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  • Source: Mexican teen killed by US BP agent

    PHOENIX (AP) — A U.S. Border Patrol agent opened fire on a group of people throwing rocks from across the Mexican border, killing a teenage boy and eliciting outrage from …


  • 21 accused in NYC of selling meds on Craigslist

    NEW YORK (AP) — The Craigslist ad offered black-market Percocet pills for sale but warned potential customers: “No LE please.” Meaning: No law enforcement. Like that made a difference.


  • AP IMPACT: Cartels flood US with cheap meth

    ST. LOUIS (AP) — Mexican drug cartels are quietly filling the void in the nation’s drug market created by the long effort to crack down on American-made methamphetamine, flooding U.S. …


  • Down economy exacerbating US town dissolutions

    Carmen Wilkerson ran for mayor of St. George with one clear goal in mind for the tiny Missouri town: Get rid of it. Like many of St. George’s 1,200 residents, …


  • Occupy members join police in bid to save Ga. home

    ATLANTA (AP) — Less than a year after Occupy Atlanta members clashed with police in riot gear in a downtown park, they’re now protesting alongside officers to help a retired …


  • Border agent remembered as loving father, husband

    SIERRA VISTA, Ariz. (AP) — A U.S. Border Patrol agent killed last week in an apparent case of friendly fire was remembered Monday as a loving family man, while hundreds …


  • Detroit police chief steps down amid sex probe

    DETROIT (AP) — Detroit’s police chief stepped down Monday after a week of embarrassing revelations about a sexual relationship with a subordinate, forcing the city to search for a fifth …


  • Union: Border agents opened fire on each other

    PHOENIX (AP) — The head of the U.S. Border Patrol agents’ union says the agent killed last week in a shooting in southern Arizona apparently opened fire on two colleagues …


  • Union: Border agents opened fire on each other

    PHOENIX (AP) — The U.S. Border Patrol agent killed last week in a shooting in southern Arizona apparently opened fire on two fellow agents thinking they were armed smugglers and …


  • FBI: Friendly fire likely in border shootings

    PHOENIX (AP) — A preliminary investigation has found friendly fire likely was to blame in a shooting that killed one federal agent and wounded another along the Arizona-Mexico border, the …


  • FBI: Workers hid scheme to sell Russia electronics

    HOUSTON (AP) — An FBI agent testified Friday that employees at a Houston company were coached to hide information about the cutting-edge microelectronics the firm was buying from U.S. manufacturers …


  • Union boss: Friendly fire possibility in shooting

    PHOENIX (AP) — The shooting of two U.S. Border Patrol agents near the Arizona-Mexico border may have been a case of friendly fire, a union chief for border agents and …


  • 2nd Detroit police chief accused of sex scandal

    DETROIT (AP) — Detroit Mayor Dave Bing was elected to replace a scandal-plagued predecessor after promising to clamp down on crime. But following allegations of a sex scandal involving another …


  • Wounded border agent released from hospital

    NACO, Ariz. (AP) — Investigators were scouring a rugged area near the U.S.-Mexico line looking for evidence in the fatal shooting of a Border Patrol agent. Nicholas Ivie and a …


  • Border Patrol agent shot, killed on duty in Ariz.

    NACO, Ariz. (AP) — Investigators were scouring a rugged area near the U.S.-Mexico line looking for evidence in the fatal shooting of a Border Patrol agent. Nicholas Ivie and a …


  • Border Patrol agent shot, killed on duty in Ariz.

    NACO, Ariz. (AP) — A Border Patrol agent was shot to death Tuesday in Arizona near the U.S.-Mexico line, the first fatal shooting of an agent since a deadly 2010 …


  • Border Patrol agent shot, killed on patrol in Ariz

    BISBEE, Ariz. (AP) — A Border Patrol agent was shot to death Tuesday in Arizona near the U.S.-Mexico line, the first fatal shooting of an agent since a deadly 2010 …


  • Homeland Security says Border Patrol agent killed

    PHOENIX (AP) — A U.S. Border Patrol agent was killed and another wounded in a shooting early Tuesday in Arizona near the U.S.-Mexico line, according to the Border Patrol. The …


  • Court won’t hear appeal in suicide shooting

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court is refusing to hear a lawsuit over whether a police officer can be sued for fatally shooting a Texas teen-ager who was threatening to …


  • Calif. gov. OKs bill on illegal immigrant licenses

    SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Some illegal immigrants could get California drivers licenses under a bill that Gov. Jerry Brown announced he signed into law late Sunday. AB2189 by Assemblyman Gil …


  • Official: Man’s NYC arrest in Lohan dispute voided

    NEW YORK (AP) — A 25-year-old man initially arrested Sunday on an assault charge after Lindsay Lohan claimed he grabbed her in her New York hotel room in an argument …


  • Chemist in Mass. lab scandal could see new charges

    BOSTON (AP) — A chemist accused of lying about drug samples she tested at a state lab could face additional charges as prosecutors and defense attorneys sift through thousands of …


  • Border Patrol agent shoots, kills woman in Calif.

    CHULA VISTA, Calif. (AP) — A Border Patrol agent fatally shot a 32-year-old mother of five Friday in suburban San Diego as he rode on the hood of her car …


  • FBI agents staying away from Benghazi for now

    WASHINGTON (AP) — For security reasons, FBI agents are staying away from the Libyan city where a U.S. ambassador and three other Americans were killed, two law enforcement officials said …


  • Police say gunman kills 4, himself at Minn. office

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A gunman killed four people inside a Minneapolis sign-making business before turning the weapon on himself, authorities said early Friday. Officers summoned Thursday afternoon by a 911 …


  • Suspicions ignored as bosses let chemist work on

    BOSTON (AP) — Chemist Annie Dookhan was “Superwoman,” a colleague at a Massachusetts state crime lab used to joke. She seemed unstoppable in her quest to please prosecutors, police and …


  • Mass. gov says he expects charges in lab scandal

    BOSTON (AP) — Massachusetts Gov. Deval Patrick said Thursday he expects criminal charges will be brought in an investigation of misconduct by a state lab chemist who admitted faking drug …


  • Co-workers: We worried about Mass. chemist’s work

    BOSTON (AP) — Chemists who worked with the woman at the center of a Massachusetts state drug lab scandal told investigators they had concerns about her work for several years, …


  • Police chief resigns, NM force has gone to the dog

    VAUGHN, N.M. (AP) — A drug-sniffing dog now is the only certified member of the police force in the small eastern New Mexico town of Vaughn. Police Chief Ernest “Chris” …


  • Amputee shot by police had battled mental illness

    HOUSTON (AP) — Mental illness prompted Brian Claunch to get rid of his own left arm and leg. Then, despite his disabilities, he spent the better part of a decade …


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