New political group tries to rescue Hickenlooper in primary

DENVER (AP) — In a sign of mounting concerns about John Hickenlooper’s standing in the Colorado Democratic Senate primary, a new political group is spending at least $1 million on a scathing attack ad against Hickenlooper’s rival in the race.

Documents: Federal agents engaged in sex acts with victims

A joint operation between federal agents and local police in western Arizona led to the rescue of sex-trafficking victims and HSI officials credited “investigative techniques” with helping to crack a “transnational criminal organization.” But documents show documents show — and some supervisors knew – that federal undercover agents repeatedly paid for and engaged in sex acts with suspected victims.

UPDATE: DA will not pursue charges against ‘unlicensed’ Laredo home beauticians

Two women who Gov. Greg Abbott came to their rescue and said should not be held in confinement as a punishment for operating a home beauty salon during the COVID-19 emergency, were not licensed cosmetologists, a Laredo police investigator said. Both have been released from home confinement and do not face jail time. But the police investigator said they should not be offering these services “these two ladies were not even licensed beauticians,” Laredo Police Investigator Jose Baeza Jr., told Border Report.

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