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Milan's former 'cocaine king' escapes Uruguay jail

Rocco Morabito, once a major cocaine trafficker for Italy's feared 'Ndrangheta mafia, has escaped from a Uruguayan prison. On the run from the law from 1994 to 2017, he was awaitin...

Milan's former 'cocaine king' escapes Uruguay jail

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Italian ‘cocaine king’ mafia boss escapes from prison in Uruguay An Italian Mafia boss nicknamed the “Cocaine King of Milan” broke out of a Uruguayan prison by climbing out of a hole in the roof, authorities said Monday. Notorious mobster Rocco Morabito and three other inmates made their exit from the Montevideo central prison Sunday night and immedia...
07:00, 06/25/2019

'Cocaine king of Milan' escapes from prison in Uruguay through hole in roof Rocco Morabito and three other prisoners let themselves down by rope to an adjacent farm, where they robbed the ownerAn Italian mafia boss known as the “cocaine king of Milan” has escaped from prison in Uruguay where he was awaiting extradition to Italy, the South American country’s interior ministr...
21:17, 06/24/2019

Italian 'cocaine king,' mob boss escapes from Uruguay prison with 3 others Rocco Morabito, nicknamed the "cocaine king of Milan," escaped from a prison in Montevideo, Uruguay, the country's interior ministry said.        ...
14:00, 06/25/2019

Italian Mafia Boss "Cocaine King" Flees Uruguay Jail Through Hole In Roof Italian mafia boss Rocco Morabito on Monday led a brazen jailbreak in the center of Uruguay's capital, setting off a giant manhunt and infuriating the Italian government, which was awaiting his......
06:17, 06/25/2019

Reputed mob boss escapes prison in Uruguay: report A reputed Italian mob boss known as the “cocaine king of Milan” escaped from a prison in Uruguay Sunday while he was waiting to be extradited to Italy after living in the South American country for over a decade under a false name, officials said....
07:00, 06/25/2019

Tennessee inmate escapes jail for 7 hours — then comes back He got a taste of freedom — and gave it back. An inmate escaped from a Tennessee prison on Thursday night, then simply returned to the jail hours later, officials said. Steven Ray Hamm, 45, fled from the Humphreys County Jail at about 8 p.m. on the Fourth of July, according to the Humphreys County.....
00:00, 07/06/2019

White Supremacist Leader Escapes From Arkansas Jail A manhunt is underway for Wesley Gullett, who is listed in court documents as the president of the New Aryan Empire. He is considered armed and dangerous....
09:51, 08/01/2019

White supremacist gang leader escapes from jail along with other inmate The inmates, Wesley Gullett and Christopher Sanderson, faced federal charges and were considered armed and dangerous, federal authorities said.        ...
13:51, 08/01/2019

Italian ‘cocaine king’ makes a daring nighttime rooftop escape Rocco Morabito had been the most wanted fugitive member of the Calabrian 'Ndrangheta, Italy's most powerful organized crime group and one of Europe's biggest importers of South American cocaine....
17:34, 06/25/2019

India's 'Dosa King' begins life in jail over murder of young woman's husband An Indian restaurant tycoon known as the "Dosa King" will finally serve his life sentence for murdering the husband of a woman he wanted to marry -- 15 years after he was convicted....
10:00, 07/11/2019

'The Lion King' filmmakers couldn't wait to be king of visual effects In an era where audiences have increasingly sophisticated knowledge about how movie magic is made, the personality-rich, photorealistic animal characters in Disney's new "The Lion King" will have moviegoers asking, "How the heck did they do that?"...
22:51, 07/16/2019

His Martin Luther King Biography Was a Classic. His Latest King Piece Is Causing a Furor. David Garrow found F.B.I. documents alleging King stood by during a rape. But some scholars question whether to trust records created as part of a smear campaign....
11:51, 06/04/2019

'I was crushed': Shawn King surprised to learn from reporter Larry King filed for divorce Shawn King said in an interview that she learned about Larry King filing for divorce from an unexpected source: a journalist.        ...
22:01, 09/18/2019

Uruguay: The new global drug trafficking hub Lacking resources and organization, authorities in Uruguay are struggling to combat global drug trafficking. The country has become an increasingly important hub for drug smugglers as a result....
01:00, 08/07/2019

All Of Argentina, Uruguay Without Electricity After Massive Outage Power was slowly being restored on Sunday after a massive outage blacked out Argentina and Uruguay, leaving around 48 million people without electricity, power companies said....
21:17, 06/16/2019

Uruguay crush 10-man Ecuador 4-0 in Group C opener "Uruguay crushed Ecuador 4-0 in their Copa America opener on Sunday with help from an early sending off that deflated their opponents and assured the 15-times champions the simplest of starts to their campaign."...
14:17, 06/17/2019

Argentina, Uruguay suffer massive power blackout A massive power grid failure has left all of Argentina and parts of Uruguay without electricity. The outage has affected around 50 million people across the two countries as authorities attempt to quickly restore power....
17:17, 06/16/2019

‘Everything Is Stalling’: Inside a Troubled Trump Project in Uruguay President Trump’s company had high hopes for a Uruguayan condominium development. But the long-delayed project has become a microcosm of the Trump Organization’s deep problems....
02:17, 06/03/2019

Torreira back for Uruguay for Copa America quarterfinals SALVADOR, Brazil (AP) — Uruguay midfielder Lucas Torreira says he will be able to play on Saturday when his team faces Peru in the Copa America quarterfinals. Torreira skipped Uruguay’s 1-0 win over Chile on Monday with a fever and stomach problems. The 23-year-old Torreira says “those w...
16:00, 06/27/2019

Argentina, Uruguay Blacked Out by Massive Power Failure A regionwide electrical failure early Sunday cut power to all of Argentina and its small neighbor Uruguay, halting subway trains, reducing water service and leaving traffic signals dark....
23:17, 06/16/2019

Massive Blackout Leaves Most of Argentina, Uruguay Without Power Almost the entirety of the nations of Argentina and Uruguay, were “completely without power” following a “massive failure” in an electrical system on Sunday, Bloomberg and CNN reported, with parts of Paraguay, Chile and southern Brazil seeing outages as well [see update below]. The Associated Press ...
03:51, 06/17/2019

Argentina, Uruguay Restoring Power After Massive Blackout Electricity services have been restored to more than 70 percent of Argentina and Uruguay following a massive blackout that left around 48 million people without power on Sunday, authorities said....
13:00, 06/17/2019

Cavani pounces against Chile to give Uruguay top spot A late header from Edinson Cavani gave Uruguay a 1-0 win over Copa America holders Chile on Monday which saw them snatch top spot in Group C at their opponents' expense and set up a quarter-final meeting with Peru....
04:00, 06/25/2019

Uruguay’s Suarez in race against time after knee injury BELO HORIZONTE, Brazil (AP) — Luis Suarez is again racing against time to be fit for a tournament with Uruguay. Five years ago, it was meniscus surgery to his left knee that jeopardized Suarez’s participation at the World Cup in Brazil. Now it is an arthroscopy procedure on his right knee that...
19:51, 06/15/2019

Suárez to join Uruguay as he recovers from knee surgery BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — Barcelona says Luis Suárez will join the Uruguay national team as he recovers from a knee injury ahead of the Copa América. The 32-year-old Suárez had arthrosporic surgery on his right knee on May 9 following Barcelona’s elimination from the Champions League semifinals....
17:00, 06/03/2019

Uruguay fight back against Japan with help of controversial VAR call "Uruguay twice came from behind to draw 2-2 against a superb Japan side in the Copa America with the help of two questionable refereeing decisions and will have to wait until their final group game to book their place in the quarter-finals."...
10:17, 06/21/2019

| El Chapo: Dramatic escapes and arrests Mexican drug lord Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman was captured in 2016, for a third time, leading to his conviction by a US court over trafficking hundreds of tons of drugs....
16:00, 07/17/2019

"We Have King, Where's The Need For King-Maker": BJP's Ram Madhav To NDTV The BJP will win a huge majority by racking up more seats in the east and north-east, the party's top leader Ram Madhav said today. "We won't need anyone to form the next government, we are......
11:17, 05/07/2019

'Godzilla: King of the Monsters' is king at the box office The latest iteration of the Godzilla franchise took over the top spot from "Aladdin" and roared louder than Elton John at the weekend box office, but it still left a notably smaller footprint on North American theaters than its city-wrecking predecessors....
09:34, 06/03/2019

'Massive' electric blackout paralyzes Argentina, Paraguay, Uruguay Argentina, Paraguay and Uruguay were completely without electricity after a "massive failure" in an interconnection system, a utility distributor said Sunday....
18:34, 06/16/2019

Uruguay issues travel warning for U.S. after weekend mass shootings Uruguay on Monday issued a warning to its citizens traveling to the United States after two mass shootings over the weekend that killed 31 people in Texas and Ohio....
03:34, 08/06/2019

Argentina, Uruguay, Paraguay suffer massive power blackout A massive power grid failure left all of Argentina and parts of Uruguay and Paraguay without electricity with the outage affecting around 50 million people. Power was restored to a third of Argentina by the afternoon....
21:00, 06/16/2019

Uruguay counting on experience to beat Peru in Copa América SALVADOR, Brazil (AP) — Uruguay is counting on eight players who have already won Copa América to show their experience and beat Peru in the quarterfinals on Saturday and remain on course for its 16th Copa title. Goalkeepers Fernando Muslera and Martín Silva; defenders Martín Cáceres, Diego Godín, a...
18:34, 06/28/2019

Brazil, Uruguay strong in Copa America, Argentina stutters SÃO PAULO (AP) — The group stage of the Copa America ended with Brazil and Uruguay still the favorites and Argentina still unable to meet expectations. Colombia also impressed early on, finishing with a perfect record and without conceding any goals, while two-time defending champion Chile stuttered...
17:00, 06/25/2019

Court tells Uruguay to sell Nazi eagle from battleship MONTEVIDEO, Uruguay (AP) — A court in Uruguay has ruled that the government must sell a huge Nazi bronze eagle that was recovered off the South American country’s coast in 2006. The eagle with a swastika under its talons was part of the stern of the German battleship Admiral Graf Spee that san...
21:51, 06/21/2019

Copa America: Uruguay midfielder Laxalt has hamstring injury PORTO ALEGRE, Brazil (AP) — Uruguay says midfielder Diego Laxalt has an injured left hamstring and could recover in time to play again in the Copa America. Laxalt was hurt on Thursday in the 2-2 draw against Japan in Porto Alegre. He had to be replaced in the 27th minute, shortly after Japan scored ...
01:34, 06/22/2019

Morris scores first international goal in two years as USA draw with Uruguay USA encouraged after successive defeats to MexicoSeattle forward had missed time with ACL injuryWith both teams missing many of their regular starters, the United States displayed some style and flair against Uruguay on Tuesday night.Jordan Morris scored his first international goal in more than two...
16:00, 09/11/2019

Argentina, Uruguay work to restore power after major failure BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — Argentina’s main energy company said it was “slowly beginning to restore” electricity after a massive power failure left large swathes of the country and neighboring Uruguay without power. It was unclear how many people had been affected by the blacko...
18:34, 06/16/2019

Power Cut Hits All of Argentina and Uruguay, Affecting Tens of Millions Officials in the two South American countries said a failure in an electrical interconnection system had plunged tens of millions into darkness in the predawn hours. Parts of Brazil, Chile and Paraguay may also be affected....
17:17, 06/16/2019

Uruguay and Venezuela Issue Warnings About Travel to the U.S. After Mass Shootings (ALBUQUERQUE, N.M.) — Uruguay issued a warning to its citizens early this week about traveling to the U.S. after two mass shootings killed more than 30 people. The Latin American country also cited three cities citizens should avoid: Albuquerque, Detroit and Baltimore. Uruguay’s Foreign ...
09:34, 08/07/2019

Uruguay crash out of Copa to Peru after Suarez misses in shootout Luis Suarez missed in the shootout as fifteen-times Copa America champions Uruguay suffered a galling quarter-final exit on Saturday to Peru, losing 5-4 on penalties after they had three goals ruled out in a 0-0 draw after 90 minutes....
00:17, 06/30/2019

Peru tops Uruguay on penalties in Copa América quarterfinals SALVADOR, Brazil (AP) — Peru beat Uruguay 5-4 on penalties on Saturday to advance to the Copa América semifinals. Goalkeeper Pedro Gallese blocked striker Luis Suárez in Uruguay’s first shot from the spot and decided the match for the Peruvians. Peru’s next opponent will be defending cha...
03:17, 06/30/2019

Uruguay to extradite suspect allegedly involved in Congress shooting Juan José Navarro Cádiz was arrested in Uruguay in the aftermath of the May 9 shooting and held in custody pending the hearing of an extradition request from Argentina....
18:00, 05/15/2019

Ex-coach Troussier hails Japan after 'unfortunate' Uruguay draw "Former Japan head coach Philippe Troussier praised the performance of the team at the Copa America after they were controversially denied a historic win over Uruguay due to a questionable VAR call."...
15:17, 06/21/2019

Look: Alligator escapes after attacking deputy's patrol car Authorities in Louisiana said an alligator found loitering in the middle of a highway took a bite out of a deputy's patrol vehicle before making its escape....
21:17, 06/11/2019

Italian mafia boss escapes from prison An Italian mafia boss has escaped from a detention center in Uruguay, where he was awaiting extradition to Italy, the Uruguayan Ministry of Interior said in a statement....
08:51, 06/25/2019

Tucson family escapes house fire TUCSON – Residents of a north side home were displaced Thursday morning after a garage fire. Northwest Fire District officials were dispatched to the 7200 block of W. Deserama Dr. Fire officials say two adults, a dog, and a turtle were able to evacuate the home with no injuries. The cause of the fir...
05:34, 06/07/2019

Secret Europe escapes: where locals go on holiday We get the lowdown – in Portugal, Spain, Italy and more – from families who reveal their under-the-radar summer escapes, and offer tips on what to see and doSilvia Bastos, 46, from Lisbon Continue reading......
10:34, 07/27/2019

After two escapes, 'El Chapo' may go to Supermax prison to avoid a third Joaquin Guzman, the convicted Mexican drug lord known as El Chapo, has escaped twice from maximum security prisons in Mexico, once by digging a mile-long tunnel from his cell....
12:34, 07/17/2019

Jones escapes with narrow decision over Santos Jon Jones wasn't at his best Saturday night, but he did just enough to retain his UFC light heavyweight title with a split decision win over Thiago Santos, who injured his knee early in the fight....
10:51, 07/07/2019

Wladimir Klitschko escapes at sea from flaming boat Former heavyweight champion Wladimir Klitschko has to be rescued on the high seas The post Wladimir Klitschko escapes at sea from flaming boat appeared first on Boxing News....
21:00, 06/25/2019

Pilot escapes NYC helicopter after crash landing A helicopter that crashed into the Hudson River near a busy NYC heliport Wednesday and partially sank, was pulled from the water. New York City officials said the pilot was able to escape, and was being treated for non-life-threatening injuries. (May 15)        ...
05:17, 05/16/2019

UN investigator says North Korea cracking down on escapes SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — The United Nations’ independent investigator on human rights in North Korea says there are signs it and China are strengthening their efforts to track down people who have escaped from the North. Tomas Ojea Quintana said Friday that he raised the issue in meetings wit...
10:51, 06/21/2019

Uruguay recaptures Argentine who escaped with Mafia boss Rocco Morabito Leonardo Abel Sinopoli Azcoaga was one of four prisoners to escape the city-center prison in Uruguay while the security cameras were switched off. The Argentine was detained as he tried to cross the border into Brazil....
23:51, 06/26/2019

Suarez devastated as shootout miss sees Uruguay crash out of Copa Luis Suarez broke down in tears after his shootout miss saw Uruguay dumped out of the Copa America by unfancied Peru on Saturday, the 15 times champions losing 5-4 on penalties after having three goals ruled out in a scoreless draw....
04:51, 06/30/2019

Uruguay made to wait despite VAR-fuelled Copa América fightback against Japan Draw leaves Uruguay sweating on last-eight berthLuis Suárez and José Giménez twice equalise Uruguay twice came from behind to draw 2-2 against a young Japan side in the Copa América with the help of two questionable refereeing decisions and will have to wait until their final group game to book thei...
15:51, 06/21/2019

Argentina and Uruguay Work to Restore Power After Major Electrical Failure (BUENOS AIRES, Argentina) — A massive blackout left tens of millions of people without electricity in Argentina, Uruguay and Paraguay on Sunday after an unexplained failure in the neighboring countries’ interconnected power grid. Authorities were working frantically to restore power, but...
02:00, 06/17/2019

Uruguay ex-Mayor, senator likely winners in presidential primaries: exit polls Uruguayan primary elections look set to pit a former mayor against a senator in the presidential vote in October, according to early exit polls on Sunday evening in the South American country....
03:17, 07/01/2019

Uruguay, Argentina work to restore power after massive system failure It was unclear how many people had been affected by the blackout, but the South American countries have a combined population of more than 45 million....
15:51, 06/16/2019

Venezuela, Uruguay, Japan warn citizens about traveling to the US because of mass shootings Venezuela, Uruguay and Japan have warned their citizens about traveling to the United States after this weekend's mass shootings.       ...
12:00, 08/07/2019

Canada escapes; US, Sweden fall in world hockey KOSICE, Slovakia (AP) — Damon Severson and Mark Stone helped Canada escape to the world hockey championship semifinals while the United States and defending champion Sweden dropped out. Canada beat Switzerland 3-2 in overtime Thursday night. Severson tied it with 0.4 seconds left on a goal confirmed...
02:17, 05/24/2019

Clint Frazier escapes IL just in time for Yankees’ slugfest At least one big bat is on its way back to the Yankees. Clint Frazier (ankle) will be activated from the 10-day injured list Monday just in time for the Bombers’ home series with the home-run heavy Seattle Mariners, manager Aaron Boone told reporters after his team’s 4-1 win Saturday ove...
19:34, 05/06/2019

Italian mafia boss escapes from Uruguayan prison An Italian mafia boss has escaped from a detention center in Uruguay, where he was awaiting extradition to Italy, the Uruguayan Ministry of Interior said in a statement....
22:51, 06/24/2019

Idiot On The Pitch Is Nearly Trampled, Escapes Unscathed, Has Whiskers, Is A Cat An idiot invaded the pitch in the 92nd minute of Wednesday night’s Leagues Cup Tournament match between Real Salt Lake and Liga MX side Tigres UANL, at a point when the game was very much still up for grabs. The absolute moron very nearly took the ball off the feet of Tigres player André-Pierre Gign...
13:17, 07/25/2019

Gunman Kills 2 On US Highway With Assault Rifle, Escapes Texas authorities on Friday were searching for a gunman who shot and killed two men on a Houston freeway on Thursday before being chased off by a witness who opened fire at him....
05:17, 08/10/2019

Clay County Inmate Escapes From Work Release WWZB CLAY COUNTY, Ky. (WWZB)– Clay County Jailer Linda Smallwood is asking for the public’s help locating an inmate. An inmate walked away from The Clay County Detention Center work release crew on Friday in Manchester. David Taylor, of Lockards Creek, has been identified as the inmate a...
21:17, 05/04/2019

Naomi Osaka escapes after French Open scare Naomi Osaka, the world No. 1, was on the brink of exiting the French Open at the first hurdle before rallying past 90th-ranked Anna Karolina Schmiedlova in three sets....
19:34, 05/28/2019

Bear breaks Into Home, Then Forcibly Escapes Like The "Kool-Aid Man" The thieves cased the area around the McGregor Mountain foothills, on the hunt for vehicles with unlocked doors - which helps you open them if you don't have opposable thumbs and you are also a bear....
12:51, 08/13/2019

Rape-Accused In Goa, On Way To Court, Escapes From Police Custody A man accused of raping a British woman in Goa, Friday escaped from police custody while he was being brought to a court in Margao town from the Central Jail at Colvale in North Goa....
19:17, 06/28/2019

Zebra escapes, gallops through streets of Texas city A zebra got loose in a city near San Antonio, Texas, on Wednesday and galloped through the streets before police safely corralled it — and authorities said they’re now on the lookout for another zebra that may be loose in the city. The first zebra was spotted running through the streets of New Braun...
14:34, 08/08/2019

Louisville escapes Indiana 9-7 in NCAA elimination game LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Alex Binelas had four RBI including a two-run homer, and Michael Kirian recorded the final strike in a tense ninth inning as top-seeded Louisville survived rival Indiana 9-7 on Sunday in an elimination game of the NCAA Tournament Louisville regional. After reaching on an error...
01:34, 06/03/2019

American Suburbs Swell Again as a New Generation Escapes the City Rising housing costs in the nation’s most popular urban centers have slowed their growth. That’s speeding an exodus of residents to suburban communities, which now account for 14 of the 15 fastest-growing cities in the U.S., causing strains along the way....
01:51, 07/02/2019

Sex offender traps 2 girls in car, allegedly molests one while other escapes A level three sex offender lured two girls onto his Brooklyn property by offering to sell them a used bicycle — only to lock them in a car and sexually abuse one of them after the other escaped, police and sources said. The scary events unfolded on July 12 as the two girls, 9 and......
23:00, 07/22/2019

Copa América: Luis Suárez misses shootout penalty as Uruguay exit Uruguay 0-0 Peru (Peru win 5-4 on penalties)Suárez also had goal chalked off by VARLuis Suárez missed in the shootout as fifteen-times Copa América champions Uruguay suffered a galling quarter-final exit on Saturday to Peru, losing 5-4 on penalties after they had three goals ruled out in a 0-0 draw ...
06:34, 06/30/2019

Millions Were Left Without Power in Argentina and Uruguay After an ‘Extraordinary’ System Failure. How Did it Happen? Millions of people in Argentina and Uruguay woke up Sunday morning without electrical power after what an Argentinian national energy supplier called “a massive failure of the grid.” While sporadic, small-scale blackouts are not unheard of in that part of the world, the sheer scale of th...
17:17, 06/17/2019

Uruguay court orders government to sell Nazi bronze eagle from battleship Eagle with swastika under its talons, recovered in 2006, was part of German battleship’s stern that sank off the coastA court in Uruguay has ordered the country’s government to sell a huge Nazi bronze eagle that was recovered off the South American country’s coast in 2006.The eagle with a swastika u...
03:17, 06/22/2019

Uruguay: Nazi eagle from German warship wreck must be sold, court rules The Admiral Graf Spee preyed on merchant ships in the South Atlantic before being damaged and scuttled. A huge Nazi eagle recovered from the ship has been the source of controversy....
02:00, 06/22/2019

Dead ex-Miss Uruguay Fatimih Davila Sosa may have had ties to escort ring The former Uruguayan beauty queen whose body was found hanging in a Mexico City hotel might have had ties to a high-end escort ring, according to Spanish-language news outlets. The body of Fatimih Davila Sosa, 31, was found early Thursday in the neighborhood of Napoles, and her death is being probed...
02:34, 05/04/2019

Road to the final: late goals, unlikely escapes and thrilling comebacks The heroics of Liverpool and Tottenham in the semi-final second legs of the Champions League are already legendary but both clubs also came close to elimination in the group stagesTottenham Continue reading......
14:51, 06/01/2019

Driver Escapes Extreme Ferrari Fire at the 24 Hours of Nürburgring Driver Alexander Prinz made a valiant effort to keep his Ferrari flambé under control with a little hand extinguisher, but as the British commentators said on the broadcast, it wasn’t enough. “That needs an airplane fire truck with lots of foam.”...
21:51, 06/22/2019

Paraguay may deploy troops after Brazilian gangster escapes in shootout President’s announcement prompts concerns for civil liberties in a country which only emerged from military rule in 1989Mario Abdo Benítez has announced plans to amend Paraguay’s constitution to allow the military a greater role in the battle against increasingly brazen and powerful Brazilian crime ...
01:00, 09/13/2019

Chimpanzee Escapes Zoo Enclosure, Kicks Keeper In Viral Video A chimpanzee escaped from its enclsoure in China's Hefei Wildlife Park on Friday morning, causing much confusion and chaos as he charged at visitors and even kicked an employee to the ground....
07:51, 07/15/2019

Steven May escapes AFL club punishment after 'poor decision' to go drinking Melbourne recruit dealing with ‘personal issues’Frustration of injury led to defender’s actionsMelbourne recruit Steven May has avoided a club sanction for drinking while injured with the AFL club revealing the key defender is dealing with some “personal issues”. Sidelined with a groin injury since ...
04:17, 05/07/2019

Forget the Hamptons: Long Island has closer, cheaper escapes Forget the Hamptons: The rest of Long Island is often overlooked as a worthy escape from New York City. But with artsy small towns, historic mansions galore, dozens of nature preserves and a solid wine region, there’s more than enough to keep you entertained all summer long, with or without a car. S...
04:00, 05/23/2019

Charles Leclerc escapes penalty for Monaco GP practice VSC offence Charles Leclerc has been reprimanded by Formula 1 stewards for failing to obey the correct protocols during a Virtual Safety Car period in practice for the Monaco Grand Prix...
20:00, 05/25/2019

An Incompetent Michigan Escapes Upset-Minded Army In Double OT There were certainly some jitters in the Michigan fanbase about facing a bizarre, tough-to-crack team like Army in Week 2, but only the most cynical of Wolverines could have predicted the struggle that unfolded on Saturday afternoon in The Big House. Plenty of Michigan mistakes and just straight-up ...
18:34, 09/08/2019

Sunny Deol Escapes Unhurt After Accident On Gurdaspur Highway BJP's Gurdaspur candidate Sunny Deol had a close shave Monday after the tyre of the vehicle he was traveling in burst on the Amritsar-Gurdaspur national highway....
16:17, 05/13/2019

Uruguayan prison chief quits after Italian mobster escapes MONTEVIDEO, Uruguay (AP) — The director of Uruguay’s prison system has resigned following the escape of a top Italian organized crime boss from the jail where he was being held while awaiting extradition to Italy. The government announced Tuesday that it had accepted Alberto Gadea’s resi...
23:51, 06/25/2019

Monaco Grand Prix: Hamilton escapes contact with Verstappen to win Lewis Hamilton survived late contact with Max Verstappen to win Formula 1's Monaco Grand Prix, as an incident in the pitlane with Valtteri Bottas ultimately cost Verstappen second place...
20:51, 05/26/2019

Haryana's "Most-Wanted" Criminal Escapes From Lock-Up In Daring Jailbreak One of the most-wanted criminals in Haryana managed to escape from a police lock-up in Rajasthan this morning, in a scene straight out of a Bollywood thriller....
11:00, 09/06/2019

Deportee from Romania escapes from ICE agents at Chicago airport: reports An illegal immigrant captured in Texas and being deported back to his native Romania escaped from the custody of ICE agents earlier this month, according to reports....
12:17, 06/26/2019

Woman stopped for driving toy truck drunk escapes DUI charge WALHALLA, S.C. — A South Carolina woman who police say was driving drunk will not be cited with a DUI because her vehicle of choice was a toy truck. News outlets quote police as saying that instead they charged 25-year-old Megan Holman with public intoxication. They say they spotted her cruising dow...
03:17, 06/15/2019

Uruguay just warned citizens against visiting the US after the El Paso shooting that reportedly targeted Hispanic people Go Nakamura/Getty Images Uruguay cautioned citizens against traveling to the US, The Washington Post reported, citing hate crimes and "the indiscriminate possession of firearms by the population." While Uruguay's foreign ministry, which issued the warning, didn't specifically talk about the shootin...
13:00, 08/06/2019

Ex-Miss Uruguay Fatimih Davila Sosa found hanged in a Mexico City hotel MEXICO CITY — A former Miss Uruguay pageant winner was found dead in a Mexico City hotel early Thursday, authorities said. City prosecutors said a Uruguayan woman was found hanged in the bathroom of a guest room. City officials confirmed the victim had been identified as Fatimih Davila Sosa, who won...
17:17, 05/03/2019

Watch: Luis Suarez, Edinson Cavani help Uruguay destroy Ecuador at Copa America Barcelona's Luis Suarez and Paris Saint-Germain's Edinson Cavani each scored first half goals to help Uruguay to a 4-0 thrashing of Ecuador in the group stage of the 2019 Copa America....
18:51, 06/17/2019

Watch: Edinson Cavani heads Uruguay past Chile, into Copa America quarterfinals Edinson Cavani flicked in a score with his head from a very tight angle to help Uruguay beat Chile and advance to the 2019 Copa America quarterfinals....
17:51, 06/25/2019

Watch: Serena Williams escapes upset vs. 17-year-old at 2019 U.S. Open All-time great Serena Williams escaped an upset at the hands of 17-year-old Caty McNally after dropping her first set in a second round match at the 2019 U.S. Open....
18:51, 08/29/2019

Kansas pilot escapes injury when plane’s wing hits windmill LIBERAL, Kan. (AP) — The Kansas Highway Patrol says the pilot of a crop duster plane was not hurt when the wing of his aircraft hit a windmill tower and crashed in southwest Kansas. Troopers say the fixed-wing, single-engine aircraft was flying north Monday morning when its right wing struck the win...
15:17, 06/18/2019

Arizona woman escapes ‘sex dungeon,’ forced to sleep in a cage, police say An Arizona man was arrested last week on suspicion of kidnapping and aggravated assault after a woman escaped from a “sex dungeon,” according to court documents revealed Wednesday. ...
13:34, 05/17/2019

Child escapes 'serious injury' after attempted cougar attack in Washington, police say A young child had a close call with a cougar at a park in Washington state on Saturday night when the animal tried to attack, according to state police....
18:17, 06/02/2019

Cricket World Cup: Eoin Morgan escapes potential England vs Bangladesh ban Eoin Morgan is available for England's crucial Cricket World Cup clash against Bangladesh on Saturday after being cleared of over-rate offences in yesterday's 14-run defeat to Pakistan, but team-mates Jason Roy and Jofra Archer were fined for code of conduct breaches....
00:17, 06/05/2019

2019 French Open: Osaka Escapes Again; Serena Williams Rolls After losing the first set and being a break down in the second, the top-ranked Osaka rallied to beat the former No. 1 Victoria Azarenka, 4-6, 7-5, 6-3....
22:34, 05/30/2019

Livestock on the loose! Yak en route to butcher shop escapes into Virginia mountains A yak named Meteor was reportedly on its last ride when it escaped its trailer, fleeing into the Virginia mountains.        ...
21:51, 09/15/2019

48 Dead After Blast Near Afghan Election Rally, President Escapes Unhurt Taliban suicide bombers killed 48 people in two separate attacks in Afghanistan on Tuesday, the deadliest taking place near an election rally by President Ashraf Ghani, though he was unhurt....
16:51, 09/17/2019

Long Island teen escapes kidnap attempt by Uber driver A quick-thinking 15-year-old girl outwitted the Uber driver who tried to kidnap her and take her to his Brooklyn home to sexually assault her — escaping his car and calling police, Newsday reported, citing charges by police and prosecutors. The teen had been at a Sweet 16 party in Atlantic Beach, LI...
13:34, 08/25/2019

Inmate considered extremely dangerous escapes Tennessee prison on tractor Curtis Ray Watson was serving a 15-year sentence on an especially aggravated kidnapping conviction. He is a person of interest in the death of a corrections employee....
23:34, 08/08/2019

Huge cactus impales car in Tucson, driver escapes with minor injuries Part of the Saguaro cactus ended up going through the passenger side of the windshield, Pima County Sheriff's Department officials said.        ...
06:17, 07/11/2019

New Jersey girl, 6, escapes attempted abduction after man placed paper bag over her head, police say Authorities in New Jersey are investigating an attempted abduction after a child reported Sunday afternoon that a man approached her and put a paper bag over her head....
21:17, 09/16/2019

Iowa Rep. Steve King Continues to Be Steve King: If Not for Rape and Incest, Would There Be Any Population Left? Iowa Rep. Steve King is the pus-filled boil on America’s ass. Assuming, of course, that the boil is so racist that the New York Times was able to create a timeline of all the racist shit that he’s said....
05:34, 08/15/2019

No warning signs on social media before ex-Miss Uruguay Fatimih Davila Sosa found dead An Uruguayan beauty queen shared upbeat social media posts and vowed to spend the year “smiling” before she reportedly was discovered dead in a Mexico City hotel room. Fatimih Davila Sosa — who represented her country at the Miss Universe pageant in 2006 — was found hanged early Thursday...
17:17, 05/03/2019

'Don't Panic': Snakehunt Continues After Three-Foot Python Escapes Inside High School A ball python in Fond du Lac, Wisconsin, is having an excellent beginning of the semester after escaping from its science lab confines right before school started. Kai, the three-foot-long snake, is on the loose in Fond du Lac High School. Read more......
20:34, 09/05/2019

Truck driver escapes ticket by replacing broken taillight with red sports drink He wanted cops to see red. A resourceful Colorado truck driver replaced his busted taillight with a bottle of red sports drink — and cops let him go without a ticket. A Longmont police sergeant pulled over the man, a driver for an oil company in town every two weeks, while he was on his......
02:00, 07/26/2019

Trump must face marketing scam lawsuit, escapes racketeering claims: NY judge A federal judge on Wednesday said U.S. President Donald Trump and his adult children must face part of a lawsuit alleging they used their family name to promote sham marketing opportunities, but dismissed racketeering claims at the center of the case....
08:00, 07/25/2019

Watch: World No. 1 Naomi Osaka escapes first round upset at French Open Naomi Osaka, the world's top women's tennis player, avoided an upset loss to Anna Schmiedlova in the first round of the 2019 French Open on Tuesday in Paris....
23:17, 05/28/2019

Aging Fraud Luis Suárez Misses Only Penalty In Shootout Against Peru, Ends Uruguay's Copa América Campaign The trade-off in having Luis Suárez on a team has always been for every person he bites, black player he racially abuses, or referee he headbutts, he’ll score at least a couple dozen goals to make up for all of that shithousery. But it appears that as he’s reached his 30s, the playing abilities that...
04:34, 06/30/2019

Woman escapes brutal 6-hour rape by jumping from window, police say; suspect identified, sought A 29-year-old woman who'd been brutally beaten and raped last week escaped by jumping out a second-floor window at her tormentors New York City home — where officials said she'd been assaulted for six hours....
16:51, 06/03/2019

Schizophrenic British man convicted of murdering pregnant daughter's husband escapes psychiatric hospital, police say Authorities in England were searching Monday for a schizophrenic man — convicted of killing his pregnant daughter's husband years ago — who escaped a psychiatric hospital last week....
12:34, 08/06/2019

It's good to be king: Disney's 'The Lion King' remake rakes in a record-setting $185M 'The Lion King' remake is a huge hit, setting a July record. But Disney has more to celebrate: 'Avengers: Endgame' is officially bigger than 'Avatar.'        ...
04:34, 07/22/2019

WWE Stomping Grounds: Becky Lynch helps Seth Rollins stay champ, Kofi Kingston narrowly escapes Universal Champion Seth Rollins received some much needed help from his girlfriend, Raw Women's Champion Becky Lynch during WWE's newest pay-per-view event, Stomping Grounds....
15:51, 06/24/2019

Man caught with $34K worth of cocaine under his wig He had hell toupee. A Colombian man had a very bad hair day when Spanish police at Barcelona’s international airport discovered a half-kilo (1.1 pounds) of cocaine under his wig, according to reports. The “considerably nervous” man, who arrived on a flight from Bogotá at the end of June, attracted o...
21:34, 07/16/2019

'Fugitive' pig owner must pay $3,000 after pet pig escapes from home The pig's owner, Mcgregor Wallace, purchased Leroy as an emotional support pet. He was cited by Columbia, South Carolina, officials for owning a pig.        ...
23:00, 09/13/2019

Mexico judge says cocaine should be allowed A pro-legalization group in Mexico says a court has granted two injunctions ordering the government to allow plaintiffs to carry and use cocaine, though not to buy or sell it....
03:00, 08/22/2019

U.K. shrimp test positive for cocaine A surprising finding from the U.K. today: CNN reports that “researchers in the U.K. have found traces of illicit drugs, pharmaceuticals, and pesticides in samples of freshwater shrimp.” In a press release, one of the researchers, Dr. Leon Barron, admits, “such regular occurrence of illicit drugs in ...
22:34, 05/03/2019

Mexican Court Says Cocaine Should Be Allowed A pro-legalization group in Mexico says a court has granted two injunctions ordering the government to allow plaintiffs to carry and use cocaine, though not to buy or sell it....
01:34, 08/22/2019

A man tried to smuggle cocaine under his bad wig. He was detained in Spain A Colombian man was detained in Barcelona last month for attempting to smuggle more than $33,000 worth of cocaine underneath his poorly-fitted wig.        ...
19:51, 07/16/2019

Colombian man busted trying to smuggle cocaine under his wig A Colombian man who looked nervous coming out of his flight in Barcelona, Spain caught the attention of security officials not for his actions, but for his very unusual looking wig....
18:00, 07/16/2019

A man tried to smuggle $33,000 of cocaine under his wig. He was detained in Spain A Colombian man was detained in Barcelona last month for attempting to smuggle more than $33,000 worth of cocaine underneath his poorly-fitted wig.        ...
16:51, 07/17/2019

Why is Colombia's cocaine production so high? Despite antinarcotics efforts backed by the United States and peace accord with FARC rebels, cocaine production reached record levels in 2017. The phenomenon could upend Colombia's push for lasting peace....
21:00, 06/27/2019

Over $1 billion of cocaine seized in Philadelphia U.S. authorities seized more than $1 billion worth of cocaine Tuesday from a ship at a Philadelphia port, calling it one of the largest drug busts in American history. (June 18)        ...
02:00, 06/19/2019

Scientists find cocaine in UK shrimp (CNN)–Researchers in the UK have found traces of illicit drugs, pharmaceuticals and pesticides in samples of freshwater shrimp. A study carried out by scientists from King’s College London and the University of Suffolk tested the exposure of wildlife like freshwater shrimp to different ...
05:51, 05/04/2019

More than $1.2M of cocaine seized at Nogales border TUCSON – More than $1.2 million of cocaine was seized the Port of Nogales after U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers stopped a smuggling attempt at the Dennis DeConcini Crossing Monday. Monday afternoon, a CBP narcotics detection canine alerted officers to the rocker panels of a Dodge s...
05:17, 06/12/2019

Inside Shipping's Record Cocaine Bust The haul, with an estimated street value of $1.3 billion, was the largest drug seizure in the 230-year history of the U.S. Customs agency and one of the biggest ever by American authorities....
17:00, 07/24/2019

Colombian caught in Spain with cocaine under toupee A Colombian man was detained at Barcelona's international airport after half a kilo of cocaine was found hidden under an over-sized toupee, Spanish police said on Tuesday....
22:00, 07/16/2019

Corruption in Venezuela has created a cocaine superhighway to the US Cocaine trafficking from Venezuela to the United States is soaring, even as the country collapses. And US and other regional officials say it's Venezuela's own military and political elite who are facilitating the passage of drugs in and out of the country on hundreds of tiny, unmarked planes....
20:17, 04/28/2019

How Not to Smuggle Cocaine: Atop Your Head, Under a Hairpiece The Spanish police said they had arrested a man arriving at Barcelona’s airport from Bogotá with half a kilogram of cocaine stuck to his head and covered with a toupee....
17:51, 07/16/2019

Cocaine worth $2m washes up on New Zealand beach Police and locals search sand at Bethells Beach west of Auckland after 19 packages marked with unusual symbols are foundCocaine with a street value of around $2m (NZ$3m) has washed up in packages on a wild New Zealand beach, sparking a major search for further drugs by police and local residents.On ...
10:00, 08/08/2019

Coroner: Dayton shooter had cocaine in system The man who opened fire on a crowded bar district in Dayton, Ohio, was on drugs during the shooting, the county coroner said, and an examination of the fatal victims showed that two were hit by police bullets....
01:00, 08/16/2019

Why is cocaine washing up on the beaches of Fiji? – podcast A multibillion-dollar operation involving cocaine and methamphetamines is having a major impact on islands in the Pacific. Kate Lyons travelled to Fiji to investigate. Plus: John Harris on Facebook’s cryptocurrencyLast year, 120 bricks of cocaine, each worth thousands of dollars, washed up on the be...
11:34, 07/01/2019

IIHF suspends Kuznetsov 4 years for cocaine Evgeny Kuznetsov will not face a suspension by the NHL after the International Ice Hockey Federation suspended the Capitals player four years after he tested positive for cocaine....
21:00, 08/23/2019

Man held in Spain over attempt to smuggle cocaine under his wig When suspect removed wig officers found 503g of cocaine glued to his headPolice at Barcelona airport have arrested a Colombian man suspected of trying to smuggle half a kilo of cocaine into Spain concealed under his wig.Officers noted that the passenger, who had arrived on a flight from Bogotá, seem...
16:34, 07/16/2019

Over $1B worth of cocaine intercepted at Philadelphia port U.S. authorities have seized more than $1 billion worth of cocaine from a ship at a Philadelphia port, calling it one of the largest drug busts in American history....
00:00, 06/19/2019

$10M in cocaine seized in record Baltimore bust Drug smugglers tried to ship a record 333 pounds of cocaine from Panama to Maryland in a container of beach chairs — but the operation folded, according to a report. Authorities seized the blow at the Port of Baltimore earlier this month, in the largest bust ever at the location, US Customs and Bord...
01:34, 06/26/2019

A man tried to smuggle cocaine into Spain by hiding it under his toupee Spanish police said Tuesday that a Colombian man was detained at Barcelona’s international airport for trying to smuggle cocaine into the country under a toupee        ...
16:51, 07/17/2019

It Wasn’t Cocaine. But You Wouldn’t Know That From Watching ‘Cops.’ A new podcast takes on the 30-year-old reality show, saying it presents an uncritical view of policing, and suspects are pressured to give permission to appear....
23:00, 06/21/2019

Customs: More cocaine seized on ship than estimated PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Customs authorities say even more cocaine was seized in a ship in Philadelphia last week than was originally estimated. The U.S. Customs and Border Protection officials said Wednesday that the final weight of the 15,000-plus bricks of cocaine seized from the Swiss-owned MSC Gayan...
01:51, 06/27/2019

$2M worth of cocaine washes up on New Zealand beach A day at the beach became a lot more exciting when nearly $2 million worth of cocaine washed up on a New Zealand beach on Wednesday. The drugs were discovered in blue packages scattered along the shore of Bethells Beach on the country’s west coast, according to The Guardian. Police confirmed the pac...
14:34, 08/08/2019

Over 16 tons of cocaine intercepted at Philadelphia port U.S. authorities have seized more than $1 billion worth of cocaine from a ship at a Philadelphia port, calling it one of the largest drug busts in American history....
22:51, 06/18/2019

Cocaine is on the rise in Europe, EU drug agency says LISBON, Portugal (AP) — The European Union agency that monitors illicit drug use says cocaine is becoming more widely available on the continent. The European Monitoring Center for Drugs and Drug Addiction said in a report on Thursday that social media, the darknet and encryption are helping small g...
12:51, 06/06/2019

UK PM candidate Gove admits taking cocaine Michael Gove, a leading contender to replace British Prime Minister Theresa May, said he had used cocaine and has "deep regrets" about taking the drug on several occasions....
02:17, 06/08/2019

Shrimp From 5 U.K. Rivers Have One Thing in Common: Cocaine A new study of chemicals in river wildlife found pesticides in many of its samples, and cocaine in all of them. The drug’s source remained a mystery....
17:51, 05/03/2019

Doc Gooden Arrested Last Month For Cocaine Possession The New York Post reported on Friday that former Mets pitcher Dwight “Doc” Gooden was arrested in New Jersey last month for cocaine possession and driving under the influence....
03:00, 07/14/2019

Colombian nabbed in Spain with cocaine under toupee A Colombian man has landed in a hairy situation after officials at Barcelona airport found half a kilo of cocaine hidden under his toupee. Police said his nervous demeanor and over-sized hairpiece caught their attention....
13:00, 07/17/2019

Cocaine use on the rise in Europe thanks to social media LISBON, Portugal — The European Union agency that monitors illicit drug use says cocaine is becoming more widely available on the continent. The European Monitoring Center for Drugs and Drug Addiction said in a report on Thursday that social media, the darknet and encryption are helping small gangs...
20:17, 06/06/2019

Teacher dies after swallowing bag of cocaine in first-class lounge A teacher and mom of three died after swallowing a bag of cocaine at Manchester Airport rather than toss it in the trash before flying home after a vacation in the UK. Victoria Buchanan, 42, suffered a seizure in March when the baggie exploded in her stomach while she was waiting to board a Dubai-bo...
20:51, 06/04/2019

Pats' Chung faces cocaine possession charge Veteran safety Patrick Chung, who has been a key cog in the Patriots' defense as part of three Super Bowl championship teams, was indicted on a cocaine possession charge Aug. 8 and will be arraigned next Wednesday....
00:00, 08/23/2019

Walk the line: behind the story of Michael Gove's cocaine use Tory leadership hopeful revealed he had taken drug in mock-media interview for 2016 campaignIn the run-up to his 2016 campaign to be Tory leader, Michael Gove was being subjected to a mock media interview by his team, as they tried to anticipate what questions he could face from journalists. Related...
21:17, 06/09/2019

33K pounds of cocaine seized in one of biggest US drug busts U.S. authorities have seized more than $1 billion worth of cocaine from a ship at a Philadelphia port, calling it one of the largest drug busts in American history....
07:00, 06/19/2019

More than 16 tons of cocaine worth $1B seized at Philadelphia port PHILADELPHIA (WCAU) – Shipping containers full of illegal drugs have been found and seized by federal authorities at a Philadelphia port in what federal authorities describe as the largest seizure in the region’s history. A senior law enforcement official said more than 15,500 kilos of c...
06:17, 06/19/2019

McConnell capitalizes on attack with ‘Cocaine Mitch’ shirts FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell is capitalizing on a fellow Republican’s attack by selling “Cocaine Mitch” shirts on his campaign’s website. The Kentucky lawmaker’s 2020 reelection campaign tweeted Wednesday that McConnell was closing in on ...
18:00, 05/09/2019

More than $1bn worth of cocaine seized from ship at Philadelphia port US authorities say it was one of the largest drug busts in American history, the latest in a series of seizures along the east coastUS authorities on Tuesday seized more than $1bn worth of cocaine from a ship at a Philadelphia port, calling it one of the largest drug busts in American history.The US...
05:17, 06/19/2019

UK PM Candidate Admits Taking Cocaine, Says Has "Deep Regrets" Michael Gove, a leading contender to replace British Prime Minister Theresa May, said he had used cocaine and has "deep regrets" about taking the drug on several occasions....
17:51, 06/08/2019

Mexico court allows recreational cocaine in landmark decision The ruling, which does not allow for the sale of the drug, is now under review by a higher court at the government's request. The organization backing the case told DW it is a step toward ending the "war on drugs."...
14:34, 08/21/2019

Authorities: cocaine seized from Port of Savannah container SAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) — Federal authorities say they’ve seized more than 21 kilograms (47 pounds) of cocaine and arrested two people during a warehouse raid in Georgia. U.S. Attorney Bobby Christine said in a news release Tuesday that federal and local law enforcement agencies served a search war...
00:51, 06/12/2019

1,000-Year-Old Psychedelic Drug Kit Contains Traces of Cocaine and Ayahuasca Archaeologists in the Bolivian Andes have discovered a 1,000-year-old ritual bundle—basically a stash of drug paraphernalia—containing traces five different psychoactive substances, including cocaine and the active ingredients found in ayahuasca.Read more......
11:34, 05/08/2019

Michael Gove admits to taking cocaine on 'several occasions' Tory leadership candidate says he took the drug as a young journalist, adding ‘it was a mistake’Michael Gove has admitted to taking cocaine, joining fellow Tory leadership contenders in confessing to drug use.“I took drugs on several occasions at social events more than 20 years ago,” he told the Da...
13:17, 06/08/2019

Historic US Drug Bust Nets 16 Tonnes Of Cocaine US authorities said Tuesday they had seized around 16 tonnes of cocaine with an estimated street value of over $1 billion in a historic drug bust aboard a ship at the port of Philadelphia....
01:51, 06/19/2019

Police: 5-year-old brings crack cocaine to preschool PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Philadelphia police are investigating after a 5-year-old boy brought about two dozen vials of crack cocaine into a preschool at a Roman Catholic church. Police say the boy told a teacher’s aide at St. Cyprian Children’s Center that the person who handed him the bag to...
15:51, 05/15/2019

U.S. seizes $1 billion worth of cocaine from ship in Philadelphia Federal authorities seized 16.5 tons of cocaine worth more than $1 billion from a ship in Philadelphia in one of the largest drug seizures in U.S. history, the U.S. Justice Department said on Tuesday....
04:00, 06/19/2019

5-year-old brings crack cocaine to preschool: police PHILADELPHIA — Philadelphia police are investigating after a 5-year-old boy brought about two dozen vials of crack cocaine into a preschool at a Roman Catholic church. Police say the boy told a teacher’s aide at St. Cyprian Children’s Center that the person who handed him the bag told him to hide it...
01:00, 05/16/2019

Barcelona airport police: Man tried to smuggle $34K of cocaine under toupee TAMPA, Fla. (WFLA) – A Colombian man was detained in Barcelona after he reportedly tried to smuggle about $34,000 worth of cocaine under a poorly-fitted toupee, Reuters reported Tuesday. Police said the man caught their attention when he arrived on a flight from Bogota on June 18 and appeared nervou...
00:00, 07/17/2019

Philadelphia cocaine haul is largest in U.S. history: 35K pounds and $1.1B Federal authorities have upped the amount of cocaine they seized from a ship at the Philadelphia port to more than 35,000 pounds.       ...
02:51, 06/22/2019

Japanese Man Dies Mid-Flight With Stomach Full Of Cocaine A Japanese man with 246 packets of cocaine in his stomach and intestines died mid-flight on his way from Bogota to Tokyo, authorities said Monday in northern Mexico, where the plane made an emergency......
09:00, 05/28/2019

Man dies on Aeromexico flight after swallowing 246 packets of cocaine Japanese national flying from Bogota to Tokyo is declared dead from an overdoseA Japanese man with 246 packets of cocaine in his stomach and intestines died mid-flight on his way from Bogota to Tokyo, authorities have said in northern Mexico where the plane made an emergency landing.The 42-year-old ...
08:34, 05/28/2019

Russia's Kuznetsov gets four-year IIHF ban after cocaine test The International Ice Hockey Federation (IIHF) said on Friday it had suspended Russian national team player Evgeny Kuznetsov for four years for testing positive for cocaine....
20:00, 08/23/2019

| Japanese man dies mid-flight with stomach full of cocaine A Japanese man with 246 packets of cocaine in his stomach and intestines has died mid-flight on his way from Bogota to Tokyo, authorities say in northern Mexico, where the plane made an emergency landing....
07:17, 05/28/2019

Cocaine stash worth $1M found in banana shipments Authorities are investigating how cocaine worth more than $1 million ended up in banana shipments delivered to three stores in Washington state. Veuer's Susana Victoria Perez has more.        ...
20:34, 08/25/2019

Patriots' Chung pleads not guilty to cocaine charge New England Patriots safety Patrick Chung pleaded not guilty Monday to a felony charge of cocaine possession and waived his arraignment scheduled for Wednesday, according to a New Hampshire Supreme Court spokesperson....
19:00, 08/26/2019

A man tried to smuggle cocaine under a poorly fitted wig. He was detained in Spain A Colombian man was detained in Barcelona last month for attempting to smuggle more than $33,000 worth of cocaine underneath his poorly-fitted wig.        ...
17:00, 07/16/2019

Officer traveling with Bolsonaro to G20 caught with 39 kilos of cocaine A Brazilian Air Force officer traveling with President Jair Bolsonaro's G20 contingent was arrested late Tuesday, after he was caught with 39 kilograms (roughly 86 lbs) of cocaine....
01:00, 06/27/2019

U.S. Releases Container Ship Found With 20 Tons of Cocaine U.S. authorities have released a container ship that was seized with 20 tons of cocaine in Philadelphia after the operator posted a $50 million bond, including $10 million in cash, but said they still plan to consider seeking forfeiture of the vessel....
01:34, 07/16/2019

‘Cocaine Mitch’ McConnell Made a Cool $70,000 on T-Shirts “Cocaine Mitch” is moving product. At $35 a pop, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell’s re-election campaign has sold more than 2,000 T-shirts referencing the derogatory, drug-themed nickname a former opponent once gave him. The $70,000-plus brought in by the “Cocaine Mitch...
02:00, 05/23/2019

Officer stopped with 39kg of cocaine on Brazil G20 trip A Brazilian Air Force officer traveling with President Jair Bolsonaro's G20 contingent was arrested late Tuesday, after he was caught with 39 kilograms (roughly 86 lbs) of cocaine....
00:00, 06/27/2019

Dwight Gooden arrested for cocaine possession in New Jersey Troubled Mets pitcher Dwight Gooden was busted last month in New Jersey for possession of cocaine and driving under the influence, The Post has learned. The retired pitcher, best known as “Doc,” was arrested June 7 by Holmdel police, who pulled him over just before 1 a.m. and allegedly f...
21:00, 07/12/2019

Cocaine worth £20m seized from yacht off Welsh coast Police arrest six after vessel intercepted near Fishguard and 250kg of drugs found insideCocaine with a street value of £20m has been seized and six people arrested after a sailing yacht was intercepted off the coast of Wales.National Crime Agency (NCA) officers had been tracking the vessel, the Sy ...
01:51, 08/29/2019

Cocaine haul from ship grows, arrests now stand at 6 PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Federal authorities have upped the amount of cocaine they say they’ve seized from a ship at the Philadelphia port to more than 35,000 pounds, or 15,876 kilograms. They said Friday it’s the largest cocaine haul in the history of U.S. Customs. They put the street value ...
19:00, 06/21/2019

Around $2M worth of cocaine washes up on New Zealand beach: report Approximately $2 million worth of cocaine washed up on a New Zealand beach on Wednesday, leading authorities to search the area for more of the contraband....
00:00, 08/09/2019

Cocaine worth €1bn seized in Germany's biggest haul Hamburg customs officials find 4.5 tonnes in container from Uruguay, bound for Antwerp German authorities say they have seized 4.5 tonnes of cocaine, worth €1bn ($1.11 bn), in the northern port city of Hamburg, making it the country’s biggest haul to date.Hamburg’s customs office said it had examine...
18:51, 08/02/2019

More than one-quarter of the gasoline sold in Colombia is used to make cocaine Colombia is investigating 33 gas stations — many in rural areas where criminal activity and cocaine production is present — for having suspiciously high demand for gasoline. As much as 70 million gallons, or 28%, of the 250 gallons of gas sold in Colombia in 2018 were used for cocaine pr...
10:34, 06/04/2019

Japanese man dies on plane with 246 cocaine wraps in stomach A man has died mid-flight after suffering convulsions triggered by a drugs overdose. He was on his way to Tokyo from Bogota; his plane was forced to make an emergency landing....
10:00, 05/28/2019

$1M in cocaine found in bananas shipped to Safeway in Washington (KING) Cocaine valued at more than $1 million was found inside shipments of bananas at three Safeway grocery stores in western Washington state. The King County Sheriff’s Office recovered 22 kilos, nearly 50 pounds, of cocaine at a Safeway in Woodinville. “That’s huge, we don’t see that very o...
13:34, 08/23/2019

Senegal seizes 798 kg of cocaine hidden in cars on a ship Senegal has seized 798 kg of cocaine hidden inside new cars on a ship traveling from Brazil, the customs authority said on Sunday, the latest in a series of large seizures off the West African coast this year....
00:51, 07/01/2019

International police operation captures cocaine in Atlantic Portuguese police say they have intercepted a Brazilian trawler in the Atlantic Ocean and found on board cocaine with a street value of more than 30 million euros ($34 million)....
13:51, 06/04/2019

A Man Died Mid-Flight After Swallowing Hundreds of Cocaine Packets A Japanese man who swallowed 246 packets of cocaine died while on a flight from Bogota to Tokyo on Friday, Agence France-Presse reports. Authorities identified the man only as 42-year-old Udo N in a social media post Monday. The incident prompted the Aeromexico flight to make an emergency landing in...
13:51, 05/28/2019

Opioid crisis is also to blame for rise in cocaine deaths Death by cocaine is rising in America, and the opioid crisis, the nation’s deadliest overdose epidemic, is at fault, health officials said Thursday. Researchers at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention found that nearly three-quarters of the deaths involving cocaine in 2017 were among peopl...
23:00, 05/06/2019

Man dies on flight after reportedly ingesting 246 bags of cocaine A Japanese man on a flight from Mexico City to Japan died Friday after he reportedly ingested 246 bags of cocaine and began having seizures shortly after the flight departed. The flight made an emergency landing in Mexico’s Sonora state and the unidentified 42-year-old man died from a cerebral edema...
17:17, 05/28/2019

Mexican judge allows recreational cocaine use … for 2 users, reports say In a ruling hailed as a “historic step” for ending the country’s “war on drugs,” a Mexican judge granted two plaintiffs permission to possess, transport and use cocaine recreationally, according to reports Wednesday. ...
08:34, 08/23/2019

| German customs seize record 4.5 tons of cocaine Germany's customs service said Friday it had seized a 4.5 ton cocaine shipment, the country's largest ever, with an estimated street value of 1bn euros ($1.1bn)....
19:51, 08/02/2019

Adults arrested after kindergartner brings cocaine to school A man and woman in Louisiana were arrested after a kindergartner brought three bags of cocaine to a New Orleans-area school Tuesday, investigators said. A teacher called a school resource officer after the 5-year-old student was seen holding a bag of white powder, later discovered to be cocaine. The...
10:34, 08/23/2019

Hurricane Dorian washes up bricks of cocaine onto Florida beaches MELBOURNE, Fla. (NBC News) – More than a dozen bricks of cocaine washed up on two Florida beaches Tuesday from waves churned up by Hurricane Dorian, police said. At around 8 a.m., a Melbourne police officer on foot patrol at Paradise Beach Park was alerted by a beachgoer that something suspici...
21:34, 09/05/2019

| Record numbers of pure cocaine seized in Europe - EU report European authorities are seizing record numbers of increasing pure cocaine, the EU's drugs agency said in a report, pointing also to a growing use of synthetic drugs and dealing via smartphones....
23:17, 06/06/2019

Man Traveling From Colombia Ingested 246 Bags Of Cocaine, Died Midflight The man, identified only as Udo N., 42, began suffering seizures Friday on the flight, prompting an emergency landing in Hermosillo, a city in Sonora, Mexico, authorities said....
06:34, 05/29/2019

Blow up: how half a tonne of cocaine transformed the life of an island In 2001, a smugglers’ yacht washed up in the Azores and disgorged its contents. The island of São Miguel was quickly flooded with high-grade cocaine – and nearly 20 years on, it is still feeling the effects. By Matthew BremnerAround midday on 6 June 2001, locals from Pilar da Bretanha, a parish on t...
09:34, 05/10/2019

2 Australian Clubbers, Busted In Bali Over Cocaine, Paraded Before Media Two Australian clubbers arrested in Bali for cocaine possession were paraded in front of local media Tuesday as they faced a possible 12-year jail term, police said....
09:34, 07/23/2019

The US Coast Guard Caught This Cocaine-Smuggling Semi-Submersible The U.S. Coast Guard today announced that the Coast Guard Cutter Munro would offload thirty-nine thousand pounds of Cocaine in San Diego with Vice President Pence presiding. The copious amounts of powdered narcotic had been taken in 14 separate seizures, including a particularly large haul in mid-Ju...
04:17, 07/12/2019

New Jersey neurosurgeon pulled over while ‘rushing to work’ had cocaine: cops A neurosurgeon was arrested for cocaine possession in New Jersey on Sunday after telling police he was “hurrying to work,” a report said. Vikas Patel, 36, was driving through Montclair when he was pulled over at around 1 a.m. for having tinted windows and told the officers he was in a rush, accordin...
09:51, 08/05/2019

Bolsonaro: The trafficking of cocaine on G-20-bound Air Force plane 'unacceptable' Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro said his team had nothing to do with the trafficking of cocaine by a Brazilian Air Force sergeant on a plane bound for the G-20 summit in Japan, calling the act "unacceptable."...
13:00, 06/27/2019

An Indiana state representative tried to buy cocaine and impersonated an officer, police say An Indiana state representative was charged with drunken driving and impersonating an officer after he tried to buy cocaine "party favors" at a local bar, court documents show....
13:00, 08/17/2019

Colombia-led multinational operation seizes 94.2 tonnes of cocaine in 105-day period A multinational anti-narcotics operation led by Colombia has seized up to 94.2 tonnes of cocaine in the past 105 days worth some $3.2 billion, President Ivan Duque said on Monday...
07:17, 04/30/2019

Evgeny Kuznetsov, suspended for positive cocaine test, says, ‘I’m going to learn from this’ The suspension is for "inappropriate conduct," and Kuznetsov won't appeal it. "Growing as a person, I want to get better,” he told reporters in his first public comments about the incident....
01:00, 09/15/2019

Evgeny Kuznetsov, suspended after positive cocaine test, says, ‘I’m going to learn from this’ The suspension is for "inappropriate conduct," and Kuznetsov won't appeal it. "Growing as a person, I want to get better,” he told reporters in his first public comments about the incident....
12:51, 09/16/2019

Venezuela's Hugo Chávez Worked to Flood U.S. With Cocaine, U.S. Prosecutors Say Venezuelan President Hugo Chávez in the mid-2000s ordered his top lieutenants to work with Colombian Marxist guerrillas to flood the U.S. with cocaine in his government’s efforts to combat the Bush administration....
17:35, 09/16/2019

Florida man tells deputy cocaine powder on nose, ‘not his’: police A Florida man who was riding passenger in a vehicle that was pulled over early Sunday told the officer that the cocaine powder on his nose didn’t belong to him, according to investigators....
09:34, 06/11/2019

CBP officials seize entire ship that held 20 tons of cocaine US Customs and Border Protection authorities recently seized the entire ship where they discovered a whopping 20 tons of cocaine on board last month — the largest vessel seizure in the agency’s 230-year history, according to a new statement. Authorities executed a seizure warrant on the Fourth...
22:17, 07/10/2019

Dayton gunman had cocaine, Xanax, alcohol in his system during attack The gunman who killed nine people outside a bar in Dayton, Ohio, had cocaine, Xanax and alcohol in his system at the time of the shooting rampage, the county coroner said on Thursday....
05:34, 08/16/2019

Sen. McConnell’s reelection campaign is selling ‘Cocaine Mitch’ t-shirts Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell’s campaign team has rolled out “Cocaine Mitch” t-shirts in a help to boost up support for his 2020 Senate reelection campaign....
22:51, 05/08/2019

IIHF hands Capitals' Evgeny Kuznetsov four-year ban for cocaine The International Ice Hockey Federation handed Washington Capitals center Evgeny Kuznetsov a four-year suspension from international competition after testing positive for cocaine....
03:34, 08/24/2019

British pensioners accused of smuggling cocaine on cruise ship An elderly British couple accused of smuggling cocaine on a luxury cruise spent thousands of pounds on trips abroad - but court documents suggest they were unable to afford them....
16:17, 09/17/2019

Enormous haul of cocaine seized in Philly totals nearly 20 tons The record amount of cocaine seized by US Customs in Philadelphia last week totaled nearly 20 tons, the agency said Wednesday. The enormous haul of coke — with a street value of more than $1 billion — was seized from a large ship at the Packer Marine Terminal in Philadelphia on June 18, the US......
09:00, 06/27/2019

After Death on Airliner, Autopsy’s Grim Discovery: 246 Packs of Cocaine A man died en route to Japan from Colombia, after one of the packs of cocaine he had swallowed ruptured, said officials in Mexico, where the plane made an emergency landing....
16:51, 05/28/2019

Brazil airman arrested in Spain with cocaine before president's stopover Spanish police have arrested a member of the Brazilian Air Force who carried three bags full of cocaine on a military plane to Seville hours before President Jair Bolsonaro's was scheduled to take a stopover there, police and officials said on Wednesday....
22:00, 06/26/2019

"Could Kill Millions": US Seizes $1 Billion Worth Of Cocaine From Ship Federal authorities seized 16.5 tons of cocaine worth more than $1 billion from a ship in Philadelphia in one of the largest drug seizures in US history, the US Justice Department said on Tuesday....
09:00, 06/19/2019

Oro Valley man arrested with guns, cocaine, marijuana, THC infused edibles and oil TUCSON – An Oro Valley man was taken into custody after Oro Valley Police Department seized a large amount of drugs and firearms while serving a search warrant at his residence Thursday. According to OVPD, officers served a warrant at the home at 8252 North Northern after they received reports...
05:51, 05/04/2019

U.S. authorities seize more than $1B worth of cocaine from ship at Philadelphia port U.S. authorities have seized more than $1 billion worth of cocaine from a ship at a Philadelphia port, calling it one of the largest drug busts in American history....
12:00, 06/19/2019

Louisiana boy, 5, brings cocaine to school, police say; 2 adults arrested A man and woman in Louisiana were arrested after a kindergartner brought three bags of cocaine to a New Orleans-area school Tuesday, investigators said. ...
09:34, 08/23/2019

Dwight Gooden spotted for first time since cocaine possession bust He’s not looking Amazin’. A dazed, pot-bellied Dwight Gooden was spotted in New Jersey Tuesday morning — the first public sighting of the Mets icon since The Post broke news of his arrest for cocaine possession. The troubled former pitcher, 54, sported a white T-shirt stretched across his considerab...
01:00, 07/17/2019

More than 16 tons of cocaine intercepted at Philadelphia port, nearly a record haul Over 16.5 tons of cocaine were seized from a ship at a Philadelphia port on Tuesday and several members of the crew were arrested in one of the largest drug busts in American history....
07:00, 06/19/2019

Mexican judge approves recreational cocaine use in ‘historic’ ruling Bailiff, get the yayo. A Mexican judge has granted two people the right to “possess, transport and use” cocaine — recreationally — in what’s being praised as a “historic” first step toward ending the country’s “war on drugs.” “We have...
17:34, 08/21/2019

Mother dies after bag of cocaine explodes in her stomach, before boarding a flight A bag of cocaine reportedly explodes in a woman’s stomach before she boards a flight, leading to her death.        ...
09:34, 06/05/2019

Archaeologists find 1,000-year-old cocaine in ancient ‘ritual bundle’ A new research paper reveals the discovery of what archaeologists are calling a “ritual bundle” in Bolivia, which contained a number of psychotropic substances, including cocaine and possibly magic mushrooms....
23:17, 05/08/2019

The Latest: 2 charged in huge cocaine bust at Philly port PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The Latest on a large seizure of cocaine from a container ship in Philadelphia (all times local): 6:35 p.m. Two members of a container ship’s crew face federal drug charges after agents raided their vessel at a Philadelphia port and seized about 33,000 pounds (15,000 kilogr...
02:34, 06/19/2019

Recreational cocaine use approved for two people in landmark decision in Mexico An anti-crime group hopes the decision will push authorities to put more resources towards the prevention of violent crimes.        ...
02:34, 08/22/2019

Patriots safety Patrick Chung indicted for cocaine possession New England Patriots safety Patrick Chung was indicted on Aug. 8 for cocaine possession, according to multiple reports, after knowingly possessing cocaine on June 25. Chung, 32, is scheduled for an arraignment next Wednesday. “We are aware of the reports regarding Patrick Chung. We will not be...
23:34, 08/22/2019

McConnell’s re-election campaign is selling ‘Cocaine Mitch’ shirts “Cocaine Mitch” has a line on a new revenue stream. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell’s re-election campaign is slinging T-shirts that play on the Kentucky Republican’s druggy moniker. “A year ago, a legend was born,” the campaign tweeted Wednesday, referring...
18:17, 05/09/2019

Brazil's cocaine trade leaves widespread violence in its wake Forest fires in the Amazon are not the only thing wreaking havoc in Brazil. The country is plagued by violent crime, which is fueled by the international drug trade, writes Anabel Hernandez....
05:00, 08/28/2019

More than 16 tons of cocaine worth up to $1B seized in massive bust in Philadelphia Federal authorities seized 15,000 kilos of cocaine, worth as much as $1 billion, at a Philadelphia shipping port, officials said Tuesday. A second mate and a crew member have been arrested in the massive bust. There were 16.5 tons of the drug found in seven shipping containers late Monday night, off...
17:51, 06/19/2019

DEA agents find over $10M worth of cocaine in Bronx fruit truck More than $10 million in cocaine — likely smuggled into The Bronx in a truck containing rotting papayas, oregano and coconuts — was recovered this week, officials said Friday. The illicit haul was discovered during a surveillance operation, authorities said. “This investigation uncovered a commercia...
04:17, 08/31/2019

Archaeologists found 1,000-year-old cocaine in an ancient drug stash Humans who lived 1,000 years ago could never have imagined the incredible advancements the subsequent centuries would bring. What we consider to be our mundane daily routines would be utterly mind-blowing to our distant ancestors but, as a new discovery in South America makes perfectly clear, humans...
15:34, 05/08/2019

Philadelphia shipping container seizure nets $1B cocaine bust Law enforcement officials seized shipping containers full of $1 billion worth of cocaine from a port in Philadelphia on Tuesday, federal prosecutors announced....
12:17, 06/19/2019

| WATCH: Historic US drug bust nets 16 tonnes of cocaine US authorities said they had seized around 16 tonnes of cocaine with an estimated street value of over $1bn in a historic drug bust aboard a ship at the port of Philadelphia....
13:00, 06/19/2019

48 pounds of cocaine found in banana boxes at Washington grocery store Employees at a Washington state grocery store found $550,000 worth of cocaine hidden in boxes of bananas meant for sale, local law enforcement officials said Thursday....
10:00, 08/23/2019

$1 billion worth of cocaine seized in record Philadelphia bust, feds say Members of the ship's crew face federal charges after a record 16.5-ton cocaine bust in Philadelphia.        ...
02:00, 06/19/2019

NYPD cop who ‘provided security’ for El Chapo’s wife busted for dealing cocaine An NYPD officer who provided security for the wife of El Chapo was busted for dealing cocaine and acting as security for other dealers in Queens, sources said Wednesday. Officer Ishmael Bailey, 36, escorted the wife of the notorious drug kingpin, Emma Coronel Aispuro, to Joaquín “El Chapo̶...
12:51, 09/19/2019

Spanish police arrest cocaine bigwig with drugs hidden under toupee Drug smugglers have come up with some novel ways of moving their goods around the world undetected, but a recent incident at Barcelona airport involved a surprisingly low-tech approach....
19:34, 07/16/2019

Dayton shooter Connor Betts had cocaine in his system during massacre: cops Dayton mass shooter Connor Betts had cocaine, Xanax and alcohol in his system when he killed nine people with an assault rifle, police revealed Thursday. Dayton police said Betts had “a pipe device and a baggie of cocaine” on him after he was shot dead by cops during the Aug. 4 massacre ...
13:00, 08/16/2019

Customs officials seize ship involved in $1B Philadelphia cocaine bust U.S. Customs and Border Protection said it seized a cargo ship from which authorities removed $1 billion worth of cocaine in a bust last month at a port in Philadelphia....
06:00, 07/10/2019

Portugal seizes tonne of cocaine in Brazilian boat on high seas Police seized over a tonne of cocaine worth some $49 million and arrested seven people aboard a Brazilian fishing boat in a drug bust on the high seas off Portugal backed up by international crime agencies, officials said on Tuesday....
19:00, 06/04/2019

Dayton, Ohio, gunman had cocaine, alcohol and antidepressants in system: coroner The gunman who carried out the Aug. 4 mass shooting in Dayton, Ohio, which left nine people dead, had cocaine and other drugs in his system at the time, according to an Ohio coroner....
06:34, 08/16/2019

Patriots safety Patrick Chung indicted on cocaine possession charge Patriots safety Patrick Chung has been indicted on one count of cocaine possession in New Hampshire for an offense that occurred around late June.       ...
23:34, 08/22/2019

IIHF Bans Evgeny Kuznetsov For Four Years After Positive Cocaine Test The International Ice Hockey Federation announced today that Washington Capitals center Evgeny Kuznetsov will be suspended from international hockey for four years after testing positive for cocaine in late May. The statement says:...
21:00, 08/23/2019

Narco-trafficking and petrol: a quarter of Colombia's fuel goes to make cocaine The country’s drug industry thrives despite a 2016 Farc deal which helped farmers substitute coca crops for legal alternativesThe Colombian jungle town of Riosucio sits on the banks of the Atrato river, not far from the border with Panama. With a population of some 20,000 people, the settlement is i...
12:00, 06/14/2019

Over $1 billion worth of cocaine seized in Germany's largest bust Officials said Friday that they inspected a shipment labeled soy beans. What they found was 10,000 pounds of cocaine — worth over $1 billion.        ...
06:17, 08/03/2019

'ZeroZeroZero' takes bleak look at cocaine trade in Saviano book adaptation Ranging from Mexico to Italy, new television series "ZeroZeroZero" looks at the violent and dangerous world of cocaine trafficking, in a fictionalized adaptation of Italian writer Roberto Saviano's book....
02:34, 09/06/2019

Colombia leader hits out at 'hypocrisy' of middle-class cocaine users Iván Duque decries social acceptability of drug that inflicts environmental and social damage on producersMiddle-class cocaine users are inconsistent hypocrites if they fail to recognise the environmental and social damage their drug use is inflicting on producer countries, the Colombian president h...
14:17, 06/18/2019

The new drug highway: Pacific islands at centre of cocaine trafficking boom Explosion in number of boats carrying cocaine and meth from Latin America to Australia is causing havoc for islands on the way • Cocaine used as washing powder: police struggle with Pacific drug influxIt is the drug route you’ve never heard of: a multibillion dollar operation involving cocaine and m...
02:00, 06/24/2019

Coast Guard cutter drops off 13 tons of cocaine before heading home The crew of a Coast Guard cutter finally made it home — but not before stopping in California to drop off the 13 tons of cocaine it recently seized. That was the haul from the Coast Guard Cutter Steadfast’s mission to hunt down high-seas drug smugglers, including a dramatic, caught-on-vi...
23:17, 07/31/2019

More than 300 pounds of cocaine worth $10 million seized Port of Baltimore, report In the largest ever cocaine seizure at the Port of Baltimore, more than 300 pounds of cocaine was found hidden inside a shipping container. Veuer’s Nick Cardona has that story.        ...
17:34, 06/26/2019

Crack Cocaine Makes a Paris Neighborhood ‘Hell’ for Users and Residents Five squalid acres at the edge of the city are home to France’s largest open-air crack market — an “apocalyptic situation,” the local police chief says....
11:17, 08/18/2019

Prawn to be wild: cocaine found in all shrimp tested in rural UK county The recreational drug ketamine also turned up in samples of wildlife examined in SuffolkResearchers have found cocaine in all samples of shrimp tested in a rural area of eastern England, with ketamine also widespread.Scientists from King’s College London, in collaboration with the University of Suff...
03:17, 05/02/2019

Money laundering? Man finds cocaine in washing powder box in Brazil shop São Paulo police find estimated 50kg of drug after tipoff from supermarket customer When São Paulo police found an estimated 50kg of cocaine paste hidden in boxes of soap powder that unwitting customers had bought in a neighbourhood supermarket, they were the first to crack a joke.“Cleaning the stre...
16:34, 07/16/2019

Patriots’ Patrick Chung enters not guilty plea for cocaine charge LACONIA, N.H. — New England Patriots safety Patrick Chung has waived a court appearance in New Hampshire on a cocaine possession charge and a lawyer entered a not guilty plea on his behalf. A Belknap County grand jury indicted the 32-year-old Chung on Aug. 8. The documents filed Monday mean th...
23:34, 08/26/2019

Seized ship with $1.3B in cocaine aboard reportedly owned by JPMorgan Chase A ship with more than $1 billion in cocaine aboard -- that was seized in Philadelphia on the Fourth of July -- is owned by financial giant JPMorgan Chase, according to a report....
15:00, 07/11/2019

This massive stash of cocaine is just a fraction one of largest drug busts in history Federal officials showed off thousands of pounds of cocaine — which amounted to only a fraction of the drug seized from a ship at a Philadelphia port — inside the city’s US Custom House on Friday. In total, authorities seized 35,000 pounds, or 17 and a half tons, of cocaine worth $1.1 billion in the...
09:17, 06/22/2019

German customs seize 4.5 tons of cocaine disguised as soybeans, worth $1.1 billion German customs announced they have confiscated a record-high 4.5 tons (nearly 5 U.S. tons) of cocaine in a container shipped from Uruguay after suspicions arose Friday—a haul with an estimated street value of  almost 1 billion euros ($1.1 billion)....
08:17, 08/03/2019

Drug suspects stuck in cocaine-filled shipping container call police on themselves As Belgium experienced its hottest day on record on Wednesday, two men found themselves in a sticky situation -- trapped in a shipping container full of cocaine, the men became so hot that they called the police on themselves....
13:51, 07/26/2019

Mother-of-three teacher, 42, died after swallowing $75 bag of cocaine in first class lounge before flight to Dubai A mother-of-three accidentally killed herself when she swallowed a bag of cocaine in a first class airport lounge whilst waiting to fly home to Dubai....
19:17, 06/04/2019

Spanish police bust crime ring that smuggled cocaine-laced plastic Police in Spain said they arrested 12 people on Wednesday in connection to a cocaine-smuggling ring that mixed the drug with industrial plastic pellets in a bid to avoid detection....
23:00, 05/30/2019

Drug smugglers get trapped in shipping container full of cocaine, call police If only they had a fan to blow instead of cocaine. Two Belgium drug traffickers were forced to call police on themselves Wednesday, the hottest day recorded in the country, when they became locked in a shipping container full of cocaine, the Telegraph reported. With 102-degree highs in Antwerp, the ...
00:17, 07/27/2019

Spanish police smash drug ring smuggling cocaine-infused plastic Police in Spain have arrested 12 members of a crime ring which smuggled cocaine-infused plastic products from Colombia before extracting the drug at three specialized laboratories....
17:17, 05/30/2019

Watch: Suspected smugglers frantically toss cocaine overboard as agents close in A gang of suspected drug smugglers were caught on video speeding through the Pacific Ocean on a fast boat — dumping giant bales of cocaine off the side of their vessel — as Coast Guard agents close in on them. Aerial footage released by US officials last week shows the July 18 encounter,...
00:17, 07/27/2019

Georgia Southern QB Has Charges Dropped After Cops Mistook Bird Poop For Cocaine Georgia Southern starting QB Shai Werts was charged on July 31 for misdemeanor cocaine possession after cops in Saluda County, South Carolina pulled him over for speeding and then tested a white substance on the hood of his car. If you’re wondering why anyone would have cocaine on the hood of their ...
22:51, 08/09/2019

Rampant cocaine use among Navy SEALs revealed as another unit sent home from Iraq for drinking The revelation of rampant cocaine abuse among members of SEAL Team 10 is the latest example of bad behavior within the Navy's elite special operations forces....
05:00, 07/26/2019

Hurricane Dorian waves wash cocaine brick up on Florida beach, police say Police in Florida say 16 cocaine bricks have washed up on two beaches since Friday and believe Hurricane Dorian was responsible for churning up waves that brought them to shore....
02:34, 09/05/2019

Patriots safety Patrick Chung indicted in New Hampshire on cocaine possession charge New England Patriots safety Patrick Chung has been indicted on a felony charge of cocaine possession in New Hampshire, according to the Belknap County Attorney’s Office....
03:00, 08/23/2019

New England Patriots' Patrick Chung faces felony cocaine possession charge Safety indicted on drug possession charge in New HampshireChung, 32, has played nine of 10 NFL seasons with PatriotsNew England Patriots strong safety Patrick Chung has been indicted in New Hampshire on a charge of cocaine possession.A Belknap County grand jury indicted the 32-year-old Chung on 8 Au...
20:00, 08/22/2019

The science of addiction: a personal struggle to kick cocaine gives a neuroscientist unique insights Having survived a decade of drink and drugs as a young woman, Professor Judith Grisel focused all her determination on writing a book about addictionWhen Professor Judith Grisel sat down to write her book Never Enough (a guide to the neuroscience of addiction that has been her life’s work), she didn...
20:00, 08/24/2019

Patriots' Patrick Chung Indicted On Cocaine Possession Charge In New Hampshire [Update] New England Patriots safety Patrick Chung might have to make a trip to New Hampshire next Wednesday, as he’s slated to be arraigned on a charge of cocaine possession stemming from June 25....
07:34, 08/23/2019

Ex-Mets pitcher Dwight Gooden arrested for cocaine possession last month in New Jersey Former Mets pitcher Dwight "Doc" Gooden was arrested last month in New Jersey for cocaine possession, according to criminal complaint.       ...
06:00, 07/13/2019

Over $1M worth of cocaine found hidden in banana boxes at Washington Safeway stores Officials in Washington state have opened an investigation after employees at three Safeway stores reported finding over $1 million worth of cocaine that was hidden in boxes of bananas....
19:00, 08/23/2019

Feds seize $1 billion worth of cocaine in massive Philadelphia drug bust Federal authorities discovered 16.5 tons of cocaine on a ship in a Philadelphia port and arrested members of the crew in one of the largest drug busts in the area’s history, authorities said Tuesday. The large haul of coke — with a street value of approximately $1 billion — was seized from a l...
02:51, 06/19/2019

Florida man wearing ‘COKE’ t-shirt arrested for selling crack cocaine: police A Florida ex-convict was wearing a shirt emblazoned with the word “COKE” while selling crack cocaine to an undercover agent last week, an arrest affidavit said....
07:34, 06/12/2019

Stanley Cup champion banned from international competition for 4 years after positive cocaine test Stanley Cup champion Evgeny Kuznetsov was banned from international competition for four years after testing positive for cocaine while representing Russia at the world championship....
00:00, 08/27/2019

NHL suspends Capitals' Evgeny Kuznetsov for first three games following positive cocaine test The NHL has suspended Washington Capitals center Evgeny Kuznetsov for the first three games of the season. He tested positive for cocaine in May.       ...
21:17, 09/14/2019

Video shows dramatic jump by Guardsmen onto vessel laden with cocaine: officials The U.S. Coast Guard released dramatic video Thursday of service members jumping onto a moving drug smuggling vessel carrying about 17,000 pounds of cocaine, with an estimated street value of $232 million, according to a spokesman with the military branch....
05:17, 07/12/2019

Esteemed CUNY prof quits after allegations of cocaine binges and out-of-control parties A star Hunter College psychology professor and sex and drug researcher is accused of snorting cocaine at school events and throwing annual bashes that grew from low-key pizza parties into binge-drinking and go-go-boy bacchanals, according to sources and official documents....
04:17, 07/14/2019

Feds seize over 16 tons of cocaine worth $1 billion in Philadelphia shipping port One of the largest drug busts happened in a Philadelphia shipping yard where federal officials captured roughly $1 billion worth of cocaine.        ...
17:34, 06/19/2019

How an early Biden crime bill created the sentencing disparity for crack and cocaine trafficking The 1986 law including the “100-1” provision passed with overwhelming support. Biden later disavowed the measure, which came to be viewed as one of the most racially slanted federal sentencing policies....
08:51, 07/29/2019

Brazilian airman on Bolsonaro's trip to G20 summit caught with 86 pounds of cocaine aboard plane A member of Brazil’s Air Force who was set to join President Jair Bolsonaro on his trip to Japan for this week’s G20 summit was arrested Tuesday after Spanish police found 86 pounds of cocaine in his luggage, officials said....
14:17, 06/27/2019

Falsely charged for cocaine that was bird poop, Georgia Southern QB Shai Werts speaks out Before he plays LSU, Georgia Southern quarterback Shai Werts speaks out about a field test that labeled bird poop on the hood of his car as cocaine.       ...
22:51, 08/29/2019

Suspected cocaine smugglers spotted throwing large bags from high-speed boat Suspected cocaine smugglers were seen throwing large bags from a high-speed boat in international waters near the West Coast.        ...
20:00, 07/26/2019

Coast Guard seizes estimated $569 million worth of cocaine, marijuana on high seas Vice President Mike Pence was on hand as 39,000 pounds of cocaine and 933 pounds of marijuana were seized.        ...
06:17, 07/12/2019

Georgia Southern’s Shai Werts arrested in bizarre cocaine-bird poop case A college quarterback claims a white substance on his car that tested positive for cocaine is actually bird poop. Shai Werts, a junior at Georgia Southern, was arrested on July 31 after being pulled over for driving 80 mph and having a white powder on the hood of his Dodge Charger test positive for ...
22:00, 08/06/2019

Exclusive: America’s drug czar tours region where surge of cocaine and meth arrive into US MCALLEN, TEXAS – America's drug czar, touring a border area beset by increased shipments of illegal drugs, told FOX News in an exclusive interview Wednesday that officials there were stretched so thin they "have no ability to really focus in on the core mission."...
19:34, 07/10/2019

Coast Guard nets 3 arrests, 3,000 pounds of cocaine in anti-smuggling operation in Pacific Newly released video shows U.S. Coast Guard personnel busting up an alleged drug-smuggling operation in international waters of the Pacific Ocean last month....
08:17, 08/29/2019

The Coast Guard's newest cutter busted a 'narco sub' with 2,100 pounds of cocaine before even getting to home port The Coast Guard's newest cutter busted 2,100 pounds of cocaine before it even got to its home portNOW WATCH: Heart-pounding video shows a badass Coast Guardsman running down a narco-sub loaded with cocaine and pounding on the hatchSee Also:10 new cars that will lose the least amount of value in 5 ye...
11:34, 08/12/2019

$1 million worth of cocaine found in banana box shipments at Washington Safeway stores, police say Authorities in Washington state have opened an investigation after employees at three Safeway stores reported finding more than $1 million worth of cocaine hidden in boxes of bananas....
06:00, 08/23/2019

Michael Gove cocaine shame — Boris Johnson rival admits taking drugs: 'It was a mistake' TORY leadership hopeful Michael Gove has admitted taking cocaine on multiple occasions — but insists it shouldn't stop him from becoming Prime Minister....
07:17, 06/08/2019

US officials want 'El Chapo' to forfeit $12.7 billion for trafficked cocaine, marijuana and heroin, a figure his attorney says is 'insane' AP Photo/Rebecca Blackwell, File US officials want $12.7 billion from notorious Mexican drug lord Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman. The figure relates to money generated from trafficked cocaine, marijuana, and heroin, but a Guzman attorney has said it is "insane" to think he has the cash to pay. Guzman is...
08:51, 07/07/2019

Beachgoer finds cocaine carried to shore by Hurricane Dorian's waves, Florida police say Police said the brick which washed ashore — typically worth thousands of dollars on the street — would be destroyed.        ...
11:34, 09/04/2019

WATCH: Alleged cocaine smugglers toss items overboard during high-speed Pacific pursuit U.S. Coast Guard personnel based out of San Diego, Calif., intercepted a small motorboat with approximately 2,300 pounds of cocaine onboard earlier this month in international waters of the Pacific Ocean....
12:34, 07/26/2019

‘Honey Boo Boo’ pretends to snort cocaine live on social media amid Mama June Shannon’s drug troubles Honey Boo Boo pretended to prepare and inhale a line of cocaine on her Instagram Live on Thursday, despite her mother Mama June struggling with drug addiction....
03:51, 08/03/2019

'I've seen terrible, terrible violence': cocaine and meth fuel crime and chaos in Fiji The Pacific island best known as a popular holiday destination is grappling with a growing drug problemIn the early hours of a Saturday morning in the city of Nadi, on the west coast of Fiji’s main island, Isaiah* is sitting in a Burger King drinking Fanta through a straw and explaining how he becam...
21:17, 06/24/2019

'Wire' actress Sonja Sohn charged with felony possession of cocaine Actress Sonja Sohn, who played a detective in "The Wire," is facing charges of felony possession of cocaine and possession of drug paraphernalia.        ...
07:00, 07/23/2019

Sen. Mitch McConnell Selling ‘Cocaine Mitch’ Shirts For Campaign (LEX 18)– “Cocaine Mitch” became a catchphrase during 2018’s political season. Now, Mitch McConnell’s team has turned what was meant to be an insulting accusation into a marketable item. The catchphrase started in 2018 when former coal-executive-turned-political-hopeful...
17:34, 05/08/2019

Fox Sports' Jason Whitlock blasts LeBron James' parenting, compares fame thirst to cocaine Fox Sports commentator Jason Whitlock blasted LeBron Jame's parenting after Los Angeles Lakers star acted exuberant at his son's AAU basketball game.       ...
18:51, 07/30/2019

Felicity Huffman is Going to Jail Felicity Huffman has been sentenced to 14 days in jail, a $30,000 fine, 250 hours of community service, and a year of supervised probation according to reports from NBC1o Boston and TMZ....
05:34, 09/15/2019

Capitals' Alex Ovechkin supports Evgeny Kuznetsov after IIHF suspension for cocaine: 'He made a mistake' Capitals' Evgeny Kuznetsov was suspended four years by IIHF for a positive cocaine test. Alex Ovechkin says he "made a mistake," and will be better.       ...
23:34, 09/06/2019

Larry Nassar's Former Boss Is Going To Jail William Strampel, the former dean of Michigan State’s osteopathic medical school, was sentenced in Ingham County Court today to up to a year in jail, after he was convicted in June on charges of neglect of duty and misconduct in office. As dean, Strampel was the boss of Larry Nassar, who’s currently...
03:00, 08/08/2019

'I see pain in her eyes' – the £3.6m masterpiece that went to jail A powerful painting by Artemisia Gentileschi, depicting the torturing of Saint Catherine, is touring Britain. What did the women of Send Prison make of the chilling work?Two women are chatting in front of a painting of Catherine of Alexandria, a saint martyred in the fourth century. The figure is sh...
20:34, 05/28/2019

Portland Wronged The Jail Blazers More Than The Jail Blazers Wronged Portland Late last year I attended a jersey release party thrown by the Portland Trail Blazers and Trillblazin, a Trail Blazers-centric independent clothing concern. The Cleaners, a gallery in Portland’s Pearl District, was flooded with people looking to get free t-shirts and tote bags, and looking at a doze...
21:51, 05/20/2019

Several killed in Brazil jail violence Clashes between rival inmates in a prison in northwestern Brazil have killed more than a dozen people. The jail was the same one where 56 people died in a rebellion in 2017....
16:00, 05/27/2019

Rafael Nadal Is Tennis Jail “If you want to do or achieve something on the clay, inevitably, at some stage, you will go through Rafa,” Roger Federer said after his French Open quarterfinal, “because he’s that strong, and he will be there.”...
01:17, 06/08/2019

Ex-MSU dean gets jail for neglect, misconduct Former Michigan State dean William Strampel was sentenced to up to a year in jail for neglect of duty and misconduct in office. He was acquitted of criminal sexual conduct....
20:00, 08/07/2019

A$AP Rocky is out of jail and back in the States Good news for anyone who had “A$AP Rocky causes a minor diplomatic incident with Sweden” on their officially licensed 2019 Political Fuckery Bingo Boards: The rapper is now out of jail and back in the States, after the Trump White House reportedly put pressure on Swedish courts to ensure his release...
01:51, 08/04/2019

Navalny blogs from jail: 'I've never had allergies' Russian activist Alexei Navalny said his eyebrows had swollen to the size of "Ping-Pong balls" before he was hospitalized for an alleged allergic reaction. Writing from jail, he also commented on possible poisoning....
03:17, 07/30/2019

‘The Profit’ says the big flag stays even if he goes to jail RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — The man known as television’s “The Profit” says he’ll go to jail before he removes a huge American flag flying at a recreational vehicle store that his company owns and that’s the subject of a lawsuit because of its size. Businessman and reality tel...
22:17, 05/29/2019

US man who married four women spared jail A man accused of marrying four women in the US has avoided jail after pleading guilty to bigamy and promising to behave himself for the next five years....
21:34, 04/29/2019

Chelsea Manning Is Going Back to Jail—Again Chelsea Manning, who was released from jail last week after the federal grand jury she was subpoenaed to testify before lapsed, was taken back into custody on Thursday as a recalcitrant witness.Read more......
00:17, 05/17/2019

Chelsea Manning Has Been Released From Jail Chelsea Manning was released today from the Virginia jail where she spent 62 days for refusing to testify about her past ties to WikiLeaks before a federal grand jury in the Eastern District of Virginia....
04:34, 05/10/2019

Jail graduation day for stepdad slayer Too bad he didn’t pursue this degree before trying to chop off his stepdad’s head with a samurai sword. As a rebellious 19-year-old, Zachary Gibian nearly decapitated retired NYPD cop Scott Nager, murdering his stepfather in their Long Island home in 2005. He studied behavioral science while serving...
07:17, 06/17/2019

Georgia Southern's Shai Werts cleared of cocaine charges after contending 'it's bird poop' Georgia Southern QB Shai Werts was cleared of cocaine charges after he contended to arresting officers that the substance on his car was "bird poop."       ...
02:17, 08/10/2019

Ex-Baltimore cop gets nine months in jail for pummeling suspect A former Baltimore cop was sentenced to nine months in prison Friday for brutally pummeling a suspect and sending the victim to the hospital for three days. The ex-cop, Arthur Williams, was caught on video charging at 26-year-old Dashawn McGrier in East Baltimore last summer, hurling a barrage of pu...
02:17, 08/10/2019

WikiLeaks' Assange Sentenced to 50 Weeks in U.K. Jail WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange has been sentenced to 50 weeks in jail for breaching bail while awaiting extradition to Sweden on sexual assault accusations in 2012....
16:51, 05/01/2019

Mattis recounts how the Marines accepted him even though he twice went to jail Former Pentagon chief and Marine general Jim Mattis told an audience in Washington, D.C., about the mistakes he made as a wayward youth and during the Gulf War....
19:34, 09/07/2019

Host Violent Content? In Australia, You Could Go to Jail Australia has held itself up as a model for cracking down on violent extremist material online since the Christchurch massacre in New Zealand. But the limits to its approach have become clear....
12:00, 09/11/2019

US rapper A$AP Rocky released from Swedish jail President Donald Trump has cheered the decision of a Swedish court to let A$AP Rocky go free until a verdict on his assault case is reached. The rapper described the monthlong detention as "difficult and humbling."...
00:17, 08/03/2019

Jail using medicine to help inmates addicted to drugs CINCINNATI (AP) — The “dope boys” hang out near the jail awaiting newly freed inmates with addiction. They’ll hand you a free sample to get you back. Triggers to use drugs again — the corners where you’ve used, for one — are all around, and any plans for a fresh start easily ...
15:51, 06/29/2019

Rookie Saints DE sentenced to 6 months in jail A judge sentenced Saints defensive end Carl Granderson to six months in jail Thursday after rejecting the terms of his plea agreement on sexual assault charges....
00:00, 07/12/2019

Denmark: Syrian man gets jail for terror planning A 32-year-old Syrian man has been given a 12-year prison sentence for planning to explode one or more bombs in Copenhagen and stabbing random people with kitchen knives...
15:00, 05/20/2019

For Recording Her Boss’s Lewd Call, She, Not He, Will Go to Jail An Indonesian school employee who recorded her boss making lewd comments must serve six months in prison for distributing indecent material, the Supreme Court ruled....
12:51, 07/05/2019

Former first lady of Honduras sentenced to 58 years in jail The former first lady of Honduras Rosa Elena Bonilla, wife of ex-president Porfirio Lobo, was sentenced on Wednesday to 58 years in jail on charges of fraud and undue appropriation of funds, a spokesman for the nation's highest court said....
02:34, 09/05/2019

AAP MLA Som Dutt Gets 6 Months Jail Term For Assaulting Man With Bat AAP MLA Som Dutt was on Thursday taken into custody to serve a six-month jail term for assaulting a man with a base ball bat during campaigning for 2015 Assembly elections after a Delhi court......
21:00, 09/12/2019

Larry Nassar's former boss gets a year in jail A former Michigan State University dean has been sentenced to a year in jail over accusations he harassed female students and failed to properly oversee Larry Nassar, the disgraced associate professor and physician....
02:34, 08/08/2019

Woman cleared of murder after 35 years in jail gets $3m A woman who spent 35 years in jail for murder before being cleared by DNA evidence on a cigarette stub is to receive $3m (£2.5m) in compensation....
17:17, 08/29/2019

Russia to free captive whales from 'jail' Russia is to begin freeing a small group of beluga whales and orcas held in a cramped pen, which some have dubbed "whale jail," in the country's far eastern coast....
17:17, 06/21/2019

Warrant: Man Who Avoided Jail For Bigamy Has Disappeared DOVER, N.H. (AP) — A New Hampshire man who avoided jail time on bigamy charges could end up behind bars after all after authorities say he lied about his whereabouts and then disappeared. Forty-three-year-old Michael Middleton pleaded guilty last month and was given a 12-month suspended sentence. A ...
22:00, 05/09/2019

Chelsea Manning released after 62-day confinement in jail However, the former army intelligence analyst was served a new subpoena ordering her to appear before another grand juryChelsea Manning has been released from jail after 62 days of confinement for refusing to testify before a grand jury.The former army intelligence analyst, who leaked hundreds of th...
05:51, 05/10/2019

Lion on the lam locked-up in South African jail A young lion captured after being on the run for almost a month spent the night in a South African police cell before being moved back to its national park home....
21:17, 04/28/2019

Chelsea Manning Is Released From Jail, but She May Return Soon The former Army intelligence analyst had refused to testify before a grand jury, whose term just expired. She’s been subpoenaed to testify before a new one next week....
09:51, 05/10/2019

Parkland school ex-deputy released from jail A former Florida deputy charged with 11 criminal counts for failing to confront the gunman in the Parkland school massacre has been released from jail after a judge reduced his bail and lifted other restrictions. (June 6)        ...
01:34, 06/07/2019

Former Uzbek first daughter taken from jail in ambulance: lawyer Gulnara Karimova, the daughter of the former leader of Uzbekistan Islam Karimov, has been taken from the prison where she is being held in an ambulance, her lawyer wrote on Twitter on Thursday....
18:34, 07/18/2019

Ex-Cop In US Gets Over 12 Years In Jail For Killing Of Australian Woman A former Minneapolis police officer was sentenced Friday to 12 years and six months in prison for the fatal shooting of an unarmed Australian woman who had been trying to report a crime....
22:17, 06/07/2019

Transgender woman’s death in NYC jail under investigation NEW YORK (AP) — The family of a transgender woman who died in a New York City jail says she had a seizure disorder and other health problems and was hospitalized weeks before her death. A jail officer found 27-year-old Layleen Polanco unresponsive in her Rikers Island cell Friday. The medical examin...
00:51, 06/12/2019

Would the Big Little Lies Women Actually Go to Jail? A Lawyer Weighs In Did the women of Big Little Lies go through all that anxiety in season two for nothing? After being tormented by the mostly accidental death of Perry for all of the second season of the......
06:00, 07/24/2019

Jail: Torsteinson Picked Up By Immigration Officials ESTILL COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18)– Three Forks Jail has confirmed with LEX 18 that a man accused of sending inappropriate messages to minors in Estill County was picked up by immigration officials. Torstein Torsteinson, 35, was picked up by immigration officials around 9 a.m. Monday. Police say Tors...
05:00, 06/11/2019

One in ten Americans would prefer a week in jail over moving Between navigating the moving truck, fitting furniture through small doorways and arguing over room layouts — it’s no secret that moving stresses Americans out. But the extent to which it does might surprise you....
00:34, 05/09/2019

Suspected U.A.E. Spy Found Dead in Turkish Jail One of two alleged spies, who was also under investigation for a possible link to the killing of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi, has been found dead inside his jail cell....
17:51, 04/29/2019

More than 50 prison inmates die after fight in Brazilian jail Fighting broke out between rival gangs in the morning at the penitentiary in the northern Brazilian state of Para. Authorities needed several hours before regaining control....
22:51, 07/29/2019

Epstein judge wants answers about first incident in jail The judge overseeing the criminal case against late convicted pedophile Jeffrey Epstein wants to know if an investigation into the millionaire’s apparent suicide will include a probe into his prior injuries at the jail where he was found dead on Saturday. “One open question, among others...
01:00, 08/15/2019

Ex-rebel in Colombia recaptured after release from jail A former Colombian rebel leader was re-arrested Friday moments after his release from jail by a special peace tribunal whose protection of him from extradition to the U.S. has triggered an institutional crisis and revived debate about justice for victims of the country's armed conflict....
10:17, 05/18/2019

Defense, Prosecution on Manning back in jail Former Army intelligence analyst Chelsea Manning was ordered back to jail for refusing to testify to a grand jury The prosecution and her defense lawyer react. (May 16)        ...
11:17, 05/17/2019

Chelsea Manning Sent Back To Jail For Contempt Former US military intelligence analyst Chelsea Manning was ordered back to jail on Thursday for refusing to testify before a grand jury believed to be investigating WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange....
03:00, 05/17/2019

Ex-president cronies tried to break him out of jail in Sudan Sudan's former president Omar al-Bashir appeared in a Khartoum court for the first day of his high-profile corruption trial on Monday, against a backdrop of heightened security following a failed attempt to break him out of prison, CNN has learned....
17:00, 08/22/2019

Failed escape from Texas jail led to sprinklers set off SAN ANTONIO (AP) — Investigators in San Antonio say a man originally arrested on a trespassing count tried to escape through the ceiling of his cell but was caught after setting off some sprinklers. The Bexar (bayr) County Sheriff’s Office says Matthew Fields of New Waverly was being held Wedn...
17:34, 05/08/2019

Should doctors face jail when treatment goes wrong? - podcast The death of a patient at a private London hospital after a delay in his treatment led to the imprisonment of David Sellu. After 15 months behind bars, his name was finally cleared. He tells his harrowing story as a new report reveals that doctors from ethnic minorities are twice as likely to face d...
05:34, 07/03/2019

Milwaukee pays nearly $7M to settle jail death lawsuit MILWAUKEE (AP) — Milwaukee County paid nearly $7 million to settle a lawsuit from the family of a man whose dehydration death in jail was described by his attorneys as torture. Attorneys for 38-year-old Terrill Thomas called the settlement one of the largest ever in Wisconsin for a jail death. Tuesd...
01:34, 05/29/2019

Actress who skipped jail by missing Rikers bus in hot water — again Wannabe actress Parisse Daves, who once graced the cover of The Post for scamming her way out of weekend stints on Rikers Island, was back in Manhattan court Tuesday after forging a physician’s name on an Adderall prescription. Daves, 37, allegedly stole the prescription from Dr. Anna Arsenous, her ...
04:17, 06/26/2019

Maharashtra Man Given 20-Year Jail Term For Murdering Neighbour's Son A local court has handed a 20-year imprisonment to a 35-year-old man from Diwa in Thane district of Maharashtra for murdering the 10-year-old son of his neighbour over a petty issue in 2014....
13:17, 08/31/2019

BJP Leader Who Hit Official With Cricket Bat Walks Out Of Jail, Garlanded Akash Vijayvargiya, a BJP legislator in Madhya Pradesh and son of senior party leader Kailash Vijayvargiya, was released from jail this morning. The politician, who was arrested for thrashing a civic......
06:51, 06/30/2019

‘MAGA bomber’ Cesar Sayoc could get life in jail Sayoc, 57, a President Trump devotee, targeted Hillary Clinton, Joe Biden, former President Barack Obama, Robert De Niro and other liberals during a two-week period last year....
09:51, 08/05/2019

Madhya Pradesh Proposes Up To 5-Year Jail For Cow Vigilantism The Madhya Pradesh government has cleared a bill to strengthen laws against cow vigilantism. The cabinet has cleared a proposal to bring a bill to amend the existing Gau Vansh Vadh Pratishedh......
19:17, 06/28/2019

Newly freed man sent back to jail for trying to steal car from parking lot A Florida inmate was busted as soon as he left a jail dubbed the LOL detention center for trying to steal a ride home from the parking lot — even trying to break into sheriff’s department vehicles, according to authorities. Dennis Libonati, 68 — who is originally from White Plains — had just b...
21:17, 07/03/2019

Serial drunk driver spared jail because she’s a woman A serial drink driver who smashed into three cars after downing a bottle of wine has been spared jail – because she’s a woman. Victoria Parry was told by a female judge if she was a man “it would be straight down the stairs” to prison but was instead handed a suspended senten...
04:34, 07/09/2019

Joan Crawford: My mom belonged in jail ‘for attempted murder’ Joan Crawford’s daughter says her “Mommie Dearest” should have been tossed in the slammer. Christina Crawford, whose memoir about her abusive Hollywood movie star mom was turned into a 1981 film starring Faye Dunaway, said her nightmarish parent would be rotting behind bars these d...
07:34, 06/26/2019

Proud Boy gets 40 weekends in jail for Republican Club brawl The first of the far-right Proud Boys to be busted last year in a brawl outside the Upper East Side Metropolitan Republican Club was sentenced on Thursday to 10 months worth of weekend jail stints. Geoffrey Young, 38, will serve the time as punishment for misdemeanor rioting and attempted assault, t...
04:00, 07/12/2019

'Terminator' faces life in jail for war crimes in Congo An ex-rebel commander known as The Terminator for his role in violent crusades in the Democratic Republic of Congo has been convicted of war crimes and crimes against humanity by the International Criminal Court (ICC)....
14:51, 07/08/2019

"Like Mother": Mumbai Man, Helped By Sushma Swaraj To Get Out Of Pak Jail An engineer from Mumbai, who spent six years in a jail in Pakistan on espionage charges, was among those who was helped by Sushma Swaraj. Ms Swaraj, former foreign minister, was one of the most-loved......
11:00, 08/07/2019

A$AP Rocky Back in U.S. After Being Released From Jail in Sweden: What's Next for the Rapper A$AP Rocky has returned to his native United States after spending a month in jail in Sweden, while a verdict in his assault case looms. A private plane carrying the 30-year-old rapper,......
11:17, 08/04/2019

She’s on a Hunger Strike in an Iranian Jail. He’s Joining In, From London. The husband of Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe, who has been held in Iran since 2016, has camped out in front of the Iranian Embassy to demand her release....
18:34, 06/19/2019

U.S. judge rejects 'El Chapo' request for better jail conditions A U.S. judge has rejected Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman's request for better conditions at the Manhattan jail where the convicted Mexican drug lord awaits sentencing, after prosecutors said the request might be part of an effort to escape....
23:17, 06/04/2019

| George Pell, defender of orthodoxy, fighting to get out of jail Former top Vatican insider Cardinal George Pell is fighting to avoid spending possibly the rest of his life in jail after receiving a six-year sentence for child sex offences....
14:00, 06/05/2019

IRS fugitive John McAfee sent to UK after stint in Dominican jail John McAfee of antivirus software fame has arrived in London from the Dominican Republic, where he had been detained for several days with his wife and several others for entering the Caribbean nation with a cache of weapons on his yacht, his lawyer said Friday. Authorities “asked him where he wante...
00:17, 07/27/2019

WannaCry hero Marcus “MalwareTech” Hutchins isn’t going to jail Marcus Hutchins, the hero who helped stop the WannaCry ransomware attack which crippled much of Western Europe, including the NHS’ computer systems, isn’t going to jail. At a sentencing heading in Milwaukee, a federal judge sentenced the British security expert to time served. He was also given one ...
22:34, 07/26/2019

Ex-USC assistant Bland avoids jail in corruption case Former Southern California assistant coach Tony Bland was sentenced to two years' probation and 100 hours of community service Wednesday for his role in the college basketball corruption scandal....
22:00, 06/05/2019

Afghan military frees 84 prisoners from Taliban jail KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — An Afghan military spokesman says troops have freed 84 prisoners from a Taliban-run facility in the northern Faryab province. Mohammad Anif Rezaye says most of those freed in the operation late Wednesday were Afghan security personnel and civilians, but that several captive...
16:51, 06/06/2019

Nancy Pelosi to Dems: I Don’t Want to See Him Impeached, I Want to See Him in Jail! Suurrrreeeeee She Does House Speaker Nancy Pelosi told Democrats during a meeting Tuesday night that President Donald Trump’s impeachment isn’t as high on her list as seeing President Donald Trump in prison....
23:17, 06/06/2019

Prisoner who gouged his eye out with plastic spoon sues the jail A prisoner from Texas who gouged out his eyes with a plastic spoon is suing the jail - claiming the psychiatric ward he was in was "deliberately understaffed"....
18:51, 07/17/2019

Turkey seeks jail terms for two Bloomberg reporters A Turkish court has accepted an indictment requesting a jail sentence for two Bloomberg reporters and 36 other people after a complaint about the reporters filed by the country's banking watchdog (BDDK)....
07:51, 06/15/2019

Rapper A$AP Rocky Has Been in a Swedish Jail for Two Weeks. Here’s Why and Here’s Who’s Working to Get Him Out After American rapper A$AP Rocky was detained in Sweden earlier this month on a preliminary charge of assault, high-profile celebrities and politicians rushed to his defense — with President Donald Trump saying on Wednesday that “we are working with the State Department and we hope to ge...
03:00, 07/20/2019

Jeffrey Epstein Is Found Injured in Jail Cell Mr. Epstein, the financier charged with trafficking minors for sex, had marks on his neck, and officials were treating the incident as a possible suicide attempt....
22:00, 07/25/2019

"Won't Allow Air Conditioning, TV For Nawaz Sharif In Jail": Imran Khan Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan, who is on a visit to the United States, on Sunday addressed the Pakistani diaspora in Washington. During the address he said that former Pakistani prime minister......
04:51, 07/22/2019

An entire New Jersey jail has been quarantined due to mumps outbreak If you end up in a county jail, chances are you’re not having the greatest of days to begin with. Inmates who found themselves behind the bars of the Bergen County jail in New Jersey got a little more than they bargained for this week when a handful of them came down with the mumps. The bizarr...
02:00, 06/13/2019

Five cases of mumps diagnosed in New Jersey jail outbreak A quarantine means no new inmates will be accepted until the outbreak is over. Visitors and attorneys will not have direct access to inmates.        ...
22:51, 06/12/2019

Russia to Release First Whales Held in ‘Jail’ for Months After intervention by President Vladimir V. Putin, nearly 100 orcas and belugas will be released where they were caught with the intention of being sold to theme parks....
19:34, 06/20/2019

Ex-Pak President Asif Zardari Not Using Jail AC, Says Son Bilawal Bhutto Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) Chairman Bilawal Bhutto Zardari today said that his father and former President Asif Ali Zardari was not using an air conditioner (AC) in prison....
23:51, 07/29/2019

Jeffrey Epstein hit with lawsuit a day before he was found injured in jail Jeffrey Epstein got slapped with legal papers in a Lower Manhattan lock-up one day before he was found sprawled in his cell with injuries to his neck, a court filing revealed Monday. A city official personally handed Epstein a draft lawsuit and related documents filed against him by childhood rape a...
14:17, 07/30/2019

'I Ain't Going to Jail!': In Spite of Indictment, Cardi B Remains Optimistic Cardi B’s been on a winning streak, as of late; and clearly, it’s not one she’s expecting a pesky little thing like a criminal indictment to end. Despite being indicted by a grand jury in Queens on Friday on multiple felony charges stemming from a 2018 strip club altercation, as Page Six reports, Ca...
19:34, 06/25/2019

Man tries to set immigration jail on fire, dies after shootout with police TACOMA, Wash. — A 69-year-old man armed with a rifle threw incendiary devices at an immigration jail in Washington state early Saturday morning, then was found dead after four police officers arrived and opened fire, authorities said. The Tacoma Police Department said the officers responded about 4 ...
06:51, 07/14/2019

A$AP Rocky Released From Jail in Sweden Pending Verdict UPDATE: After a month in jail in Sweden, A$AP Rocky was released on Friday until a judgment in his trial on August 14. "We are satisfied. My client is a free man today," the rapper's......
22:17, 08/02/2019

Manning renews effort to be released from Virginia jail ALEXANDRIA, Va. (AP) — Lawyers for former Army intelligence analyst Chelsea Manning are renewing efforts to get her released from a Virginia jail. Manning’s lawyers filed court papers Friday asking a federal judge to reconsider his decision to send Manning to the Alexandria jail for refusing t...
16:00, 05/31/2019

Man Who Killed Lexington Police Officer In Hit-And-Run Released From Jail LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18) – The man convicted of running over a Lexington Police officer and killing him has been released from jail, the officer’s family confirms. Officer Bryan Durman was killed in a hit-and-run while investigating a noise complaint in April 2010. He had been with the de...
18:17, 05/31/2019

Soulja Boy Released From Jail Early After 3 Months Behind Bars Soulja Boy is a free man once more. The 28-year-old rapper was released from a Los Angeles jail on Sunday just before 2 a.m., records show, after serving a little more than three months......
01:00, 07/15/2019

Pakistan sentences 3 to 5-year in jail over terror financing MULTAN, Pakistan (AP) — A Pakistani court has sentenced three militants to five years in prison after finding them guilty of collecting funds for an outlawed group that claimed responsibility for the suicide bombing that killed 40 Indian troops in Kashmir earlier this year. According to a statement ...
19:51, 05/31/2019

Lawyer busted for smuggling contraband to client in jail This lawyer is going to need a lawyer. A Manhattan criminal defense attorney was busted Friday for smuggling contraband to his inmate client, authorities said. Justin Levine, 60, of the Upper East Side admitted to investigators that he sneaked in cigarettes to his 26-year-old client, Franky Lambe, a...
02:51, 06/22/2019

'Pharma Bro' Entrepreneur, In US Jail, Sues Ex-Colleagues For $30 Million Martin Shkreli, the pharmaceutical entrepreneur serving a seven-year prison term for fraud, on Friday sued three former colleagues at Retrophin Inc for more than $30 million, saying they illegally......
01:00, 06/01/2019

Victim’s Friends Unhappy Larry Walters Is Out Of Jail LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18)– Friends, family, and co-workers of a Lexington man killed during a bar shooting are upset that the accused remains out of jail on an ankle monitor. Larry Walters is accused of opening fire inside Uncle 7’s Bar on March 1 with patrons and staff all around him. A g...
21:51, 06/21/2019

Just Trump Freaking Out and Threatening to Throw a Reporter in Jail President Trump threatened to jail a Time magazine reporter for documenting the existence of a letter he showed off during a recent White House interview, the magazine revealed in a transcript on Thursday night....
20:00, 06/21/2019

Brazil prison riot: Four inmates die during journey to new jail Four inmates allegedly involved in a deadly prison riot in Brazil have died of suffocation while being transported to a different jail, security officials have said....
20:17, 07/31/2019

No jail time for man who admitted to molesting an 11-year-old girl Joseph Meili, 22, pleaded guilty to third-degree child molestation, but the conviction could go off his record if he successfully completes probation.        ...
18:51, 06/21/2019

Pima County Jail placed on lockdown due to broken pipe TUCSON – A broken pipe has prompted a lockdown at Pima County Jail, Pima County Sheriff’s Department reported Tuesday afternoon. According to PCSD, the jail was put on lockdown after jail officials discovered a broken pipe and roof damage at the facility. Officials say the lockdown was p...
14:17, 07/31/2019

| Putin oversees release of whales from 'jail' during phone-in Russian President Vladimir Putin during his annual marathon phone-in claimed kudos for the release of whales held in cramped pens and intended for commercial aquariums....
14:51, 06/21/2019

Russian opposition activists sentenced to 15 days in jail MOSCOW (AP) — An ally of Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny has been sentenced to 15 days in jail on the day he was to be released. A Moscow court on Monday found Leonid Volkov guilty of violating rules for holding a rally last year. Navalny is the most prominent foe of Russian President Vladi...
17:00, 06/10/2019

Salafist preacher Sven Lau to be released from German jail German Islamist Sven Lau will leave prison early after serving two-thirds of his sentence for supporting a terrorist organization. Lau had been recruiting fighters for Jamwa militia in Syria....
15:34, 05/16/2019

Manning ordered to appear before new U.S. grand jury as she is freed from jail Former U.S. Army intelligence analyst Chelsea Manning, who was being detained for refusing to testify before a grand jury, was released on Thursday and immediately summoned to appear before a new grand jury next week, her lawyers said....
03:51, 05/10/2019

Couple face jail for taking sand from beach We've all been tempted to bring a little bit of paradise home from our holidays. But the urge has backfired on a French couple, who are facing up to six years in prison for removing sand from a beach in Sardinia, where they had been on vacation....
02:51, 08/20/2019

Turkey: Opposition politician sentence to 9 years in jail Canan Kaftancioglu has been sentenced to prison for old tweets that allegedly spread terrorist propaganda. Her CHP party says the conviction is politically motivated....
20:34, 09/06/2019

'Cyber flashers' in Singapore face jail time Singapore has criminalized the sending of unsolicited intimate images, or "cyber flashing," as part of a major crackdown on sexual harassment online....
09:00, 05/08/2019

Boris Johnson 'could go to jail if he refuses to delay Brexit' The former director of public prosecutions has told Sky News that Boris Johnson could go to prison if he refuses to delay Brexit in the face of court action....
16:34, 09/07/2019

Chelsea Manning freed from jail after 62 days behind bars Former army intelligence analyst and convicted leaker Chelsea Manning was freed from jail Thursday after spending 62 days behind bars for refusing to testify before a grand jury. The federal grand jury investigating a sealed case against WikiLeaks wrapped up on Thursday, prompting Manning’s re...
07:00, 05/10/2019

Jeffrey Epstein Is Dead After Apparent Suicide in Jail The wealthy pedophile and accused sex trafficker Jeffrey Epstein is dead after an apparent suicide at a jail in Manhattan, authorities said on Saturday....
22:51, 08/10/2019

Prosecutor requests 20 years in jail for ex-Peru president Prosecutors in Peru are asking a judge to sentence former President Ollanta Humala to 20 years behind bars for his alleged role in Latin America's biggest graft scandal....
22:17, 05/07/2019

Chelsea Manning freed from jail on contempt charge – for now Former US military intelligence analyst Chelsea Manning has been released from a Virginia jail where she was being held for refusing to testify before a grand jury. However, her freedom looks likely to be short-lived....
08:00, 05/10/2019

Chelsea Manning released from jail on contempt charge Former Army intelligence analyst Chelsea Manning has been released from a northern Virginia jail after a two-month stay for refusing to testify to a grand jury....
09:00, 05/10/2019

I am cheeky, but no kid should be in jail. This is why I addressed the UN at just 12 years old | Dujuan Hoosan Let our families choose what is best for us. I think this would’ve helped me from getting in troubleWerte. That means “hello” in my first language, Arrernte.My name is Dujuan, I am 12 years old. I am from Arrernte and Garrwa Country. I came here to speak with you because our government is not listen...
04:00, 09/12/2019

Ex-prison cook gets jail for kitchen sex with female inmate A former cook at a women’s prison in Westchester County is headed to jail himself for having sex with an inmate in the lockup’s kitchen. Garth Trail, former head chef at the Taconic Correctional Facility, was sentenced Tuesday to four months in jail and 10 years of probation for “engagin...
08:00, 09/12/2019

Russian opposition figure detained upon release from jail No sooner had he walked out of a Moscow jail than activist Ilya Yashin was detained for a third time, accused of urging mass protests. Several opposition politicians are barred from next month's Moscow city elections....
23:34, 08/18/2019

The California jail where women say guards and medics preyed on them Former inmates at a Los Angeles county prison allege a range of sexual abuses by employees – from overt assault to subtle misconduct – made easy by the toxic power dynamicsIn 2011, Michele Infante was incarcerated for close to six months at the Century regional detention facility in Lynwood, Califor...
22:34, 05/02/2019

How the weed-loving CEO of a Bitcoin firm partied his way to jail When Cameron and Tyler Winklevoss, the twin brothers who famously feuded with Mark Zuckerberg over the creation of Facebook, attended a 2012 meeting about Bitcoin, they expected a professional overview of investment opportunities in the new cryptocurrency. What they got was a 22-year-old Orthodox Je...
12:17, 05/19/2019

Drunk passenger faces six years in jail for ‘air hooliganism’ A drunk passenger was banned for life from flying on the Russian airline Aeroflot after he broke a flight attendant’s leg during a fight over a cigarette, a report said on Monday. Maxim Pashnin boarded a flight from Siberia to Moscow last week when he lit a cigarette and became violent once he...
06:00, 05/21/2019

Watch thief gets no-jail time for drugging and robbing man A Rolex vixen who’s been repeatedly accused of drugging men then swiping their pricey watches in Manhattan was sentenced Monday to a conditional discharge. Ocsetta Tinsley, 23, served just seven days of community service and had to pay no restitution as part of a plea deal struck in Manhattan Suprem...
03:51, 08/20/2019

3 ex-jail workers indicted in handcuffed inmate's beating Three former corrections officers have been indicted in connection with the alleged beating of a handcuffed inmate at the Louisville, Kentucky, jail....
20:34, 05/09/2019

3 ex-jail workers indicted in handcuffed inmate’s beating LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Three former corrections officers have been indicted in connection with the alleged beating of a handcuffed inmate at the Louisville, Kentucky, jail. News outlets report a U.S. Department of Justice statement says the federal indictment Wednesday named David Schwartz, Devan Ed...
18:00, 05/09/2019

AG Barr says there were 'serious irregularities' at jail where Jeffrey Epstein killed himself "We will get to the bottom of what happened," Attorney General William Barr vowed in blistering remarks at a police event in New Orleans, where he addressed the death of Jeffrey Epstein, a former friend of Presidents Donald Trump and Bill Clinton....
20:34, 08/12/2019

UP Cop Faces Arrest For Releasing Man From Jail Despite Top Court Order The Supreme Court today refused to keep in suspension the non-bailable warrant or NBW issued against the superintendent of district jail of Gautam Buddh Nagar (Noida) in Uttar Pradesh for releasing an......
15:18, 09/19/2019

County jail official in Cleveland pleads not guilty The associate warden at a county jail in Cleveland has pleaded not guilty to charges accusing him of ordering a corrections officer to turn off his body camera during an emergency where an inmate died and then lying to investigators....
01:51, 05/03/2019

Barr: ‘Serious irregularities’ at jail where Jeffrey Epstein died Attorney General William Barr said Monday that there were “serious irregularities” at the federal pen in Manhattan where accused perv Jeffrey Epstein allegedly committed suicide. “We will get to the bottom of what happened and there will be accountability,” Barr said at a law enforcement gathering i...
20:34, 08/12/2019

| Russia court hands first jail terms to protesters Two Russians have been sentenced to two and three years in jail respectively in the first major convictions over anti-government demonstrations this summer....
07:34, 09/05/2019

Kirchner’s former accountant released from jail after explosive claims Victor Manzanares, the former accountant of the Kirchner family, was released yesterday on his own recognizance yesterday by the judges of the TOF5 court trying suspected money-laundering at the Los Sauces hotel owned by the Kirchners....
16:34, 05/18/2019

Russian opposition leader Navalny released from jail Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny was released from a Moscow jail Friday, 30 days after being locked up for urging the public to join an unsanctioned protest....
00:34, 08/24/2019

Iran's Zarif tweets: US Treasury is nothing more than a 'jail warden' The U.S. Treasury is nothing more than a "jail warden", Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif tweeted on Thursday, a day after Washington imposed fresh sanctions designed to choke off the smuggling of Iranian oil....
15:51, 09/05/2019

De Blasio says inmates will get free phone calls from jail They’ll never have to drop a dime again. City jailbirds no longer have to pay to make calls from the slammer — in a move that will cost taxpayers $8 million a year, officials announced Wednesday. Under a new law spearheaded by City Council Speaker Corey Johnson (D-Manhattan), Big Apple inmates are n...
19:34, 05/02/2019

Epstein found dead in jail, was not on suicide watch Disgraced financier Jeffrey Epstein was found dead on Saturday after an apparent suicide in the New York jail cell where he was being held without bail on sex-trafficking charges, and a source said he was not on suicide watch at the time of his death....
16:36, 08/12/2019

Judge gives John Sampson another 5 years — but no more jail time Politician-turned-inmate John Sampson was sentenced Wednesday to another five years prison for embezzling public funds, in what was hopefully the final chapter of his protracted 2013 corruption case. Sampson declined to comment before Brooklyn federal court judge Dora Irizarry handed down her senten...
19:34, 05/02/2019

Julian Assange's 50-Week Jail Sentence Dispropotionate, Says UN United Nations human rights experts voiced concern on Friday at what they called the "disproportionate sentence" of 50 weeks in prison imposed on WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange for skipping bail in......
15:17, 05/03/2019

DJ Jinx killer gets jail time after sex abuse arrest The man who admitted to fatally mowing down Brooklyn’s DJ Jinx was sentenced to 90 days in jail on Wednesday — after violating the terms of his plea deal when he was arrested for allegedly molesting a teenage relative. Brooklyn Supreme Court Justice Danny Chung handed Kevin Ozoria, 28, a split...
03:00, 05/16/2019

Two Russian soccer internationals sentenced to jail for assault A Moscow court on Wednesday sentenced two Russian international soccer players to prison terms for their involvement in assaults last year in a case that a top official said should serve as a lesson to other privileged athletes....
00:00, 05/09/2019

| Saudi princess gets suspended jail over beaten workman A French court handed a 10-month suspended sentence to a sister of the Saudi crown prince over the beating of a workman at a luxury residence in Paris in 2016....
06:17, 09/13/2019

Tourist gets jail for sexually assaulting woman during flight A tourist who sexually assaulted a woman on a February flight from Mumbai to Manchester has been sentenced to 12 months in jail. Hardeep Singh, originally from Hoshiarpur, India, was apprehended upon landing at England’s Manchester Airport on Feb. 23, after police say he targeted a 20-something woma...
20:51, 05/10/2019

The wrong man: the Facebook friend request that led to three years in jail Medhanie Tesfamariam Berhe spent three years in an Italian jail, but says he does not blame the man for whom he was mistakenEvery morning for three years, a prison guard would wake him by calling someone else’s name. At every court hearing, a judge would order him to stand and sit back down, using a...
06:17, 08/10/2019

A Judge Has Ordered Chelsea Manning Back to Jail On May 16, a judge ordered former soldier and Wikileaks informant Chelsea Manning back to jail for refusing to testify before a federal grand jury....
07:34, 05/17/2019

Chelsea Manning will risk return to jail over new subpoena Manning said she would not comply with a subpoena to testify about her interactions with Julian AssangeChelsea Manning will risk being returned to jail this week by refusing to comply with a new demand from the US government to testify before a grand jury, she said on Sunday. Related: Chelsea Mannin...
00:17, 05/13/2019

Former jail deputy enters plea in death of inmate CATLETTSBURG, Ky. (AP) — A former Kentucky jail deputy charged with manslaughter in the death of an inmate has pleaded guilty to a lesser count. News outlets report former deputy Alicia Beller of Putnam, West Virginia, entered the plea Friday in Boyd County to wanton endangerment. The agreement call...
04:17, 05/27/2019

The Latest: Barr says ‘irregularities’ found at Epstein jail FILE – This March 28, 2017, file photo, provided by the New York State Sex Offender Registry shows Jeffrey Epstein. Epstein has died by suicide while awaiting trial on sex-trafficking charges, says person briefed on the matter, Saturday, Aug. 10, 2019. (New York State Sex Offender Registry via...
03:17, 08/13/2019

Man allegedly killed girlfriend days after she bailed him out of jail A Massachusetts man was charged in connection with the death of his girlfriend — whose beat-up body was found inside their home, just days after she’d bailed him out of jail. Eric Griffin, 40, was out on the $250 cash bail Jennifer Kalicki had posted to free him from prison Sept. 11, when he w...
11:35, 09/18/2019

Turkey: Opposition politician sentenced to 9 years in jail Canan Kaftancioglu has been sentenced to prison for old tweets that allegedly spread terrorist propaganda. Her CHP party says the conviction is politically motivated....
22:00, 09/06/2019

Man’s death in small Alaska jail was third fatality in just 2 weeks AKIACHAK, Alaska — An Alaska man has died while in police custody, the third person to die in a western Alaska community jail in the past two weeks, authorities said....
06:17, 05/13/2019

Millions may risk jail as Indonesia to outlaw sex outside marriage Indonesia is poised to pass a new penal code that criminalizes consensual sex outside marriage and introduces stiff penalties for insulting the president's dignity - a move rights groups criticized as an intrusive assault on basic freedoms....
19:34, 09/18/2019

At least 42 prisoners found strangled in Brazil jail clashes Inmates die in gang violence at four jails in Amazon city of Manaus; 15 other prisoners were killed on Sunday At least 42 prisoners in Brazil were found strangled on Monday in four jails in the Amazon jungle city of Manaus, where a fight between rival prison gangs resulted in 15 dead the day before,...
08:34, 05/28/2019

Two Reuters reporters freed in Myanmar after more than 500 days in jail Two Reuters journalists jailed in Myanmar after they were convicted of breaking the Official Secrets Act walked free from a prison on the outskirts of Yangon on Tuesday after spending more than 500 days behind bars....
12:17, 05/07/2019

UK judge sentences Schwimmer lookalike to 9 months in jail A British judge has sentenced a fraudster — whose striking resemblance to actor David Schwimmer garnered international attention — to nine months in jail...
01:34, 08/16/2019

Sudanese ex-president looks for a get-out-of-jail pass in corruption trial Deposed Sudanese president Omar al-Bashir is hoping to be released from jail on bail while he awaits his fate in a corruption trial that has captivated the country....
18:34, 08/27/2019