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A lawmaker was so eager to be New York City’s next mayor that he tried to buy his way into the election, prosecutors alleged on Tuesday, as they announced charges of bribery, extortion and fraud against the legislator as well as a New York City...
CHICAGO (AP) — Mexican drug cartels whose operatives once rarely ventured beyond the U.S. border are dispatching some of their most trusted agents to live and work deep inside the United States — an emboldened presence that experts believe...
Tags: Burger King, Heroin, Politics, Mexico, Drug Trafficking
It’s time for the Cubs to move out of Wrigley Field and leave Chicago! Tom Ricketts bought this team and he should have the right to run his business as he sees fit. He should not be held hostage by a money-greedy, dictatorial mayor who even tells...
Tribune reporterA former Chicago police officer accused in a gruesome plot to extort, murder and dismember a local businessman is now facing charges he agreed to kill another individual in exchange for revenue from a strip club and later tried to get his wife to...
Tags: McHenry, Prosecution, Judges, FBI, Crime, Law and Justice
Two Silicon Valley men were sentenced Monday for a "sextortion" plot in which they tried to extort professional poker players with threats of publicizing naked photographs and other private information stolen from email accounts. Tyler Schrier, 23, of...
This post has been corrected, as indicated below.Paramount Pictures may stand to gain a great deal from its forthcoming "Pain & Gain," but for Marc Schiller, it's only generating pain. Schiller, an accountant who resides in Boca Raton, Fla., was a victim of the Sun Gym gang, whose exploits are...
Re "Brown vows fight over prisons," April 13 Federal courts have found the overcrowding and inmate healthcare in California's prisons intolerable, even though Gov. Jerry Brown says officials are "doing the best job possible." Maybe they're both right...
MEXICO CITY—Mexican drug cartels are striving to become “key players in the European drugs market,” Europol officials said Friday. Their statement, issued from Europol headquarters in the Hague, said that Mexican criminals have...
The sparse front page of the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers Local 18 website expresses exactly the message Brian D'Arcy wants his members to get: Rotating photos of protesting workers waving "A DEAL IS A DEAL" signs. It also features...
On a recent Friday night in the Baltimore Police Department's high-tech Watch Center, an urgent but vague tip came in — a murder witness was in danger. The tipster had overheard a conversation but knew only the nickname of the witness and had a...
L.A. NOWLindsay Lohan's new attorney Mark Heller is already spinning out the idea that his client's actions don't amount to a crime worthy of jail time and that there better ways to address underlying problems....
L.A. NOWThree people were burned Wednesday in an explosion in an Ocean Beach area motel room that may have been used as a drug lab....
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