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  • Heroin task force addressing age-old Baltimore issue

    Heroin task force addressing age-old Baltimore issue
    The story was all too familiar, especially to those who have attended any of the multiple meetings called by state and local officials trying to solve a heroin crisis that has been killing hundreds of people a year in Maryland. The man testifying before...
  • 5 things to know for Thursday in Pennsylvania

    A daily look at late-breaking news, coming events and stories that will be talked about in Pennsylvania on Thursday. ___ ROGUE OFFICER ADMITS COMMITTING THOUSANDS OF CRIMES But now former Philadelphia police narcotics officer Jeffrey Walker is the star...
  • Yuba City, Calif., police officer arrested in drug trafficking probe

    Yuba City, Calif., police officer arrested in drug trafficking probe
    A Yuba City, Calif., police officer was arrested by federal agents Wednesday on suspicion of trafficking cocaine, authorities announced. Officer Harminder Phagura, 35, was taken into custody at the Yuba City Police Department by agents with the U.S....
  • Hartford Drug Dealer Sentenced To Three Years

    Hartford Drug Dealer Sentenced To Three Years
    HARTFORD — A city man caught with 700 grams of heroin last year was sentenced Thursday to three years in federal prison, federal authorities said. Alvaro Alvarado, 27, pleaded guilty earlier this year to possession with intent to distribute 100...
  • Colombia peace process rattled by deadly guerrilla attack

    BOGOTA, Colombia The Colombian air force was ordered to resume bombing the country's largest guerrilla group Wednesday after rebels ambushed an army patrol overnight, killing at least 10 and injuring 20. The midnight attack was the deadliest since the...
  • Man enters plea for underage possession of gun

    Man enters plea for underage possession of gun
    A Westminster man who purchased a stolen gun last year was sentenced to five years in prison with all but 18 months suspended Wednesday. Jacob Tyler Atwell, 19, of the 100 block of Pennsylvania Ave., pleaded not guilty but agreed not to challenge the...
  • Broward taxi drivers: From DUI to burglary to assault

    Broward taxi drivers: From DUI to burglary to assault
    Would you climb into a taxicab with a convicted kidnapper? Hand your credit card to someone who'd been charged with identity theft? Let your child ride with a felon convicted of sexual battery? If you've taken a ride in a Broward taxi, limo, sedan or...
  • Aunt pleads for help finding killers in double slaying

    The aunt of a 13-year-old girl gunned down on a Newport News street Monday night stood outside police headquarters the next day, exhorting those who know what happened to call police. Jada Richardson, 13, of Hamlet Lane in Hampton, and Domingo Santiago...
  • In Indonesia, missteps mar president's first months in office

     In Indonesia, missteps mar president's first months in office
    Upon winning Indonesia's presidency last year, Joko Widodo received congratulatory messages that were not just from the usual array of world leaders. His landmark win also prompted shout-outs from members of Guns N' Roses, Megadeth and Anthrax. The...
  • Cache of weapons, bulletproof vest, drugs found in Coolbaugh home; 3-year-old inside at time of search

    Cache of weapons, bulletproof vest, drugs found in Coolbaugh home; 3-year-old inside at time of search
    A Coolbaugh Township man has been charged after police executed a search warrant at his home Thursday and found a cache of weapons, a bulletproof vest and drugs. James Gallaway, 54, is charged with the felony crimes of possessing drugs with intent to...
  • Man charged in fatal shooting was on drug binge with victim, deputies say

    Man charged in fatal shooting was on drug binge with victim, deputies say
    While two men were on a flakka, vodka and Molly binge, one shot the other in the face and killed him Friday when he placed a shotgun in a car trunk and it went off, the Broward Sheriff's Office said. According to the agency, the fatal shooting happened...