yorke and rapper Tyler, the...
| Sep 3, 2012
| 12:29 PM
Walter S. "Bud" Fialkewicz, who had worked as an agent supervisor for the Drug Enforcement Administration, died Aug. 28 of a heart attack at a grandson's home in Coral Gables, Fla.
He was 86 and lived in Silver Spring.
The son of a baker and a...
| Sep 10, 2012
| 9:46 AM
Baghdad -- The vice president of Iraq -- the country's top Sunni politician -- pleaded for calm Monday following his death sentence in absentia, while lashing out at Shiite Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki over what he described as a politically motivated...
| Jun 15, 2012
| 5:23 AM
BERLIN -- The story of the so-called Forest Boy is a lie, police in Germany said Friday.
The 20-year-old hoaxer, who claimed he was 17 and lived in the German woods for five years, is actually from Hengelo, Netherlands.
He never lived in the forest...
| Jan 18, 2012
| 1:50 PM
IMPERIAL — Agentes de la Patrulla Fronteriza detuvieron a tres adolescentes de 15, 17 y 19 años de edad, todas ciudadanas americanas, en posesión de un cuchillo, luego de que una empresaria de la Zona Centro de Calexico las denunciara por haber...
| Jan 19, 2012
| 12:50 AM
CALEXICO - A Fontana resident faces drug-related charges following his weekend arrest at the downtown Port of Entry on suspicion of trying to smuggle 11 pounds of methamphetamine.
U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers uncovered 11 wrapped...
| Jan 24, 2012
| 8:15 AM
A 41-year-old man suspected of shooting and killing the owner of a Westport jewelry store and fleeing with hundreds of thousands of dollars' worth of diamonds was arrested in Spain on Monday, officials said.
Andrew Robert Levene, also known as Robert...