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2009-07-16 08:00:00

WASHINGTON, July 16 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Shared Hope International will release a groundbreaking report on child sex trafficking in the United States at the Congressional Human Trafficking Briefing on Capitol Hill hosted by the Human Trafficking Caucus and Victims' Rights Caucus led by Congressman Poe (TX) and Congressman Smith (NJ), long-time advocates for victims protections.

2009-07-16 05:00:00

Hidden Cameras on the Arizona BorderWASHINGTON, July 16 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Wildlife populations are increasingly threatened by illegal immigration and the alien smugglers who are cutting paths through federally protected lands.

2009-06-03 07:30:00

LAS VEGAS, June 3 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- On June 12, Shared Hope International will launch its End Demand: Kids Are Not for Sale National awareness campaign with a rally and candlelight vigil in Las Vegas.

2009-05-15 15:06:56

Authorities in Houston said a teenager smuggled into the country from Guatemala was found dead by family members arriving to greet him. Police said the family members received a phone call at about 3 p.m.

2009-04-01 17:57:00

CIGARETTES HAD A STREET VALUE OF OVER $3 MILLION NEW YORK, April 1 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Ronald B.

2009-03-06 11:07:46

A pregnant woman was carrying 73 bags of heroin hidden in her waistband when she and a companion were pulled over in Delaware, police allege. Police said Shawnett Backus, 31, was arrested Wednesday after a routine traffic stop near Wilmington led to the alleged discovery of six bags of heroin between the seats of the vehicle in which she was a passenger, The (Wilmington, Del.) News Journal reported Thursday. A police officer searched the vehicle after the vehicle's driver, Jeron Johnson, 27,...

2008-10-18 21:00:02

Nevada officials discontinued an Amber Alert on Saturday for a Las Vegas boy allegedly kidnapped by drug dealers because his grandfather owes them money. Sgt.

2008-09-22 08:15:00

Text of report by independent German news agency ddp Cologne - Within the framework of the so far largest operation against money smuggling, German customs officers confiscated in one week 5.5 million euros that were to be smuggled abroad.

2008-09-11 12:00:33

By Gemma Fraser, THE city's education leader has promised to look again at closing a city primary school by Christmas. At a heated public meeting at Bonnington Primary, parents appealed to education bosses to keep the school open until the end of the school year at least.

2008-09-04 21:00:24

An elevator mechanic at Los Angeles International Airport has been charged with smuggling illegal immigrants into the United States, officials said.


Word of the Day
swell-mobsman
  • A member of the swell-mob; a genteelly clad pickpocket. Sometimes mobsman.
Use of the word 'swell-mobsman' dates at least to the early 1800s.