New York City police will no longer make arrests for possession of 25 grams or less of marijuana, starting on November 19.
Police have made arrests in the hit and run accident that left three dead on Halloween night in Orange County, California.
By Ian Duncan, The Baltimore Sun BALTIMORE — A Baltimore police officer will plead guilty to a felony animal cruelty charge after he fatally beat and choked his girlfriend’s Jack Russell terrier, his attorney said Tuesday. Alec Eugene Taylor, 28, a five year veteran of the department was charged in March after the dog’s body […]
By Tracy Wilkinson, Los Angeles Times MEXICO CITY — The Mexican government on Thursday announced the arrest of a wealthy entrepreneur who is accused of a multimillion-dollar fraud involving Citibank and the giant Mexican oil monopoly. Amado Yanez Osuna was placed under arrest and will be charged with fraud, the federal attorney general’s office said in […]
By Tina Susman, Los Angeles Times NEW YORK — A judge Tuesday granted freedom to a computer hacker who helped Anonymous and other groups attack credit card companies, governments from Algeria to Zimbabwe, and media outlets but who turned government informant after his arrest. Hector Xavier Monsegur, 30, who became known among online followers as “Sabu,” […]
STOCKHOLM (AP) — Swedish police arrested four people on suspicion of preparing a terror attack and evacuated an arts center in the country’s second largest city, security officials said Sunday. The four were arrested in the west coast city of Goteborg and were suspected of plotting terrorism, security service spokeswoman Sara Kvarnstrom said. She declined […]
The New York Times, which had owned the story of IMF Head Dominique Strauss-Kahn’s arrest on rape charges and had been a favored venue of damaging leaks from police and prosecutors, reported a different kind of leak late Thursday night: the Manhattan District Attorney’s office now believes its case is falling apart because problems with […]