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  • More anthrax cases found

    Two suspicious letters - one delivered in New York and another in Nevada - have been found to contain anthrax, while five more employees of a Florida tabloid publisher have tested positive for exposure to the rare and deadly bacteria, officials...
  • Charles Bowden: Tom Zoellner and Luis Urrea pay tribute

    Charles Bowden, an investigative journalist and author renowned for his writing on the American Southwest and for chronicling the border between the United States and Mexico, died Saturday at age 69. We asked a few writers to share their memories of him....
  • State Police Find Car Tied To Alleged Threat Against President

     State Police Find Car Tied To Alleged Threat Against President
    HAMDEN — A car the U.S. Secret Service was seeking in connection with an alleged threat against President Barack Obama was located late Friday night in Hamden, state police said. "We have taken all appropriate investigative steps in this matter,...
  • Car tied to suspected threat against Obama found in Connecticut

    HAMDEN Conn. (Reuters) - A car sought in connection with a suspected threat against President Barack Obama has been located in Connecticut, authorities said on Saturday. The U.S. Secret Service, which is responsible for presidential security, had asked...
  • Authorities investigate suspected threat against President Obama: reports

    Authorities investigate suspected threat against President Obama: reports
    Authorities in Connecticut on Friday were investigating a possible threat against President Barack Obama, local media reported. The U.S. Secret Service, which is responsible for presidential security, issued a statement saying, "Information has been...
  • National Police Force Coming Soon?

    The editorial "Militarizing Local Police" [Aug. 20] was spot on, though I have often wondered why the federal government is so charitable to local police forces -- a policy that began 30-plus years ago. I have always contended that long-term, our...
  • Feds bust worldwide smartphone theft ring based in Twin Cities

    A Minnesota family directed thieves to steal tens of thousands of smartphones across the country and then sold them to buyers in the black-markets of the Middle East and China, federal authorities said Tuesday following the indictments of 20 people...
  • Houston woman pleads guilty to threatening to kill Obama

    HOUSTON (Reuters) - A Houston woman who goes by the name Teddy Bear Paradise pleaded guilty on Friday to threatening to assassinate President Barack Obama, prosecutors said on Friday. The woman, formerly known as Denise O'Neal, 56, told a federal court...
  • Bill and Hillary Clinton Spend Big in the Hamptons

    Like a horde of other wealthy folk, Bill and Hillary Clinton dropped a small fortune on a high-priced rental in the Hamptons this month. The powerful politicos, who rented the past few years on East Hampton's swish Lily Pond Lane, opted this year to...
  • Three Orland Park businesses paid with fake $100 bills

    Three Orland Park businesses paid with fake $100 bills
    Three Orland Park businesses reported being paid with counterfeit $100 bills last week, according to Orland Park police. When a woman tried to make a roughly $380 purchase with four $100 bills at Carson Pirie Scott in Orland Square Mall on Aug. 7, the...
  • Brooklyn Man Charged In Counterfeit $100 Bills Scheme

    Brooklyn Man Charged In Counterfeit $100 Bills Scheme
    WATERTOWN – Police charged a 32-year old Brooklyn man with money laundering crimes after they say he used counterfeit $100 bills to obtain $500 in money orders from a local drug store. According to police, Emmanuel Cajou, 32, of Brooklyn, passed...
  • Massive fraud plus lavish lifestyle equals 30 years

    Massive fraud plus lavish lifestyle equals 30 years
    Darryl Burke spent the past 25 years ripping off millions of dollars, hiding from the feds and, when authorities did catch up to him, bouncing in and out of prison. He defied the system. He hid behind aliases. He lived it up at a South Florida...