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  • Drunk driving stop in Berks County leads to steroid ring

    A 38-year-old man stopped for drunken driving early Sunday in Berks County was linked to a drug ring that shipped steroids throughout the country, Berks County detectives said. James Palmer of Lower Heidelberg Township was stopped at 2:30 a.m. in the...
  • Indonesia rejects foreign appeals, executes 6 drug convicts, including 5 foreigners

    Indonesia brushed aside last-minute appeals by foreign leaders and executed by firing squad six people convicted of drug trafficking, including five foreigners, sending a message that the new government will not compromise its tough approach to narcotics....
  • Quinn clemency case raises questions about who is deserving

    Quinn clemency case raises questions about who is deserving
    Among the thousands of clemency requests beseeching Pat Quinn to shorten a prison sentence or wipe a criminal record clean, Carlos Villarreal's seven-page petition and its tale of an innocent man duped by drug dealers caught the governor's attention as he...
  • Drug homicide charges dropped in wake of witness's overdose death

    Drug homicide charges dropped in wake of witness's overdose death
    The death of a witness led Will County prosecutors Friday to drop all charges against a Plainfield man accused of drug-induced homicide in the death of another man. Christopher Carrara, 27, was charged with drug-induced homicide and unlawful delivery of...
  • Medical marijuana applicants come with baggage

    Medical marijuana applicants come with baggage
    As Illinois prepares to authorize its first medical marijuana businesses, applicants seeking the potentially lucrative licenses include people with political connections and blemished backgrounds. A lobbyist for one applicant is the former chief of...
  • Fort Lauderdale gives Beach Place a reprieve

    Fort Lauderdale gives Beach Place a reprieve
    Commissioners aren't happy that Beach Place officials didn't provide a security plan by the Dec. 4 deadline, but they held off from stripping the outdoor mall of its late-night alcohol privileges. The city declared the beachfront complex a nuisance...
  • Two UConn Students Hatched Manchester Home Invasion, Police Say

    Two UConn Students Hatched Manchester Home Invasion, Police Say
    MANCHESTER — Two University of Connecticut students hatched a plot to rob a local drug dealer, a scheme that promised a big haul of narcotics and cash, police say. Roommates Michael Masiarz and Adam DeFelice, both 21, employed two other men to...
  • Middletown Police Handcuff 10-Year Old Girl During Father's Drug Arrest

    Middletown Police Handcuff 10-Year Old Girl During Father's Drug Arrest
    MIDDLETOWN — A 10-year old girl was handcuffed briefly Wednesday evening outside a South Main Street liquor store while police were serving an arrest warrant for her father, a convicted felon who police believed might have been armed, police said....
  • Suspect in Slate Belt home invasion convicted of all charges

    Suspect in Slate Belt home invasion convicted of all charges
    April 29 started for Steven L. Tomino like every other day: The Wilson man said he woke up needing heroin, and went to his drug dealer to score his fix. His dealer knew a guy who needed a ride up north. I'll throw in a couple of extra bags of drugs for...
  • Man accused of killing woman, fearing she was cooperating in drug probe

    Man accused of killing woman, fearing she was cooperating in drug probe
    A convicted drug dealer faces new charges that he fatally shot a woman on the West Side nearly three years ago, fearing she was cooperating with law enforcement against him in a narcotics case that ultimately landed him in prison, authorities said....
  • Nebraska, Oklahoma sue Colorado over legal marijuana

    Nebraska, Oklahoma sue Colorado over legal marijuana
    A pair of states on Thursday filed a lawsuit with the U.S. Supreme Court in an effort to strike down Colorado's laws that legalize recreational marijuana.  Citing federal antidrug laws, particularly interstate drug trafficking, Nebraska and Oklahoma...