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52 min ago | WHAS11

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

4 hrs ago | 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

8 hrs ago | 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.



Sheriff: Grandmother's casket used to hide drugs

A middle Georgia sheriff says two inmates visiting a Macon funeral home tried to return to jail with drugs and other contraband that had been hidden inside their grandmother's casket.


Related Topix: Bibb County, GA, Macon, GA

WGAL-TV Lancaster

Why painkiller addicts turn to heroin

Back in the 1960s, heroin users were usually young men, who started using around an average age of 16. They were most likely from low-income neighborhoods, and when they turned to opiates, heroin was their first choice.


Related Topix: OxyContin, Roxicodone, Oxycodone (generic), Medicine, Duragesic, Fentanyl (generic), Autos

The Times of Israel

Suriname president's son pleads guilty to 'Hezbollah plot'

The son of the president of Suriname pleaded guilty on Friday to US charges he sought to offer a home base in his South American country to the Lebanese militant group Hezbollah.


Related Topix: Prison, Drug Enforcement Administration

Man convicted in shooting deaths of four Alberta Mounties in 2005 arrested

One of two men convicted in the shooting deaths of four Alberta Mounties in 2005 has been arrested and charged with a drug crime.


Related Topix: Canada,

Fri Aug 29, 2014

Cybercast News Service

Leader of Bakken drug ring gets 20 years prison

A federal judge sentenced the leader of an interstate drug ring to 20 years in prison Friday for his role in a major trafficking operation that stretched from western Washington to the Bakken oil fields of the Northern Plains.


Related Topix: Prison, Montana, Criminal Defense Law, Law

KRRQ-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

New York Daily News

Actor arrested in drug bust with Jackie Chan's son released

A Taiwanese actor arrested on drug charges along with the son of Hong Kong film star Jackie Chan was released Friday after two weeks in detention, amid a broad anti-drug crackdown in China's capital that has ensnared several celebrities.


Related Topix: World News, China, Asia, Entertainment

WHEC-TV Rochester

No jail for man arrested amid Hoffman death probe

A friend of Philip Seymour Hoffman who was arrested after the actor's overdose death pleaded guilty on Thursday to a low-level drug charge in a deal that spared him jail time.


Related Topix: Crime Movies, Drama Movies, Biography Movies, Capote, Celebrities, Philip Seymour Hoffman

Brandon Sun

Former Playboy model Brandi Brandt sent to prison for conspiring to bring drugs into Australia

Former Playboy model Brandi Brandt was sentenced to up to six years in prison Friday for being part of a drug smuggling ring that brought cocaine to Australia.


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