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Drug Trafficking

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  • 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...
  • How our drug and gun habits tie in with the 43 missing Mexican students

    How our drug and gun habits tie in with the 43 missing Mexican students
    By now, unfortunately, we’ve become inured to reports of violence among Mexico’s brutal drug gangs, from the murderous border town of Nuevo Laredo to the gruesome killing zones of Guerrero state, which includes Acapulco. But the reports over...
  • Why young homeless travelers aren't welcome in tourist cities

    Why young homeless travelers aren't welcome in tourist cities
    Joe McCabe sits on a wooden bench and calls out to two men strolling up State Street, "Have any spare change? I'm actually a traveler." The men continue walking, and McCabe grumbles a homophobic slur that they don't hear. McCabe gets up from the...
  • 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....
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Records: 'Volatile' relationship ended in death of 22-year-old mom

    Records: 'Volatile' relationship ended in death of 22-year-old mom
    By the time paramedics got to 22-year-old Yolizmarie DeJesus Borrero, she was barely clinging to life. The blood pouring from the close-range gunshot wound near her right temple soaked through the white bedsheets still pulled over her legs. She was...
  • Madelyn Butler: Dressing up pot as medicine doesn't cut it

    Madelyn Butler: Dressing up pot 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,...
  • Boy, 5, tests positive for cocaine; parents arrested in Moorpark

    Boy, 5, tests positive for cocaine; parents arrested in Moorpark
    Cocaine was found in the system of a 5-year-old boy whose parents had been arrested on drug charges in Moorpark, according to the Ventura County sheriff’s office. Authorities say that when Marco and Sandy Cuevas were stopped and arrested...
  • Proposition 47 an important move in the right direction

    Proposition 47 an important move in the right direction
    Given the record low voter turnout in California this week, I can't begrudge the hour I spent helping the newest voter in my family make sense of a ballot loaded with confusing propositions. She'd read the text of every measure and studied the arguments...
  • Pot legalization faces uncertain future in Washington

    Pot legalization faces uncertain future in Washington
    Although residents of Washington voted overwhelmingly in favor of legalizing marijuana this week — a move that could put penalty-free pot within an hour's drive of Baltimore — the ballot initiative faces an uncertain future. The measure,...