By Thanyarat Doksone Associated Press BANGKOK (AP) — A parcel delivery company in Bangkok put three packages bound for the United States through a routine X-ray and made a startling discovery: preserved human parts, including an infant’s head, a baby’s foot and an adult heart.
AP Wire Service SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A California state senator charged in a sweeping organized crime and public corruption case centered in San Francisco’s Chinatown faced a new charge Friday of racketeering.
By Paul Elias Associated Press SAN FRANCISCO (AP) – Federal prosecutors said on April 11 that more charges and defendants are expected to be added to a sweeping organized crime and public corruption case centered in San Francisco’s Chinatown. Prosecutor Susan Badger told U.S. District Judge Charles Breyer that additional charges and defendants would be […]
By Associated Press A lawyer for a California state senator charged last week with bribery and gun trafficking on March 31 challenged the three-year FBI investigation that led to the arrest.
By Paul Elias Associated Press A California state senator who was lauded for his efforts to make government more transparent was arrested March 26 during a series of raids by the FBI in Sacramento and the San Francisco Bay Area, authorities said. Federal officials are accusing a California State Senator State Leland Yee of conspiracy […]
Former senior adviser Stephen Kim agreed to a 13-month sentence in the case stemming from a report on North Korea’s military that he leaked to Fox News. By Frederic J. Frommera By Associated Press WASHINGTON — A U.S. State Department expert on North Korea pleaded guilty Feb. 7 to passing classified information to a journalist. […]
By Scott Smith SAN FRANCISCO (AP) – After turning himself in to the police, a Chinese national told federal authorities that he started a blaze at the Chinese Consulate in San Francisco because he was hearing voices. Yan Feng, 39, of Daly City, said he unsuccessfully tried to use his passport to ignite gasoline he […]
More efforts are underway to bring relief to the victims of Typhoon Haiyan, which struck the Philippines on Nov. 8, leaving thousands dead and millions homeless.
By Staff The Associated Press HONOLULU (AP) — The FBI has released thousands of documents from its file on U.S. Sen. Daniel Inouye of Hawaii, some of which show the late Japanese-American lawmaker was the target of racially and politically motivated threats of violence.
By Colleen Long and Jennifer Peltz The Associated Press NEW YORK (AP) — New York City’s police commissioner on June 27 called the City Council’s move to impose new oversight on the department misguided. The mayor joined in, vowing to fight the council measure.