By JUAN A. LOZANOAssociated Press
HOUSTON (AP) - One of Mexico's most powerful and violent drug cartels intended a racehorse-buying operation to be a clandestine means of laundering its illegal proceeds in the United States, prosecutors say.
But with the millions of dollars spent - sometimes in
By MICHAEL LIEDTKEAP Technology Writer
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - A federal judge on Friday struck down an effort to form a class action lawsuit to go after Apple, Google and five other technology companies for allegedly forming an illegal cartel to tamp down workers' wages and prevent the loss of
SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) - A federal judge has dealt a setback to a group of people who allege that Apple, Google and five other technology companies formed an illegal cartel to hold down wages and reduce the chances of losing their best engineers.
In a ruling released Friday, Judge Lucy Koh in San
By MICHAEL TARMAssociated Press
CHICAGO (AP) - Mexican drug cartels whose operatives once rarely ventured beyond the U.S. border are dispatching some of their most trusted agents to live and work deep inside the United States - an emboldened presence that experts believe is meant to tighten their
By CRISTINA SILVA and CHRISTOPHER SHERMANAssociated Press
PHOENIX (AP) - Marco Antonio Durazo had been awaiting deportation from an Arizona detention center for six months when an officer came to get him from his cell.
"Obama doesn't have any money," the officer said.
"We found it very funny,"
By RUSSELL CONTRERASAssociated Press
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) - A fast-food burrito chain in Albuquerque has become an international tourist attraction as people come from all over the world to see the spot where a fictional drug trafficker runs his organization. A pastry shop sells doughnuts topped
By ELLIOT SPAGATAssociated Press
SAN DIEGO (AP) - A pregnant woman who identified herself to U.S. border inspectors as a daughter of Mexico's most-wanted drug lord returned to Mexico after pleading guilty to an immigration charge.
Alejandrina Gisselle Guzman Salazar, 31, pleaded guilty in San
By By JACQUES BILLEAUDAssociated Press
PHOENIX (AP) - The family of a slain Border Patrol agent has sued federal officials over the botched "Fast and Furious" gun operation, claiming they should have known it created a risk to law enforcement authorities.
Agent Brian Terry was mortally wounded
By By ELLIOT SPAGATAssociated Press
SAN DIEGO (AP) - More than two dozen people were charged in what authorities said Friday was a window into an emerging Mexican drug cartel's efforts to smuggle massive amounts of methamphetamine into California.
The charges were part of a 21-month
By By BRIAN SKOLOFFAssociated Press
PHOENIX (AP) - The man who runs the business that owns a luxury jet that crashed and killed Latin music star Jenni Rivera says he has never been involved in drug trafficking and that the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration has dogged him for more than two