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Commuters board MTA bus. (Photo by Daniel Barry/Getty Images)

Bronx Bus Driver Accused In Drug Smuggling Case

Francis Abankwa, a bus driver for the past eight years, is accused of rendezvousing with a man who had just been caught hours earlier with a suitcase full of heroin.

04/24/2014

A suspect in an alleged mafia drug smuggling ring is escorted by FBI agents in Manhattan on Feb. 11, 2014. (credit: CBS 2)

Italy, US Crack Down On International Mafia Drug Smuggling

Seven people have been arrested by the FBI in the New York City area as part of an international crackdown on mafia drug smuggling, U.S. authorities told CBS News.

02/11/2014

William Wright (credit: Handout)

Kingpin Sentenced In California-New York Cocaine Smuggling Case

The leader of a drug smuggling ring that shipped cocaine and marijuana in luxury cars from California to Long Island has been sentenced to 13 1/2 years in prison.

08/13/2013

American Airlines Jet (file / credit: Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Former Baggage Handler At JFK Sentenced To 3 Life Terms For Running Drug Ring

Victor Bourne, 37, was found guilty last year on charges that he helped orchestrate he smuggling of more than 330 pounds of cocaine from 2000 to 2009.

10/16/2012

Customs and Border Patrol agents say these packets seized July 25, 2012 at JFK International Airport contain heroin. (credit: Customs and Border Patrol)

Customs Agents Recover 8 Pounds Of Heroin Hidden In Hair Treatment

A woman flying from Bogota to JFK had 38 packets of the product in her luggage. It tested positive for heroin, Customs and Border Protection officers said.

08/09/2012

Authorities say these pens, buttons and bottles of deodorant were all stuffed with cocaine. (credit: U.S. Customs and Border Protection)

Authorities Seize Cocaine Concealed In Magic Markers, Deodorant At JFK International Airport

Would-be drug smugglers have been getting creative lately at John F. Kennedy International Airport, officials say.

05/14/2012