LOS ANGELES (AP) — Howard Weitzman, an attorney whose clients included Michael Jackson, Justin Bieber, and auto maker John DeLorean, has died. He was 81.
SKOPJE, North Macedonia (AP) — Nine officials in North Macedonia's interior ministry were arrested Tuesday on suspicion of illegally issuing passports to overseas criminals.
SHERMAN, Texas (AP) — A former midfielder for Colombia’s national soccer team has been sentenced in a Texas courtroom to more than 11 years in prison for drug trafficking, according to U.S. prosecutors.
HOUSTON (AP) — A former governor of a Mexican border state who prosecutors have said was connected to drug cartels pleaded guilty in a Texas court Thursday to taking more than $3.5 million in bribes for government contracts then laundering that money in the U.S.
NEW YORK (AP) — Honduras President Juan Orlando Hernández accepted bribes from a drug trafficker as recently as 2019 — not just while running for office years earlier — a U.S. prosecutor said Friday.
A Canadian man was arrested and 240 pounds of cocaine was seized following an investigation by U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers in Sweetgrass.
A Bigfork man has been sentenced to 15 years in prison and five years of supervised release after he was convicted of methamphetamine trafficking in northern Montana, authorities said.
Prosecutors alleged the defendant led a methamphetamine and heroin trafficking ring that brought drugs from California to Montana.
A Billings man was sentenced to more than 15 years in prison after agents found six pounds of methamphetamine and guns in a Billings motel room.
A Billings man was sentenced to more than six years in prison after admitting to supplying methamphetamine for a staged drug deal in Laurel.
A Laurel man has been sentenced to more than six years in prison after he admitted that he bought and transported about a half a pound of meth from Washington to resell in the Billings-area.
Eight pounds of meth sent through the U.S. mail was picked off by federal agents earlier in April, according to charging documents that accuse a Billings man of orchestrating the shipment.
The guilty verdict comes as Montana law enforcement blames the meth trade for a spike in violent crime rates in some communities including Billings over the past several years.
HELENA — Montana Attorney General Tim Fox is using his recent trip to the U.S.-Mexico border to promote his campaign for governor, but state Department of Justice officials maintain the visit was for official business and won't seek reimbursement for the costs from the campaign.
United States Vice President Mike Pence will be in Billings on Wednesday to talk about combating illegal drugs, before traveling to Yellowstone National Park.
Law enforcement seized cocaine, firearms and multiple vehicles from a Missoula residence on Tuesday during a raid on a suspected drug trafficker.
HELENA — A fugitive who was arrested walking across a remote part of the U.S.-Canada border will face charges dating back to 1989 that he was a member of a trafficking ring that smuggled more than 120 tons of drugs into the country from around the globe.