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  • Lake County charges 21 under RICO statute

    Lake County charges 21 under RICO statute
    Twenty-one people were arrested early Thursday after an FBI-led investigation of alleged gang-related drug and weapon sales in Lake County, State's Attorney Michael Nerheim announced Friday. He said it was the first time suspects have been charged under...
  • Alleged lieutenant of drug kingpin 'El Chapo' seeks minimum prison term

    Alleged lieutenant of drug kingpin 'El Chapo' seeks minimum prison term
    Prosecutors say that Alfredo Vasquez-Hernandez was a trusted lieutenant to Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman who helped coordinate vast shipments of narcotics into the U.S. for the notorious Sinaloa drug cartel. But in a court filing Thursday in Chicago's...
  • Martin Scott Catino: Drug traffickers latest trouble for U.S. at Mexican border

    Highway 80 in southeastern Arizona is an eerie ride in this otherwise beautiful stretch of jagged mountains, boulder-strewn landscapes and powder-blue skies. U.S. border patrol vehicles punctuate this scenic and lightly traveled road, which stretches...
  • Baltimore awash in drugs and crime [Letter]

    Baltimore awash in drugs and crime [Letter]
    I'm no fan of Gov. Martin O'Malley, and it really bothered me how much he spent on school superintendents and police chiefs during his tenure as mayor. I vividly remember watching the swearing in of the police commissioner who identified seven areas of...
  • Brooklyn man, 23, arrested with $2,500 worth of cocaine in drug raid

    Brooklyn man, 23, arrested with $2,500 worth of cocaine in drug raid
    A 23-year-old Brooklyn man was arrested with more than $2,500 worth of crack cocaine, as well as marijuana, drug dealing paraphernalia, gun ammunition and cash in a drug raid early Wednesday morning at his home, Anne Arundel police announced Thursday....
  • Police: Couple had heroin hidden in undergarments during arrest

    Police: Couple had heroin hidden in undergarments during arrest
    A Quakertown couple stashed heroin in their undergarments during a drug arrest Tuesday in Coopersburg, according to court records. Joseph S. Nicgorski, 29, and Stefanie Ann Mangano, 30, both of the 200 block of West Broad Street, were charged with...
  • Police led to Alabama drug suspect by his dog

    Police in Alabama found a suspected drug dealer who was hiding in tall grass near his home after the man's dog, tail wagging enthusiastically, led officers to him, police said on Thursday. Edward Melvin Henderson fled his home in Prattville as...
  • Outlook for states' pot legalization measures goes from solid to shaky

    With pot sold openly to any adult who wants it in Colorado and Washington state, marijuana advocates were hoping restrictions in other states would fall like dominoes this election season, opening the way for a push in Congress to change federal drug...
  • Why young homeless travelers aren't welcome in tourist cities

    Why young homeless travelers aren't welcome in tourist cities
    Joe McCabe sits on a wooden bench and calls out to two men strolling up State Street, "Have any spare change? I'm actually a traveler." The men continue walking, and McCabe grumbles a homophobic slur that they don't hear. McCabe gets up from the...
  • Jerry Bruckheimer, Paramount TV Developing 'American Gigolo' TV Show

    Paramount Television is again reaching into the studio archives, announcing that it is partnering with Jerry Bruckheimer on a television adaptation of the 1980 Richard Gere-Lauren Hutton film "American Gigolo." Bruckheimer, who was a producer on that...
  • Teen will face trial in man's shooting death during marijuana robbery

    Teen will face trial in man's shooting death during marijuana robbery
    As they sat in the back seat of a sport utility vehicle on Jay Street last month with guns pointed at them, Diego Luis Hernandez looked to his childhood friend and spoke to him in Spanish. "I told you they had guns," Hernandez said to Hector Badillo,...