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1 hr ago | Press-Telegram

Nearly 2,000 DUI arrests over Labor Day weekend in Los Angeles County

Authorities across Los Angeles County arrested 1,982 people suspected of driving under the influence of drugs or alcohol, a slight decrease over the three-day holiday weekend last year.

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Related Topix: Los Angeles County, CA, Long Beach, CA, Bellflower, CA

5 hrs ago |

Chard mother's relief after judge spares her jail "to start a fresh...

A MOTHER from Chard said she can 'start a fresh life' after being spared jail for supplying heroin which killed her partner.


Related Topix: Somerset County, England, World News, United Kingdom,

9 hrs ago | Bioscience Technology

Marijuana's hazy contribution to highway deaths

Public officials and safety advocates worry there will be more drivers high on pot and a big increase in traffic deaths as states liberalize marijuana laws.


13 hrs ago | WKYC-TV Cleveland

Fla. mom to treat kid with medical pot before amendment vote

One mother will start treating her cancer-ravaged daughter with whole plant medical marijuana even though the Bay area is two months away from the amendment two vote.


Related Topix: Marijuana, Tampa, FL

17 hrs ago | SFGate

Majority of W.Va. drug arrests are for marijuana

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Related Topix: West Virginia, West Virginia Government

Mon Sep 01, 2014

KNEK-FM Lafayette

Cee Lo Green Pleads No Contest to Dosing Woman with Ecstasy

Cee Lo Green has pleaded no contest to secretly giving a woman the drug Ecstasy at a Los Angeles restaurant in the summer of 2012, the Los Angeles County District Attorney's office announced on Friday.


Related Topix: Cee Lo Green, Hip-Hop, Los Angeles County, CA

Evening Sun

Peru police display record 7.7-ton cocaine haul

Peruvian police displayed in a Lima airport police hangar on Monday what officials called the largest cocaine haul ever in the Andean nation, 7.7 metric tons .


Related Topix: Drug Enforcement Administration

WTAQ-AM Green Bay

Father charged after daughter eats marijuana chocolate bar

A Chippewa Falls parent found out the hard way that you shouldn't bring marijuana laced chocolate bars back from Colorado, because your kids will find them.


Related Topix: Marijuana, Chippewa Falls, WI

Deseret News

Duchesne County man pleads guilty to federal firearms charge

A Bureau of Indian Affairs police officer takes Ferron Wyasket into custody during the service of a federal search warrant at Wyasket's house on tribal land in Arcadia, Duchesne County, on Oct. 3, 2013.


Related Topix: Duchesne County, UT


Will traffic deaths rise as states legalize pot?

As states liberalize their marijuana laws, public officials and safety advocates worry that more drivers high on pot will lead to a big increase in traffic deaths.


Related Topix: Marijuana, Washington DC

Canberra Times

Jury begins deliberating over alleged stabbing murder

A jury has begun deliberations in the ACT Supreme Court over the stabbing murder of mother of three Paula Conlon.


Related Topix: Violent Crime

Courier News

Police Blotter: Plainsboro drug arrests

POSSESSION OF HYPODERMIC SYRINGES, 5:55 p.m. Aug. 20. A 2006 Mercury Mariner was stopped for throwing debris out of a motor vehicle and failure to maintain a lane of travel.


Related Topix: Plainsboro, NJ

Sun Aug 31, 2014


Lyons man arrested on drug charges

A Lyons man was arrested Friday after a several months long investigation into the sale of crack cocaine in the Village of Lyons, according to the Wayne County Narcotics Enforcement Team.


Related Topix: Lyons, NY, Wayne County, NY


Tomahawk PD Arrests One in Drug Bust, Seizes Methamphetamine

A 27-year-old man is in custody after Tomahawk Police seized multiple packages of Methamphetamine, U.S. currency and numerous paraphernalia items at a home in city.


Lowell Sun

Drug czar's unique story: alcoholism

Michael Botticelli was seated on a tattered purple couch in an old Victorian here, just outside of Boston.


Related Topix: Boston, MA, Celebrities, Al Pacino, Drug Testing

Vancouver Sun

Australian drug trade 'high-reward' for Canadian criminals: police

There is an increasing Canadian presence in the Australian drug scene, where traffickers brave harsh enforcement for large profits in a "high-risk, high-reward" market, authorities say.


KLFY-TV Lafayette

Suspects arrested with AK-47 and Drugs

The male suspect, Arthur Joubert of Lafayette, was arrested and charged with Possession of a Firearm by a Felon, Illegal Carrying of a Weapon in the presence of a Control Substance, Possession of Drug Paraphernalia and Possession of Marijuana 3rd Offense.


Related Topix: Lafayette, LA

Sat Aug 30, 2014

Milford Mercury

I can beat the booze, says Gazza

Troubled former England football maestro Paul Gascoigne has said he can overcome the demons which saw him admitted to hospital in a drink-fuelled stupor.


Basildon Recorder

Troubled ex-England star Paul Gascoigne says he can overcome his alcohol addiction

Troubled former England football maestro Paul Gascoigne has said he can overcome the demons which saw him admitted to hospital in a drink-fuelled stupor.


Bangkok Post

Abbot held for drug abuse, porn clips

An abbot in Kanchanaburi province was arrested and forced out of monkhood on Friday for taking methamphetamine and having pornographic video clips on his mobile phone.