Tag: Smuggling

Garland launches gun trafficking strike forces in 5 cities

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WASHINGTON — The Justice Department is launching an effort in five cities in the U.S. to reduce spiking gun violence by addressing illegal trafficking...

50-year war on drugs imprisoned millions of Black Americans

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Landscaping was hardly his lifelong dream. As a teenager, Alton Lucas...

Chicago cops hope money talks in new gun trafficking effort

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CHICAGO — The Chicago Police Department on Monday announced a new team of officers, prosecutors and federal agents that will target gun trafficking, an...

Sports items sale sought in case against ally of Rep. Gaetz

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SANFORD, Fla. — Thousands of dollars in sports memorabilia owned by an associate of U.S. Rep. Matt Gaetz could be sold to recoup misused...

Judge allows R Kelly to shake up legal team ahead of trial

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NEW YORK — A federal judge Thursday allowed jailed R&B singer R. Kelly to shake up his legal defense team just weeks before he...

On Lithuania’s plea, Iraq to probe human smuggling to Europe

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BAGHDAD — Iraq's foreign minister pledged Thursday that his country will investigate human trafficking networks responsible for smuggling hundreds of Iraqis into Europe, specifically...

19 people indicted on meth, fentanyl trafficking charges

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INDIANAPOLIS — A federal grand jury has indicted 19 people on charges alleging their involvement in a drug-trafficking organization believed to be linked to...

Prosecutor rejects new defense info in Mollie Tibbetts case

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IOWA CITY, Iowa — A prosecutor rejected defense claims Thursday that the 2018 killing of University of Iowa student Mollie Tibbetts could be connected...

10 people in custody after FBI raids in Indianapolis

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INDIANAPOLIS — Ten people were in custody Wednesday after the FBI conducted raids across Indianapolis as part of an investigation into violence and drug...

Glue gaffe: 2 men freed in Greece after drug bust mix-up

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THESSALONIKI, Greece — A public prosecutor in northern Greece cleared two men arrested on drug trafficking charges after authorities acknowledged that a white substance...