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2 hrs ago | KRNV-TV Reno

Woman whose kids drowned pleads guilty to felonies

The mother of two toddlers who drowned in a San Diego County swimming pool has pleaded guilty to two counts of felony child endangerment.


Related Topix: San Diego County, CA, San Diego, CA

6 hrs ago | Courier News

Rick Perry: Texas to dispatch 1,000 guardsmen to border

Rick Perry: Texas to dispatch 1,000 Guardsmen to border Texas governor sends National Guardsmen to Mexico border Check out this story on Gov. Rick Perry says he's deploying as many as 1,000 National Guard troops to the Texas-Mexico border after growing tired of "lip service" from the federal government.


Related Topix: Texas Government, Texas, Rick Perry, US Governors, US National Guard, US Military

10 hrs ago | KING-TV Seattle

JetBlue pilot among 6 arrested in Boston drug bust

Police say Maitland, Florida, resident John Manwaring and a woman with him were charged with heroin possession after Sunday's arrests in connection with drug dealing near the Boston Common public park.


Related Topix: Transportation, Airlines, JetBlue Airways, Maitland, FL, Seattle, WA

11 hrs ago |

Charges withdrawn for 4 men arrested in police investigation linked to Toronto Mayor Rob Ford

Charges have been dropped against the man who reportedly tried to broker the sale of an infamous video in which Toronto Mayor Rob Ford appears to smoke crack cocaine.


15 hrs ago | The CPA Technology Advisor

Marijuana Edibles a New Industry for Pot-trepreneurs

Move over, pot brownies. The proliferation of marijuana edibles for both medical and recreational purposes is giving rise to a cottage industry of baked goods, candies, infused oils, cookbooks and classes that promises a slow burn as more states legalize the practice and awareness spreads about the best ways to deliver the drug.


Related Topix: Marijuana, Baked Goods, Life, Dessert, Food, Brownies, Candy, Recipes, Quincy, MA

19 hrs ago | 13WHAM

Conn. Woman arrested on I-684 on drug charges

New York State police say a passenger in a car pulled over for speeding was found to be carrying 85 pills of the painkiller Oxycodone.


Related Topix: Waterbury, CT

23 hrs ago | News Observer

Kansas governor's foes watching primary race

But Brownback's foes now see the Aug. 5 election fortunes of Winn, who owns a Wichita-area property management company, as a barometer of the governor's vulnerability in November.


Related Topix: US Politics, Sam Brownback, US News, US Senate, Republican, Kansas, US Governors, Marijuana

Sun Jul 20, 2014


Man arrested on drinking, drugs charges

Lawton Police say Ivan Rodriguez also had three grams of marijuana in his possession when he was pulled over on NW Cache road near NW 34th Street just after midnight.



Illinois legalizes medical marijuana for children with seizures

Illinois children and adults with epilepsy will soon be allowed to use marijuana to ease their symptoms under a law signed on Sunday by Democratic Governor Pat Quinn, the latest in a series of measures loosening restrictions on cannabis by U.S. states.


Related Topix: Marijuana, Pat Quinn, US Governors


British paper to correct story on Arizona's London Bridge

Lake Havasu City officials say a British tabloid plans to issue a correction for a story stating Arizona's own London Bridge could be bulldozed to make way for drug tourism.


Related Topix: Lake Havasu City, AZ


Police: Woman posted selfies in stolen dress

A massive wildfire that has forced the evacuation of towns, destroyed numerous homes and blackened scenic hillsides in north-central Washington has been burning into new areas, fueled by dry conditions and gusty... With no letup from high temperatures and wind, a massive wildfire in north-central Washington is growing, marking a week since flames ... (more)


Related Topix: Natural Disasters, Wildfire, Fire, Ohio

Bangkok Post

B48m in ya ba seized in drugs bust

Police have arrested a man and seized 239,000 methamphetamine pills worth almost 48 million baht, the biggest haul in a single drugs bust in the southern region this year.



Quinn to OK cannabis use for kids with epilepsy

Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn plans to sign legislation in Chicago Sunday that would let minors with epilepsy use medical marijuana.


Related Topix: Marijuana, Pat Quinn, US Governors, Family, Kids

Sat Jul 19, 2014


Woman accused of killing 8-year-old

A 53-year-old woman has been arrested in connection with the killing of an 8-year-old child last year while driving under the influence of synthetic cannabinoids and marijuana.


Related Topix: Violent Crime, Tulsa County, OK

WTMA-AM North Charleston

Police: Two Arrested in North Charleston Meth Lab Bust

Police in North Charleston have arrested two people after busting an alleged methamphetamine operation at a local home.


Related Topix: North Charleston, SC, Charleston, SC

ABC News

5 Things to Know About Drug Laws, Prison Sentences

Decades of tough drug laws have contributed to a dramatic rise in the federal prison population, with inmates serving more time behind bars.


Related Topix: Federal Prisons, Prison

Northern Michigan News

Given life term, drug offender hopes for clemency

Arrested and jailed at 25, then sent to prison more than two years later, Walker couldn't imagine spending his life behind bars for dealing drugs.


Related Topix: Criminal Defense Law, Law

Alleged leader of cocaine cartel arrested in Spain

The 40-year-old man, identified as Hernan Alonso Villa and described as one of Colombia's most wanted criminals, was arrested Friday while driving on a highway on the outskirts of the southeastern Mediterranean port city of Alicante, police said in a statement.


Related Topix: Spain, World News, Colombia,

Williamson Daily News Online

Operation UNITE indictments lead to...

Law enforcement made multiple drug arrests starting on Wednesday with possibly more to come after the grand jury handed down a number of indictments for assorted drug charges stemming from investigations conducted by Operation UNITE.


Related Topix: Lynch, KY, Harlan County, KY

Bellingham Herald

Teen's death puts focus on caffeine powder dangers

A recent autopsy found that Logan Stiner, 18, had a lethal amount of caffeine in his system when he died May 27 at his home in LaGrange, Ohio, southwest of Cleveland.


Related Topix: Drink, Coffee, University of Toledo, Healthcare Law, Food and Drug Administration, Law