Marisol Valles, 21, Fired as Mexican Town's Police Chief
When 21-year-old Marisol Valles took the job as the police chief in a drug-ridden town in Mexico last October, she was hailed as the "Bravest Woman in Mexico." She made international headlines for taking a job no one else would dare take.
But now the Associated Press is reporting that she was fired when she did not show up for work on Monday. She has received death threats from the drug cartels, and is now reportedly seeking asylum in the United States. The AP has more: