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  • Seventh man indicted in slaying of Border Patrol Agent Brian Terry

    Seventh man indicted in slaying of Border Patrol Agent Brian Terry
    A Mexican man accused of assembling the crew of drug robbers who killed a U.S. Border Patrol agent in a 2010 shootout in Arizona was indicted this week, the seventh person to be charged in the case. Rosario Rafael Burboa-Alvarez, 30, faces federal...
  • The role we all played in McKenzie Elliott's death [Letter]

    The role we all played in McKenzie Elliott's death [Letter]
    She has suffered the loss that every one of us who has a child fears the most, and Nina Epps wants to know who killed her 3-year-old child, McKenzie Elliott. We may have not pulled the trigger, but I believe that every one of us in this city and many...
  • Woman wanted for 3 years arrested by U.S. Marshals in Norfolk

    Woman wanted for 3 years arrested by U.S. Marshals in Norfolk
    A three-year search by Chesapeake police for a woman wanted on multiple warrants for drug and gun offenses ended Thursday with an arrest in Norfolk, a U.S. Marshals Office spokesman said. Erica Arnold was taken into custody during a traffic stop,...
  • 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...
  • Misinformation, fear infiltrate marijuana debate

    When I asked my oncologist why she wasn't more familiar with alternatives to chemotherapy and radiation to treat breast cancer, she said she was too busy to learn about natural, holistic therapies. They certainly don't teach them in medical school. So...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 6 Philadelphia officers accused of robbing and beating drug suspects

    6 Philadelphia officers accused of robbing and beating drug suspects
    A group of Philadelphia narcotics officers repeatedly robbed and assaulted the drug suspects they were supposed to be investigating, engaging in a campaign of brutality that lasted nearly six years, federal authorities said Wednesday. Five of the six...
  • Medical pot shops are no big deal

    Medical pot shops are no big deal
    You'd think licensed dispensaries for medical marijuana were all-ages opium dens from the wariness bordering on paranoia with which state and local officials are grudgingly preparing for them to open. A year ago Friday, Gov. Pat Quinn signed into law...
  • 41 people tied to El Monte gang linked to Mexican Mafia are indicted

    41 people tied to El Monte gang linked to Mexican Mafia are indicted
    More than three dozen alleged members and associates of a San Gabriel Valley gang said to be controlled by the Mexican Mafia were indicted on a range of murder, robbery, drug trafficking and other charges, federal officials announced Wednesday. Of the...
  • Prosecutors: Outfit street crew posed as cops to rob drug stash houses

    Prosecutors: Outfit street crew posed as cops to rob drug stash houses
    Members of a street crew with ties to Chicago’s Outfit that operated a sophisticated drug ring that posed as police officers to rob cartel stash houses of large amounts of drugs were arrested this week, prosecutors said Saturday. Four men who were...