Arizona mother home after release from Mexico jail


Yanira Maldonado is back home after being released from jail in Mexico. She was accused of smuggling drugs. A judge ordered her free after there was no evidence to support a crime. The story made headlines around the world as the US government said it was paying close attention to the legal proceedings across the border. In a country where many Americans regularly visit there were allegations of police corruption and bribes. NBC's Miguel Almaguer reports.

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