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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. M...

More than $1.2M of cocaine seized at Nogales border

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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)        ...
00:13 2019-06-19

Incomplete border tunnel found in Nogales parking lot TUCSON – An incomplete cross-border tunnel underneath a parking lot in Nogales was discovered by bi-national officials on Wednesday, U.S. Customs and Border Protection said. Tucson Sector Border Patrol and members of Mexico’s Federal Police, Policia Federal found the incomplete tunnel while conducti...
21:52 2019-05-31

Germany's largest ever cocaine shipment seized by customs Nearly €1 billion worth of cocaine has been seized in the German port city of Hamburg. More than 4,200 packages in 211 sports bags were discovered in a freight container which shippers claimed were full of soybeans....
07:13 2019-08-03

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...
17:00 2019-08-02

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...
01:13 2019-06-19

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....
04:26 2019-06-19

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...
07:00 2019-06-19

Missing Phoenix man’s truck found parked near Nogales border TUCSON – A Phoenix man has been missing for nearly three weeks. John Navin, 56, was last heard from on June 20.  His family is asking for help from the public in getting him home. His sister, Jeri Navin Smith last spoke to him when he was in Nogales, Mexico where he normally visits to get pres...
16:26 2019-07-10

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...
19:52 2019-06-19

| 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....
14:00 2019-06-06

Missing Phoenix mans truck found parked near Nogales border TUCSON – A Phoenix man has been missing for nearly three weeks. John Navin, 56, was last heard from on June 20.  His family is asking for help from the public in getting him home. His sister, Jeri Navin Smith last spoke to him when he was in Nogales, Mexico where he normally visits to get pres...
05:13 2019-07-10

$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.        ...
00:13 2019-06-19

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.        ...
20:26 2019-08-02

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....
15:13 2019-07-11

Officials say they’ve seized over 16 tons of cocaine at a Philadelphia port in one of the largest busts in US history PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Officials say they’ve seized over 16 tons of cocaine at a Philadelphia port in one of the largest busts in US history. The post Officials say they’ve seized over 16 tons of cocaine at a Philadelphia port in one of the largest busts in US history appeared first on LEX1...
22:13 2019-06-18

Germany: 670 kilograms of heroin seized at Polish border German authorities have seized a record amount of smuggled heroin at the German-Polish border. The drugs were said to be worth upwards of €50 million on the street....
07:13 2019-06-19

Four tons of marijuana hidden underneath jalapeños seized at border That’s some spicy pot. Border patrol officers at a port of entry in San Diego discovered nearly four tons of marijuana hidden beneath a shipment of jalapeños, officials said. Officers assigned to the Otay Mesa cargo facility in California discovered the large amount of weed, worth about $2.3 m...
13:00 2019-08-19

Nogales sparks Bulldogs to 7-2 win over Stanford STANFORD, Calif. (AP) — Davis Moore pitched a two-hitter over 6 2/3 innings, Emilio Nogales had three hits and drove in three runs and Fresno State advanced into Sunday’s championship game of the Stanford Regional with a 7-2 victory over the top-seeded Cardinal on Saturday. McCarthy Tatum adde...
08:00 2019-06-02

Residents complain about the smell coming from the Nogales wash NOGALES, Ariz. – Residents of Nogales, Arizona are calling for a fair resolution regarding the millions of pounds of sewage running through the Nogales wash and the heart of the city. A pipeline called the International Outfall Interceptor (IOI) pumps sewage from Sonora, Mexico to a wastewater...
12:39 2019-07-24

CBP seizes $90K worth of drugs at Nogales port of entry TUCSON – Federal authorities have seized more than 90 pounds of cocaine, methamphetamine, heroin, and fentanyl at the Port of Nogales over the past several days. Last Friday, Customs and Border Protection officers at the Mariposa Pedestrian Crossing stopped a pair of sisters aged 20 and 22 as ...
09:26 2019-06-13

Nogales youth group aims to eliminate waste NOGALES- About 70 percent of seasonal produce enters the United States through Mexico with 6,000 tons of produce going to waste in Nogales. The group Waste Not is stepping up to address the issue of waste with the help from Startup Unidos, Southwest Folklife Alliance and the University of Arizona...
02:52 2019-06-11

Nogales commercial truck inspection facility proposal NOGALES, Ariz. – A new commercial truck inspection facility has been proposed for the Mariposa Port of entry in Nogales. The General Services Administration (GSA), is behind this plan which would be used by the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration. But this plan is being met with resist...
05:26 2019-08-17

Nogales assisted living home owner indicted NOGALES – The owner of an assisted living facility has been indicted by an Arizona grand jury on charges of vulnerable adult abuse. Raul Lopez, the owner of La Paloma Home for the Aging, is now facing four counts of vulnerable adult abuse. Investigators say in February, 2018, a 90-year-old res...
02:00 2019-06-15

Nogales child dies after possibly being struck by vehicle NOGALES, Ariz. – A 6-year-old boy has died after police received a report that he was possibly struck by a vehicle in Nogales Friday evening. According to Nogales Police Department, the child was found injured near the intersection of Walnut Street and MacNab Drive. He was transported to a nea...
00:52 2019-07-02

Nogales-born, Tucson-raised Valdez stays unbeaten RENO –  Unbeaten WBO Featherweight champion Oscar Valdez knocked formerly unbeaten Jason Sanchez down in the 5th round and retained his title.  The Nogales-born, Tucson raised fighter moved to 25-0 with 10 knockouts.  Here’s more from Saturday’s sportscast: ...
08:13 2019-06-09

Nogales native & U of A high jumper makes NCAA All-American TULSA – University of Arizona high-jumper Karla Teran finished 5th in the NCAA Track and Field Championships in her specialty event.  The Nogales, Sonora native, just missed out on winning a medal, but still was named a track All American in the high jump. Here’s more from Saturday’...
08:13 2019-06-09

As monsoon storms approach, Nogales worries about stormwater runoff NOGALES, Ariz. – Andre Bonorand lives right next to the Nogales Wash. He knows monsoon rains will soon come and that could mean stormwater runoff from across the border mixing with the sewage in the wash. “The potential for disaster is there,” Bonorand said. “My main concern ...
09:39 2019-06-21

New details emerge in shooting death of Nogales Police Officer NOGALES, Ariz. – Police reports, search warrants, and 911 calls are providing more details into the events that lead to the fatal shooting of Nogales Police Officer Jesus Cordova. On April 27, 2018, Officer Cordova was shot and killed in the line of duty while responding to an armed carjacking...
08:52 2019-07-12

Walmart hires extra security for Nogales store, amid weekend shootings NOGALES, Ariz. – With the recent shootings in Texas and Ohio, police presence has increased in border towns. Security services contracted by Walmart, contacted the Nogales Police Department, Monday. “They were interested in hiring off-duty officers to have an increased presence at Walmar...
12:39 2019-08-08

Motion filed after plea agreement reportedly reached in case against Nogales BP agent TUCSON – A plea agreement appears to have been reached Thursday in the case of Matthew Bowen, the Border Patrol agent accused of depriving a migrant of his rights under the color of law and falsifying records after he reportedly struck the fleeing migrant with his patrol vehicle in 2017. On De...
23:39 2019-08-12

Comparing Sunnyside’s run to Nogales baseball & Tucson-area softball Little League World Series participants TUCSON – Here’s a look back at some of the recent success of Southern AZ teams who’ve made big runs in the Little League World Series (both baseball -Sunnyside & Nogales LL, & softball -Sunnyside LL). News 4 Tucson goes in-depth on the aftermath of Sunnyside Little League’s a...
20:39 2019-08-12

Ebola: Rwanda-DRC border open amid outbreak in border city Hours after a third case of Ebola was reported in the Congolese border town of Goma, a Rwandan minister said the country's border with the DRC had been closed. Rwanda's Health Ministry later denied the closure....
21:52 2019-08-01

Border Patrol apprehensions along southern border fall for first time in 2019 After a record-setting run where more Central Americans were entering the U.S., their numbers fell in June, representing a possible summer slowdown.        ...
01:00 2019-07-10

Ocasio-Cortez allegedly screamed at border agents during recent trip to southern border: report Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y., allegedly screamed at Customs and Border Protection agents "in a threatening manner" during a recent visit to a southern border facility in Texas, according to a report — after she made the explosive claim that women being held at at least one facility are bein...
15:26 2019-07-02

Border South review: slow train to US border purgatory Raúl Pastrana’s compassionate film rides with a Nicaraguan migrant trying to cross into America, and a US researcher seeking traces of others who never made it Documentaries about migrants have become a thriving subgenre, thanks to an abundance of subjects crossing the globe. Rarely are they present...
22:00 2019-06-08

Border Patrol searches have increased on Greyhound, other buses far from border ROCHESTER, N.Y. — Mercedes Phelan was confused last April when Border Patrol agents boarded the Greyhound bus she was riding in Pennsylvania and asked her if she was a citizen. Ten months later, when she says they asked the same thing on an Amtrak train in Syracuse, N.Y., she was mad. A border patr...
09:52 2019-06-06

Border Patrol Council VP slams Ocasio-Cortez's 'disgusting' comparison of border facilities to 'concentration camps' The vice president of the National Border Patrol Council (NBPC) slammed Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez for comparing border facilities to concentration camps....
19:26 2019-06-18

A Summer Camp on the Border, Where the Border Crisis Feels Far Away These teenagers, many the children of migrants, are growing up in the shadow of a national conversation about immigration. They feel the stereotypes. But at camp, “it’s way different.”...
21:00 2019-08-17

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 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 officers’ atte...
18:00 2019-07-16

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....
02:13 2019-08-22

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....
04:39 2019-06-28

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.        ...
21:26 2019-07-16

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.        ...
21:13 2019-07-17

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....
00:39 2019-08-22

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 2019-07-16

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....
15:26 2019-07-16

Over 16 tons of cocaine intercepted at Philadelphia port PHILADELPHIA (AP) — 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. The U.S. attorney’s office in Philadelphia announced the massive bust on Twitter on Tuesday afternoon. Offici...
23:52 2019-06-18

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....
16:26 2019-07-16

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...
21:39 2019-06-06

U.S. seizes 16.5 tons 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....
23:52 2019-06-18

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...
14:13 2019-06-06

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 ...
10:13 2019-08-08

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. The unnamed man, who arrived on a flight from Bogota, attempted to hide cocaine worth $34,000 under a large hairpiece covered by a h...
15:52 2019-07-17

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...
00:52 2019-07-17

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....
23:26 2019-07-13

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...
10:52 2019-07-01

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....
19:26 2019-06-21

$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...
11:26 2019-08-08

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....
03:00 2019-06-08

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...
00:01 2019-06-04

| 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)....
22:13 2019-08-02

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...
22:39 2019-07-12

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....
04:26 2019-06-19

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....
04:39 2019-06-19

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...
16:52 2019-05-28

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.       ...
23:13 2019-06-21

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 ...
17:26 2019-06-21

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....
08:26 2019-08-09

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...
12:01 2019-05-28

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......
08:52 2019-05-28

| 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....
08:26 2019-05-28

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 ...
04:39 2019-05-28

Nearly $2 million worth of cocaine washed up on a beach in New Zealand Police said that 19 packages containing cocaine washed up on the shore of Bethells Beach in West Auckland, New Zealand.        ...
20:39 2019-08-08

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....
11:52 2019-05-28

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....
18:39 2019-06-27

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...
22:39 2019-06-04

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...
14:26 2019-06-08

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....
19:26 2019-06-08

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...
23:26 2019-07-16

International police operation captures cocaine in Atlantic LISBON, Portugal (AP) — 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). Officials say the drug was heading to Europe, and that the seizure came after a joint operation wi...
11:39 2019-06-04

‘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...
18:39 2019-05-22

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."...
04:39 2019-08-21

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....
00:39 2019-07-16

German customs seizes $1.1 billion worth of cocaine German customs authorities say they have seized nearly 5 tons of cocaine in a container shipped from Uruguay, a haul with an estimated street value of nearly $1.1 billion....
18:39 2019-08-02

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...
07:52 2019-06-10

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. ...
13:52 2019-08-22

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....
01:26 2019-06-19

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....
15:26 2019-08-16

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....
06:39 2019-05-29

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...
04:26 2019-06-19

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...
09:13 2019-08-05

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....
12:00 2019-07-23

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....
09:39 2019-06-11

"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....
10:39 2019-06-19

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...
06:26 2019-08-21

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.        ...
23:26 2019-08-21

| 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....
15:52 2019-06-19

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....
04:26 2019-06-19

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....
19:39 2019-05-28

Officer traveling with Brazil President 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....
21:52 2019-06-27

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.        ...
21:39 2019-06-04

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....
23:52 2019-06-18

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...
05:52 2019-07-12

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....
15:52 2019-08-17

Dwight Gooden spotted for first time since cocaine possession bust Mets icon Dwight “Doc” Gooden was spotted out and about in New Jersey Tuesday morning for the first time since The Post broke the news of his arrest for cocaine possession. The retired pitcher, 54, sported a white T-shirt, cargo shorts and socks with sandals as he ran errands with a woma...
22:52 2019-07-16

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."...
20:52 2019-06-27

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....
03:52 2019-07-10

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....
13:26 2019-08-16

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...
21:39 2019-06-17

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...
15:00 2019-06-14

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...
04:00 2019-06-24

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...
22:00 2019-07-31

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....
19:52 2019-07-16

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....
10:13 2019-08-18

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.        ...
19:00 2019-06-19

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....
04:26 2019-07-14

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....
07:00 2019-05-31

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....
18:00 2019-05-30

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)....
18:26 2019-08-02

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 ...
21:13 2019-08-09

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.       ...
22:00 2019-07-12

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....
12:26 2019-07-12

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....
16:00 2019-06-04

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....
09:13 2019-06-12

I Was in Kashmir When India Seized Control. This Is What I Saw On Monday, the Indian government announced that Kashmir’s constitutionally-mandated autonomy would be revoked and political rule imposed from Delhi. This northern territory, claimed by both India and Pakistan and ruled in part by each, had been largely autonomous since it agreed to join India ...
17:13 2019-08-07

Yemen separatists say they've seized key port Yemeni separatists have taken control of the strategic city of Aden after days of fighting with forces backing the internationally recognized government....
01:52 2019-08-12

UK says seized Iranian oil tanker could be released Britain’s foreign secretary says the U.K. would facilitate the release of an Iranian tanker seized by Britain’s Royal Marines if Iran can provide guarantees the vessel would not breach European sanctions on oil shipments to Syria...
09:39 2019-07-14

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....
02:39 2019-06-28

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...
11:26 2019-08-12

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.        ...
11:52 2019-07-12

Iran says it has seized foreign oil tanker in Gulf Report on state TV says ship was smuggling oil but does not say which country crew are fromIranian state TV says Revolutionary Guards forces have seized a foreign tanker with 12 crew accused of smuggling oil.Thursday’s report says the tanker was taking fuel from Iranian smugglers to foreign customer...
13:26 2019-07-18

Iran Says It Has Seized Another Oil Tanker in Persian Gulf State news media reported that the Islamic Revolutionary Guards Corps had seized a ship smuggling fuel to Arab countries and had detained the foreign crew....
14:52 2019-08-04

Iran 'may have seized' oil tanker that went off radar at weekend Iran may have seized a small oil tanker travelling through the Strait of Hormuz after its tracker stopped transmitting its location, a US official has said....
00:26 2019-07-17

UK Says "Looking At Options" To Respond To Iran After Tanker Seized Britain is looking into a series of options to respond to Iran's seizure of a British-flagged tanker, junior defence minister Tobias Ellwood said on Sunday when asked whether London was considering......
16:00 2019-07-21

Nearly 1,000 kg Cannabis Seized In Odisha, 2 Arrested: Police Police have seized over 974 kg of cannabis, valued at around Rs 90 lakh, from a vehicle in Odisha's Ganjam district and arrested two persons in connection with the case, an official said on Tuesday....
23:00 2019-08-20

Iran: UK ‘should be scared’ of retaliation over seized tanker Iran said Saturday the United Kingdom should be “scared” of possible retaliation after the Royal Marines captured an Iranian supertanker in Gibraltar. “I am openly saying that Britain should be scared of Iran’s retaliatory measures over the illegal seizure of the Iranian oil tanker,” Moh...
15:52 2019-07-06

Yemen separatists say they've seized the key port of Aden Yemeni separatists have taken control of the strategic city of Aden after days of fighting with forces backing the internationally recognized government....
19:13 2019-08-11

CPB: 32 pounds of rat meat seized at O'hare airport U.S. Border and Protection said Wednesday it confiscated 32 pounds of rat meat from a passenger arriving at Chicago O'Hare International Airport from the Ivory Coast....
09:39 2019-07-04

China confirms it seized UK consulate employee An employee of the United Kingdom’s consulate in Hong Kong was arrested in mainland China, the two governments confirmed, amid tensions over protests in the former British colony....
23:52 2019-08-21

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....
04:26 2019-06-08

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...
14:13 2019-07-06

Mexico to auction off seized luxury goods to help poor MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexican President Andrés Manuel López Obrador hasn’t just moved out of the luxurious president’s residence, he’s using it to auction off seized luxury goods to raise money for poor communities. López Obrador stayed in his middle-class condominium and turned the L...
02:39 2019-05-22

California reporter wants cops to return his seized property A San Francisco reporter is demanding his property be returned after police raided his home to find the source of a leaked report into the death of the city's public defender....
17:39 2019-05-21

Watchdog says Filipino gangs seized 10 fishermen off Borneo KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — A maritime watchdog says Filipino kidnap-for-ransom gangs have raided two fishing boats and abducted 10 crew members in waters off Borneo island. The kidnapping Tuesday renewed concerns about security threats in Malaysia’s Sabah state, a short boat ride from the s...
10:13 2019-06-18

Huawei Sues US Commerce Department Over Seized Equipment Huawei has filed a lawsuit against the US Commerce Department challenging whether telecommunications equipment it sent from China to the United States, and then back to China, is covered by Export......
08:00 2019-06-22

Iran says it seized British oil tanker in Strait of Hormuz The Iranian Revolutionary Guards announced Friday that they seized a British oil tanker in the Strait of Hormuz, the same region where the United States says one of its ships shot down an Iranian drone earlier this week....
21:39 2019-07-19

Two tigers seized from traffickers every week, report finds Closure of tiger farms among urgent steps needed to protect species, wildlife summit hearsTwo illegally smuggled tigers per week are being seized by officials, according to a report, but this represents only a tiny fraction of those being killed.The report, by the wildlife trade experts Traffic, was...
02:13 2019-08-21

The Latest: Iran hints at quid pro quo for seized ship President Hassan Rouhani suggested Iran might release a U.K.-flagged ship if Britain takes similar steps to release an Iranian oil tanker seized off Gibraltar earlier this month...
13:39 2019-07-24

Mexico to auction Lamborghini, other seized assets to help poor Mexico's government will auction a Lamborghini, homes and other assets seized from gangsters and at least one former politician, officials said on Tuesday, part of a "Robin Hood" program to use millions of dollars in ill-gotten gains to aid the poor....
22:52 2019-05-21

Opponents of pipeline argue land was improperly seized GREEN, Ohio (AP) — Landowners in Ohio hope to convince a federal appeals court they were forced by a federal agency to sell their property to a pipeline builder sending large quantities of natural gas to Canada. At issue is the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission’s approval of a project allow...
14:13 2019-06-06

10 dogs, more than 550 birds seized in animal fighting probe MARTINSVILLE, Ind. (AP) — Officials say more than 550 birds and 10 dogs allegedly being kept for use in animal fighting have been rescued from properties in two Indiana counties. Search warrants were executed Thursday by the Indiana Gaming Commission in Morgan and Owen counties, located southwest of...
14:39 2019-05-24

| Seized Iranian tanker could be released after 'guarantees', says UK govt British Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt has moved to ease tensions with Tehran, saying the Iranian oil tanker being held by authorities in Gibraltar will be released if there is a guarantee it is not heading to Syria....
09:26 2019-07-14

Politician's seized $13 million supercar collection to be auctioned off A collection of ultra-expensive supercars worth $13 million, seized from the extravagant vice president of Equatorial Guinea as part of a corruption probe, will be auctioned in Switzerland later this year....
23:13 2019-07-01

Supertanker suspected of transporting Iranian oil to Syria seized British Royal Marines detained an Iranian supertanker allegedly transporting oil to Syria in violation of European Union sanctions, escalating already high tensions between Tehran and Washington....
10:52 2019-07-05

German Kaiser's heir wants seized artifacts back Descendants of the last German Kaiser are demanding the return of thousands of valuable paintings that were confiscated after the monarchy's downfall in 1918. Some of the works are currently on display in public museums....
10:52 2019-07-13

Politician’s seized supercar collection to be auctioned off for charity The Swiss government will be auctioning a collection of supercars in September worth more than $13 million that were seized from the vice president of Equatorial Guinea, who was facing various charges of corruption and money laundering. The 25 vehicles allegedly belonged to Teodoro Nguema Obiang Man...
21:13 2019-07-01

'Hostile act': UK says ship seized by Iran was in Omani waters Iran has released video footage of the moment its Revolutionary Guard seized a British-flagged oil tanker in the Strait of Hormuz in what the UK defence secretary has described as a "hostile act"....
19:13 2019-07-20

Iran says it seized foreign tanker for allegedly smuggling oil Iran has seized a foreign tanker and its crew for allegedly smuggling fuel into the Persian Gulf, state television said Thursday, quoting Iran’s Revolutionary Guard. The ship and its 12 crew members were seized Sunday in the Strait of Hormuz. “With a capacity of two million barrels and 1...
19:39 2019-07-18

| Britain urges Iran to free seized tanker Britain has urged Iran to de-escalate tensions in the Gulf by releasing a UK-flagged ship it said had been illegally seized in Omani waters in an "utterly unacceptable" gambit....
08:13 2019-07-21

U.S. Coast Guard seized over $569 million in drugs from May to July Vice President Mike Pence called the seizure of more than 39,000 pounds of cocaine and 933 pounds of marijuana worth a combined $569 million by the U.S. Coast Guard "historic."...
09:39 2019-07-12

Iraq’s oil ministry says it has no connection to oil tanker seized by Iran Iraq's oil ministry said on Sunday it has no connection with an oil tanker seized by Iran in the Gulf for smuggling fuel, Iraqi News Agency reported....
01:52 2019-08-05

North Korea U.N. envoy slams U.S. for seized ship North Korea accused the United States of violating international law on Tuesday at the United Nations during an unprecedented press conference delivered by Pyongyang's top envoy to the U.N....
18:13 2019-05-21

Freelance reporter wants police to return seized property A San Francisco reporter is demanding his property be returned after police raided his home to find the source of a leaked report into the death of the city's public defender....
19:26 2019-05-21

‘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....
21:39 2019-08-02

Rs 400 Crore Plot Belonging To Mayawati's Brother Seized By Taxmen A plot of land in Noida near Delhi worth Rs 400 crore, said to belong to Uttar Pradesh politician Mayawati's brother, was seized by the Income Tax department today....
12:39 2019-07-18

US officials suspect Iran may have seized missing UAE-based oil tanker A small oil tanker that stopped transmitting its location more than two days ago while traveling through a vital waterway near the Persian Gulf didn't emit a distress call, causing U.S. officials to suspect Iran may have seized the vessel, American defense officials said Tuesday. ...
03:00 2019-07-17

834 Star Tortoises, Meant For Smuggling To Bangladesh, Seized In Kolkata The Directorate of Revenue Intelligence (DRI) has seized 834 Indian star tortoises meant for smuggling to Bangladesh, an official statement issued on Friday said....
15:52 2019-06-14

Iran threatens to retaliate after British forces seized oil tanker A senior official in Iran’s Revolutionary Guards said Friday that it would be the Islamic Republic’s “duty” to seize a British oil tanker in retaliation for the capture of an Iranian ship in Gibraltar by the Royal Marines. The British forces seized the supertanker Grace 1 on Thursday for trying to t...
15:00 2019-07-05

Iran says it seized 'fuel smuggling' tanker in Persian Gulf Iran state-run media said Thursday that its Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps seized a foreign vessel in the Persian Gulf, accusing it of "smuggling fuel."...
17:39 2019-07-18

In Just 24 Hours, Skyscraper Seized From Chinese Billionaire Sold Online A Beijing skyscraper confiscated from a fugitive Chinese billionaire was sold in an online auction Tuesday for 5.18 billion yuan (US$734 million), the latest twist in a salacious saga dating back to......
17:52 2019-08-20

More than 150 pills of fentanyl seized at south side traffic stop TUCSON – Tucson Police Department seized a large amount of fentanyl and a stolen firearm during Wednesday traffic stop on the south side. According to officials, TPD conducted a traffic stop on a vehicle Wednesday near Interstate 19 and Irvington Road. After further investigation, the respondi...
02:00 2019-06-15

Oil tanker bound for Syria seized in Gibraltar for sanctions-busting British Royal Marines seized an oil tanker in Gibraltar on Thursday accused of bringing oil to Syria in violation of EU sanctions, a dramatic step that could escalate confrontation between the West and Iran....
14:00 2019-07-04

The Latest: Dogs seized from breeder’s home nearing adoption MADISON, N.J. (AP) — The Latest on nearly 200 dogs that were rescued from a former award-winning breeder’s home (all times local): 3:30 p.m. The New Jersey animal shelter where nearly 200 dogs were taken after being rescued from a former breeder’s home says the dogs are recovering well a...
01:13 2019-06-15

European Commission declines comment on tanker seized in Gibraltar The European Union's executive declined on Thursday to comment on the tanker detained in Gibraltar, saying that it had no information on the case and that implementing the bloc's sanctions was a matter for the member states....
14:00 2019-07-04

2 Terrorists Killed In Encounter in J&K's Kulgam, Cache Of Arms Seized Two terrorists were killed today in an encounter with security forces in Kulgam district of Jammu and Kashmir. A cache of arms and ammunition were recovered from the site....
10:39 2019-05-22

Stena Bulk has asked to visit crew of seized tanker Stena Bulk, the British operator of a tanker seized by Iran, has made a formal request to visit the 23 crew members of the Stena Impero and is awaiting a formal response, it said on Sunday....
17:52 2019-07-21

$5M worth of gold seized by police on trail of drugs cartel About £4 million ($5 million) worth of gold was seized at London's Heathrow Airport by Border Force officers as part of an international investigation into a suspected South American drugs cartel....
13:00 2019-07-21

Crew seen in first pictures from inside UK-flagged oil tanker seized by Iran The crew of a British-flagged oil tanker seized by Iran in the Gulf have been pictured inside the vessel for the first time since armed soldiers took control....
17:39 2019-07-22

Australian record 1.8 tons of crystal meth seized at port MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Australian officials say they have seized the nation’s largest haul of methamphetamine at the Melbourne waterfront in a shipment of almost 1.6 metric tons (1.8 tons) of the illicit drug hidden in stereo speakers shipped from Bangkok. Australian Border Force said in ...
07:00 2019-06-07

Iran says it seized tanker after collision, UK calls move a 'hostile act' Iran said on Saturday it had seized a British-flagged oil tanker because it was involved in an accident, an explanation Britain rejected, calling the move a "hostile act"....
15:52 2019-07-20

Stena Bulk says spoke to seized tanker's crew, all are safe and well All 23 crew on a British-flagged tanker seized last week by Iran in the Strait of Hormuz are safe and well, the vessel's Swedish operator Stena Bulk said on Wednesday after speaking to them....
10:52 2019-07-24

Ice cream trucks are being seized in NYC in ‘Operation Meltdown' It might be tough to find ice cream in NYC this summer. The city is seizing 46 ice cream trucks after operators of the trucks violated traffic laws.        ...
16:52 2019-06-06

UK operator of seized Stena Impero says vessel in compliance with regulations The British operator of an oil tanker seized by armed guards in the Gulf said the vessel, the Stena Impero, was in full compliance with all navigation and international regulations....
02:00 2019-07-20

‘El Chapo’-branded drug packages seized in $5M heroin bust Three alleged drug dealers were busted in the Bronx with $5 million worth of heroin — including packages branded with the name “El Chapo,” officials announced Friday. “The successful investigation announced today disrupted the flow of millions of dollars’ worth of heroin to o...
22:52 2019-07-19

1,200 Autos Seized In 3 Hours For Operating Illegally In Noida: Police Nearly 1,200 auto-rickshaws and three-wheelers were seized by the police after they were found plying illegally and causing traffic congestion in Noida and Greater Noida on Wednesday, officials said....
21:00 2019-07-03

Iran claims to have seized British oil tanker in strait of Hormuz UK government urgently seeking information after Stena Impero veered into Iranian watersIran’s Revolutionary Guards claimed on Friday evening to have seized a British oil tanker, the Stena Impero, which suddenly veered off course and headed into Iranian waters.The ship’s owners issued a statement sa...
22:13 2019-07-19

Ice cream wars: Trucks seized for evading millions in fines New York City investigators have seized 46 ice cream trucks after their owner was accused of evading more than $4.5m (£3.55m) in fines since 2009....
05:26 2019-06-06

Iranian forces say they seized British-flagged oil tanker in Gulf Iran's Revolutionary Guards said on Friday they had captured a British-flagged oil tanker in the Gulf after Britain seized an Iranian vessel this month, ratcheting up tension along a vital international oil shipping route....
22:13 2019-07-19

Iran says it seized British tanker, denies U.S. brought down drone Iran's Revolutionary Guards said on Friday they have captured a British oil tanker in the Strait of Hormuz while Tehran and Washington disagreed about a U.S. assertion that its Navy had downed an Iranian drone nearby, further increasing tensions in the Gulf region....
22:13 2019-07-19

Iran claims it seized British tanker in Strait of Hormuz Iranian officials said Friday they had seized a 30,000-ton British tanker in the Strait of Hormuz, further inflaming tensions in the region, The Guardian is reporting. The British tanker Stena Impero suddenly veered off course and into Iranian waters after the ship’s owners said it was “...
21:52 2019-07-19

Iran Says It Seized Foreign Tanker, Escalating Regional Tensions A video released by the Revolutionary Guards showed the ship’s name as the Riah — the same as a missing Emirati tanker — and said it was smuggling fuel....
20:39 2019-07-18

Bengaluru Engineer Arrested, Documents Seized In IMA Jewels Scam Special Investigation Team (SIT) on Monday said that a Bengaluru Development Authority engineer was taken into custody and important documents were seized from his possession in connection with the......
04:00 2019-07-02

Nearly 4 tons of pot seized, hidden in jalapeño pepper shipment Border patrol officials say they seized $2.3 million worth of marijuana mixed in with a shipment of jalapeño peppers at a Southern California port.        ...
00:52 2019-08-20

Supercars Seized From African Dictator's Son Will Be Auctioned for Estimated $13 Million Hey, would you look at that! The seized supercar collection of our favorite son-of-an-African-dictator asshat car collector is back in the news once more. The cars are hitting the auction block in September, so you could get a shot at owning a piece of gross exploitation of a local populace all to y...
07:26 2019-06-28

'This is a dangerous game': Iran demands UK releases seized oil tanker Iran has demanded the immediate release of an oil tanker seized by Royal Marines off the coast of Gibraltar, warning Britain: "This is a dangerous game and has consequences."...
11:39 2019-07-12

Pima Co. Sheriff’s Dept. seized 43 animals from illegal campsite TUCSON – On Wednesday dogs, cats, and turtles were seized by deputies after they received a call around the area of San Joaquin and Ajo Way. Pima Animal Care removed 43 animals that were living in a travel trailer with Andres Contreras and Joylynn Severns. The Sheriff’s department stated...
05:39 2019-06-21

Jeffrey Epstein’s computers seized during FBI raid on private island Drone video shows FBI agents and NYPD cops seizing computer equipment from Jeffrey Epstein‘s mansion on a private island in the Caribbean, according to a report Tuesday. The video was shot Monday during a raid on Little St. James, the 70-acre island Epstein owned in the US Virgin Islands, CNBC...
21:13 2019-08-13

Iran calls on Britain to release seized oil tanker immediately Iran called on Britain on Friday to immediately release an oil tanker that British Royal Marines seized last week on suspicion it was breaking European sanctions by taking oil to Syria, a foreign ministry spokesman told state news agency IRNA....
11:13 2019-07-12

Huawei Files Lawsuit Against US Commerce Department Over Seized Equipment Huawei filed a lawsuit against the US Commerce Department on Friday challenging over equipment it sent from China to the United States, and then back to China....
07:26 2019-06-24

5 Explosives Planted By Maoists Seized By Security Forces In Chhattisgarh A major tragedy was averted when security forces recovered five powerful IEDs, planted by Maoists, in Chhattisgarh's Kondagaon district, police said Saturday....
12:26 2019-05-25

Iran says seized oil tanker in Gulf was an Iraqi vessel: IRNA Iran said on Sunday that an oil tanker sized by its elite forces in the Gulf for smuggling fuel was an Iraqi ship, the official IRNA news agency reported....
20:00 2019-08-04

Iran: Foreign tanker in Gulf seized, sailors detained Iran seized a foreign tanker carrying about 185,000 gallons of fuel in the Persian Gulf and detained seven sailors from different nationalities according to the country's Revolutionary Guards....
17:39 2019-08-04

Gibraltar defies US and releases seized Iranian tanker Grace 1 Gibraltar's Supreme Court on Thursday approved the immediate release of Grace 1, an Iranian oil tanker seized off the country's coast last month, despite 11th-hour efforts by the United States to block it....
12:39 2019-08-16

APNewsBreak: Ex-governor’s phone seized in Flint water probe LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Authorities investigating Flint’s water crisis have seized from storage the state-owned mobile devices of former Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder and 65 other current or former officials. Documents The Associated Press obtained through a public records request show the search wa...
21:52 2019-06-03

Iran claims it has seized third oil tanker in Gulf as tensions with US rise State media says vessel was taken on Wednesday carrying a cargo of 700,000 litresIran claims it has seized a third foreign oil tanker in the Gulf in a further escalation of tensions between Tehran and Washington and its regional allies, who continue to stare each other down over crippling economic s...
11:39 2019-08-05

Iran Says It Captured British Oil Tanker; UK Hits Out, Claims 2 Seized Britain said Iran seized two oil tankers in the Gulf on Friday and told Tehran to return the vessels or face consequences in the latest confrontation to ratchet up tension along a vital international......
03:52 2019-07-20

Thousands of endangered animals seized in widespread customs operation The World Customs Organization and Interpol conducted nearly 2,000 seizures in June in a historic joint-operation that helped local authorities round up nearly 10,000 live turtles and tortoises, nearly 1,500 live reptiles, 23 live apes, 30 live big cats, hundreds of pieces of elephant tusk, half a t...
20:39 2019-07-11

Huawei files lawsuit against U.S. Commerce Department over seized equipment Huawei is suing the U.S. Commerce Department to challenge whether telecommunications equipment sent from and to China is covered by regulations.Read More...
10:39 2019-06-22

Man Charged After 3 King Cobras and Scores of Turtles Are Seized From His Home New York authorities called the recovery of nearly 300 animals, including six snapping turtles and six Gila monsters, the largest seizure of illegal reptiles in state history....
18:13 2019-07-07

Dozens of NYC ice cream trucks seized over multimillion-dollar ticket scam Freeze! More than 40 ice-cream trucks were seized by the city in Long Island City Wednesday over a multimillion-dollar ticket-avoidance scam. The trucks, most of which brandish the New York Ice Cream logo, racked up thousands of dollars each in unpaid citations over several years — but rather than p...
23:00 2019-06-05

Eight charged, 100 dogs seized in massive Florida dogfighting, drug ring Eight people in Florida are facing more than 80 federal charges in connection with a "large-scale" illegal dogfighting ring involving about 100 dogs.        ...
08:00 2019-06-12

UK's Hunt expresses 'extreme disappointment' to Iran's Zarif over seized tanker British foreign minister Jeremy Hunt said he had spoken to his Iranian counterpart Mohammad Javad Zarif and expressed his "extreme disappointment" over Iran's seizure of a British-flagged tanker in the Strait of Hormuz on Friday....
18:26 2019-07-20

North Korea warns U.S. over seized ship at rare U.N. news conference North Korea stepped up its campaign on Tuesday for the United States to return a seized cargo ship belonging to Pyongyang, warning Washington that it had violated its sovereignty in a move that could affect "future developments" between the countries....
19:39 2019-05-21

Bikers seek return of items seized in deadly Texas shootout An attorney for six men arrested in a 2015 shootout between rival biker gangs in Waco that left nine people dead and at least 20 injured is seeking the return of items seized from the nearly 200 bikers who were detained....
23:26 2019-06-06

Saudi-led coalition moves against separatists who seized Aden in blow to alliance The Saudi-led coalition intervened in Aden on Sunday in support of the Yemeni government after southern separatists effectively took over the port city, fracturing the alliance that had been focused on battling the Iran-aligned Houthi movement....
11:26 2019-08-11

S Jaishankar Assures Action For Release Of Indian Sailors On Seized Ship Hours after Chief Minister K Palaniswami urged the Centre to secure the release of 18 Indian sailors from Iran, including one from Tamil Nadu, External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar on Saturday......
20:52 2019-08-03

Indians Among 23 Crew Members Aboard British Tanker Seized By Iran Indian nationals are among the 23 people who were onboard the British-flagged oil tanker which was seized by Iran on Saturday, said cargo vessel owner Stena Bulk....
03:52 2019-07-20

New Delhi Asks Iran To Free 18 Indians On Seized British Oil Tanker India said Saturday it was in touch with Tehran to secure the release of 18 of Indian nationals working on a British-flagged tanker seized by Iran in the Strait of Hormuz....
20:39 2019-07-20

Iran Says Foreign Oil Tanker "Smuggling Fuel" To Arab Countries Seized Iran's Revolutionary Guards Corps has seized a foreign oil tanker in the Gulf that was smuggling fuel to some Arab states, Iran's state TV reported, adding that seven sailors onboard of the tanker had......
15:13 2019-08-04

DIGGING DEEPER: Alleged peeper arrested after 13 bathroom videos seized ORO VALLEY, Ariz. – A man accused of taking inappropriate videos and pictures of unsuspecting women was indicted on nine counts, that included voyeurism, burglary, and attempted voyeurism. Oro Valley Police Sgt. Carmen Trevizo said 35-year-old William Nolen was caught on surveillance cameras at a Fr...
21:00 2019-08-06

British PM Theresa May To Hold Emergency Meeting On Seized Tanker In Iran Prime Minister Theresa May will hold a meeting of Britain's emergencies committee on Monday to discuss Iran's seizure of a UK-flagged oil tanker in the Gulf....
05:52 2019-07-22

Kuwait calls for restraint after Iran seized British tanker: KUNA Kuwait said on Sunday that it "follows with extreme concern" the latest escalation in the Gulf region, after Iran seized a British tanker, Kuwait's news agency (KUNA) reported....
04:13 2019-07-22

Iran Probes Seized British Oil Tanker, UK Says "Choosing Dangerous Path" Iran warned Sunday that the fate of a UK-flagged tanker it seized in the Gulf depends on an investigation, as Britain rejected Tehran's version of events....
05:52 2019-07-22

Working For "Early Release" Of Indians On Tanker Seized By Iran: Centre External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar on Sunday said the government is working to ensure the early release and repatriation of 18 Indians on board the British-flagged tanker which has been detained......
01:52 2019-07-22

4 Indian Crew Of Seized Iran Oil Tanker Freed On Bail Without Charge Four Indian nationals arrested in connection with an ongoing investigation into an Iranian oil supertanker seized off the Spanish coast last week have been freed on bail without charge, the Royal......
18:26 2019-07-13

What to Know about the British-Flagged Oil Tanker Seized by Iran Amid Escalating Tensions Iranian forces on Friday seized the British-flagged oil tanker Stena Impero in the Strait of Hormuz, a geopolitically vital sea route connecting the Persian Gulf and Gulf of Oman. The move has escalated tensions even further amid already strained relations between Tehran and Western powers, which to...
17:00 2019-07-22

Florida city to pay $600K ransom to hacker who seized computer systems A Florida city is paying $600,000 in Bitcoins to a hacker who took over local government computers after an employee clicked on a malicious email link three weeks ago....
01:52 2019-06-21

Probe Into Seized British Ship Depends On "Crew Cooperation", Says Iran Iran said on Sunday that the speed of its investigation into a British-flagged tanker depends on the cooperation of its crew, after ignoring calls to hand back the vessel....
16:00 2019-07-21

UPDATE 2-Iran calls on Britain to release seized oil tanker immediately Iran called on Britain on Friday to immediately release an oil tanker that British Royal Marines seized last week on suspicion it was breaking European sanctions by taking oil to Syria, a foreign ministry spokesman told state news agency IRNA....
11:26 2019-07-12

Iran warns UK against escalating tensions, says crew of seized ship safe Iran on Sunday urged Britain to contain "domestic political forces" intent on escalating tensions between the two countries following Iran's seizure of a British-flagged oil tanker....
12:00 2019-07-21

Huawei files lawsuit against U.S. Commerce Department over seized equipment: filing Huawei Technologies Co Inc filed a lawsuit against the U.S. Commerce Department on Friday challenging whether telecommunications equipment it sent from China to the United States, and then back to China, is covered by Export Administration Regulations, according to a court filing....
05:00 2019-06-22

Explosives seized by police in Hong Kong as rival camps rally Police in Hong Kong discovered a stash of a powerful homemade explosive as the semi-autonomous Chinese city readied for another major pro-democracy protest on Sunday following a pro-Beijing rally that attracted thousands....
07:26 2019-07-21

North Korea Warns US Over Seized Ship At Rare UN News Conference North Korea stepped up its campaign on Tuesday for the United States to return a seized cargo ship belonging to Pyongyang, warning Washington that it had violated its sovereignty in a move that could......
21:00 2019-05-21

Heroin Worth 600 Crore Seized From Pak Fishing Vessel Off Gujarat Coast Heroin worth Rs 600 crore was seized from a Pakistani fishing vessel off the coast of Gujarat on Tuesday, the Indian Coast Guard said in a statement....
23:26 2019-05-21

$72M worth of radioactive element used in nuclear reactors reportedly seized in Turkey Authorities in Turkey reportedly discovered $72 million worth of a radioactive element — used in nuclear reactors and found in the fallout of nuclear explosions — from a car....
15:39 2019-07-08

U.S. aware of reports Iran seized a British oil tanker: White House The United States is aware of reports that Iran seized a British oil tanker and it will work with its allies and partners to defend against Iran, a White House National Security Council spokesman said on Friday....
22:13 2019-07-19

Seized Iran supertanker was loaded to capacity with crude oil: Gibraltar government Tests have shown an Iranian supertanker seized in Gibraltar last week was fully loaded with crude oil, the government of the British territory said on Monday....
20:52 2019-07-08

Ronaldinho: Ex-Brazil and Barcelona star has property seized over unpaid fines Former Brazil forward Ronaldinho has 57 properties seized and his Brazilian and Spanish passports confiscated over unpaid taxes and fines, according to reports in Brazil....
20:52 2019-07-31

Ex-Michigan governor's electronic devices seized in Flint water probe Michigan authorities investigating contamination of the city of Flint's water supply obtained a search warrant to seize former Governor Rick Snyder's cell phone and hard drive, according to court documents made public on Monday....
04:26 2019-06-04

Former Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder's phone seized in Flint water probe Authorities investigating Flint's water crisis have seized from storage the state-owned mobile devices of former Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder and 65 other current or former officials....
06:52 2019-06-04

209 Crore Assets Seized, Karnataka Minister Summoned In IMA Jewels Scam The ED Friday said it has attached assets worth Rs 209 crore, including 20 immovable properties and bank deposits, in its money laundering probe into the alleged IMA group ponzi scam of Karnataka....
20:26 2019-06-28

| At rare UN news conference, North Korea warns US over seized ship The ambassador of North Korea to the United Nations has warned the United States that its "outrageous" seizure of a cargo ship could have consequences on the future of US-North Korean relations, as he reiterated a demand for the immediate return of the vessel....
10:39 2019-05-22

Rs 300-Crore Bungalow, Funds Seized In Probe Against Kamal Nath's Nephew The Income Tax department has seized a Rs 300-crore Delhi Bungalow under the anti-Benami law in its probe against Ratul Puri, nephew of Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Kamal Nath. The tax department......
18:52 2019-08-11

Florida student's graduation cap seized amid fears it could include explosive Officers in Florida on Monday thought a digital graduation cap decoration could be an explosive device and took the necessary precautions, campus police told Fox News....
06:00 2019-08-01

FBI seized computers in raid at Jeffrey Epstein's Virgin Island home The raid came two days after Jeffrey Epstein, a former friend of Presidents Donald Trump and Bill Clinton, died of a suspected suicide in his jail cell....
19:00 2019-08-13

Bear spray, shields, metal poles seized at Portland protests PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Police arrested four people and seized metal poles, bear spray and other weapons Saturday as hundreds of far-right protesters and anti-fascist counter-demonstrators swarmed downtown Portland, Oregon, and authorities closed bridges and streets to try to keep the rival groups apa...
04:39 2019-08-18

Iranian news agency says British-operated Mesdar tanker has not been seized Iran's Revolutionary Guards have not captured the British-operated, Liberian-flagged ship Mesdar in the Gulf, Iran's semi-official Tasnim news agency reported, quoting regional military sources....
02:00 2019-07-20

Drone Seized Near High Security Jail In Jammu And Kashmir's Kishtwar A drone, which was hovering over a high security jail in Jammu and Kashmir's Kishtwar district, has been seized after it crashed, officials said Wednesday....
17:52 2019-07-03

Ten Turkish sailors seized by pirates off Nigerian coast: shipping company Ten Turkish sailors were taken hostage by armed pirates who attacked a Turkish-flagged cargo ship off the coast of Nigeria, the vessel's owner said on Tuesday, adding that another eight sailors were left safely aboard....
18:13 2019-07-16

Iranian Boats "Harass" British Tanker Days After UK Seized Their Ship Five boats believed to belong to Iranian Revolutionary Guards approached a British oil tanker in the Gulf on Wednesday and asked it to stop in Iranian waters close by, but withdrew after a British......
08:00 2019-07-11

Societe Generale sued for $792 mln by heirs of Cuban bank seized by Castro The family of the former owners of a Cuban bank seized by Fidel Castro's government nearly six decades ago sued Societe Generale for approximately $792 million, saying the French bank owes damages for circumventing U.S. sanctions against Cuba....
00:13 2019-07-11

Silk Road weed dealer fights Vancouver police over $2.6M in seized Bitcoin Vancouver police have been accused of misleading a justice of the peace in a plot to seize $2.6 million (CAD$3.5 million) in Bitcoin owned by a dark web marijuana trafficker, CBC reports. Authorities believe the Bitcoin, found on hard drives seized in 2013, to be the proceeds of illegal activity — s...
22:00 2019-06-28

"Biggest-Ever Drug Haul": Heroin Worth Rs 2700 Crore Seized In Punjab In its biggest ever narcotics haul, the Customs Department seized 532 kg of suspected heroin worth Rs 2,700 crore, which was smuggled into India from Pakistan in a truck through trade route at the......
22:52 2019-06-30

Iran announces capture of British-flagged oil tanker; US officials say two ships seized Iran announced the capture of one British-flagged ship in the narrow Strait of Hormuz on Friday, and US officials said that a second had also been seized....
04:13 2019-07-20

Qatar says French missile found among arms seized in Italy was sold 25 years ago A French missile once owned by Qatar's military and found among a huge arsenal of weapons seized in Italy was sold by Qatar 25 years ago to a third country, Qatar's foreign ministry told Reuters on Tuesday....
21:52 2019-07-16

Ice cream vendor fined $4.4M gets seized trucks back in deal to settle debt That’s a lot of Eskimo Pies. A Long Island City ice-cream-truck company that was slapped with 22,495 traffic summonses — and ordered to pay $4.4 million in fines — is getting 35 of its seized vehicles back so it can help make good on its debt by peddling its cool treats. Manhattan Supreme Court pape...
00:39 2019-07-03

Iran says it captured British oil tanker, may have seized second ship; oil prices move higher President Donald Trump said Iran may have seized two tankers in the Strait of Hormuz Friday, after Iran's Revolutionary Guard says it seized a British tanker and several news outlets reported a second ship was heading towards Iran....
21:39 2019-07-19

Otto Warmbier’s parents want seized North Korean ship as lawsuit payment The parents of Otto Warmbier have filed a claim for a seized North Korean cargo ship, seeking to collect on a multimillion-dollar judgment awarded in the American college student’s death. The Warmbiers filed court papers Manhattan federal court saying they have a right to the assets after Nort...
01:39 2019-07-08

Karti Chidambaram Told To Vacate Delhi Home, Seized In INX Case Last Year The Enforcement Directorate on Wednesday directed former Union minister P Chidambaram's son Karti Chidambaram to vacate his home in Delhis Jor Bagh, which was earlier seized in the INX Media......
23:52 2019-07-31

Seized British-flagged tanker in Gulf had turned off its tracker, ignored warnings: IRNA The British-flagged tanker seized by Iran's elite forces on Friday had turned off its tracker and ignored warnings from the Revolutionary Guards, Iran's state news agency IRNA quoted a military source as saying....
22:13 2019-07-19

| Switzerland turns to courts after Nigeria drops anchor over detained oil-tanker it seized Switzerland has asked an international court to order Nigeria to release a Swiss-flagged oil tanker, its cargo and crew, that have been detained off Port Harcourt for the past 16 months....
07:52 2019-06-03

Owner Of Ship Seized By Iran Writes To PM Modi To Intervene, Save Crew The owner of British-flagged oil tanker Stena Impero, which was seized by Iran on July 19 with 23 crew, including 18 Indians on board, has appealed to Prime Minister Narendra Modi to personally......
13:39 2019-08-10

Owners of seized tanker preparing formal request to visit crew in Iran Stena Bulk, the Swedish-based owners of the UK-flagged tanker detained by Iran, said on Saturday they were preparing a formal request to visit its 23 crew members....
18:26 2019-07-20

UK has sent mediator to Iran to seek freeing of seized tanker: senior Iranían official Britain has sent a mediator to Iran to discuss the freeing of a British-flagged tanker seized by the Islamic Republic last week, the head of the Supreme Leader's office said on Wednesday, according to the semi-official Tasnim news site....
10:52 2019-07-24

Former Westchester exec ends fight to get back watch seized in bribery probe The feds have finalized seizure of former Westchester County Executive Rob Astorino’s expensive Rolex Submariner watch, which was partially paid for by two former New York City political donors who were ultimately prosecuted for paying NYPD officers and other officials. According to court papers fil...
05:39 2019-06-12

Live turtles, snakes, crocs seized in bust of fashion crime ring Police in 22 countries have rescued thousands of live reptiles including turtles and crocodiles that traffickers intended to kill for use in fashion accessories such as wallets and handbags, Europol said on Monday....
18:00 2019-06-03

Steel Executive Seized in Spain in Mexican Corruption Case Tied to Pemex Spanish police arrested the chairman of a leading Mexican steelmaker on Tuesday as part of a widening probe into alleged bribery linked to the sale of a fertilizer plant by the steel firm to state-run oil giant Petróleos Mexicanos....
08:13 2019-05-29

UK, allies work on safe passage after Iran seized tanker in Strait of Hormuz Britain called Iran’s seizure of a UK-flagged tanker in the Strait of Hormuz an “act of state piracy” and said it was joining with European allies to ensure safe passage in the international waterway as the first images emerged Monday of the Stena Impero crew on Iranian state media...
05:13 2019-07-23

Centre In Touch With Indian Crew On Board Seized Iran, UK-Flagged Tankers Minister of State for External Affairs V Muraleedharan on Monday said the 24 Indians on board the seized Iranian ship 'Grace 1' in Gibraltar are safe and officials from the Indian High Commission in......
06:39 2019-07-23

"Return Treasures Seized From Golden Temple," Sukhbir Badal Tells Centre The Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) has demanded that the BJP-led government at the centre immediately hand over all the "treasures" allegedly seized from the Golden Temple in Amritsar during Operation......
20:13 2019-06-06

100-Crore Worth Brown Sugar Seized In Manipur, Biggest Drug Bust In State An illegal drugs manufacturing factory was busted at Lilong Dam in Manipur's Thoubal district and 111.2 kg of brown sugar, worth over Rs 100 crore in the international market, was seized, police said......
04:52 2019-06-30

UK says it will release seized Iranian oil tanker if Iran guarantees the vessel won't breach European sanctions Stringer/REUTERS Britain will facilitate the release of a seized Iranian tanker if Iran can provide guarantees the vessel would not breach European sanctions on oil shipments to Syria. UK Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt said he held a "constructive call" with Iran's Foreign Minister Mohammed Javad Z...
09:26 2019-07-15

Mobile devices of ex-Gov. Rick Snyder, other Michigan officials seized in Flint water probe LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Mobile devices of ex-Gov. Rick Snyder, other Michigan officials seized in Flint water probe. The post Mobile devices of ex-Gov. Rick Snyder, other Michigan officials seized in Flint water probe appeared first on LEX18.com....
21:52 2019-06-03

Seized Photos of Nude Girls Deepens Questions About Jeffrey Epstein’s 2008 Deal The new indictment of the financier could prompt a reckoning for the Justice Department, which has been accused of mishandling the case a decade ago....
18:13 2019-07-09

'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.        ...
06:01 2019-07-23

California farmers furious over delayed payments for land seized in high-speed rail push Farmers up and down California’s Central Valley are up in arms over the state seizing their land to build its long-awaited high-speed railway and then failing to pay the hundreds of thousands of dollars owed them for years....
21:52 2019-06-14

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.       ...
17:39 2019-07-31

Britain warns of 'serious consequences' if Iran doesn't release seized tanker as regime insists it was 'reciprocal' move Britain warned Iran that it’s on a “dangerous path” after its authorities seized a British-flagged tanker in the Gulf, but the regime insists it was a “reciprocal” measure amid economic sanctions....
18:26 2019-07-20

Missing Connecticut mom Jennifer Dulos' estranged husband wants seized property back amid stall in case Fotis Dulos, the estranged husband of Jennifer Dulos, filed a motion in a Connecticut court on Tuesday to have evidence seized in the case of his wife’s disappearance returned to him....
18:52 2019-06-18

UN maritime tribunal rules that Russia must release seized Ukrainian naval ships, free 24 detained sailors BERLIN (AP) — UN maritime tribunal rules that Russia must release seized Ukrainian naval ships, free 24 detained sailors. The post UN maritime tribunal rules that Russia must release seized Ukrainian naval ships, free 24 detained sailors appeared first on LEX18.com....
17:39 2019-05-25

Otto Warmbier’s parents file claim for seized North Korean cargo ship as part of $500M judgment against regime Otto Warmbier’s parents have filed a claim for a seized North Korean cargo ship to satisfy part of their $500 million judgment against the North Korean regime over the death of their son....
03:13 2019-07-07

'Operation meltdown': 46 ice cream trucks seized in New York City crackdown The city accused ice cream truck operators of evading nearly $4.5 million in fines and violating traffic laws for more than a decade.        ...
22:39 2019-06-06

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."       ...
19:26 2019-08-10

Iran tanker seizure latest: Theresa May to chair Cobra meeting after British tanker seized Theresa May will chair a meeting of the Government's emergency committee Cobra on Monday after Iran seized a British-flagged oil tanker in the Persian Gulf....
23:39 2019-07-21

Otto Warmbier's family make claim for North Korean ship 'Wise Honest' seized by US The U.S. had seized the ship, the "Wise Honest," because of violations of international sanctions against North Korea.        ...
17:26 2019-07-07

Iran tanker seizure: Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt warns Iran on 'dangerous path' after tanker is seized Tanker Stena Impero seized by Iranian Revolutionary Guard in guerrilla-style attack Second vessel, the British-operated Mesdar, seized and later released Ministers preparing "considered and robust" response, says No10 Donald Trump says Iran's actions are "nothing but trouble"...
09:26 2019-07-20

Mexico says US-border crossings down by 30% On the eve of a US-imposed deadline to show progress on curbing migration, Mexico said border crossings had dipped in June. The US has put pressure on its southern neighbor to do more to stop Central American migration....
03:52 2019-07-23

Senate to take up border funding The Senate Appropriations Committee will take up a long-stalled border funding request next week aimed at addressing the influx of migrants from Central America.Sen. Lindsey Graham of South Carolina said the spending committee will begin moving the legislation imminently after it was dropped from a ...
00:39 2019-06-12

AOC's Testimony About What She Saw At The Border Is Truly Harrowing Earlier this month, New York Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez told reporters that migrants detained at a U.S. Customs and Border Protection facility she and other representatives visited said they were being told to drink out of the toilet by CBP officers. Conservatives laughed at her, and called her a...
23:26 2019-07-12

Trump says he’s doing ‘fantastic job’ with the border WASHINGTON – President Trump said his administration is doing a “fantastic” job dealing with migrants at the border and blamed Democrats for blocking aid to address the humanitarian crisis. “We are doing a fantastic job under the circumstances,” Trump said in an interview that aired on NBCR...
20:26 2019-06-23

A Border Kept Him From His Daughter. Now He’s Here to Say Goodbye. A 13-year-old girl from Honduras waited for her father to join her in the United States. But her father was repeatedly detained at the border. He came too late....
04:26 2019-07-18

In Croatia, EU border guards use 'a little bit of force' Croatia has consistently denied illegally deporting refugees to neighboring Bosnia-Herzegovina. But in a recent TV interview, the Croatian president admitted border guards were forcing migrants back over the border....
10:00 2019-07-15

U.S. man killed in shoot out with CBP at southern border A U.S. man was shot and killed in a firefight with U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers at the California-Mexico border while trying to enter the country, San Diego police said....
12:13 2019-06-05

N4T Investigators: Border Build – UPDATE TUCSON – We have an update on a story the News 4 Tucson Investigators broke earlier this year about a construction project right along the border in Santa Cruz County. Despite calls from several environmental groups to stop the project, it is now moving forward. That project, a bridge over the...
08:39 2019-05-31

U.S. man killed in shootout with CBP at southern border A U.S. man was shot and killed in a firefight with U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers at the California-Mexico border while trying to enter the country, San Diego police said....
13:39 2019-06-05

Thousands of migrants wait at the border The number of asylum-seeking Central American families crossing the southern border broke another record in April.        ...
00:39 2019-05-22

What a No-Deal Brexit Would Mean for the Irish Border The boundary between the Republic of Ireland and Northern Ireland, long the scene of tense checkpoints and violent protest, is once again caught up in a bitter division. When the U.K. leaves the European Union -- as British voters chose in a 2016 referendum -- the border between Ireland’s north and ...
11:00 2019-08-02

Trump says Mexico may put more troops at the border with U.S. U.S. President Donald Trump, who is trying to stem the flow of mostly Central American migrants seeking to enter the United States from Mexico, said on Wednesday that Mexico may put more troops at the two countries' border....
00:39 2019-07-25

'All she can do is cry' - US border camps conditions exposed Conditions inside US border facilities have been described as "perilous", as the outcry from image of a father and his daughter, who drowned trying to get into the US, continues to dominate US politics....
19:39 2019-06-27

When a Border Divides Abortion Access Northern Ireland’s draconian rules, separate from the system in the rest of Britain and in Ireland, may provide a foretaste of life in some American states if Roe v. Wade is overturned....
22:13 2019-08-10

Troops Are Not the Answer to the Crisis at the Border As the humanitarian crisis at the southern border has grown, the President and his allies have called for the U.S. military to be deployed in greater numbers. I commanded the U.S. Southern Command, overseeing all forces south of this country, for a few years, and I am skeptical that there is a milit...
14:52 2019-08-22

AOC to visit border despite reported CBP threats against her Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez said she and other congressional Democrats will go through with plans to visit a migrant detention facility on Monday after a news report revealed that a group of Customs and Border Protection agents talked about harming and sexually assaulting members of the contingent...
21:52 2019-07-01

U.S. border facility gives tour after accusations of neglect U.S. immigration officials took reporters on a tour of a Texas migrant holding facility on Thursday that was still overcrowded a week after lawyers raised concerns about conditions....
11:52 2019-06-28

Agency says man killed at US border was smuggling Chinese SAN DIEGO (AP) — Authorities say a 23-year-old U.S. citizen who died in a shootout with border inspectors in San Diego was bringing two Chinese men into the country illegally. U.S. Customs and Border Protection said Wednesday that the man fired at officers several times after refusing to pull aside ...
01:52 2019-06-06

Why Roots of U.S. Border Crisis Lie South of Mexico The so-called Northern Triangle of Central America-- consisting of El Salvador, Guatemala and Honduras -- is a hotbed of poverty, corruption, gang violence and extortion. It’s also the leading source of the migrants who traverse Mexico in hopes of gaining entry into the U.S., and whose numbers have ...
11:00 2019-07-05

‘A great job done by all’, Trump says after $4.6B border bill passes The bipartisan legislation contains more than $1 billion to shelter and feed migrants detained by the border patrol and almost $3 billion to care for unaccompanied migrant children....
06:00 2019-06-28

Apprehensions on Mexico border to drop 25% this month, U.S. says Far fewer migrants are trying to enter the United States in June due to increased efforts by the Mexican government to stem the flow of people heading north from Central America, the top U.S. border security official said on Friday....
21:39 2019-06-28

When the U.S. puts a border between migrant kids and their caretakers On June 12, Gerardo, a 41-year-old indigenous bricklayer from Guatemala, appeared before a U.S. immigration judge in El Paso, Texas. Since crossing the U.S.-Mexico border illegally two months earlier with his 14-year-old son, he had been separated from the boy and forced to wait in Mexico for his he...
12:39 2019-07-11

Pregnant teens especially vulnerable in border crisis PHOENIX — As tales of wretchedness and overcrowding in government border detention facilities abound, one group of migrants is particularly vulnerable: teen moms and pregnant girls without parents of their own. Immigrant advocates and lawyers say the young mothers don’t get special medical considera...
03:26 2019-07-05

Migrant detentions at border in May highest since 2007 The U.S. Border Patrol's apprehensions of migrants at the border with Mexico hit their highest level in more than a decade in May and officials warned they don't have the money and resources to care for the surge of parents and children entering the country....
00:39 2019-06-06

Top immigration official: Border crossings dropping YUMA, Ariz. (AP) — The acting secretary of Homeland Security said he expected 25% fewer migrants to cross the border this month, as officials in Yuma unveiled their latest outdoor facility meant to detain children and families. Kevin McAleenan said at a brief news conference in Washington that the n...
22:39 2019-06-28

U.S. reps from Texas serve as ambassadors of the border On an August morning in West Texas, a caravan rolled across the U.S.-Mexico border. Packed into a train of vehicles -- two vans and seven SUVs -- were 21 members of the U.S. House of Representatives....
17:00 2019-08-20

Conditions for Children Detained at the Border are Still Horrific Detention centers at the border have been under increasing scrutiny in past weeks, with lawyers and advocates telling stories of appalling conditions for the children and families held there. A new report from the Associated Press—published as the House of Representatives voted to fund an emergency ...
17:00 2019-06-28

Schumer to lead Democratic border visit Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer said he and other congressional Democrats will travel to the southern border this weekend to "investigate, inspect and evaluate the latest conditions at these facilities."The New York Democrat said he will report back to the Senate and the public what he finds."...
22:26 2019-07-18

Irish PM says he may compromise on Brexit border issue Irish Prime Minister Leo Varadkar said on Thursday he was willing to listen to alternative proposals from the next British prime minister on keeping Northern Ireland's border open after Brexit and could compromise if his objectives were achieved....
13:01 2019-07-18

Google employees don't want it to work with US border agencies In a newly published petition, Google employees are demanding the search giant not bid on a recent cloud computing contract from the US Customs and Border Protection (CBP) agency....
03:00 2019-08-15

Isolated showers near border, but Tucson remains dry TUCSON – It was another hot and dry day across the Tucson metro. Heat watches, warnings, and advisories continue to impact sections of the Midwest and East coast. Back in Southern Arizona, temperatures remain above average. Today’s daytime in Tucson hit 105 degrees, and the average high...
06:13 2019-07-21

Rwanda says its border with Congo remains open Rwanda's health minister said the border with Democratic Republic of the Congo remained open on Thursday, appearing to contradict an earlier statement that the frontier was closed near the Ebola-hit Congolese city of Goma....
17:39 2019-08-01

Julián Castro Wants to Decriminalize Border Crossings All of the candidates on last night's debate stage, except Beto O'Rourke, joined Castro in support of making illegal border crossing a civil offense....
21:13 2019-06-27

Kim Kardashian keeps up with Tucson’s border activist case TUCSON –The trial continues Tuesday for the border activist detained in 2018 for allegedly harboring undocumented migrants in the U.S. Scott Warren, a volunteer with No More Deaths, is accused of conspiring to harbor and transport two Mexican nationals. Warren was arrested in 2018 when Border Patrol...
21:39 2019-06-04

More Mexican troops arrive at Guatemalan border Mexico deployed more troops to its southern border with Guatemala on Monday amid growing evidence that the heightened military presence was deterring some migrants from trying to cross the border. (June 18)        ...
17:39 2019-06-18

U.N.: Child detention at U.S. border cruel, inhumane The U.N. high commissioner for human rights said the detention of migrant children in the United States is inhumane and degrading and could violate international law....
23:26 2019-07-08

Thomas Homan open to border czar job, ‘I will never say never’ Declaring “I love this president,” former acting ICE Director Thomas Homan, President Trump’s reluctant pick for a new “border czar” position, indicated that he’s open to accepting the first-ever job....
22:13 2019-06-27

Border Apprehensions Decline for First Time Since January The number of people arrested while crossing the U.S. border with Mexico and those who requested asylum at ports of entry dropped 28% in June, the first decline since January....
04:52 2019-07-10

CPB announces 2 more adult migrant deaths at border U.S. Customs and Border Protection announced two more Central American migrant deaths, bringing the number of migrants who died at the southwestern border over the weekend to three....
05:13 2019-06-05

Pelosi bows to McConnell on border aid bill Speaker Nancy Pelosi formally bowed to Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell in a weeks-long battle with the GOP over the border aid bill, saying the House will take up the Senate's version of the relief package.The move caps four days of havoc amid a contentious debate within Pelosi's caucus over ...
22:39 2019-06-27

What's behind the Equatoguinean-Cameroonian border wall plan? It is not unusual for Equatorial Guinea to seal its border with Cameroon. But a plan to build a solid border wall has Cameroonians fuming and questions swirling over whether curbing illegal migration is the real motive....
23:00 2019-08-16

What to Know About Private Prisons Amid the U.S. Border Crisis Private prisons are the $4 billion industry at the intersection of debates in the U.S. over illegal immigration and governmental approaches to drug violations. Prison corporations now are being targeted for reproval by lenders and candidates hoping to defeat President Donald Trump, whose administrat...
09:26 2019-07-17

Children Say the Horrors of Border Detention Are Not Just Due to Overcrowding A new report from NBC contains allegations that children kept in a border facility in Yuma, AZ faced intentional cruelty from border agents, in addition to the indignities and suffering from overcrowding. Some described sexual assaults by agents, while others described retaliation from agents when t...
23:00 2019-07-10

Gunfire at California-Mexico border crossing A U.S. Customs and Border Patrol agent was involved in a shooting at California's border with Mexico on Monday night. No injuries were immediately reported. San Diego police say the shooting happened in a secondary vehicle inspection area. (June 4)        ...
11:52 2019-06-04

Five takeaways from Trump-Congress battle over border aid It was a long, difficult battle, but the U.S. Congress on Thursday sent President Donald Trump a $4.6 billion bill to address a surge of migrants at the U.S. border with Mexico....
03:39 2019-06-28

AOC claims US is putting ‘concentration camps’ on border Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez accused the Trump administration of housing immigrants in concentration camps on the Mexican border and used the phrase “never again” that is associated with the Holocaust. ​”​The United States is running concentration camps on our southern border and ...
21:39 2019-06-18

The Latest: Pelosi presses for changes to border bill WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on Congress and the border relief package (all times local): Noon House Speaker Nancy Pelosi choked back tears over the photo of a migrant father and daughter killed crossing the Rio Grande River as she pushed for stronger protections in a border crisis funding bill. Pel...
19:52 2019-06-27

Mexico to deploy 6,000 troops to border with Guatemala The Mexican government will deploy 6,000 troops to its southern border with Guatemala on Monday — members of a billion-dollar force originally set up to combat drug-trafficking cartels — as part of a series of “unprecedented steps” meant to stem the massive influx of migrants to the US, the State De...
03:26 2019-06-09

Border arrests drop 24% from June to July US immigration officials apprehended fewer migrants along the US-Mexico border in July than they did in June, a steady decline since the May high, according to data released Thursday by US Customs and Border Patrol....
16:26 2019-08-09

New UK leader must still fix Irish border after Brexit: EU's Barnier Any new British prime minister will still face the problem of what to do about the Irish border when Britain leaves the European Union, the EU's Brexit negotiator Michel Barnier said on Friday....
18:13 2019-06-07

Asylum seekers band together near border cities SAN LUIS RIO COLORADO, Mexico (AP) – Thousands of asylum seekers are waiting for months in Mexico before they can start seeking protections in the United States. In San Luis Río Colorado, Mexico, south of San Luis, Arizona, over 950 people are on a waitlist to claim asylum. They’ve bande...
02:26 2019-07-21

Number of migrants waiting at US border surges to 40,000 In this July 26, 2019 photo, a group of migrants in Tijuana, Mexico, listen to numbers being called for people to claim asylum in the U.S. The long waits are starting to test the patience of immigrants and border towns. (AP Photo/Elliot Spagat) TIJUANA, Mexico (AP) — At least 40,000 migrants who hav...
00:13 2019-08-09

Senate Appropriations Committee approves $4.6B for border The Senate Appropriations Committee today approved a $4.6 billion spending bill to respond to an influx of Central American families and children at the southwest border.The measure passed with a 30-1 vote, with only Sen. Jeff Merkley (D-Ore.) opposed.The bulk of the funds — $2.9 billion — would fun...
19:26 2019-06-19

Border Patrol seizes 5,000 fentanyl pills TUCSON – U.S. Customs and Border Patrol officials say a Tucson based crew seized more than 5,000 fentanyl pills on Sunday. Officials made the announcement in a twitter post. A Tucson-based #AMO C-206 crew, partnered with federal and state authorities to arrest a suspect carrying 5,000 fentany...
10:52 2019-07-01

GOP Ghoul on Children Dying at the Border: 'Fine!' Republicans have made it known just how they feel about migrant children being treated ruthlessly and dying at the border (hint: they do not care!!) but it’s still shocking to hear their dressed down, straightforward assholery....
19:39 2019-05-29

US to decide whether to retry Arizona border activist TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) – Federal prosecutors are getting ready to announce whether they’ll retry a border activist after a U.S. jury was unable to reach a verdict against him on charges of conspiracy to transport and harbor migrants. The decision about whether to file new charges against Sco...
14:13 2019-07-02

Migrant children still being separated from parents at border More than a year after the Trump administration ended a controversial policy that led to hundreds of family separations, as many as five migrant children per day continue to be separated from their parents at the border....
21:39 2019-07-12

U.S. holds out for more from Mexico in talks over tariffs, border Mexican and U.S. officials are set to resume talks on trade and migration on Thursday, with the United States resisting calls from its southern neighbor, businesses and some Republican lawmakers to ease up on a plan to impose import tariffs on Mexico....
19:13 2019-06-06

Venezuela reopens border crossing with Colombia Thousands are crossing into Colombia to buy food and medicine after Venezuela's embattled president reopened a border that had been shut for almost four months....
18:13 2019-06-08

AOC blasts Republicans for ‘manufactured crisis’ at border Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez repeated her claim that US border camps are forcing migrants to drink “toilet water,” while blasting Republicans for their “manufactured crisis” at the southern border. The freshman congresswoman testified Friday in front of the House Oversight a...
22:01 2019-07-12

Trump signs $4.6 billion border aid package President Donald Trump signed a $4.6 billion aid package on Monday to help the federal government cope with the surge of Central American immigrants at the U.S.-Mexico border. (July 1)        ...
05:13 2019-07-02

Trump says he wants to meet with Schumer on border issue President Trump late Sunday said in a Twitter post that he intends to set up a meeting with Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer after the New York Democrat recently toured a detention center and called the conditions there "inhumane." ...
10:52 2019-07-22

Border Patrol in El Paso reopens checkpoints The U.S. Border Patrol's checkpoints in the El Paso, Texas, area have all reopened and are operating at full capacity after being temporarily shut down more than four months ago, the agency announced Monday....
09:52 2019-08-06

CBP finds $1.7M in methamphetamine inside SUV at US-Mexico border Methamphetamines valued at approximately $1,797,189.92 were found hidden inside a white 2007 Volkswagen Touareg at the border, according to U.S. Customs and Border Protection....
02:00 2019-07-15

US-Mexico border apprehensions soared to over 144K in May Apprehensions at the US border with Mexico soared to more than 144,000 in May — a 32% increase over the number of apprehensions in April as well as a huge increase over the 51,000 nabbed in May 2018. Customs and Border Protection statistics showed that the number of asylum seekers — most from Centra...
04:26 2019-06-06

Pence: Border facility conditions are unacceptable Vice President Mike Pence saw the overcrowded conditions facing migrant adults and children in Customs and Border Protection custody firsthand Friday, becoming the highest-ranking member of the Trump administration to visit two federal detention centers in Texas ahead of controversial Immigration an...
21:13 2019-07-14

Mexico says migrant apprehensions at U.S. border down 30% in June from May Mexico's foreign ministry said on Tuesday that migrant apprehensions at the U.S. southern border were down 30% in June from May, citing data from U.S. Customs and Border Protection....
04:00 2019-07-03

The Latest: Group of 116 Africans arrested at border The Latest on the large numbers of immigrants at the southern border(all times local): 6:40 p.m. Border officials in Texas say a group of 116 Africans was arrested Thursday after wading through the Rio Grande to enter the United States....
02:13 2019-06-01

Russia reports ASF outbreak near its border with China An outbreak African Swine Fever (ASF) has been detected at a small farm in Russia's Primorsk region near its border with China, Russia's agriculture safety watchdog said on Monday....
18:39 2019-08-05

Section of Trump’s border wall to get new paint SAN DIEGO (AP) — Military troops this week will begin painting a stretch of fence as part of a deployment to secure the border. The government says the goal of painting the fence is to “improve the aesthetic appearance,” but believes the color will also make it easier to detect migrants ...
23:13 2019-06-06

DMZ diplomacy? Trump outreach to Kim for border rendezvous President Donald Trump plans a Sunday visit to the heavily fortified Demilitarized Zone that separates North and South Korea, and he’s extended an invitation on Twitter to North Korea’s Kim Jong Un to join him and shake hands....
18:39 2019-06-29

Warren's new U.S. immigration policy would end border crossing as a crime Democratic U.S. presidential hopeful Elizabeth Warren on Thursday announced a broad immigration policy that would decriminalize undocumented border crossing and end the use of privately run detention centers if she is elected president....
21:00 2019-07-11

The Latest: Border activist who helped migrants now on trial TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — The Latest on the federal trial against a border activist charged with harboring migrants in Arizona (all times local): 6:10 p.m. A lawyer for a border activist being tried in Tucson for helping two migrants with water, food and lodging says prosecutors must prove his client int...
04:00 2019-05-30

U.S. activist tried to 'shield' migrants from Border Patrol: prosecutor An Arizona activist charged with harboring two undocumented migrants was part of a conspiracy to transport and "shield" the men from law enforcement, a prosecutor said on Wednesday at the opening of his trial....
05:01 2019-05-30

What is happening to migrant children at US border facilities? – podcast Elora Mukherjee is a prominent US immigration lawyer. Several weeks ago she visited the Clint border facility in Texas, which was holding hundreds of children who had tried to cross the border. What she saw was so shocking she has decided to speak out. And: Jennifer Silvers on how our experiences wh...
05:39 2019-07-11

The GoFundMe Border Wall Is the Quintessential Trump-Era Grift In 2012, historian Rick Perlstein wrote a piece of essential reading for understanding modern conservatism, titled “The Long Con” and published by the Baffler. It ties the right’s penchant for absurd and obvious grifts to the conservative mind’s particular vulnerability to fear and lies:...
17:39 2019-05-28

Border Patrol seizes 52.2 pounds of meth at I-19 checkpoint TUCSON – More than 50 pounds of methamphetamine were seized at the Interstate 19 immigration checkpoint, U.S Customs and Border Protection announced Tuesday. According to CBP, Border Patrol agents located 50 packages of meth from a vehicle passing through the checkpoint. The drugs weighed appr...
03:00 2019-07-10

Venezuela closes border with Brazil, Colombian crossings may be next Nicolas Maduro will close Venezuela's border with Brazil, as tensions over foreign aid deliveries rise. The embattled President also is considering closing the border with Colombia -- a move that would seal off most of Venezuela's inland periphery....
00:52 2019-06-22

Border Patrol canine sniffs out meth at I-19 checkpoint TUCSON – A Phoenix woman is facing drug trafficking charges, after federal authorities say they found nearly 100 pounds of methamphetamine hidden in her car. U.S. Border Patrol agents stopped the woman late last Saturday at the I-19 Immigration Checkpoint near Tubac. Agents say a Border Patrol...
06:52 2019-05-30

US Senate passes $4.6bn border funding bill – as it happened GOP-led Senate passes bill with strong bipartisan support, while Republican senators urge investigation of Trump sexual assault allegationSign up for the US briefing and get a new perspective 11.08pm BST OK everybody, it’s been real. But now it’s time for the first of the 2020 DNC presidential prima...
19:00 2019-06-27

The big border supplemental would do a lot more to house migrants than its February predecessor The Department of Homeland Security is pushing Congress for 10 times the supplemental border funding it received in February, and a good chunk of that money would go toward putting up 11 massive immigration processing centers along the southern border....
19:26 2019-06-27

Border Arrests Drop by 28% in June in First Decline of the Year Border officials credited the drop to Mexico’s enforcement measures, but immigration experts and former homeland security officials warned that it was too early to determine the long-term effects....
02:26 2019-07-10

Trial against border activist who helped migrants begins TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — Jury selection has begun in a federal trial against a border activist charged with harboring migrants in a case that advocates say is a politically-motivated. Scott Daniel Warren was arrested in 2018 when Border Patrol agents found him at a property used to provide aid to immigr...
21:13 2019-05-29

U.S. says border agents patrolling river shot at from Mexico The U.S. Border Patrol says agents patrolling the Rio Grande have been shot at by gunmen from the Mexican side. U.S. Border Patrol agents watch colleagues motor past while patrolling for illegal immigrants in the Rio Grande crossing into the United States on Aug. 7, 2008, near Laredo, Texas.John Moo...
07:13 2019-08-10

House Democrats unveil $4.5 billion border measure WASHINGTON (AP) — House Democrats have unveiled a $4.5 billion measure to respond to the growing humanitarian crisis at the southern border and to the government’s responsibility to care for tens of thousands of people seeking safe harbor under U.S. asylum laws. The measure is scheduled for a ...
19:13 2019-06-21

Israel open to U.S.-mediated talks with Lebanon on sea border Israel voiced openness on Monday to U.S.-mediated talks with Lebanon on resolving a dispute over the neighbors' maritime border that has dogged Mediterranean oil and gas exploration....
13:52 2019-05-27

Supreme Court will take 2nd look at cross-border shooting case The U.S. Supreme Court agreed Tuesday to decide whether the parents of a Mexican teenager who was shot dead by a border agent from across the border can sue the officer for damages....
21:13 2019-05-28

Pope says he would confront Trump directly on border wall Pope Francis said he was willing to tell U.S. President Donald Trump in person that it is wrong to build border walls and appeared to warn him not to resume a policy of separating families....
01:00 2019-05-29

Member of armed border group indicted for impersonation GUTHRIE, Okla. (AP) — A man who has been a spokesman for a group of armed civilians patrolling the U.S.-Mexico border has been charged with impersonating a U.S. officer or employee. Federal prosecutors in New Mexico say an indictment returned Wednesday by a grand jury in that state charged 44-year-o...
20:39 2019-06-23

US Border Detentions Plunge In July After Mexico Deal US southern border detentions plunged for the second straight month in July after a deal with Mexico to block Central American migrants, the Department of Homeland Security announced Thursday....
04:52 2019-08-09

U.S. border sees under 100K migrants for first time in 5 months In July, there were 82,049 people encountered by U.S. Customs and Border Protection, down 21 per cent from June when there were 104,344 people and down 43 per cent from May. The number of families and minors crossing the border also dropped....
01:26 2019-08-09

US Border Patrol boat shot at from Mexican riverbank The U.S. Border Patrol agency confirmed to Fox News Friday that patrol boats stationed on the Rio Grande were shot at multiple times by gunfire coming from the Mexican riverbank....
22:52 2019-08-09

A Dramatic Drop in Migrant Arrivals on the Border: What’s Happening? A migrant shelter in San Diego that only a month ago was crowded with new arrivals was nearly empty this week amid a sharp downturn in migrant apprehensions on the southern border....
18:39 2019-07-10

Venezuela's Military Deserters Face Disappointment Across the Border When Gabriel Pérez fled for this Colombian border city after defecting from Venezuela’s military, he thought he and hundreds of other deserters would soon launch an incursion to topple the autocrat back home. That isn’t how things worked out....
13:39 2019-05-29

Horrific image illustrates crisis at the US-Mexico border The photo is haunting, a vivid reminder of the danger many face when they try to cross into the United States. It shows the human toll of a crisis at the border that's often debated with abstract statistics and detached policy arguments....
18:39 2019-06-27

Israeli forces kill 4 Palestinians on Gaza border The Israeli military has blamed Gaza authority Hamas for an attack on its soldiers by Palestinian "terrorists." Hamas has disputed the accusation and put the blame back on Israel....
13:13 2019-08-10

Israel open to US-led talks with Lebanon over border dispute JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel says it’s willing to engage in U.S.-mediated talks with Lebanon to resolve a border dispute over a sliver of the Mediterranean Sea seen as rich with energy resources. Energy Minister Yuval Steinitz said he met Monday with U.S. envoy David Satterfield, who has shuttled b...
19:00 2019-05-27

Border chief hits AOC for ‘concentration camp’ remark Border Patrol Chief Carla Provost said Thursday that recent remarks by Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez comparing detention facilities at the southern border to concentration camps are “offensive.” “I personally find them offensive,” Provost told lawmakers during a House Homeland Security subcommittee ...
02:52 2019-06-21

Israel Says It Foiled Large Attack on Gaza Border Israel’s army said it killed four heavily armed militants from Gaza attempting to cross into the country, accusing the Palestinian territory’s ruler Hamas of allowing for what it called a potential mass-casualty attack....
03:00 2019-08-11

AP Interview: Border official says aid needed to save lives WASHINGTON (AP) — The acting head of Customs and Border Protection says passing emergency funding is necessary for the health and well-being of migrants crossing the border. John Sanders tells The Associated Press that Congress must act swiftly. The funding request passed a Senate committee Wednesda...
21:39 2019-06-20

'I can't handle this:' Doctors treating migrants on the border are walking out EL PASO, Texas — Two contracted doctors who had been serving inside overcrowded Border Patrol facilities in the El Paso, Texas, region have walked off the job in separate incidents since late May, two Border Patrol union officials have confirmed to the Washington Examiner....
10:13 2019-07-12

EU border guards start Albania migration watch The European Union's Frontex border agency deployed on Tuesday for the first time outside the EU, setting up on Albania's border with Greece to help fight illegal migration and crime....
17:39 2019-05-21

Children at the border: the crisis that America wasn't prepared for Despite fears stoked by Trump, fewer migrants are arriving at the border than in past years – but most are now children headed to facilities that are ill-equipped to receive themAt a border patrol processing facility in McAllen, Texas on 11 June, a group of lawyers and doctors met a 17-year-old girl...
11:13 2019-06-30

AOC repeats ‘concentration camp’ claim after border visit Freshman Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez repeated her claim that the US is holding migrants in “concentration camps” along the southern border in a tweet Tuesday afternoon that included images of crowded living conditions in Border Patrol facilities. Ocasio-Cortez sent the tweet a day afte...
01:52 2019-07-03

DHS report details ‘dangerous overcrowding’ in border facilities Children and adult migrants detained at the US-Mexico border are subjected to “dangerous overcrowding” conditions that represent “an immediate risk to the health and safety” of border agents and those detained, according to a scathing new report released Tuesday by an independent government wa...
01:52 2019-07-03

43-year-old El Salvador migrant dies in US border custody WASHINGTON (AP) — A law enforcement official says a 43-year-old El Salvadoran man has died after collapsing at a Texas border station. The official says the man crossed the U.S.-Mexico border about a week ago with his daughter and was being held at the central processing center in McAllen, Texas. Th...
05:39 2019-06-30

Congress joins debate over sending TSA employees to border WASHINGTON (AP) — Lawmakers are clashing over the Trump administration’s move to send hundreds of Transportation Security Administration employees to the U.S.-Mexico border. The TSA is asking federal air marshals, airport screeners and others to volunteer to support a buildup of federal agents...
21:01 2019-05-21

How a Native American reservation became entangled in the border crisis When President Trump proposed a barrier along the southern border with Mexico, a Tohono O’odham elder famously declared that the tribe did not understand the concept, having no word for “wall” in their native language. Vice chairman Verlon Jose seemed to echo the sentiments of most of the 34,000 mem...
03:52 2019-06-30

Construction of border wall panels underway in California The U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP), in partnership with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers announced a new panel installation on the 11-mile section of a new border wall within U.S. Border Patrol's San Diego Sector on Thursday....
22:39 2019-06-29

Images of Border Patrol migrant overcrowding released Migrants were overcrowded in federal detention facilities in the Rio Grande Valley, where dangerous conditions were described as “a ticking time bomb” during June, according to an inspector general’s report Tuesday.        ...
04:00 2019-07-03

U.S. border surge eases but detention conditions grim The record surge of Central American families at the U.S. southwest border has begun to ease after tougher enforcement efforts in Mexico but conditions in migrant detention facilities remain dire, according to Mexican and U.S. officials....
12:52 2019-07-03

DHS Urgently Looking Into Crisis Of...Bad Posts From Border Patrol Agents Earlier this week, a ProPublica investigation found current and former Customs and Border Protection agents were members of a large private Facebook group filled with virulently racist, sexist, and openly threatening content, some of which directly targeted elected representatives like Alexandria Oc...
17:39 2019-07-03

How a congressional trip to a border detention center went wrong Democrats described brutal conditions as ProPublica reported demeaning Facebook posts attributed to border officialsThe trip was seen as a simple fact-finding mission for members of Congress to view conditions at the border. But within hours of their arrival in Texas to tour facilities, the visit ha...
00:39 2019-07-03

AOC says she confronted Border Patrol agent over ‘stealth selfie’ Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez claimed Tuesday she confronted a US Customs and Border Protection agent after the agent trying to sneak a “mocking” selfie with her at Texas Border Patrol facility — following allegations she yelled at officers there “in a threatening manner.” “T...
23:26 2019-07-02

Fifth migrant child dies after being detained by US border patrol Sixteen-year-old Guatemalan was detained in Texas on 13 May and found unresponsive on Monday, Customs and Border Protection saidThe US government says a 16-year-old Guatemalan died on Monday at a border patrol station in south Texas, the fifth death of a migrant child since December.US Customs and B...
15:26 2019-05-21

Lawmakers decry conditions at Texas border station A group of lawmakers decried the conditions at the U.S. Customs and Border Patrol station in Clint, Texas following a visit organized by the Congressional Hispanic Caucus. (July 1)        ...
05:13 2019-07-02

Geraldo Rivera: Border Patrol must show 'decency' Fox News' Geraldo Rivera had strong words for Border Patrol agents after an expose brought to light a secret Facebook group comprised of former and current members that included vulgar and disparaging comments aimed at immigrants and hispanic congresswomen....
06:52 2019-07-02

On the border, officials see dividends from Trump’s deal with Mexico Illegal immigration along the U.S.-Mexico border has slowed in recent months, and officials on the frontlines credit in part President Trump's dealings with Mexico. Fox News accompanied agents to see the impact first-hand....
01:00 2019-08-22

CBP to investigate secret border patrol Facebook group U.S. Customs and Border Protection has launched an investigation into reports of a secret Facebook group of thousands of former and current border agents where they made jokes about the deaths of migrants....
12:26 2019-07-02

The numbers game: how migrants at the border await their fate On the Mexican side of the Rio Grande, the mysterious ‘La Lista’ holds enormous power over matters of life and deathOutside the gates of the American Dream, where Óscar Martinez spent his last days, destinies are lost and won in a puzzling game of numbers.Here on the Mexico side of the Gateway Inter...
15:13 2019-07-01

'Fox & Friends' takes on AOC's explosive accusations against border agents The hosts of "Fox & Friends" reacted Tuesday to new, explosive accusations against border agents from Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez after a visit to a Texas detention facility. ...
15:26 2019-07-02

Nearly 1,000 migrants detained by Yuma Border Patrol this weekend TUCSON – Nearly 1,000 undocumented immigrants were taken into custody after Yuma Sector Border Patrol agents spotted the group attempting to enter the United States illegally this weekend. According to officials, the group of more than 900 people primarily from Central America surrendered them...
16:52 2019-05-21

CBP will not provide flu vaccines to migrants at border detention camps WASHINGTON (CNBC) – The U.S. won’t be vaccinating migrant families in holding centers ahead of this year’s flu season, despite calls from doctors to boost efforts to fight the infection that’s killed at least three children at detention facilities in the past year. “In general, due to the shor...
06:52 2019-08-21

Border activist Scott Warren to be retried on 2 charges TUCSON – Prosecutors announced Tuesday morning the border activists charged on harboring counts will have a retrial. During Scott Warren’s trial in June, defense attorneys argued he was just being kind by giving two migrants water, food and lodging when he was arrested in early 2018. He faced up to ...
19:39 2019-07-02

Fresh Kashmir border clashes leave several dead Both India and Pakistan offered conflicting reports of casualties. Pakistan on Tuesday announced plans to bring the Kashmir dispute before the UN's top court....
04:39 2019-08-21

US will not provide flu shots to all detained migrants at southern border U.S. Customs and Border Protection confirmed Tuesday that they would not be providing flu shots to migrants and refugees at the southern border despite the flu-related deaths of three children....
23:52 2019-08-20

Judge bars Trump from using $2.5B to build border wall OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — A federal judge has prohibited President Donald Trump from using $2.5 billion in military funding to build high-priority sections of his prized border wall in California, Arizona and New Mexico. The judge in Oakland ruled Friday in two lawsuits that use of the money is unlawfu...
06:52 2019-06-29

Gaza border protests leave 41 Palestinians injured Clashes between Palestinian protesters and Israeli solders at the Gaza-Israel border left more than 40 Palestinians injured, 22 by live bullets, Gaza health officials said....
04:26 2019-07-06

Customs and Border Protection outage snarls traffic into US Travelers entering the U.S. are experiencing delays because of a technology outage affecting Customs and Border Protection stations at several major airports. CBP said Friday that it was experiencing a temporary outage with its processing systems and was working to fix the problem. Airports tweeted ...
05:26 2019-08-17

US Congress Approves $4.6 Billion In Emergency Border Funding US House Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Thursday bowed to pressure from President Donald Trump's Republicans as Congress approved $4.6 billion in emergency aid to ease a swelling migrant crisis on the......
03:26 2019-06-28

Another Asylum-Seeker Dies in Border Patrol Custody A 52-year-old Nicaraguan man died Friday at an Arizona hospital while in U.S. Customs and Border Protection custody, becoming the 12th person to die in the custody of immigration authorities since September, CNN reported....
18:13 2019-07-06

Guatemalan teenage boy dies in U.S. Border Patrol custody A 16-year-old Guatemalan boy died on Monday in U.S. Border Patrol custody in Texas, U.S. officials said, making him the fifth Guatemalan minor to die after being apprehended at the U.S.-Mexico border since December....
07:26 2019-05-24

Photo of Migrants Shocks, but Congress Stalls on Border Aid A photo of a migrant father and his 23-month-old daughter appeared to crystallize the human tragedy at the border, and it was everywhere — on cable, the internet and on the Senate floor....
22:26 2019-06-27

Advocates want $100 million for woman killed by U.S. border agent HOUSTON — Advocates demanded $100 million in damages Thursday on behalf of the family of a 20-year-old Guatemalan woman who was shot and killed by a U.S. Border Patrol agent last year. The legal claim on behalf of Claudia Patricia Gómez González was filed one year after she died. It comes as the U.S...
23:39 2019-05-24