FBI 'Most Wanted' Walter Lee Williams Being Deported from Mexico
FBI(LOS ANGELES) -- Walter Lee Williams, the former professor who was nabbed in Mexico after spending one day on the FBI's Most Wanted list, is expected to make his first court appearance in Los Angeles on Thursday, authorities said.
Williams, 64, who is accused of engaging in sex acts via webcam and in person with underage boys in the Philippines, was arrested in the Mexican resort town of Playa del Carmen on Tuesday after a local resident saw his picture in the media and alerted authorities, said Bill Lewis, assistant director in charge of...
FBI Foils Plot to Build 'X-Ray Weapon,' Possibly Targeting President Obama
iStockphoto/Thinkstock(GALWAY, N.Y.) -- A New York man who allegedly wanted to kill President Obama and apparently blamed him for the recent Boston bombings has been arrested for trying to build and detonate a weapon of mass destruction.
Glendon Scott Crawford, 49, of Galway, N.Y., spent months designing and constructing an X-ray system that would emit deadly amounts of radiation and could be detonated remotely, according to the FBI. Crawford recruited Eric J. Feight, 54, of Hudson, N.Y, to join in the plot, and both were arrested Tuesday, the FBI said.
Crawford and Feight...
Report: Mexican Roots for Majority of Latino Americans
iStockphoto/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) -- Mexican Latinos make up more than two-thirds of all Latinos in the United States, according to a new Pew Hispanic report.
Of the 51.9 million Latinos living in the U.S. in 2011, more than 33.5 million trace their family back to Mexico. The report looked at demographic data collected from the 2011 American Community Survey. The report also examined U.S. citizenship, education levels and median income among U.S. Hispanics.
Puerto Ricans make up the second-largest group, accounting for 9.5 percent, or about 5 million people.
Salvadoran, Cuban, and Dominican...