August 31, 2010
Off-Duty FBI Agent Shoots and Wounds Teenager After Robbery in Cleveland Heights
By Allan Lengel ticklethewire.com An off-duty FBI agent from Chicago on Monday night shot and wounded a teenager in Cleveland Heights who held up him and a friend, WKYC TV reported. The station, attributing the information to the Cleveland FBI office, reported that the agent and a friend were returning from dinner around 11 p.m….
Acting Genovese Capo Pleads to Plotting to Kill Hitman for Russian Mob
By Allan Lengel ticklethewire.com The acting capo of the Genovese organized crime family pleaded guilty Monday in federal court in New York to taking part in a conspiracy to commit murder of a hitman for the Russian mob, the U.S. Attorney’s Office said. Authorities say that Anthony Palumbo, a soldier and Acting Capo in the…
DEA to Conduct Program to Destroy Prescription Drugs
By Allan Lengel ticklethewire.com WASHINGTON — Prescription drugs stored in medicine cabinets and in kitchens and bedrooms may not be as innocent as they appear. With that in mind, the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration, along with government, community, public health and law enforcement partners, plan next month to launch a “Take-Back” initiative “that seeks to…