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Andrea Noble was a crime and public safety reporter for The Washington Times.

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Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman is escorted to a helicopter in handcuffs by Mexican navy marines at a navy hanger in Mexico City, Feb. 22, 2014. (AP Photo/Eduardo Verdugo, file) ** FILE **

U.S. offers up to $5M reward in search for El Chapo

The U.S. government is offering a reward of up to $5 million for information that leads to the capture and arrest of El Chapo, the Mexican drug kingpin who escaped prison last month through a tunnel burrowed into his cell. Published August 5, 2015

Sen. Charles Grassley, Iowa Republican and Judiciary Committee Chairman (Associated Press) **FILE**

Obama admin struggles to justify limits on federal watchdogs

Neither officials from the FBI nor the Office of the Deputy Attorney General who testified before a Senate committee Wednesday could identify any circumstance in which sensitive information disclosed to inspectors general was inappropriately released to the public -- leading lawmakers to question why then the bureaucrats wanted to limit such information to internal watchdogs. Published August 5, 2015

Astronaut and former Sen. John Glenn says that inspectors general require "unfettered access" to investigate the agencies they are supposed to monitor rather than getting permission from agencies to do so. (Associated Press)

Inspectors general: Getting permission from agencies they monitor won't work

A group of inspectors general say a recent ruling by the Obama administration requiring federal watchdogs to get permission from agencies they monitor for wiretaps and other investigative information is a "serious threat" to their independence and that Congress should pass legislation affirming their oversight authority. Published August 4, 2015

FILE - In this Aug. 18, 2014, file photo, protesters walk through the streets after a standoff with police in Ferguson, Mo. A year ago, most Americans had never heard of the St. Louis suburb called Ferguson. But after a white police officer fatally shot a black 18-year-old in the street, the name of the middle-class community quickly became known around the world. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel, File)

Journalists arrested in Ferguson drop suits after settlement reached

Two journalists arrested while covering separate protests in Ferguson, Missouri, last year have reached settlements with St. Louis County officials under which no charges will be filed against them and the arrests are expunged from their records, according to the American Civil Liberties Union of Missouri. Published August 3, 2015

Darron Dylon Wint, 34, is being held in connection with a quadruple homicide which occurred on Thursday, May 14, 2015, in the 3200 block of Woodland Drive, Northwest, Washington, D.C. (Photos released by the Metropolitan Police Department)

DNA links suspect to slain family's car in D.C. mansion murders case

Initially it was a pizza crust that tied Darron Dylon Wint to the scene of a quadruple homicide, but a police detective said Monday that his DNA was also found on a construction vest located inside a burning vehicle that belonged to the victims. Published July 20, 2015