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  • US export: Central America's gang problem began in Los Angeles

    SAN SALVADOR, El Salvador Andy Romero remembers when a tattooed man showed up in his neighborhood with baggy pants, T-shirts with rock band logos and sneakers like none he'd seen before. "His clothes were totally different," Romero recalled of that time,...
  • Police arrested 34 people at Lollapalooza

    Police arrested 34 people at Lollapalooza
    A Tennessee man accused of selling Ecstasy pills to undercover police officers Sunday afternoon was among nearly three dozen people arrested at this year's Lollapalooza. Of the 34 concertgoers picked up by cops during the three-day music festival in...
  • California should catch up to Colorado on marijuana

    To the editor: I respectfully disagree with your editorial. Rather than back up and fix a medical marijuana mess almost two decades late, California legislators need to move forward and fully legalize marijuana. ("In California, a way out of the medical...
  • Police, ATF target West Side drug-selling operation

    Police, ATF target West Side drug-selling operation
    An alleged longtime heroin and crack dealer, described by authorities as a patriarch of a Gangster Disciples gang faction, was arrested today along with dozens of others during a crackdown on two open-air drug spots on Chicago’s West Side. ...
  • For drug deal turned shooting, Easton teen gets 4 to 8 years

    It started as a $100 drug sale, turned into a robbery, and wound up as a shooting. In the end, it'll cost 19-year-old Easton drug dealer Jared B. Alvin Jr. four to eight years of his life. That's the state prison term that Alvin received Monday under...
  • Deputy sentenced after pleading guilty to helping wife work as prostitute

    SEATTLE A King County judge didn't mince words after former King County sheriff's deputy Darrion Keith Holiwell admitted in court Monday that he helped his wife work as a prostitute, stole from the department and delivered drugs. "It is difficult for the...
  • 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...
  • Allentown police arrest two, including alleged mountain-biking marijuana dealer

    Allentown police arrested a man who was allegedly dealing marijuana on his mountain bike early Monday and then charged another man with trying to help him escape, according to court records. Allentown police were conducting surveillance for suspected...
  • Troubled Reservoir Hill apartment complex to be razed

    Troubled Reservoir Hill apartment complex to be razed
    A troubled Reservoir Hill property that came to be known as "Murder Mall" will be demolished under an agreement that's left some residents relieved but others worried about where they'll go. Baltimore Housing officials have been trying for at least four...
  • Courts going soft on pot-smokers and sellers

    Courts going soft on pot-smokers and sellers
    Alan H. Oren was at home in Upper Mount Bethel Township when state police showed up a couple years ago and did something that, in his words, "wasn't too cool." Acting on what Oren believes was a tip from a neighbor, troopers searched a shed near his...
  • Narcotics Team Seizes Heroin, Marijuana In Manchester

    Narcotics Team Seizes Heroin, Marijuana In Manchester
    MANCHESTER — After several months of investigating, the East Central Narcotics Task force and the Manchester police seized about 6.71 grams of pure heroin, about an ounce of marijuana and some drug paraphernalia, police said. The drugs belonged...