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A guide to the life and mystery of Jimmy Hoffa

DETROIT (AP) — The FBI has spent this week digging up a field in suburban Detroit for the remains of former Teamsters union leader Jimmy Hoffa, who disappeared 38 years ago. He was last seen […]

06/19/2013

Former USC professor arrested in Mexico

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A former University of Southern California professor indicted on child sexual abuse charges has been arrested in Mexico, a day after being added to the FBI’s list of the Ten Most […]

06/19/2013

James R. Hoffa headshot, as Brotherhood of Teamsters Union President

Hoffa mystery still fascinates after 4 decades

OAKLAND TOWNSHIP, Mich. (AP) — The latest possible resting place of Teamsters boss Jimmy Hoffa is an overgrown farm field where the normal calm of chirping crickets is being drowned out by a beeping backhoe, […]

06/18/2013

James J. "Whitey" Bulger, alleged racketeer, booking photograph obtained by WBUR 90.9 - NPR Radio Boston. (AP Photo)

Ex-Bulger cohort says he’s not a serial killer

BOSTON (AP) — A former enforcer for James “Whitey” Bulger who admitted killing 20 people insisted Tuesday that he is not a hit man or a serial killer, but instead is a “nice guy” who […]

06/18/2013

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Witness says man who disrupted flight ranted about CIA

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Passengers aboard a flight from Hong Kong jumped on a man who began ranting about national security and the CIA, then bound his hands and feet for the final six hours […]

06/17/2013

James R. Hoffa headshot, as Brotherhood of Teamsters Union President

Federal agents search land linked to Hoffa case

OAKLAND TOWNSHIP, Mich. (AP) — Federal agents revived the hunt for the remains of Teamsters leader Jimmy Hoffa on Monday as they searched a field in suburban Detroit. Robert Foley, special agent in charge of […]

06/17/2013

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Texas actress arrested in ricin case

DALLAS (AP) — A pregnant Texas actress who told FBI agents her husband had sent ricin-tainted letters to President Barack Obama and New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg has been arrested for allegedly sending the letters […]

06/07/2013

Suspended California State Senator Ron Calderon (AP Photo)

FBI looking at Calif. lawmaker’s water legislation

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — The FBI investigation of state Sen. Ron Calderon involves legislation he introduced for a Los Angeles-area water district that uses his brother as a consultant, according to two people questioned by […]

06/06/2013

Ibragim Todashev, shown in May 4, 2013 Orange County Corrections Department booking photo after his arrest for aggravated battery in Orlando. (AP Photo)

Man shot by FBI had ties to Boston bombing suspect

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — A Chechen immigrant shot to death in Florida after an altercation with an FBI agent implicated himself in a triple slaying that officials believe may have been connected to Boston Marathon […]

05/23/2013

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NY state senator charged with embezzlement

NEW YORK (AP) — A once-powerful New York state senator was arrested Monday in a widening corruption scandal that has resulted in criminal charges against other lawmakers and turned some into wire-wearing informants. Sen. John […]

05/06/2013

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Raid of Minn. home disrupted ‘terror attack’

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The FBI says a potential terror attack that it believes was disrupted by a mobile home raid was in its “planning stages” and the target was believed to be in western Minnesota. […]

05/06/2013

US Department of Justice handout of evidence recovered on April 26, 2013 from a landfill in New Bedford, allegedly showing contents of backpack belonging to Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, image included in criminal complaint against Dias Kadyrbayev and Azamat Tazhayako. (AP Photo)

FBI: 3 removed backpack from Boston suspect’s room

BOSTON (AP) — Three college friends of Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev were arrested and accused Wednesday of removing a backpack containing fireworks emptied of gunpowder from Tsarnaev’s dorm room three days after the […]

05/01/2013

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