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2 hrs ago | ABC News

Marion Barry's Son Jailed After Latest Arrest

Court documents show the only son of former District of Columbia mayor Marion Barry has been jailed after he was caught driving on a revoked license.


Related Topix: District of Columbia Government, Washington DC

4 hrs ago | WFAA-TV Dallas

Driver in Vegas eatery crash gets 6 to 20 years

A driver who pleaded guilty to DUI charges after police say he plowed his car into a Las Vegas restaurant last spring has been sentenced to 6 to 20 years in prison.


5 hrs ago | Mail on Sunday

Knife thugs who stabbed innocent teenager to death are pictured...

Want to burn off that Cheesecake Factory pasta? You'll have to jog for FIVE HOURS: The calorific costs of chain restaurant meals 'I'm full throttle - I'm going down!' One woman is dead after a small plane crashed in the parking lot of a busy shopping center Police search home of sex offender and say they say they are 'zeroing in' on killer who beat ... (more)


Related Topix: Air Accidents, Prison, New York

5 hrs ago |

Driving high questioned on busy day in Congress

Congressman John Mica, a Florida Republican, convened a hearing Thursday of a Transportation subcommittee.


Related Topix: John Mica, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Gerald Connolly, Democrat

6 hrs ago | Journal and Courier

Holder: Federal agents to carry heroin OD antidoteHolder: Federal...

Holder: Federal agents to carry heroin OD antidote The aim of the program is to help counter a dramatic spike in heroin overdose deaths across the country.


9 hrs ago | WHP-AM Harrisburg

Indictment: Philly Cops Went Rogue, Made a Fortune

Six officers in Philadelphia's Narcotics Field Unit were among the biggest crooks in the city over a six-year period in which they used violence and threats to steal more than $500,000 in cash and drugs, according to a federal indictment.


9 hrs ago | KSWO

Police: Georgia man had 174 pounds of marijuana

Thirty-eight-year-old Jemain McCreary of Douglasville, Georgia, was charged Wednesday.


Related Topix: Douglasville, GA, Douglas County, GA

10 hrs ago | The Washington Post

Myanmar reports largest heroin seizure of year

A Myanmar drug squad seized more than 140 kilograms of heroin in a town near the Thai border in the country's largest confiscation this year, state media reported Thursday.


Related Topix: World News

14 hrs ago | SFGate

Police: 14 arrested in Galveston drug bust

A city police spokesman told The Galveston County Daily News on Wednesday there is a growing cocaine and methamphetamine problem in the city.


Related Topix: Galveston County, TX

Wed Jul 30, 2014

Brandon Sun

1 arrested after drone carrying phones, marijuana, other contraband crashes at US prison

A drone carrying cellphones, marijuana and other contraband into a U.S. maximum-security prison never made it inside the razor wire fence, and authorities said Wednesday they are looking for one of two people accused of trying to sneak it in.


Related Topix: Prison, State Prisons, Lee Correctional Institution

WCAX-TV Burlington

Police: 10 arrested in North Country heroin bust

Authorities say they've arrested 10 people accused of selling and possessing heroin and other drugs in northern New York.


Related Topix: Franklin County, NY

KTVK Phoenix

Rains, smugglers damage US-Mexico border fence

The U.S. Border Patrol has another gap in the border fence on its hands. On Saturday, agents discovered a garage-sized hole through a steel fence that divides the United States and Mexico just east of Nogales, Arizona.


Related Topix: Nogales, AZ, Tucson, AZ

The Macon Telegraph

Drug charges for NY man after festival death

U.S. Attorney Preet Bharara says Patrick Morgan, 23, of Buffalo, New York, was arrested Wednesday morning.


Related Topix: Buffalo, NY, Rochester, NY


Detroit police: Sleeping boy, 8, shot and killed

Six city narcotics officers used gangland tactics to shake down drug dealers, robbing them of large sums of cash and drugs for years, federal authorities charged in an indictment unsealed Wednesday.


Related Topix: Violent Crime, Pennsylvania, Bob McDonnell, US Governors

WLNE-TV Providence

Thousands flee to Tunisia to escape Libya fighting

More than 35 percent of Americans have debts and unpaid bills that have been reported to collection agencies, according to a study released Tuesday by the Urban Institute.


Related Topix: World News, Africa, Libya, Associated Press, North Korea, Asia, UC Los Angeles, New York

WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

6 Philadelphia officers charged in corruption case

PHILADELPHIA - Six city narcotics officers used gangland tactics to shake down drug dealers, robbing them of large sums of cash and drugs for years, federal authorities charged in an indictment unsealed Wednesday.


Related Topix: US Federal Bureau of Investigation, US News

Daily Mail

Former police officer to be charged with murder of...

How deadly Ebola has spread across the globe: Fears virus has now reached Asia after Hong Kong woman returning from Kenya shows symptoms of killer disease Drew Barrymore's half-sister, 47, is found dead in her car with 'pills scattered all over the passenger seat' days before her birthday 'I knew she was in trouble years ago': Friend of Peaches' ... (more)


WFAA-TV Dallas

Man pleads guilty in Minnesota cartel house case

One of the four men accused of keeping a "stash house" for a Mexican drug cartel in St. Paul has pleaded guilty to conspiring to distribute methamphetamine.


Senators urge Obama to deliver consistent message on marijuana

Democratic senators from Washington state and Colorado entered the fray Tuesday, releasing a letter that complained that federal agencies “have taken different approaches that seem to be at odds with one another.” The senators _ Patty Murray and Maria Cantwell from Washington state and Mark Udall and Michael Bennet of Colorado _ cited two ... (more)


Related Topix: Marijuana, US Politics, Mark Udall, US News, US Senate, Senator Michael Bennet, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Senator Mark Udall

Tue Jul 29, 2014


Man receives 11-plus years for role in drug death ...

One of two men accused of supplying methamphetamine that led to the death of a Mandan woman has been sentenced to nearly 12 years in prison.


Related Topix: Mandan, ND