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  • Hartford Man Pleads Guilty In 2004 Homicide

    Hartford Man Pleads Guilty In 2004 Homicide
    HARTFORD — A city man who confessed to a 2004 slaying while in custody on unrelated charges last year pleaded guilty Tuesday to first-degree manslaughter. Carlos Rosario, 31, is expected to be sentenced to 18 years in prison when he returns to...
  • Ad war launched on medical marijuana in Florida

    Ad war launched on medical marijuana in Florida
    TV viewers in Florida this week are seeing the first attack in an ad war over medical marijuana, as polls point to a close contest on a constitutional amendment to legalize the illicit weed. Opponents launched a $1.5-million round of statewide ads...
  • Hartford Man Charged With Heroin Possession

    Hartford Man Charged With Heroin Possession
    HARTFORD — A city man was arrested and heroin was seized last week after a foot chase that ended on Patsy Williams Way, police said. Officers had responded to Wyllys Street about 9 p.m. on Friday after receiving a report of shots fired. The caller...
  • No. Dressing up marijuana as medicine doesn't cut it

    The relationship between a doctor and a patient is a sacred trust and a legal bond. One of the most common treatments that doctors provide to patients is to prescribe medications. When writing a prescription, the doctor stipulates a specific medication,...
  • Boynton extortion plot foiled at KFC, police say

    After two men spent all their money on drugs and alcohol, they tried to devise a kidnapping plan for some quick cash — $100, according to a Boynton Beach police arrest report. The ill-fated ransom exchange happened Sunday across the street from...
  • Newport News, Hampton among 6 Hampton Roads cities designated 'High Intensity Drug Trafficking Areas'

    Newport News, Hampton among 6 Hampton Roads cities designated 'High Intensity Drug Trafficking Areas'
    Newport News and Hampton are among six local cities recently designated as “High Intensity Drug Trafficking Areas.” The new designations of 26 counties and cities in 11 states were announced Monday, according to a White House news release....
  • Allentown murder victim talked with killer earlier that day, police say

    Allentown murder victim talked with killer earlier that day, police say
    The 25-year-old man shot to death Thursday night in east Allentown had spoken with his killer earlier that day to arrange a marijuana sale, according to court records. Diego Hernandez and an unidentified man got into the back seat of a sport utility...
  • Ferguson drug bust stalls after earning Officer Darren Wilson an award

    The drug bust that earned Ferguson, Mo., police officer Darren Wilson an award for "extraordinary effort in the line of duty" has stalled in court because Wilson has gone into hiding and did not appear to testify at a Monday hearing. Wilson is the...
  • Former Sun reporter Joseph F. Nawrozki III dies at 70

    Former Sun reporter Joseph F. Nawrozki III dies at 70
    Joseph F. Nawrozki III, a retired investigative reporter who served on the staff of three Baltimore daily newspapers and was a Vietnam War combat veteran, died of leukemia Saturday at his Bel Air home. He was 70. "Joe had a real instinct for the...
  • What is trafficking for forced criminality?

    LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - A growing number of people across Europe are being trafficked and forced to commit crimes, including cannabis cultivation, drug smuggling, fraud and sham marriages, a report said on Tuesday. The study by Anti-Slavery...
  • Trafficking victims in Europe forced into life of crime

    LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Linh, a 14-year-old Vietnamese girl, is found in a cannabis farm during a police raid in the Netherlands. Hundreds of miles (kms) away in Britain Maria, a 13-year-old Roma girl, works 12 hours a day begging and...