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6 min ago | WINK-TV Fort Myers

Salsa great Cheo Feliciano dies in car crash at 78

Puerto Rican salsa legend Cheo Feliciano died in a car accident early Thursday, prompting the governor of the U.S. territory to declare three days of mourning.


Related Topix: Rico, CO, Salsa, Cheo Feliciano, Music!, Fania All Stars, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Nydia Velazquez, US Politics, Entertainment

4 hrs ago | Norwalk Citizen News

Ohio bans 2 chemicals used to make synthetic drugs

In this Wednesday, Jan. 8, 2014 file photo, Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine speaks at West Carrollton Middle School in West Carrollton, Ohio.


Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Mike DeWine, US Senate, Republican, Drug Enforcement Administration

6 hrs ago | ABC News

Police: Student Ate More Pot Than Recommended

A Wyoming college student who jumped to his death from a Denver hotel balcony ate more than the recommended serving of a marijuana cookie, police reports show.


Related Topix: Marijuana, Powell, WY

7 hrs ago |

Street theater in Mexico City's rough Tepito area

But a theater project led by one of Mexico's best-known actors has been taking middle-class audiences into the lives of Tepito residents in recent weeks in an attempt to show the human side of the gritty area blighted by poverty and crime.


Related Topix: Theater, Arts, World News, Mexico, Marketing

11 hrs ago |

The rise of college 'study drugs'

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Related Topix: Medicine, ADHD, Health, Ritalin, Methylphenidate (generic), Drug Addiction (Substance Abuse), University of Kentucky

15 hrs ago | News Herald

Officer revives overdose victim with Narcan

A police officer here became the first to save a life under a pilot program equipping officers in Ocean County with Narcan , a drug that reverses the effects of opiates such as heroin.


Related Topix: Ocean County, NJ, Seaside Heights, NJ, Chris Christie, US Governors

Wed Apr 16, 2014

Wausau Daily Herald

Feds say drug kingpin targeted prosecutors in Del.

A DEA a??trapa? vehicle before it was loaded onto an Air National Guard C-17 at New Castle Airport as part of a DEA operation to track a cocaine network to its source.


Related Topix: Prison, Drug Enforcement Administration, World News, Mexico,

Norwalk Citizen News

Officer: Sharper's DNA found on 1 Arizona victim

Former NFL All-Pro safety Darren Sharper 's DNA was found in an examination of one of two women who accuse him of drugging and sexually assaulting them at a Tempe apartment, a detective said Wednesday.


Related Topix: Arizona, Tempe, AZ, Scottsdale, AZ

The Modesto Bee

Holder urges use of overdose-reversal drug

This Aug. 19, 2012 file photo shows actor Cory Monteith at the 2012 Do Something awards in Santa Monica, Calif.


Related Topix: Glee, Entertainment, Television, Cory Monteith

CBS Local

Big Colorado Pot Business Bans Drug Use At Work

Workers for one of Colorado's biggest marijuana businesses learned Wednesday they can be fired for smoking pot on the job or using cocaine any time.


Related Topix: Marijuana, Drug Testing

The Fresno Bee

Denver police eye 911 response time after killing

In this April 15, 2014 photo, authorities investigate a homicide in Denver. Richard Kirk is being held for investigation of first-degree murder in the death of his wife in their Denver home.


Related Topix: Violent Crime, Marijuana

ABC News

4th Mexican Cartel Associate Charged in Chicago

Federal court documents show that an associate of Sinaloa cartel leader Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman was arrested in Las Vegas in January and brought to Chicago.


Related Topix: Mexico, World News

KCCI-TV Des Moines

Casual marijuana use may damage your brain

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Lincoln Daily News

Study: Casual pot use causes brain abnormalities in the young

Y oung, casual marijuana smokers experience potentially harmful changes to their brains, with the drug altering regions of the mind related to motivation and emotion, researchers found.


Related Topix: Marijuana, Northwestern University

Daily Echo

Ex-bank boss and Hampshire minister charged with drugs possession

Disgraced former Co-op Bank boss Paul Flowers has been charged with possession of drugs including cocaine, prosecutors said today.



UPDATE 2-U.S. court reverses Massachusetts ban on Zogenix pain drug

A U.S. District Court judge on Tuesday stopped Massachusetts from implementing a ban on the sale of Zogenix Inc's prescription painkiller Zohydro, saying federal law superseded the state's action.


Related Topix: Healthcare Law, Law, Medicine, Health, Pain, Deval Patrick, US Governors, Food and Drug Administration

Tue Apr 15, 2014

Risks Of Popular Anxiety Drugs Often Overshadowed

When actor Philip Seymour Hoffman died of an overdose in February, the New York City medical examiner ruled that his death was the result of "acute mixed drug intoxication."


Related Topix: Medicine, Anxiety, Health, Xanax, Alprazolam (generic), Ativan, Lorazepam (generic), Klonopin, Clonazepam (generic), Valium, Valrelease, Diazepam (generic)


Off-duty Windsor cop faces drug charge

A police officer from Windsor, Ontario, has been charged with drug possession after crossing the Ambassador Bridge into the United States.

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CBS Local

Obama Commutes Texas Prisoner Sentence Made Longer By Typo

The error was made in a report used to sentence convicted drug dealer Ceasar Cantu of Katy, Texas, and resulted in 3 1/2 extra years being added to his prison term.


Related Topix: Prison, Katy, TX, Criminal Defense Law, Law, Federal Prisons

Wiltshire Times

Chippenham man who supplied deadly ecstacy pills back at crown court

The man who supplied Robbie Day with the ecstasy which killed him has failed to meet the terms of his suspended sentence.