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  • Florida trooper, two others plead guilty in Biogenesis-related drug probe

    A college student, a security guard and a Florida Highway Patrol trooper arrested as a minor subplot in the federal Biogenesis steroid investigation have avoided trials by agreeing to minimal jail time. The final defendant, Giovanny Brenes, 35, late last...
  • Woman's drugs found during jail strip search, records show

    Woman's drugs found during jail strip search, records show
    A woman who was being booked into the Orange County Jail on a gun charge days before Christmas is now accused of heroin trafficking, after a bag of drugs was found hidden in her "vaginal area," an arrest affidavit states. According to the affidavit,...
  • States find you can't take legal marijuana money to the bank

    WASHINGTON The nation's rapidly expanding legal marijuana industry, which operates in 23 states and the District of Columbia, enters a new year facing a multibillion-dollar question: What to do with all the millions in cash it collects each week?...
  • Hammond pair get 6 years in death of former football player

    Two Hammond men were sentenced to six years for reckless homicide Tuesday in the shooting death of a 17-year-old former Highland football player during a drug deal that went awry. Lake Superior Court Judge Clarence Murray sentenced Jayveon Jatay Daniels,...
  • Colorado and Washington have lessons to share from front lines of US's marijuana experiment

    Don't worry about a federal lawsuit. But do worry about tax rates. Those are among the many lessons Colorado and Washington have to share from the front lines of America's marijuana experiment. LESSON ONE: DON'T BE TIMID Public officials in the...
  • Maine Woman Arrested On Pot Charges In South Windsor

    Maine Woman Arrested On Pot Charges In South Windsor
    SOUTH WINDSOR — A Maine woman was arrested on marijuana charges during an investigation into drug sales in Manchester and South Windsor, police said Friday. Sarah Elizabeth Ingalls, 26, of New Sharon, was charged with possession of more than four...
  • 12th defendant to be sentenced in Peninsula cocaine dealing ring

    NEWPORT NEWS — The 12th and final defendant in a Peninsula cocaine dealing ring will be sentenced in federal court in February, following a drug investigation that began more than two years ago. Francisco Eduardo Casas, 33, of Brownsville, Texas,...
  • Hartford Man Gets 5 Years For Conspiring To Deal Heroin

    Hartford Man Gets 5 Years For Conspiring To Deal Heroin
    A Hartford man who was a accused of stealing heroin from a supplier was sentenced to 5 years in federal prison for conspiring to sell the drug, the U.S. Attorney's office said Tuesday. Eric Colon, 29, also faces four years of supervised release. He...
  • L.A. doctor, 4 others arrested in prescription drug 'pill mill' case

    L.A. doctor, 4 others  arrested in prescription drug 'pill mill' case
    Federal authorities arrested five people Tuesday in connection with a “pill mill” that allegedly sold narcotics prescriptions at an L.A. clinic and supplied illegally-obtained prescription drugs to Texas. The five, including the operator...
  • Gang member gets state prison for shooting teen in botched drug deal

    Gang member gets state prison for shooting teen in botched drug deal
    An admitted gang member who shot a 16-year-old boy during a botched drug deal in east Allentown last summer was sentenced Monday to 61/2 to 20 years in state prison. Lehigh County Judge Maria L. Dantos told Ruben "P-Dot" Pichirilo, 20, he was lucky...
  • Paris gunman linked to 3rd shooting on same day as newspaper massacre

    Paris gunman linked to 3rd shooting on same day as newspaper massacre
    A prosecutor says the shooting of a jogger in a Paris suburb on the same day as the Charlie Hebdo massacre has been linked to the gunman who killed a female police officer and four hostages at a kosher grocery. In a brief statement Sunday, the prosecutor...