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  • Man sentenced to 15 years for role in 1990s sex-trafficking ring

    Man sentenced to 15 years for role in 1990s sex-trafficking ring
    A man was sentenced Tuesday to 15 years in prison for his role in a family-run sex-trafficking organization based in South Florida in the 1990s. Rafael Alberto Cadena-Sosa, 46, pleaded guilty last October to one count of conspiracy and one count of...
  • 3-man Russian spy ring operated in New York for years, prosecutors say

    The FBI announced Monday that it has arrested a Russian spy in New York City suspected of taking part in an intelligence-gathering ring. The arrest of Evgeny Buryakov in the Bronx comes after a years-long investigation into his activities as a part of...
  • Westport parcels to go to auction Wednesday

    Westport parcels to go to auction Wednesday
    A roughly 43-acre group of waterfront properties in Westport is slated to go to foreclosure auction Wednesday, opening up new possibilities for the land, once proposed for an ambitious development of homes, offices and shopping, with new ownership. It...
  • Under Islamic State, life in Mosul, Iraq, turns grim

    Under Islamic State, life in Mosul, Iraq, turns grim
    Seven months into the takeover of Iraq's second-largest city by Islamist extremists, electricity, rice, flour and medical supplies are dwindling. The water is mucky. Religious minorities are confined to prison camps, and the overwhelmingly Muslim...
  • Chicago twins who helped bring down cartel boss El Chapo to be sentenced

    Chicago twins who helped bring down cartel boss El Chapo to be sentenced
    For a couple of drug dealers from Chicago's West Side, twin brothers Pedro and Margarito Flores had hit the big time by November 2008, negotiating a heroin deal over the phone in Mexico with none other than Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman, the notorious Sinaloa...
  • Arlington Heights police called many times before woman's hatchet slaying

    Arlington Heights police called many times before woman's hatchet slaying
    Local authorities encountered an Arlington Heights man at least a half-dozen times before he was accused of brutally killing his wife with a hatchet in Wisconsin last year, newly released police records show. Beginning in March, police were called...
  • Alabama challenges federal judge's decision that overturned state's ban on same-sex marriage

    Alabama on Monday began the process of appealing a federal judge's decision that overturned the state's ban on same-sex marriage — a decision that was put on hold to allow time for the appeal. At least two same-sex couples sought and were refused...
  • Ex-Military Department Supervisor Granted Accelerated Rehabilitation

    ENFIELD - A former state Military Department supervisor fired for falsifying timecards, stealing state gas and ordering subordinates to do work at his home was granted accelerated rehabilitation Monday on charges that he stole hundreds of dollars worth of...
  • Former CIA officer convicted of leaking secrets to reporter James Risen

    A federal jury Monday convicted former CIA officer Jeffrey Sterling for revealing to reporter James Risen highly classified details of a U.S. operation designed to sabotage Iran’s nuclear program. Sterling, 47, of Missouri was convicted of six...
  • To build or not to build? Key issues and updates in the Keystone XL oil pipeline debate

    The Senate is closing in on a vote to authorize the Keystone XL oil pipeline, although Democrats temporarily stalled progress Monday. But the fate of the $8 billion project depends not only on what happens in Congress, but also in the courts, at the...
  • Mom on trial accused of killing 5-year-old with salt

    A confounding and heartbreaking murder case alleging that a mother purposely poisoned her 5-year-old son with salt and documented his decline on social media began Monday in the New York suburbs. Lacey Spears, 27, of Scottsville, Kentucky, who presented...