By JIM MUSTIAN, Associated Press NEW YORK (AP) 06/14 — A narcotics agent accused of betraying his badge applied for a job with the U.S.
By JAY REEVES, Associated Press BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) 06/14 — An Alabama sheriff was arrested Friday and agreed to plead guilty to federal charges of scamming a food bank and his own small-town church to pocket thousands under an old law that let state sheriffs profit from feeding prisoners.
By CLAIRE GALOFARO and FRANCES D’EMILIO, Associated Press PARMA, Italy (AP) 05/29 — Managers with Mundipharma, the international arm of Purdue Pharma, have been swept up in a corruption case in Italy alleging they and other pharmaceutical executives paid a prominent pain doctor to help push more opioids in this country long leery of the powerful painkillers.
By DAVID McFADDEN, Associated Press BALTIMORE (AP) 05/02 — Baltimore’s mayor resigned under pressure Thursday amid a flurry of investigations into whether she arranged bulk sales of her self-published children’s books to disguise hundreds of thousands of dollars in kickbacks.
By DAVID McFADDEN, Associated Press BALTIMORE (AP) 04/25 — Federal agents raided the homes and City Hall offices of Baltimore’s embattled mayor on Thursday amid dramatically widening investigations to determine whether she used bulk sales of her obscure self-published children’s books to disguise kickbacks.
PLATTEKILL, N.Y. (AP) 03/02 — A police officer with the New York City Department of Environmental Protection has been arrested on charges of manufacturing guns at his upstate home and selling them to motorcycle gang members.Read more »
By TOM HAYS, Associated Press NEW YORK (AP) 02/12 — Mexico’s most notorious drug lord, Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman, was convicted Tuesday of running an industrial-scale smuggling operation after a three-month trial packed with Hollywood-style tales of grisly killings,
By AMANDA LEE MYERS, Associated Press LOS ANGELES (AP) 02/01 — The California Highway Patrol has suspended the police powers of dozens of officers after discovering they got overtime pay for thousands of unworked hours in a case that could lead to criminal charges,
NEW YORK (AP) 01/17 — A U.S. agent testified Wednesday that Mexican police were purposely kept in the dark about secret efforts in 2014 to hunt down notorious drug lord Joaquin “El Chapo”
By TOM HAYS, Associated Press NEW YORK (AP) 01/15 — A Colombian drug trafficker testified Tuesday that Mexican cartel leader Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman boasted about paying a $100 million bribe to the former president of Mexico to call off a manhunt for the notorious kingpin.
CHICAGO (AP) 09/24 — An Illinois judge on Monday vacated the convictions of 18 more men investigated by a corrupt Chicago police sergeant, with a state’s attorney later in the day apologizing for what they had to go through.
SOUTHPORT, N.C. (AP) 07/30 — All police operations have been suspended in a North Carolina town in the aftermath of public corruption charges levied against its chief and an officer.
By MARK STEVENSON, Associated Press TENANTLA, Mexico (AP) 06/27 — Whoever wins Sunday’s presidential election will have to face not only Mexico’s drug cartels, but a new kind of crime involving whole neighborhoods defying police and military personnel.Read more »
By DAVID McFADDEN and COURTNEY COLUMBUS, Associated Press BALTIMORE (AP) 05/12 — The disgraced leader of a rogue Baltimore police unit was sentenced to 15 years in federal prison after pleading guilty to nine robberies while on the force.
By BOB SALSBERG, Associated Press BOSTON (AP) 04/02 — Body cameras for state troopers and GPS vehicle locators in cruiser were among several policy changes ordered Monday for the Massachusetts state police after the agency was rocked by an overtime scandal and other recent disclosures.
By KAREN MATTHEWS, Associated Press NEW YORK (AP) 03/14 — Jurors convicted a former top aide to Gov. Andrew Cuomo on federal bribery and fraud charges Tuesday in a trial that further exposed the state capital’s culture of backroom deal-making.
By JONATHAN MATTISE, Associated Press NASHIVILLE, Tenn. (AP) 03/07 — Before her sudden fall, former Nashville Mayor Megan Barry was a progressive, pro-business rising star among Tennessee’s struggling Democrats in a firmly red state.
By MICHAEL BALSAMO, Associated Press LOS ANGELES (AP) 03/03 — A police lieutenant and department spokesman used his job to get around California’s strict gun laws in order to resell dozens of guns without a license,
By DAVID McFADDEN, Associated Press BALTIMORE (AP) 02/13 — Baltimore’s latest police corruption saga could be tough to sell as a TV crime drama, short on heroes and too extreme to attract loyal viewers.
By DAVID McFADDEN, Associated Press BALTIMORE (AP) 02/09 — Jurors started deliberating Thursday in a case involving one of the worst U.S. police corruption scandals in recent memory after hearing nearly three weeks of testimony from drug dealers,