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Key informant coming up in Gov. Whitmer kidnap trial

Jurors soon will hear from a pivotal informant who approached the FBI about a band of antigovernment extremists, a tip that eventually led to charges in an incredible plot to kidnap Michigan Gov. Gre...

2nd guilty plea planned in alleged plot to kidnap Whitmer

DETROIT (AP) — A man charged in an alleged plot to kidnap Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer has agreed to plead guilty, according to documents filed Monday, giving prosecutors another insider who could b...

Judge won't dismiss charges before Whitmer kidnap plot trial

DETROIT (AP) — A judge rejected claims of entrapment Tuesday and declined to dismiss charges ahead of a March trial against five men accused of trying to kidnap Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer. ...

Thailand intercepts drugs hidden in floor tiles destined for Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Police in Thailand discovered amphetamines with a street value of NT$2.46 billion (US$88.73 million) hidden in silicone floor elements destined for Taiwan, reports said Sa...

American English teacher busted for growing 19 marijuana plants in south Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — An American employed at a cram school in Kaohsiung was arrested earlier this month for growing nearly 20 marijuana plants in his residence. The suspect, a 35-year-old U...

Cops make biggest onshore heroin bust in Taiwan's history

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — New Taipei police last month seized 400 kilograms of heroin in the largest onshore heroin bust in Taiwan's history. New Taipei City police in October seized 1,172 b...

In Louisiana, a father, a son and a culture of police abuse

MONROE, La. (AP) — Growing up in the piney backwoods of northern Louisiana, where yards were dotted with crosses and the occasional Confederate flag, Jacob Brown was raised on hunting, fishing and dre...

12 pounds of fentanyl seized in San Francisco drug bust

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A drug bust by federal agents and San Francisco police netted 12.5 pounds (5.7 kilograms) of the deadly narcotic fentanyl and charges against 18 people suspected of supplying drug...

Cops bust New Taipei woman for running marijuana ring

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Police on Tuesday (Sept. 14) arrested a woman suspected of being the head of a marijuana-selling ring in New Taipei City. During a press conference on Tuesday, the Crim...

Montenegro finds 1 ton of cocaine in banana shipment

Police in Montenegro said on Friday they had seized over 1 ton (907 kilograms) of cocaine hidden in a shipment of bananas. The cocaine, which was divided into 1,250 packages, was found on Thursday ...

Beef noodle shop owner caught selling 'Sour Diesel' marijuana to foreign students

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The owner of a beef noodle shop along with eight other suspects has been arrested in northern Taiwan for selling "Sour Diesel" marijuana to foreign college stude...

Glue gaffe: 2 men freed in Greece after drug bust mix-up

THESSALONIKI, Greece (AP) — A public prosecutor in northern Greece cleared two men arrested on drug trafficking charges after authorities acknowledged that a white substance seized in their car was ad...

AP PHOTOS: On patrol with police in Paris' tough suburbs

VILLIERS-LE-BEL, France (AP) — Both fuming and bragging, the man told the police officers that he used his car as a weapon during the street battle in a northern suburb of Paris, ramming the vehicle i...

Greece coast guard divers seize cocaine from cargo ship

ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Greek authorities say coast guard divers have seized more than 46 kilograms (101 pounds) of cocaine found hidden behind a water intake grate in the hull of a cargo ship that arri...

Kansas agency's lost $72K: 4 years of probing, few answers

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Sometime after a January 2017 drug bust near Interstate 70's main exit for President Dwight Eisenhower's boyhood Kansas home, $72,000 in cash seized by the local sheriff's departme...