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Authorities in Mexico arrest town’s entire police force following mayoral candidate’s murder
June 26th, 2018

The entire police department of a town in Mexico has been arrested after suspicions arose surrounding the murder of a mayoral candidate. Police in Ocampo, which is located west of Mexico City, were interviewed by state officials after the killing of Fernando Ángeles Juárez, from the left-leaning PRD. Angeles was discovered dead at one of…

Mexican authorities charge former border city official with organized crime, extortion
June 24th, 2018

State officials in the Mexican border city of Matamoros, Tamaulipas, charged Luis Alfredo Biasi, a former border city official on charges of extortion and organized crime. The same individual is also being federally investigated for reportedly trying to smuggle more than 1100 bulletproof vests over the border into Mexico last month. According to El Universal, Luis Alfredo…

US-led coalition destroys ISIS drug cache — including 300,000 so-called ‘Jihadi pills’
June 23rd, 2018

The US-led international coalition to overthrow the ISIS of Iraq and Syria dismantled a large drug stockpile, including Captagon known as the “jihadi pill” on June 12th in territories previously controlled by the terrorist group. The drugs worth approximately $1.4 million, according to a news release from Operation Inherent Resolve. “Despite [ISIS’] facade of Islamic…

Mexican Congress threatens end to bi-national collaboration to fight cartels over President Trump ‘zero policy’ immigration enforcement

Mexico’s Congress is threatening to end to a cooperation agreement to combat drug cartels in response to U.S. President Donald Trump’s “zero policy” over immigration enforcement at the border. A statement released by the Permanent Commission of Mexico’s Congress requested an end to bi-national collaboration with the United States in combatting cartels, immigration enforcement, and counter-terrorism,…

Wife of Benjamin Netanyahu indicted for fraud

The wife of Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is accused of fraud, which includes spending close to $100,000 in government funds on gourmet cuisine. On Thursday, Sara Netanyahu was indicted by Israel’s attorney general, who claimed that her “systemic fraud” hit 350,000 shekels (USD $96,000) and she was also charged with breach of trust. The…

New York City Police to begin issuing summonses instead of arrests for marijuana
June 20th, 2018

NEW YORK (AP) — Lighting up a joint in the Big Apple could lighten some wallets, but won’t lead to handcuffs in most cases once New York City’s revamped marijuana enforcement policy goes into effect on Labor Day weekend. Mayor Bill de Blasio said Tuesday police officers will shift to issuing criminal summonses for public…

Ex-Detroit Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick wants Trump to commute prison sentence
June 15th, 2018

Kwame Kilpatrick, the former Democratic mayor of Detroit who is serving 28 years behind bars for corruption – is asking for President Trump’s help to get out of prison early. Kilpatrick, who posted on the Free Kwame Project website, revealed that he has experienced a spiritual transformation since he resigned from office in 2008 following…

Drug cartel hitman executes former Mexican border city mayor following political debate: VIDEO
June 11th, 2018

An armed drug cartel operative assassinated the former mayor of the Mexican border city of Piedras Negras as he was leaving a political debate. The shooting occurred just before 10 p.m. outside of the Coahuila State University Auditorium when a bearded hitman sporting gray clothing walked up to former mayor Fernando Puron Johnston and shot…

Suspect wanted for ambush on Chicago area ATF agents during drug buy operation surrenders
June 10th, 2018

A suspect wanted in this week’s ambush shooting of a U.S. Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives (ATF) agent in Gary, Indiana, just south of Chicago has surrendered to authorities Justice Department officials announced that 25-year-old Bernard Graham of Calumet City, Illinois surrendered to Saturday afternoon. Prior to his surrender, Graham was the subject…

CBP: Honduran man found dead in Texas jail from “apparent suicide”

U.S. Border Patrol: Marco Antonio Munoz, the Honduran separated from family found dead in Texas jail from “apparent suicide” U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) have confirmed that a Honduran man was found dead in a Texas jail cell of an “apparent suicide” last month but made no mention of details in a Washington Post…