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  • Man dies months after attack; suspect now charged with murder

    Man dies months after attack; suspect now charged with murder
    Months after being beaten on the head with a pistol over a $5 debt, a man has died and his attacker is now charged with murder, police say. Terrance Murray, 24, is charged with second-degree murder in Ray Kuma's death. Authorities say the attack...
  • Family of man shot by FBI raises questions about shooting

    The family of a man fatally shot by FBI agents conducing a surveillance earlier this year on Reisterstown Road is questioning police tactics and the finding by prosecutors that the use of deadly force during a car stop was justified. While relatives of...
  • U.S. brings new charges against accused Silk Road creator

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - U.S. prosecutors have brought a trio of new charges against a Texas man accused of creating the underground online drug marketplace Silk Road. A new indictment against Ross Ulbricht, 30, filed late on Thursday in Manhattan federal...
  • DEA tightens controls on hydrocodone painkiller drugs

    The U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration is putting tighter controls on the nation's most widely prescribed narcotic painkiller in a move to stem an epidemic of addiction, overdose and death. The agency said it would publish a rule Friday to place...
  • Newport News to crack down on abandoned structure demolition

    Newport News to crack down on abandoned structure demolition
    NEWPORT NEWS — For five years, Karyn Buhrman has lived next to an abandoned home so overgrown with trees and shrubs that she and her other neighbors call it the "the jungle." The home, which has been vacant for nearly a decade, sticks out like a...
  • Dr. Andrew Sun convicted of 17 felonies over painkiller prescriptions

    Dr. Andrew Sun convicted of 17 felonies over painkiller prescriptions
    A 78-year-old doctor who federal officials said made more than $1 million from illegally prescribing potent painkillers, including Vicodin and Xanax, was convicted of drug trafficking charges Thursday. Andrew Sun, of La Mirada, was found guilty of 17...
  • Defense attorney indicted on perjury, obstruction charges

    Defense attorney indicted on perjury, obstruction charges
    Chicago criminal defense attorney Beau Brindley was indicted Thursday on federal perjury and obstruction of justice charges that allege he coached a witness to lie in a 2009 drug conspiracy trial in a scheme to help his client. The charges against...
  • Drug dealer killed Chicago cop, companion: prosecutors

    Drug dealer killed Chicago cop, companion: prosecutors
    In the days leading up to the August 2008 slayings of off-duty Chicago police Detective Robert Soto and a companion on the West Side, a fight was brewing nearby between gang rivals selling heroin. Traveling Vice Lord lieutenant Justin "J-Rock" Austin had...
  • Another Accomplice Of Bridgeport Meth Priest Is Sentenced to Prison

    Another Accomplice Of Bridgeport Meth Priest Is Sentenced to Prison
    One of the West Coast drug suppliers to the methamphetamine-dealing ex-priest known as "Monsignor Meth" has been sentenced in U.S. District Court to five years in prison. Kristen Laschober, 49, formerly of Laguna Niguel, Calif., had pleaded guilty...
  • NorCo pulls in $120,500 in drug forfeitures in 2014

    Northampton County prosecutors seized more than $120,500 from drug dealers in the past year, money that will be used to finance crime-fighting efforts, District Attorney John Morganelli announced Wednesday. In the 2014 fiscal year that ended June 30, the...
  • Three men charged with trafficking cocaine in Sunrise

    Three men charged with trafficking cocaine in Sunrise
    Three men were arrested Monday following a cocaine deal in Sunrise. Jeremiah Lamar Cornish, 34, of Pompano Beach; Tice Laray Love, 31, of Miramar; and Robert Lee Vaughn, 34, of Fort Lauderdale, are charged with trafficking in cocaine and conspiracy to...