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2 hrs ago | KSWO

Man gets 11 years for methamphetamine conviction

A DeSoto, Texas, man who pleaded guilty in western Arkansas to conspiracy to distribute methamphetamine has been sentenced to 11A1 2 years in federal prison.


Related Topix: DeSoto, TX, Federal Prisons, Prison

6 hrs ago | ABC News

Officer Shot During Undercover Buy in New Jersey

An undercover drug buy ended in gunfire in a shopping center parking lot on Tuesday, leaving a police officer wounded and two suspects in custody and another hospitalized.


Related Topix: Paramus, NJ

10 hrs ago | WTMA-AM North Charleston

Pa. Patient Arrested for Allegedly Dealing Heroin from ICU Bed

A Pennsylvania woman will be charged Tuesday with allegedly dealing heroin from her bed in the intensive care unit of a Pittsburgh area hospital, police said.


11 hrs ago | KEPR CBS 19

Justin Bieber seeks delay in Fla. DUI trial

Justin Bieber is seeking a delay in his trial currently scheduled to begin next month on Florida charges of driving under the influence, resisting arrest and driving with an expired license.


Related Topix: Entertainment

15 hrs ago | ABC News

Colombia Arrests 10 Cocaine Smugglers at Airport

Colombia's anti-narcotics police force says it arrested five foreigners and five Colombians trying to smuggle cocaine through Bogota's international airport during Holy Week.


Related Topix: South America, World News, Colombia

19 hrs ago | CBS Local

Dallas Man Sentenced For Pot Smuggling Ring

A Dallas man has been sentenced to 17A1 2 years in prison for helping lead a marijuana trafficking ring headquartered in North Texas.


Related Topix: Tucson, AZ

23 hrs ago | WANE-TV Fort Wayne

Public smoke-out marks pot holiday in Colorado

Tens of thousands of revelers raised joints, pipes and vaporizer devices to the sky Sunday at a central Denver park in a defiant toast to the April 20 pot holiday, a once-underground celebration that stepped into the mainstream in the first state in the nation to legalize recreational marijuana.


Related Topix: Marijuana, Chris Christie, US Governors, San Francisco, CA

Mon Apr 21, 2014

Prosecutors: Prep school graduates ran drug ring

This photo shows drugs, money, guns and other illegal items that were seized when Lower Merion Police broke up a drug distribution ring during a new conference in Montgomery County, Pa, Monday, April 21, 2014.


Related Topix: Montgomery County, PA, Marijuana, Ardmore, PA, Philadelphia, PA, Haverford, PA

WANE-TV Fort Wayne

Mom pleads guilty in McDonald's play area overdose

A mother who police say was with her two children when she and her boyfriend overdosed on heroin at a McDonald's play area near Cincinnati pleaded guilty Monday to a charge of child endangerment and could be released from jail in less than two months.


Related Topix: Dillsboro, IN


High school, college drug ring busted in eastern Pennsylvania

The ring supplied marijuana and cocaine to a number of high schools in Philadelphia's affluent Main Line suburbs and to three colleges, including Lafayette College in Easton, authorities said.


Related Topix: Lafayette College, Easton, PA, Montgomery County, PA, Haverford, PA

WAVY-TV Portsmouth

Justice Dept. broadening criteria for clemency

The Justice Department is broadening the criteria it will use in evaluating clemency petitions from certain federal prisoners and expects the changes to result in thousands of new applications, Attorney General Eric Holder said Monday.


Related Topix: Federal Prisons, Prison

National Public Radio

High Court Will Hear Case Of Mistaken Traffic Stop

The Supreme Court will decide whether police have probable cause to make a traffic stop if it turns out the officer was mistaken in thinking the driver violated the law.


National Public Radio

10 Things To Know For Today

President Park Geun-hye says the captain and some crew members of the sunken ship committed "unforgivable, murderous acts," leaving more than 300 dead or missing.


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Dozens denied Navy base access due to past crimes

Dozens of transportation workers have been denied access to Navy bases on the East Coast because of their criminal histories since more stringent rules were put in place following a fatal shooting aboard a destroyer in Virginia, according to figures provided by the Navy.


Related Topix: US Military, US Navy, US News

Sun Apr 20, 2014

WLWT-TV Cincinnati

Communities rally to fight back against heroin

Rachel Snelbaker fought the lonely battle against her daughter's heroin abuse for years, trying to get her into treatment and trying to track her down when she went missing to use drugs.


Related Topix: Butler County, OH, Social Software, Cincinnati, OH

Advocates make push to legalize marijuana in NJ

Ed Forchion, a pro-marijuana activist known as NJ Weedman, carries a large cross with huge likeness of a marijuana leaf as he walks in front of the New Jersey Statehouse in Trenton, N.J., Sunday, April 20, 2014.


Related Topix: Marijuana, Trenton, NJ, Chris Christie, US Governors

CBS Local

SF Police Ready For '4/20' Celebration Of Marijuana In Golden Gate Park

San Francisco authorities are preparing for thousands of marijuana smokers to gather in Golden Gate Park for the annual 4/20 pot-smoking celebration.


Related Topix: San Francisco, CA

OC Weekly

Death Will Never Kill Coachella's Drug Culture

Oakland resident Kimchi Truong was 24. She passed out on the Coachella grounds last weekend, likely due to an overdose.


Related Topix: Coachella, CA, Indian Wells, CA

My Mother Lode

Funds requested to fight drug pangas off Calif.

The San Luis Obispo County Sheriff's Office wants money to fight drug-smuggling panga boats that have washed ashore the central coast in recent years.


Related Topix: San Luis Obispo County, CA, Morro Bay, CA, San Luis Obispo, CA

The Fresno Bee

In Colorado, a pot holiday tries to go mainstream

Tens of thousands gathered for a weekend of Colorado cannabis-themed festivals and entertainment, from a marijuana industry expo called the Cannabis Cup at a trade center north of downtown, to 4/20-themed concerts at the legendary Red Rocks Amphitheater - acts include Slightly Stoopid and Snoop Dog - to a massive festival in the shadow of the state ... (more)


Related Topix: Marijuana