Sentence for Ex-FBI Agent Who Killed His Son’s Girlfriend Will Stand, Judges Rule

Steve Neavling ticklethewire.com  Former FBI Agent Edward Preciado-Nuno will still service an 8-to-20-year sentence for killing his son’s girlfriend in Las Vegas in 2008. The Las Vegas Review-Journal reports that the Nevada Supreme Court rejected his challenge, which argued that a juror wasn’t impartial. The court disagreed, saying the juror had “demonstrated the ability to…

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Immigrants Beating Deportations at Highest Rate in More Than 20 Years, Report

Steve Neavling ticklethewire.com More immigrants are successfully beating deportation before a judge, according to new data, the Christian Science Monitor reports. In fact, the success rate in court is higher than it has been for more than 20 years, according to the Transaction Records Clearinghouse at Syracuse University, which collects and studies federal prosecution records….

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Even DEA’s Own Hiring Policies Recognize Pot Isn’t As Dangerous As Other Drugs

Steve Neavling ticklethewire.com  Although the DEA has insisted that marijuana is one of the “most dangerous” drugs available, the agency’s own drug policy contradicts that. The Huffington Post reports that DEA applicants are prohibited from working for the agency if they have used narcotics or dangerous drugs in the past. There’s one exception – marijuana. It’s…

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FBI Raids Home, Ministry of Popular Preacher Who Helps Rescue Kidnapped Children in Africa

Steve Neavling ticklethewire.com  A well-known preacher who rescues kidnapped children in Africa is the subject of an FBI investigation after agents raided his home and ministry headquarters, CBN News reports. Sam Childers, who last year won the Mother Teresa Humanitarian Award for his work, found out last week that agents combed through his house and…

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Prolific Bank Robber with 2 Monickers Is Busted in Washington State

Steve Neavling ticklethewire.com The suspect is accused of robbing so many banks that he’s earned two nicknames – the “Elephant Man Bandit” and “Cyborg Bandit.” Seattlepi.com reports that authorities arrested a 44-year-old Washington state man on suspicion of robbing 30 banks in the Seattle and Marysville areas in the past year. “(We’re) very elated,” Capt. Steven…

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