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CBP Arrests 15-Year-Old Marijuana Smuggler

San Luis, Ariz. – U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers at the San Luis port of entry arrest another juvenile for marijuana smuggling. Today a 15-year-old juvenile applied for entry into the United States through…


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A PAIR OF VICTIMS Become a Couple of Cons

Bernie Madoff stole billions, but two brothers in Michigan recently put a different twist on the traditional Ponzi scheme. They started out as willing participants in a get-rich-quick oil and gas scheme, only to learn…






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FBI Review of Fort Hood Investigation

The FBI continues to work closely with the Department of the Army and others in the ongoing investigation into the November 5, 2009 shooting at Fort Hood, Texas. Given the pending nature of the case,…


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Business Showcase 2010

Imperial Valley Businesses all came together for the annual Business Showcase Thursday January 14th to show off their goods and services. Over 1,000 flocked to the Imperial Valley fair grounds for a taste of the…


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Police Briefs

City of Holtville Monday, January 11 KICKING BACK, ON MONDAY: A caller reported neighbors playing loud music and keeping him awake. The host was contacted and warned to respect his neighbors and keep it down….








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Tackling Disabilities Flag Football Event

By Jorge Villalobos Flag Football, food and fun was the name of the game at the El Centro Regional Medical’s “Tackling Disabilities,” event.  The event which at first hosted “Tackling Autism,” evolved to take on…


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Comments from Barack Obama on Earthquake in Haiti

Good Afternoon, The reports and images from Haiti of collapsed hospitals, crumbled homes, and men and women carrying their injured neighbors through the streets are truly heart-wrenching. As we learn more about the extent of…


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Brown Sues Electronic Cigarette Maker

Oakland-Attorney General Edmund G. Brown Jr. today sued Florida-based electronic-cigarette retailer Smoking Everywhere to prevent the company from targeting minors and making “misleading and irresponsible” claims that electronic cigarettes are a safe alternative to smoking….


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Haitian Earthquake Relief Fraud Alert

Press Release For Immediate Release January 13, 2010 Washington D.C. FBI National Press Office (202) 324-3691 Haitian Earthquake Relief Fraud Alert The FBI today reminds Internet users who receive appeals to donate money in the…


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UPS Donates to Haitian Earthquake Relief

UPS Donates $1 Million to Haitian Earthquake Relief Planning Underway with Partners to Deliver Aid ATLANTA–(BUSINESS WIRE)–UPS (NYSE:UPS) today contributed more than US$1 million in cash and in-kind support to earthquake relief efforts in Haiti…