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PHILADELPHIA | Jury convicts man of murder in 1973 death of wife

PHILADELPHIA  — Federal authorities say they have intercepted a shipment of 108 phony replica Super Bowl rings representing many past champion teams, including the Philadelphia Eagles. U.S. Customs and Border Protection officials say the rings were found in an express consignment parcel that arrived June 18 from Hong Kong marked as alloy rings. Trade enforcement … Continue reading PHILADELPHIA | Jury convicts man of murder in 1973 death of wife

PHILADELPHIA | More than 100 phony replica Super Bowl rings found

PHILADELPHIA — Federal authorities say they have intercepted a shipment of 108 phony replica Super Bowl rings representing many past champion teams, including the Philadelphia Eagles. U.S. Customs and Border Protection officials say the rings were found in an express consignment parcel that arrived June 18 from Hong Kong marked as alloy rings. Trade enforcement … Continue reading PHILADELPHIA | More than 100 phony replica Super Bowl rings found

WASHINGTON | FBI offers $1M for info on US reporter missing in Syria

WASHINGTON | April 19, 2018 (AP)(STL.News)  Federal authorities for the first time are offering a reward of up to $1 million for information leading to an American journalist who has been missing in Syria for more than five years. Austin Tice, of Houston, Texas, disappeared in August 2012 while covering Syria’s civil war. A video … Continue reading WASHINGTON | FBI offers $1M for info on US reporter missing in Syria

HARRISON, Ohio | Ohio company recalls more than 7 tons of BBQ beef

HARRISON, Ohio | April 8, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) Federal authorities say an Ohio-based food company is recalling more than 14,000 pounds (6,000 kilograms) of pulled barbequed beef products that could be contaminated with rubber. The U.S. agriculture department’s Food Safety and Inspection Service reports that J.T.M. Provisions Co. of Harrison had received two consumer complaints of … Continue reading HARRISON, Ohio | Ohio company recalls more than 7 tons of BBQ beef

Feds: Detainee at airport for deportation escapes in taxi

NEW YORK /March 28, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) —  Federal authorities say an immigration detainee about to be deported to Senegal escaped custody at New York’s Kennedy Airport and fled in a taxi. A spokesman for Immigration and Customs Enforcement says Mohamadou Lamine Mbacke was in the custody of its agents at the airport Tuesday night when … Continue reading Feds: Detainee at airport for deportation escapes in taxi

FDA chief wants more mail inspectors to stem opioid influx

NEW YORK /March 05, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) — The head of the Food and Drug Administration wants to more than double the number of packages his agency inspects for illicit drugs, an effort to stem a deadly flow of opioids that increasingly runs through the international mail supply. FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb said Monday he needs … Continue reading FDA chief wants more mail inspectors to stem opioid influx

The Latest: Shooter among dead in New Mexico school shooting

AZTEC, N.M./December 7, 2017 (AP)(STL.NEWS) — The Latest on a shooting at a New Mexico high school (all times local): 11:05 a.m. New Mexico State Police say the suspect in a high school shooting is among the three dead. Police didn’t release details about the shooter but confirmed the other two people killed Thursday at Aztec … Continue reading The Latest: Shooter among dead in New Mexico school shooting