Albuquerque, N.M.– A 36-year-old Kentucky man, who crash landed a marijuana-laden aircraft onto a New Mexico ranch, pleaded guilty Oct. 19 in federal court to drug trafficking charges. Special agents with U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s (ICE) Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) investigated the case. Sean Joseph Peterson, of Louisville, Ky., pleaded to conspiracy and possession […]
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NEW YORK–International arms dealer Viktor Bout was found guilty Wednesday of conspiring to sell millions of dollars worth of weapons to the Fuerzas Armadas Revolucionarias de Colombia (FARC) – a designated foreign terrorist organization based in Colombia – to be used to kill Americans in Colombia, announced the Department of Justice. “Today, one of the world’s […]
WASHINGTON –- A former lieutenant with the New Orleans Police Department (NOPD), was sentenced Wednesday for his role in a conspiracy to obstruct justice and for misprision of a felony (for concealing a known crime), in connection with a federal investigation of two police-involved shootings that left two civilians dead and four others seriously wounded in […]
On Tuesday, candidates for the Republican nomination for president gathered at Vermeer Corporation headquarters in Pella, Iowa for a forum sponsored by the National Association of Manufacturers. The video is from Iowa Public Television.
[podcast format=”video”]https://sandiegocountynews.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/11/SAFE-CA.flv[/podcast] A group of death penalty opponents gathered at the steps of the Hall of Justice in downtown San Diego to announce the launch of a campaign to overturn California’s death penalty law. The group plans to launch a signature gathering for the SAFE California Act, a ballot initiative that will replace the death […]