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1 hr ago | Journal and Courier

Holder: Federal agents to carry heroin OD antidoteHolder: Federal...

Holder: Federal agents to carry heroin OD antidote The aim of the program is to help counter a dramatic spike in heroin overdose deaths across the country.

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4 hrs ago | WHP-AM Harrisburg

Indictment: Philly Cops Went Rogue, Made a Fortune

Six officers in Philadelphia's Narcotics Field Unit were among the biggest crooks in the city over a six-year period in which they used violence and threats to steal more than $500,000 in cash and drugs, according to a federal indictment.

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4 hrs ago | KSWO

Police: Georgia man had 174 pounds of marijuana

Thirty-eight-year-old Jemain McCreary of Douglasville, Georgia, was charged Wednesday.

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Related Topix: Douglasville, GA, Douglas County, GA

5 hrs ago | The Washington Post

Myanmar reports largest heroin seizure of year

A Myanmar drug squad seized more than 140 kilograms of heroin in a town near the Thai border in the country's largest confiscation this year, state media reported Thursday.

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9 hrs ago | SFGate

Police: 14 arrested in Galveston drug bust

A city police spokesman told The Galveston County Daily News on Wednesday there is a growing cocaine and methamphetamine problem in the city.

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Related Topix: Galveston County, TX

Wed Jul 30, 2014

Brandon Sun

1 arrested after drone carrying phones, marijuana, other contraband crashes at US prison

A drone carrying cellphones, marijuana and other contraband into a U.S. maximum-security prison never made it inside the razor wire fence, and authorities said Wednesday they are looking for one of two people accused of trying to sneak it in.

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Related Topix: Prison, State Prisons, Lee Correctional Institution

WCAX-TV Burlington

Police: 10 arrested in North Country heroin bust

Authorities say they've arrested 10 people accused of selling and possessing heroin and other drugs in northern New York.

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Related Topix: Franklin County, NY

KTVK Phoenix

Rains, smugglers damage US-Mexico border fence

The U.S. Border Patrol has another gap in the border fence on its hands. On Saturday, agents discovered a garage-sized hole through a steel fence that divides the United States and Mexico just east of Nogales, Arizona.

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Related Topix: Nogales, AZ, Tucson, AZ

The Macon Telegraph

Drug charges for NY man after festival death

U.S. Attorney Preet Bharara says Patrick Morgan, 23, of Buffalo, New York, was arrested Wednesday morning.

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Related Topix: Buffalo, NY, Rochester, NY

KXXV-TV Waco

Detroit police: Sleeping boy, 8, shot and killed

Six city narcotics officers used gangland tactics to shake down drug dealers, robbing them of large sums of cash and drugs for years, federal authorities charged in an indictment unsealed Wednesday.

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Related Topix: Violent Crime, Pennsylvania, Bob McDonnell, US Governors

WLNE-TV Providence

Thousands flee to Tunisia to escape Libya fighting

More than 35 percent of Americans have debts and unpaid bills that have been reported to collection agencies, according to a study released Tuesday by the Urban Institute.

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Related Topix: World News, Africa, Libya, Associated Press, North Korea, Asia, UC Los Angeles, New York

WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

6 Philadelphia officers charged in corruption case

PHILADELPHIA - Six city narcotics officers used gangland tactics to shake down drug dealers, robbing them of large sums of cash and drugs for years, federal authorities charged in an indictment unsealed Wednesday.

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Related Topix: US Federal Bureau of Investigation, US News

Daily Mail

Former police officer to be charged with murder of...

How deadly Ebola has spread across the globe: Fears virus has now reached Asia after Hong Kong woman returning from Kenya shows symptoms of killer disease Drew Barrymore's half-sister, 47, is found dead in her car with 'pills scattered all over the passenger seat' days before her birthday 'I knew she was in trouble years ago': Friend of Peaches' ... (more)

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WFAA-TV Dallas

Man pleads guilty in Minnesota cartel house case

One of the four men accused of keeping a "stash house" for a Mexican drug cartel in St. Paul has pleaded guilty to conspiring to distribute methamphetamine.

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Tri-cityherald.com

Senators urge Obama to deliver consistent message on marijuana

Democratic senators from Washington state and Colorado entered the fray Tuesday, releasing a letter that complained that federal agencies “have taken different approaches that seem to be at odds with one another.” The senators _ Patty Murray and Maria Cantwell from Washington state and Mark Udall and Michael Bennet of Colorado _ cited two ... (more)

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Related Topix: Marijuana, US Politics, Mark Udall, US News, US Senate, Senator Michael Bennet, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Senator Mark Udall

Tue Jul 29, 2014

KVOX-FM Fargo

Man receives 11-plus years for role in drug death ...

One of two men accused of supplying methamphetamine that led to the death of a Mandan woman has been sentenced to nearly 12 years in prison.

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Merced Sun-Star

Big Island man sues for medical-marijuana access

Aaron Zeeman's lawsuit filed July 22 says the refusal by probation officers to allow him to use medical marijuana violates his rights.

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ABC News

Man Convicted of Murder in Fatal Sauce Pan Beating

A New Jersey man who said he was high on drugs and hearing voices when he fatally beat an elderly man with a sauce pan has been convicted of murder.

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Related Topix: Cliffside Park, NJ

Cybercast News Service

California tuberculosis patient found, arrested

A California man who was charged after refusing treatment for his tuberculosis was found and arrested, a prosecutor said Tuesday.

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Related Topix: Kern County, CA, San Joaquin County, CA, Lamont, CA, Bakersfield, CA

Sunherald.com

Marijuana measure won't be on suburb's ballot

The Detroit Free Press reports , however, that Grosse Pointe Park officials found an incorrect date on one set of signatures that invalided the petition drive.

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Related Topix: Grosse Pointe Park, MI

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