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29 min ago | Times Herald

Who's watching the kids when parents get arrested?

The Justice Department and police officials across the nation are directing their agencies to deal with thousands of children who are left behind following the arrests of parents, from surprise raids at family homes to roadside traffic stops.


Related Topix: Kids, Family

29 min ago | USA Today

Who's watching the kids when parents get arrested?

The Justice Department and police officials across the nation are directing their agencies to deal with thousands of children who are left behind following the arrests of their parents, from Who's watching the kids when parents get arrested? WASHINGTON -- The Justice Department and police officials across the nation are directing their agencies to ... (more)


Related Topix: Family, Kids

1 hr ago | WHTC

San Diego student's near-death in DEA custody avoi...

Simple measures, such as a white board listing names of prisoners, might have prevented the near-death of a San Diego college student inadvertently left in a holding cell for nearly five days without food or water, a federal report showed on Wednesday.


Related Topix: Criminal Defense Law, Law, UC San Diego

3 hrs ago | WISH-TV Indianapolis

Doctor: Suboxone prescribed for those coming off opiate addiction

Christina Brenner's brother, Faustino "Junior" Carmona, had substance abuse problems for more than a decade.


Related Topix: Drugs

6 hrs ago | WPBF

Suspected meth lab busted on the Treasure Coast

St. Lucie Sheriff's deputies and agents with the Drug Enforcement Agency raided a suspected methamphetamine lab early Wednesday morning in the 70 block of El Mar Terrace on South Hutchinson Island.


Related Topix: St. Lucie, FL, Drugs

9 hrs ago | CNN

NY man arrested for supplying drug in music fest death

Federal authorities Wednesday arrested an upstate New York man on drug charges in connection with the sale of the drug known as "molly" to concert-goers -- including one who died -- at a music festival on Randall's Island last August.


10 hrs ago | Dallas Observer

Citizen Journalist Riles DFW Government Agencies and Contractor With 'First Amendment Fridays'

Armed with at least his press pass and his smartphone camera, Frisco resident Brett Sanders is staging a one-man crusade for the Bill of Rights.


15 hrs ago | The Village Voice

Three Rikers Guards Indicted for Smuggling Cocaine and Oxycodone Into the Jail

The correctional officer-jail inmate relationship is often a fraught one, rife with resentment, misunderstandings and violence.


Related Topix: Prison, Drugs

19 hrs ago | Advance Indiana

More On Arrest Of Carmel Doctor And Attorney In DEA Drug Sting

Current In Carmel's Adam Aasen has a lengthy editorial on last week's arrest of a Carmel-based drug addiction physician, Dr. Larry Ley, and criminal defense attorney Andrew Dollard, along with three other doctors and several clinic workers for operating a "cash and carry" drug distribution business for Suboxone, a controlled substance prescribed to ... (more)


Related Topix: Drug Addiction (Substance Abuse), Health, Hamilton County, IN

Tue Jul 29, 2014


FedEx Pleads 'Not Guilty' To Drug Trafficking Charges

FedEx Corp. may be the largest drug dealer in the United States, according to a 27-page indictment handed down by the United States District Court on July 17. Today , the corporation, which faces fines of at least twice the $820 million profits it gained for transporting illegal drugs, pleaded not guilty on 15 counts of conspiracy to distribute ... (more)


Related Topix: Healthcare Law, Law

KESQ-TV Palm Desert

Indio doctor to give up medical license, accused of negligence and overprescribing

Kathy Creedon, a former Palm Desert resident, said her son Ryan was a drug addict, but that didn't stop Dr. Rudolpho Alegria, a physician and surgeon, from prescribing dangerous doses of prescription drugs to the 21-year-old at his Indio practice on Miles Avenue.


Related Topix: Indio, CA, Palm Desert, CA


FedEx Caught Drug Dealing, Made Amateur Mistakes

"FedEx knew that it was delivering drugs to dealers and addicts," reads a press release from the US Attorney's Office , in an indictment against the entire FedEx shipping company.


Related Topix: Criminal Defense Law, Law


44,000 marijuana plants discovered on massive Texas grow operation

One man is in custody and another remains at large after police in Texas busted a large-scale and sophisticated marijuana grow operation with over 44,000 plants in 13 separate fields.


Related Topix: Texas

Medical Marijuana Makes Gains Nationally

The Congress of the United States is looking at the possibility of passing the medical marijuana called Charlotte's Web nationally.


Related Topix: Drugs, Marijuana


House Bill Would Legalize 'Charlotte's Web' Medical Marijuana

A bipartisan bill introduced in the House of Representatives on Monday would legalize a compound in marijuana used to treat severe epilepsy.


Related Topix: Drugs, Marijuana, Epilepsy, Medicine, Health, Representative Steve Cohen, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Representative Paul Broun, Republican

Mon Jul 28, 2014


Affidavit details DEA's investigation into Centerville clinic

An investigation by the Drug Enforcement Administration into alleged illegal activity at a Suboxone clinic near Centerville turned up some disturbing findings, according to an affidavit of probable cause filed in the case.


Related Topix: Drugs, Hamilton County, IN, Carmel, IN, Richmond, IN


Patients scramble after doctors arrested

After four doctors were arrested during a DEA raid last week, many of their patients were left to fend for themselves without their doctors or the drug suboxone.


Related Topix: Drugs

Convicted dealer pleads guilty in second drug case

A drug dealer convicted a decade ago for his role in one of Western Pennsylvania's largest narcotics rings pleaded guilty this morning in another major drug case involving another of the same players and supplied by a Mexican gangster in California who has been deported five times.


Related Topix: Drugs, Pennsylvania, Aliquippa, PA, Pittsburgh, PA

Sunshine State News

Marijuana Treatment in Florida Charlotte's Web Law Could Face Long Delay

Florida's new medical marijuana law might have run into an obstacle too great to help sick children as quickly as the Legislature intended or families who had urged the bill now expect.


Related Topix: Drugs, Marijuana, Healthcare Law, Law, University of Florida, Agriculture, Science

Sun Jul 27, 2014

Daily Chronicle

FedEx charges raise online pharmacy issues

SAN FRANCISCO – FedEx Corp., the latest company accused in a federal probe involving illegal online pharmacies, says it will fight the charges that it knowingly shipped drugs to people who lack valid prescriptions.


Related Topix: US News