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,
MEXICO CITY (AP) 02/08 — Authorities in Mexico’s Gulf coast state of Veracruz announced charges Thursday of “forced disappearance” against 19 current or former state police officials and officers,Read more »
BALTIMORE (AP) 02/03 — Baltimore’s new police commissioner has downplayed concerns that there might be rampant corruption in the city’s police force despite testimony in a criminal trial against Gun Trace Task Force members.Read more »
By ERIC TUCKER, MARY CLARE JALONICK and CHAD DAY, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) 02/03 — President Donald Trump on Saturday claimed complete vindication from a congressional memo that alleges the FBI abused its surveillance powers during the investigation into his campaign’s possible Russia ties.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) 02/01 — A California police department dogged by a sexual misconduct scandal has spent $6 million on a court-ordered computer program to track officer conduct that is not working properly,Read more »
By DAVID McFADDEN, Associated Press BALTIMORE (AP) 01/31 — An indicted ex-detective broke down in tears in a Baltimore courtroom while testifying about a car wreck he said was set in motion by a corrupt police unit initiating a chase despite a policy against high-speed pursuits.
By The Associated Press: 01/27 – This is an excerpt from a confidential Honduran government report that alleges Jose David Aguilar Moran, the country’s new national police chief,Read more »