Drug-related crime

Protesters gather outside the state Capitol building on Friday, April 14, 2017, in Little Rock, Ark., to voice their opposition to Arkansas' seven upcoming executions. (AP Photo/Kelly P. Kissel)
April 15, 2017 - 12:45 pm
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — The Latest on Arkansas' efforts to execute six men by the end of April (all times local): 11:45 a.m. The state of Arkansas has appealed a federal judge's decision preventing it from executing several inmates before its supply of an execution drug expires at the end of the...
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FILE - In this July 9, 2012, file photo, with wanted posters off to the side, Laura E. Duffy, United States Attorney Southern District of California, and FBI Special Agent in Charge, James L. Turgal, Jr., right, announce the indictments on five suspects involved in the death of U.S. Border Patrol agent Brian Terry in Tucson, Ariz. Mexican authorities have arrested the suspected shooter in the 2010 killing of Terry, whose death exposed a bungled gun-tracking operation by the federal government. In a joint statement issued by Mexico's navy and its federal Attorney General's Office on Thursday, April 13, in Mexico City that the suspect who's name wasn't released in Terry's death was arrested near the border between the states of Sinoloa and Chihuahua, a mountainous region note drug activity. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin, File)
April 13, 2017 - 7:07 pm
PHOENIX (AP) — A fugitive accused of pulling the trigger to kill a U.S. Border Patrol agent was captured in Mexico more than six years after a slaying that exposed a bungled gun-tracking operation by the U.S. government. Mexican authorities arrested Heraclio Osorio-Arellanes on Wednesday as the U.S...
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FILE - In this July 9, 2012, file photo, with wanted posters off to the side, Laura E. Duffy, United States Attorney Southern District of California, and FBI Special Agent in Charge, James L. Turgal, Jr., right, announce the indictments on five suspects involved in the death of U.S. Border Patrol agent Brian Terry in Tucson, Ariz. Mexican authorities have arrested the suspected shooter in the 2010 killing of Terry, whose death exposed a bungled gun-tracking operation by the federal government. In a joint statement issued by Mexico's navy and its federal Attorney General's Office on Thursday, April 13, in Mexico City that the suspect who's name wasn't released in Terry's death was arrested near the border between the states of Sinoloa and Chihuahua, a mountainous region note drug activity. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin, File)
April 13, 2017 - 5:48 pm
PHOENIX (AP) — A Mexican fugitive accused of pulling the trigger to kill a U.S. Border Patrol agent was captured more than six years after a slaying that exposed a bungled gun-tracking operation by the federal government. Mexican authorities arrested Heraclio Osorio-Arellanes on Wednesday as the U...
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FILE - This undated photo provided by Orange County Corrections shows Gustavo Falcon, the last of South Florida's "Cocaine Cowboys". Falcon was arrested Wednesday, April 12, 2017, some 26 years after he went on the lam, while on a 40-mile bike ride with his wife near the Orlando suburb where they apparently lived under assumed names. Gustavo Falcon, 55, also known as Taby, was booked into the Orlando County jail, Wednesday. He is scheduled to have his first appearance in Orlando federal court on Thursday, before his expected transfer to Miami. (Orange County Corrections via AP)
April 13, 2017 - 3:35 pm
MIAMI (AP) — A quarter-century after he vanished on the eve of a major drug indictment, the last of Miami's fabled "cocaine cowboys" was in custody Thursday, nabbed on a suburban bike ride with his wife near Disney World. Prosecutors say the man living under an assumed name is Gustavo "Taby" Falcon...
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FILE - This November 2013 file photo provided by Tammy Sadek shows her son Andrew Sadek at their home near Rogers, N.D. Sadek was working as a confidential drug informant when he turned up dead in June 2014. Almost three years after Sadek was found dead in a river with a gunshot in the head, state legislators are putting the final touches on a bill aimed at better protecting confidential drug informants. The bill called "Andrew's Law" comes after his parents lobbied lawmakers to pass legislation which clarifies the rights of people offered the role. (Tammy Sadek via AP, File)
April 12, 2017 - 2:10 pm
BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — North Dakota legislators are close to enacting new protections for drug informants, more than three years after a 20-year-old college student working undercover was found dead in a river with a bullet in his head and a backpack of rocks tied to his body. The bill, called "...
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Attorney General Jeff Sessions, left, shakes hands with U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers as he tours the U.S.-Mexico border, Tuesday, April 11, 2017, in Nogales, Ariz. Sessions announced making immigration enforcement a key Justice Department priority, saying he will speed up deportations of immigrants in the country illegally who were convicted of federal crimes. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin)
April 11, 2017 - 11:46 pm
NOGALES, Ariz. (AP) — Attorney General Jeff Sessions toured the U.S.-Mexico border Tuesday and unveiled what he described as a new get-tough approach to immigration prosecutions under President Donald Trump. The nation's top law enforcement official outlined a series of changes that he said mark...
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Attorney General Jeff Sessions, left, shakes hands with U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers as he tours the U.S.-Mexico border, Tuesday, April 11, 2017, in Nogales, Ariz. Sessions announced making immigration enforcement a key Justice Department priority, saying he will speed up deportations of immigrants in the country illegally who were convicted of federal crimes. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin)
April 11, 2017 - 9:34 pm
NOGALES, Ariz. (AP) — Attorney General Jeff Sessions toured the U.S.-Mexico border Tuesday and unveiled what he described as a new get-tough approach to immigration prosecutions under President Donald Trump. The nation's top law enforcement official outlined a series of changes that he said mark...
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This Sunday, April 9, 2017, image made from a video provided by Audra D. Bridges shows a passenger being removed from a United Airlines flight in Chicago. Video of police officers dragging the passenger from an overbooked United Airlines flight sparked an uproar Monday on social media, and a spokesman for the airline insisted that employees had no choice but to contact authorities to remove the man. (Audra D. Bridges via AP)
April 11, 2017 - 3:15 pm
CHICAGO (AP) — The man dragged from a full United Express flight by airport police in Chicago is a Kentucky physician who was convicted more than a decade ago of felony charges involving his prescribing of drugs. But while the passenger's unflattering history quickly became the focus of attention,...
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FILE - In this March 15, 2017, file photo, Attorney General Jeff Sessions speaks to law enforcement officers in Richmond, Va. Sessions favors decades-old drug and crime-fighting strategies, even as some people involved in criminal justice during that time have come to believe they went too far, for too long. (AP Photo/Steve Helber, File)
April 11, 2017 - 1:54 pm
NOGALES, Ariz. (AP) — Attorney General Jeff Sessions toured the U.S.-Mexico border Tuesday and unveiled what he described as a new get-tough approach to immigration prosecutions under President Donald Trump. The nation's top law enforcement official outlined a series of changes that he said mark...
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FILE - In this Friday, Aug. 8, 2003 file photo, former Tamaulipas state Governor Tomas Yarrington participates in the XXIth Border Governors Conference in Chihuahua, Mexico. Mexican prosecutors said April 9, 2017, that the ex-governor accused in Mexico of money laundering and organized crime, has been detained in Italy. He is also wanted in the United States for allegedly receiving millions of dollars in bribes from the Gulf cartel during his 1999 to 2004 term. (AP Photo/Jaime Puebla, File)
April 10, 2017 - 4:43 pm
MEXICO CITY (AP) — The arrest of an ex-governor of the Mexican border state of Tamaulipas caps a five-year, seemingly desultory search for the ruling-party politician accused of organized crime and money laundering. It may have been one of the least serious searches in history. Analysts say the...
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