By THOMAS PEIPERTAssociated Press
WESTMINSTER, Colo. (AP) - The weeklong search for a 10-year-old Colorado girl became a murder investigation after authorities identified a body found in a suburban Denver park as that of fifth-grader Jessica Ridgeway.
"Our focus has changed from the search for
By ERIC TUCKERAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - The FBI's Washington field office has created a squad dedicated to investigating intellectual property thefts, part of a more aggressive law enforcement approach on cybercrime, an official said Friday.
The squad started this month, with
By PETE YOSTAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - The Justice Department said Friday it is going to allow members of federally recognized Indian tribes to possess eagle feathers, although that's a federal crime.
This is a significant religious and cultural issue for many tribes, who were
By TOM HAYSAssociated Press
NEW YORK (AP) - The Craigslist ad offered black-market Percocet pills for sale but warned potential customers: "No LE please." Meaning: No law enforcement.
Like that made a difference.
The 40-year-old man accused of placing the ad was among 21 people arrested in an
By P. SOLOMON BANDAAssociated Press
WESTMINSTER, Colo. (AP) - Anxious parents kept close and protective watch over their children on Friday after the FBI warned them that a 10-year-old girl who vanished one week earlier may have been abducted by someone they know.
The sense of dread and
By GREG RISLINGAssociated Press
LOS ANGELES (AP) - A teacher arrested at Los Angeles International Airport wearing a bulletproof vest and with checked bags containing knives, body bags, a smoke grenade and other weapons also had files on his computer detailing how to kidnap and kill people,
By DAVID SHARP and TED SHAFFREYAssociated Press
KENNEBUNK, Maine (AP) - Residents of this seaside community will have to wait at least the weekend to learn which of their friends and neighbors stand accused of giving business to a fitness instructor charged with running a prostitution operation
PORTLAND, Maine (AP) - A lawyer for two alleged clients of a Maine woman accused of running a prostitution business out of her Zumba dance studio in Kennebunk and secretly videotaped the encounters has filed a motion to block the release of names of the men suspected as her clients.
By GENE JOHNSONAssociated Press
SEATTLE (AP) - Washington state is on the verge of becoming the first in the nation to let adults over 21 buy taxed, inspected marijuana at state-licensed shops.
It might not clear up more than a decade of confusion that resulted from the state's medical
SEATTLE (AP) - Washington state is on the verge of becoming the first in the nation to let adults over 21 buy taxed, inspected marijuana at state-licensed shops. Supporters of Initiative 502 say allowing recreational pot sales could make drug laws a little more reasonable, prevent