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US drug czar says border wall will reduce influx of drugs

Mar. 18, 2019 4:16 PM EDT

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — President Donald Trump's drug czar on Monday touted the president's plan for a U.S.-Mexico border wall as a way to save American lives by helping stem the flow of illegal drugs into the country. While visiting Kentucky, drug czar Jim Carroll said Trump's long-promised border wall...

Filings from El Chapo trial show efforts to limit testimony

Mar. 15, 2019 3:30 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Newly unsealed documents from the U.S. trial of Mexican drug lord Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman detail the behind-the-scenes efforts by prosecutors to keep out evidence potentially damaging to their witnesses and embarrassing to the government, including beliefs in mysticism, sex with minors...

El Chapo wants new trial, hearing to probe jury misconduct

Feb. 22, 2019 3:46 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — The defense team for Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman said Friday it will seek a new trial for the notorious drug lord in light of "misconduct" on the part of several jurors who allegedly followed media accounts of the case against the instructions of a federal judge. Defense attorney Eduardo...

Mexico to help "El Chapo" family seek US humanitarian visas

Feb. 22, 2019 3:35 PM EST

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador said Friday that he has instructed his government to assist the family of Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman in seeking humanitarian visas to visit the convicted drug trafficker in the United States. During a visit last week to Guzman's hometown of...

Claims in El Chapo case highlight perils of 'Googling juror'

Feb. 22, 2019 8:27 AM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Claims of jury misconduct in the trial of drug lord Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman have drawn new attention to the digital-age challenge courts face in preventing jurors from scouring media accounts or conducting their own research before rendering a verdict. It's a phenomenon that has been...

10 Things to Know for Today

Feb. 22, 2019 7:20 AM EST

Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today: 1. LIGHTS, CAMERA, CLUES Chicago's vast network of surveillance cameras, with more than 32,000 mounted on buildings, poles, train tunnels and elsewhere, helped police break the case of "Empire" actor Jussie...

Feds: El Chapo's sons indicted on drug conspiracy charges

Feb. 21, 2019 6:41 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — Two sons of notorious drug lord Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman have been indicted on drug conspiracy charges, the Justice Department said Thursday. Joaquin Guzman Lopez, 34, and Ovidio Guzman Lopez, 28, are charged in a single-count indictment that was unsealed last week in Washington....

Justice Department says sons of drug lord Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman have been indicted on drug conspiracy charges

Feb. 21, 2019 6:19 PM EST
WASHINGTON (AP) — Justice Department says sons of drug lord Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman have been indicted on drug conspiracy charges.

Claims in El Chapo case highlight perils of 'Googling juror'

Feb. 21, 2019 5:25 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Claims of jury misconduct in the trial of drug lord Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman have drawn new attention to the digital-age challenge courts face in preventing jurors from scouring media accounts or conducting their own research before rendering a verdict. It's a phenomenon that has been...

Lawyers for El Chapo concerned by juror misconduct claims

Feb. 20, 2019 5:58 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — El Chapo's lawyers raised concerns of potential juror misconduct and were reviewing their options Wednesday after a member of the jury at the Mexican drug lord's trial told a news website that several jurors looked at media coverage of the case. The juror told VICE News that at least five...