- Courier sentenced for moving cocaine through Mississippi Updated: Oct-09-15 5:38 am
GULFPORT, Mississippi - A Florida woman has been sentenced to four years in prison for serving as a drug courier to move kilos of cocaine from Florida to Texas by way of South Mississippi.
- Man pleads guilty in death of collector after burglary Updated: Oct-01-15 6:30 pm
BUFFALO, New York - A western New York man has pleaded guilty in the death of a comic book collector who died of a heart attack shortly after a home invasion and robbery.
- Supreme Court to review European suit against R.J. Reynolds Updated: Oct-01-15 11:12 am
WASHINGTON - The Supreme Court will decide whether the European Union can pursue its lawsuit claiming that tobacco company R.J. Reynolds sponsored cigarette smuggling in Europe as part of a global money-laundering scheme with organized crime groups.
- Maryland man convicted in major NY cigarette-smuggling case Updated: Sep-29-15 6:49 pm
NEW YORK - A Maryland man accused of spearheading the smuggling of more than a million cartons of untaxed cigarettes into New York state was convicted Tuesday of racketeering but acquitted of charges that he plotted behind bars to get witnesses killed.
- Zachary man sentenced to running prostitution ring Updated: Sep-29-15 7:20 am
BATON ROUGE, Louisiana - A 34-year-old Zachary man who led a Baton Rouge-based sex-trafficking ring involving multiple prostitutes, including a 16-year-old girl, has been sentenced to more than 9 1/2 years in federal prison.
- Prosecutor links figure in Chinatown probe to 2006 slaying Updated: Sep-28-15 6:55 pm
SAN FRANCISCO - The government has evidence that a man charged in a money laundering and corruption probe centered in San Francisco's Chinatown also arranged a 2006 slaying, a federal prosecutor said Monday.
- Alleged gang members charged with attempted murder Updated: Sep-28-15 4:13 pm
MEMPHIS, Tennessee - A federal grand jury has indicted several people alleged to be Gangster Disciples gang members in connection with the attempted killings of five teenagers in Memphis.
- Man arrested in Gulfport gets prison for drug racketeering Updated: Sep-28-15 9:57 am
GULFPORT, Mississippi - A federal judge has fined a California man $10,000 and ordered prison for his efforts to finance the delivery of multiple kilos of cocaine and heroin from South Mississippi to Detroit.
- Fake Social Security cards issued in repair credit scam Updated: Sep-23-15 10:24 am
BATON ROUGE, Louisiana - State authorities say an elaborate $5 million scheme involving fake Social Security cards and more than 300 stolen identities circulating through a bogus "credit repair" company led to a Baton Rouge man's arrest.
- Numbers stack up in American, Swiss FIFA corruption cases Updated: Sep-14-15 4:14 pm
ZURICH - Four months after stunning arrests and raids rocked FIFA, there could yet be four years until the final criminal trial is heard.