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Kentucky Judges Indicted For Buying Votes

Four judges in an eastern Kentucky county with a history of election fraud have been indicted for using government-owned equipment to bribe citizens to vote for their friend and colleague. The three Knott County judge executives and a magistrate are accused by federal prosecutors of misappropriating thousands of dollars in…

Another Mexican Drug Smuggling Tunnel Found

Tightened border security has led Mexican drug cartels and human smugglers to use more sophisticated routes to enter the U.S. and this week Border Patrol agents discovered yet another underground tunnel loaded with 15,000 pounds of U.S.-bound drugs. The tunnel, connecting east San Diego California to the Mexican town of…

Rep. Jefferson Uses Desperate Defense Tactics

The Louisiana congressman who hid a $90,000 cash bribe in his freezer asked a judge to move his corruption trial from the jurisdiction where he was caught taking money on video because there aren’t enough blacks for the jury pool. It’s not the first time that Representative William Jefferson, a…

Laws To Curb Illegal Immigration Win In Court

Although a series of local measures to curb illegal immigration have been legally defeated nationwide, a breakthrough has occurred with crucial federal court victories in two separate states recently. In an indicator that perhaps the tide is turning, a few days ago a federal judge dismissed a lawsuit against a…

Public Corruption Trial To Get Anonymous Jury

In an unusual ruling, a Pennsylvania federal judge has ordered the rare practice of seating an anonymous jury in the public corruption trial of a former county official, although neither side has requested it. The defendant is a nationally renowned medical examiner accused of using his taxpayer-funded county staff to…

Councilman Hires Dozens Of Illegal Immigrants

A Kentucky elected official who owns a large construction company has pleaded guilty to federal charges of using illegal immigrant labor over four years and will pay the government a $2 million fine. The councilman (Jeffrey Wolnitzek) in the quiet city of Fort Wright, population of about 7,000, admitted to…

Top Democrat Donor Tries To Bribe Judge

A wealthy attorney, who donated unusually large amounts of money to Democrats in a sparsely populated state considered to be a small political market, has been indicted for trying to bribe a judge. The question now is whether Democrats in North Dakota, for years rife with political and judicial corruption,…

Illegal Immigration Peak Since Terrorist Attacks

More than half of the 10.3 million immigrants who arrived in the U.S. after the terrorist attacks entered the country illegally and overwhelming percentages of immigrants in several major states remain undocumented. A new and alarming study using the latest U.S. Census figures reveals that nearly 6 million illegal immigrants…

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