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Police: Woman Arrested After Topless Road Rage Attack

Police: Woman Arrested After Topless Road Rage Attack

Jul 26
Police say a Massachusetts motorist has been arrested after getting out of her sport utility vehicle, removing her shirt and charging topless while holding a knife toward another motorist.

Smugglers Offer Crammed Big Rigs as 'VIP Treatment' to U.S.

By Elliot Spagat | Jul 26
Truck drivers are low-level cogs in a big machine, recruited in the U.S. at casinos and other places where smuggling organizations look for people who are down on their luck, desperate for quick cash and disinclined to ask questions.

Gasoline Thieves are Out of Control - and Deadly - in Mexico

Gasoline Thieves are Out of Control - and Deadly - in Mexico

By Mark Stevenson | Jul 16
Fuel theft in Mexico used to be a few villagers drilling holes in pipelines and carrying away the gasoline in jugs. But heavy arms and violence reflect its growth into a billion-dollar business.

Hobby Lobby Accused of Hypocrisy Amid Smuggling Case

Hobby Lobby Accused of Hypocrisy Amid Smuggling Case

By Kelly P. Kissel | Jul 10
Hobby Lobby, the arts-and-crafts chain whose devout Christian owners won a landmark Supreme Court ruling on religious freedom, is caught up in an antiquities-smuggling scandal that has opened the company to accusations of hypocrisy.

Report: Racial Disparities Stem from Police Charges in SF

Report: Racial Disparities Stem from Police Charges in SF

By Seth Hemmelgarn | Jul 8
Racial disparities in San Francisco's criminal justice system stem largely from the charges police book people on, according to a report the city's top defense attorney has released.

Mueller Probe Could Draw Focus to Russian Crime Operations

Mueller Probe Could Draw Focus to Russian Crime Operations

By Eric Tucker | Jul 6
It's not clear how much the investigation by former FBI Director Robert Mueller will center on the criminal underbelly of Moscow, but he's already picked some lawyers with experience fighting organized crime.

Police Say Abduction Suspect Viewed Sexual Fetish Website

Police Say Abduction Suspect Viewed Sexual Fetish Website

By Michael Tarm | Jul 4
A website that hosted an "Abduction 101" forum linked to a 28-year-old suspect in the kidnapping of a Chinese scholar at the University of Illinois bills itself as the most popular sexual fetish networking site on the internet.

Gunfire Sensors Credited with Quick Arrest in Fresno Rampage

By Scott Smith | Apr 23
Acoustic sensors mounted on lampposts and telephone poles picked up the crack of gunfire and rapidly enabled police to zero in on where it was coming from. Within minutes, the alleged gunman in the deadly rampage was under arrest.

Cleveland Shooting the Latest Crime Video on Facebook

Apr 18
A Facebook video of an Ohio man shooting a 74-year-old retiree in Cleveland was up for three hours Sunday after it was posted, raising questions about the social-media network's process for taking down objectionable content posted by its users.

Armed 'Men Dressed as Women' Allegedly Rob Florida Check Cashing Store

By Brittany Ferrendi | Mar 18
The Broward Sheriff's Office released a statement last week claiming two men dressed up as women robbed Sam's Subs and Check Cashing in Pompano Beach.

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