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  • Suspects busted in probe provided pills in Central Florida, Bondi says

    Suspects busted in probe provided pills in Central Florida, Bondi says
    An investment broker and a Shar-Pei breeder are among 20 defendants charged after an 18-month investigation into illegal prescription drug sales across Central Florida. The Orlando office of the federal Drug Enforcement Administration led the...
  • Amazon Indians report more death threats after activists slain

    Amazon Indians report more death threats after activists slain
    Indians on the Peru-Brazil border say they continue to receive death threats from loggers after the murder of four local chiefs in a remote forest region overrun by illegal felling. The September slaying of Ashaninka leader Edwin Chota and three of his...
  • Special Report: Powerful antibiotic for cows often misused by farmers

    It is one of the most potent antibiotics used by U.S. cattle and dairy farmers, the key component in the top-selling drug line of Zoetis, the world's largest animal health company. But the strength of the antibiotic ceftiofur – and the frequency...
  • Bethlehem man arrested on charges of drug dealing

    Bethlehem man arrested on charges of drug dealing
    Bethlehem Police announced Monday that they arrested a 28-year-old city resident last week on charges he was selling marijuana and prescription drugs Police said that based on a tip, vice detectives set up surveillance of Ralph Carpentier, of the 500...
  • Chicago loitering proposal would hold business owners accountable

    Chicago loitering proposal would hold business owners accountable
    Chicago aldermen gave preliminary approval Monday to a plan that would make it tougher for a business to be reopened at a spot where there have been past problems with illegal activities. The city also would be able to more quickly bring in the owner...
  • Mexican attorney general says bone fragment is from 1 of 43 missing students

    MEXICO CITY One of Mexico's most horrific mass murders in recent decades has come to rest, in part, on a fragment of a charred human eye socket. Attorney General Jesus Murillo Karam said Sunday that Austrian forensic experts have confirmed that the...
  • In post-Ferguson America, pushing toward a tipping point

    In post-Ferguson America, pushing toward a tipping point
    Six points about Ferguson, the Eric Garner chokehold case in New York, the death of 12-year-old Tamir Rice in Cleveland, and the eagerness to outfit police officers with body cameras: 1. Post-Ferguson America: This is obviously not the post-racial...
  • Former Schaumburg cop charged in drug case faces March trial date

    Former Schaumburg cop charged in drug case faces March trial date
    The last of three former Schaumburg police officers accused of operating an on-duty drug ring is expected to go to trial in March, according to DuPage County prosecutors. At a Friday hearing, a March 3 trial date was set for John Cichy, 32, who is...
  • Convicted kidnapper, sex trafficker gets life sentence

    Convicted kidnapper, sex trafficker gets life sentence
    An admitted small-time drug dealer — and self-proclaimed artist, musician, and aspiring cook — will spend the rest of his life in prison for the back-alley beating of his ex-girlfriend, a prostitute. Shaun McKinley received the life term for...
  • 10 Lbs Of Marijuana Seized From Coventry Growing Operation, Police Say

    10 Lbs Of Marijuana Seized From Coventry Growing Operation, Police Say
    COVENTRY — Police from three agencies seized 10 pounds of marijuana and growing equipment from a lakeside home Thursday and arrested two residents. Local officers arrested Linda Dettore, 36, and Jason Blakesley, 37, both of 27 Berry Ave., with help...
  • More than two years after Easton killing, police charge two men

    More than two years after Easton killing, police charge two men
    After gunshots rang out the afternoon of Nov. 23, 2012, Easton police rushed to a South Side home and found a popular disc jockey dead on the front porch. That night, Patrick T. Hughes went to the home of an unidentified man, who later said Hughes...