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3 hrs ago | KRNV-TV Reno

California couple guilty in 115-pound pot bust

Two California residents have pleaded guilty to drug charges after being stopped on Interstate 90 in south-central Montana with 115 pounds of marijuana in their rental car.

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Related Topix: Stillwater County, MT

7 hrs ago | KXXV-TV Waco

Gas blasts kill 24, injure 271 in Taiwanese port

Before shipping out for Iraq, Army Sgt. Trevor Blumberg asked his father to do two things if he didn't return: Look after his puppy, Scrappy, and "take care of my guys."

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Related Topix: Marijuana, UC Los Angeles, California

Thu Jul 31, 2014

Heaven 600

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.

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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)

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Related Topix: Air Accidents, Prison, New York

Sunherald.com

Driving high questioned on busy day in Congress

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

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

St. Cloud Times

Cop shooting suspect faced 30 yearsCop shooting suspect faced 30...

Cop shooting suspect faced 30 years Brian George Fitch Sr. was captured Wednesday night after a manhunt Check out this story on sctimes.com: http://www.sctimes.com/story/news/local/minnesota/2014/07/31/cop-shooting-suspect-faced-years/13422271/ Court records show a man suspected of killing a Mendota Heights police officer was wanted because he had ... (more)

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Related Topix: Mendota Heights, MN, St. Paul, MN, West St. Paul, MN

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.

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Related Topix: District of Columbia Government, Washington DC

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.

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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)

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Related Topix: Air Accidents, Prison, New York

Ledger-Enquirer.com

Driving high questioned on busy day in Congress

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

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

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.

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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.

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KSWO

Police: Georgia man had 174 pounds of marijuana

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

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Related Topix: Douglasville, GA, Douglas County, GA

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.

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Related Topix: World News

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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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Related Topix: Buffalo, NY, Rochester, NY

KXXV-TV Waco

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.

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

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