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  • Spanish police bust gang that eased entry to the US

    MADRID (AP) — Spanish police say they have broken up a gang suspected of selling forged passports and resident cards for entry into the United States, arresting 14 of its members. The organized group was allegedly composed of Cuban nationals who charged between 1,000 and 1,500 euros...

  • Could Arizona fiasco lead to firing squads for death penalty?

    After a lethal injection took two hours to execute a convicted murderer, a federal judge suggests returning to older, now-abandoned methods.

  • Wendy Davis staffer previously pleaded guilty to illegally obtaining an opponent's credit report

    A Wendy Davis staffer once pleaded guilty to posing as former Republican National Committee Chairman Michael Steele online in order to illegally obtain his credit report.

  • Guess what this 'federal employee of the year' was doing with mail

    Pills, jewelry, copies of Playboy magazine and passports were stolen by Quan Howard, a Postal Service supervisory postal inspector once named federal employee of the year for the San Francisco Bay area, court records analyzed by the San Francisco Chronicle show.

  • The reason that thousands of Central American children are crossing the border

    Economists say the current wave of illegal immigration from Central America was predictable, to an extent, and for different reasons than the migrants might identify.

  • Carjacking suspect accused of Staten Island murder

    NEW YORK (AP) — The NYPD says a man arrested after a Staten Island carjacking has now been charged with killing a man. Police say Tyrell Brown has been charged with murder in the death of Kuwan Collins of Voorhees Township, N.J. Collins was found with a gunshot wound to the head Sunday on...

  • 2 plead guilty in Va. reserve officer slaying case

    CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) — Two people have pleaded guilty to charges stemming from the slaying of a Waynesboro reserve police officer. Leslie Hope Casterlow of Manassas and Anthony Lee White of Louisa are among nine people who were indicted on federal charges in the case. Online court...

  • Dallas man gets 24 years in child pornography case

    DALLAS (AP) — A Dallas man who used a cellphone to take sexually explicit photos and video of a toddler has been sentenced to 24 years in federal prison. James Brian Rivers was sentenced Wednesday afternoon. The 23-year-old Rivers in January pleaded guilty to production of child pornography...

  • Woman charged with leaving mother in car

    WASHINGTON (AP) — A Washington, D.C. woman has been charged with criminal abuse and neglect after allegedly leaving her disabled mother in a car for 16 hours. Police say 29-year-old Teresa L. Channelder reported early Tuesday that her car and her 63-year-old mother were missing. Channelder...

  • Celebrity dermatologist charged in drug scheme

    NEW YORK (AP) — A Park Avenue dermatologist has been arrested and charged with writing fake prescriptions for painkillers using her patients' names and filling them. Dr. Cheryl Karcher pleaded not guilty Wednesday to drug possession, selling prescriptions, falsifying business records, fraud...

  • Child, 3, shot in South Florida home

    MIRAMAR, Fla. (AP) — A 3-year-old South Florida girl is recovering from a gunshot wound. Police say the child was shot Wednesday night while at her Miramar home with her mother. Investigators arrived at the home after the mother called 911 around 9 p.m. The child was taken to Joe DiMaggio...

  • Chicago: A town that won't let you down?

    Frank Sinatra's song about Chicago, "My Kind of Town," "the town that won't let you down," seems dated in light of last weekend's shooting spree that left 16 dead and dozens wounded in 53 separate incidents.

  • Fluvanna police ID body found in burning car

    PALMYRA, Va. (AP) — Police have identified a body found in a burning car in Fluvanna County. The Fluvanna County Sheriff's Office tells media outlets that firefighters found the body of 34-year-old Brandon Chad Bruce of Palmyra while extinguishing the fire last Thursday. The sheriff's office...

  • Texas mom also charged after her toddler's death

    ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — A North Texas woman whose boyfriend has been accused of killing her toddler daughter faces charges that she helped bury the body under a bridge. Arlington city jail records show 17-year-old Alexis Botello was being held Wednesday on charges of tampering with evidence...

  • 2 women raped, 3rd attacked in city neighborhood

    BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Police in Buffalo say they've increased patrols in a section of the city where two women have been raped and a third assaulted since late last month. Officials tell local media that the first attack occurred June 29, when a 33-year-old woman was raped and robbed on the...



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