NEW YORK - After El Chapo's conviction in a drug-trafficking trial that included florid testimony of jewel-encrusted guns, a fleet of cash-laden jets and a personal zoo with roaming big cats, some Americans have floated an idea they see as poetic justice: Why not take some of the Mexican drug lord's billions in ill-gotten gains and make him pay for a border wall?
That may be a tall order, especially since federal officials can't say for sure how much Joaquin Guzman may still have from his decades of smuggling drugs into the U.S., or how exactly they intend to get their hands on it.
MARRERO, La. - The Latest on a 9-year-old who was accidentally killed (all times local):
TOWSON, Md. - A university student who's accused of putting a conversation with a Maryland congressman's staffer on Facebook Live without consent has been charged with illegal wiretapping.
State Prosecutor Emmet Davitt announced the charge Thursday against 20-year-old Jake Burdett, a Salisbury University student.
HARVEY, La. - A 9-year-old boy was accidentally shot in the head and killed Wednesday night when an 18-year-old cousin tried to get his gun away from the youngster, a Louisiana sheriff said.
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NEW YORK - Federal authorities have charged a Rikers Island correctional officer with smuggling drugs into the New York City jail.