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Ex-Chicago Official Held In Pakistan

By John Byrne and Aoun Sahi, Chicago Tribune CHICAGO — Former Chicago Comptroller Amer Ahmad has been taken into custody in Pakistan, where he apparently fled ahead of his sentencing in a federal fraud case in Ohio. Ahmad was arrested at an airport in Lahore when he was trying to enter the country using a forged […]

May 1, 2014

Man Charged With Capital Murder In Kansas Shooting Rampage

By Tony Rizzo, The Kansas City Star OVERLAND PARK, Kan. — Johnson County prosecutors on Tuesday filed two types of murder charges against a 73-year-old avowed racist and anti-Semite in the shootings deaths of three people outside Jewish facilities in Overland Park. Frazier Glenn Cross Jr., better known as F. Glenn Miller, is charged with one […]

April 15, 2014

Man, 73, Charged In Bank Robbery, Is Arrested Again

By Mark Schipper, Chicago Tribune CHICAGO — The 73-year-old man at the Chicago Transit Authority bus stop caught the attention of police officers last month as they approached the 5700 block of North Ashland Avenue in their cruiser. Wearing a black coat and winter hat, he matched surveillance photos from an attempted bank robbery a few […]

April 8, 2014

Bachmann Evangelical Staffer Was Arrested For Terrorism In Uganda

One of Michele Bachmann’s top Evangelical organizers that helped her cruise to victory in Ames on Saturday was arrested for arms dealing in Uganda right before elections there in 2006: Peter E. Waldron spent 37 days in the Luriza Prison outside Kampala, where he says he was tortured, after being arrested along with six Congolese […]

August 17, 2011

Serbia Arrests Last War Criminal

BELGRADE, Serbia (AP) — The last fugitive sought by the U.N. Balkan war crimes tribunal was arrested by Serbian authorities Wednesday, answering intense international demands for his capture and boosting the country’s hopes of becoming a candidate for European Union membership. Former Croatian Serb leader Goran Hadzic was taken into custody as he met a […]

July 20, 2011

Whitey Bulger Of Boston: The Pakistani Ambassador’s Favorite American Gangster

James “Whitey” Bulger, the notorious Boston mob boss who evaded the FBI for 16 years, was finally arrested late yesterday evening in Santa Monica, CA. Last month, the Pakistani Ambassador to the United States Husain Haqqani compared Bulger, who was the inspiration for the Jack Nicholson character in The Departed, to the recently assassinated Bin […]

June 23, 2011