Friday, May 17 2013 7:16 PM EDT2013-05-17 23:16:53 GMT
One person has died in a crash near Harrisonville, MO, Thursday evening. The crash happened on Missouri Highway 7 and Walker Road. It involved a car and a tractor-trailer. Harrisonville is in Cass County.More >>
Savannah Nash celebrated her 16th birthday last week. She died Thursday when her car slammed into a semi while she was texting during her first time driving by herself.More >>
Saturday, May 18 2013 11:19 PM EDT2013-05-19 03:19:44 GMT
The Charlotte Bobcats are in the process of changing their name to "Hornets," a source with knowledge of the situation told CBSSports.com's Will Brinson, including arranging digital assets that wouldMore >>
The Charlotte Bobcats are in the process of changing their name to "Hornets," a source with knowledge of the situation told CBSSports.com's Will Brinson, including arranging digital assets that would allow a return to their original nickname.More >>
Sunday, May 19 2013 7:59 AM EDT2013-05-19 11:59:01 GMT
Health officials are worried cases from a salmonella outbreak traced to a Fayetteville hotel may have spread nationwide. Officials say that 51 people who ate at the Holiday Inn Bordeaux's banquet facilitiesMore >>
Health officials are worried cases from a salmonella outbreak traced to a Fayetteville hotel may have spread nationwide.More >>
In three separate discoveries, Tucson Sector Border Patrol agents seized 1,843 pounds of marijuana and arrested two smugglers.
The incidents took place over the weekend, starting Friday, when a 23-year-old male was arrested at the Highway 80 checkpoint after Wilcox Border Patrol agents discovered approximately 4.6 pounds of marijuana inside the young man's vehicle. The 23-year-old suspect is a U.S. citizen and is now facing federal prosecution.
The second discovery occurred Saturday after a Wilcox Station canine unit working at the Highway 80 checkpoint notified authorities to an SUV driven by a 20-year-old female traveling with her 4-year-old child. A secondary inspection of the vehicle using a canine unit uncovered six small bricks of marijuana, weighing a total of 8.4 pounds, inside a child's backpack. The child was turned over to the suspect's sister. The suspect herself, also a U.S. citizen, is now facing federal prosecution.
The big finding took place on Sunday, when a Customs and Border Protection Air and Marine helicopter crew responded to detection technology near Guvo, Arizona. At the scene agents discovered an abandoned SUV containing 1,830 pounds of marijuana worth an estimated $915,000.
U.S.Customs and Border Protection welcomes assistance from the community. Citizens can report suspicious activity to the Border Patrol by calling 1-877-872-7435 toll free. All calls will be answered and remain anonymous.
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