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  • Two UConn Students Hatched Manchester Home Invasion, Police Say

    Two UConn Students Hatched Manchester Home Invasion, Police Say
    MANCHESTER — Two University of Connecticut students hatched a plot to rob a local drug dealer, a scheme that promised a big haul of narcotics and cash, police say. Roommates Michael Masiarz and Adam DeFelice, both 21, employed two other men to...
  • Middletown Police Handcuff 10-Year Old Girl During Father's Drug Arrest

    Middletown Police Handcuff 10-Year Old Girl During Father's Drug Arrest
    MIDDLETOWN — A 10-year old girl was handcuffed briefly Wednesday evening outside a South Main Street liquor store while police were serving an arrest warrant for her father, a convicted felon who police believed might have been armed, police said....
  • Nebraska, Oklahoma sue Colorado over legal marijuana

    Nebraska, Oklahoma sue Colorado over legal marijuana
    A pair of states on Thursday filed a lawsuit with the U.S. Supreme Court in an effort to strike down Colorado's laws that legalize recreational marijuana.  Citing federal antidrug laws, particularly interstate drug trafficking, Nebraska and Oklahoma...
  • Neighboring states challenge Colorado pot laws in top U.S. court

    Nebraska and Oklahoma challenged neighboring Colorado's recreational marijuana laws in the U.S. Supreme Court on Thursday amid complaints its pot was seeping across their borders, and Colorado vowed to defend its laws. Nebraska Attorney General Jon...
  • Neighboring states challenge Colorado pot laws in U.S. Supreme Court

    Neighboring states challenge Colorado pot laws in U.S. Supreme Court
    Nebraska and Oklahoma challenged neighboring Colorado's recreational marijuana laws in the U.S. Supreme Court on Thursday amid complaints its pot was seeping across their borders, and Colorado vowed to defend its laws. Nebraska Attorney General Jon...
  • Medical marijuana applicants come with baggage

    Medical marijuana applicants come with baggage
    As Illinois prepares to authorize its first medical marijuana businesses, applicants seeking the potentially lucrative licenses include people with political connections and blemished backgrounds. A lobbyist for one applicant is the former chief of...
  • U.N. should stop funding Iran anti-drugs operations: rights groups

    Six rights groups urged the United Nations anti-drugs agency on Wednesday to stop funding counter-narcotics police operations in Iran until Tehran ends the death penalty for such offences. The United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) confirmed it...
  • White House task force takes aim at illegal seafood trade

    A White House task force on Tuesday issued proposals to tighten the grip on the illegal global seafood trade, which the group said causes billions of dollars in losses to the legal fishing industry annually. Under the plan, the United States would...
  • Couple arrested on synthetic pot sale, tax fraud charges

    Couple arrested on synthetic pot sale, tax fraud charges
    Federal agents arrested a couple at their South Florida holiday home Tuesday on allegations they illegally sold synthetic marijuana at their Wisconsin store, skimmed the profits and ripped off the IRS. John Morrison, 70, and Anna Novak, 57, were arrested...
  • Man held in police chase that ended in crash in Riviera Beach

    Man held in police chase that ended in crash in Riviera Beach
    An SUV driver fled police at more than 70 mph down residential streets before crashing Monday, according to a Riviera Beach Police arrest report. The driver lost control of the SUV between the 2700 and 2800 block of Avenue R, sending the SUV onto two...
  • In Mazatlan, Mexico, bands' field concert goes unexplained

    In Mazatlan, Mexico, bands' field concert goes unexplained
    Step away from the well-trod paths of sun-pinkened American and Canadian tourists here on Mexico's Pacific coast, and the real Mazatlan emerges. Down a street marked by a convenience store — what Mexican corner isn't? — there are a few...