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  • Ferguson case reopens lingering wounds from previous police shootings

    Ferguson case reopens lingering wounds from previous police shootings
    Tyrus Murray was 13 years old when her father, Earl Murray, and his friend Ronald Beasley died in a hail of gunfire during a drug bust gone awry. Both men were black, and neither was armed. Their shooters were white law enforcement officers, and neither...
  • Jackie Chan's son busted in major Chinese drug crackdown

    His movies have flopped time and again and his dad, Jackie Chan, has reportedly disinherited him. But, thanks to Chinese police, actor-singer-playboy Jaycee Chan can at least say he’s been cast in a major new role that’s turning heads: bad...
  • After deaths following Merriweather concert, dance music festival bans bracelets some say are linked to drug culture

    After deaths following Merriweather concert, dance music festival bans bracelets some say are linked to drug culture
    Following the deaths of two concert goers in Columbia earlier this month, promoters of a traveling music festival have banned a number of items including bright, decorative, chunky bracelets known as "kandi," which is popular among electronic dance...
  • FBI: Motor home full of drugs stopped in Aberdeen

    FBI: Motor home full of drugs stopped in Aberdeen
    FBI agents tipped off about a drug shipment on its way to Aberdeen found a motor home stuffed with 31 kilograms of cocaine and heroin, according to documents filed in U.S. District Court.  A confidential source told authorities in June that a man...
  • Couple charged after drugs, $27,000 found in Allentown home

    A man and woman were arrested after a search of their Allentown home early Friday uncovered a large amount of drugs, drug paraphernalia and $27,000, according to court records. Pedro Rodriguez-Delgado, 26, and Myraida Nieves, 19, of the 200 block of...
  • Drug ring used I-Drive hotels to distribute pot, MBI says

    Drug ring used I-Drive hotels to distribute pot, MBI says
    Agents said Friday they dismantled a crime ring shipping high-quality marijuana from California to International Drive hotel rooms, where associates would sign for the packages, before moving the drugs to suburban Orlando stash houses. The...
  • Defense attorney receives 18-month sentence on drug charges

    Defense attorney receives 18-month sentence on drug charges
    A Towson attorney was sentenced Tuesday to 18 months in jail for smuggling drugs into the Baltimore County jail. "I am ashamed and saddened I stand before you in this capacity," Jill Swerdlin told Circuit Judge Timothy J. Martin before the she was...
  • Baltimore vacants are linked to crime, as are other indicators

    Vacant buildings are many things: signs of decay, eyesores and dangerous. They might also hold a strong relationship to crime. According to frequently updated data provided by Open Baltimore, there is a strong correlation between vacant buildings and...
  • Austin Scott denied parole for selling pot

    Former Parkland High School football star Austin Scott won't be going home this week, but he will be moving out of his jail cell. Lehigh County Judge Robert L. Steinberg denied Scott's plea for parole but granted his request for work release. That means...
  • Huntington man suspected of selling heroin to high school students

    Huntington man suspected of selling heroin to high school students
    Law-enforcement officers arrested a Huntington Beach man suspected of selling heroin to high school students, authorities said. Juan Vidrio, 26, is believed to have sold the drug in Surf City, with many of his customers being teenagers, according to the...
  • Officials bust heroin-trafficking ring that netted $60K to $120K monthly

    Officials bust heroin-trafficking ring that netted $60K to $120K monthly
    A months-long investigation led to raids at eight Volusia County homes — and a cabinet business — on Thursday, leading to 17 arrests in a Deltona-based heroin trafficking ring, the Sheriff's Office said. Authorities said the investigation...