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  • Police blotter: Nun says cellphone was stolen from church

    Police blotter: Nun says cellphone was stolen from church
    FRANKFORT SUSPENDED LICENSE: Christopher Brand, 21, of the 100 block of Nanti Street, Park Forest, was charged with driving on a suspended license and speeding March 24 after a stop at Raintree Lane and U.S. 30, police said. SUSPENDED LICENSE:...
  • How twins from Little Village rose to win trust of drug kingpin El Chapo

    How twins from Little Village rose to win trust of drug kingpin El Chapo
    Margarito Flores was cruising through Humboldt Park in a brand new Cadillac on a fall evening when Chicago police stopped him. At the time, Flores, 22, and his twin brother Pedro had built a drug empire that, at its peak, would move tons of cocaine...
  • Hernandez Jury Begins Deliberating

    Hernandez Jury Begins Deliberating
    FALL RIVER, Mass. — Aaron Hernandez was portrayed as both a callous and calculating killer who considered himself invincible and an immature 23-year-old caught in the wrong place at the wrong time in closing arguments Tuesday at the former New...
  • Man arrested after police reportedly find heroin, meth and an assault rifle in his home

    Man arrested after police reportedly find heroin, meth and an assault rifle in his home
    A 36-year-old man was arrested last week after a seven-month investigation that led police to find 2 pounds of a “very rare” type of heroin, 1.5 pounds each of methamphetamine and marijuana, three handguns and an assault rifle in his Los...
  • Arizona women face charges in Lehigh Valley heroin bust

    Arizona women face charges in Lehigh Valley heroin bust
    Three Arizona women arrested last summer after state police allegedly found nearly 23 pounds of heroin hidden in a pickup truck during a Lehigh County traffic stop have been formally charged in federal court. Martha Coughanour-Flores, 56, Anna Maria...
  • Baltimore County officer pleads guilty in drug case

    Baltimore County officer pleads guilty in drug case
    A Baltimore County police officer agreed Tuesday to resign after pleading guilty to two misdemeanors related to an attempted break-in in Dundalk last year. Joseph Stanley Harden, 32, was accused in July 2014 of trying to kick in the door of a drug dealer...
  • Family arrested in takedown of Central Coast drug trafficking ring

    Family arrested in takedown of Central Coast drug trafficking ring
    Members of a family accused of dealing large quantities of methamphetamine and other drugs on the Central Coast were arrested Tuesday in a pre-dawn operation, federal authorities said. The FBI says the Rocha family was responsible for trafficking highly...
  • Defense tests accusers' credibility as drug cops face trial

    A sweeping police corruption case starting Monday in Philadelphia will largely rest on the credibility of about 20 drug suspects and one turncoat cop as it plays out following the wholesale dismissal of scores of cases developed by members of an elite...
  • Authorities: Girlfriend helped jailed man run drug operation

    Authorities say a man jailed in Sauk County ran a drug operation from his cell with his girlfriend working as a distributor. The Baraboo News Republic (http://bit.ly/1a1L3Gi) reports 52-year-old Mardi T. Suggs and his girlfriend, 49-year-old Sherry A....
  • End drug crime by banning cash

    End drug crime by banning cash
    I would like to make some comments on the "streets" as they are today ("Enablers of 'bad guys with guns' hard to trace," April 1). First and foremost, there is only one medium of exchange on the black market or underground economy and that would be cash,...
  • Carbon County fugitive who struck police car captured in Mahoning

    Carbon County fugitive who struck police car captured in Mahoning
    A Lehighton fugitive was arrested Friday on charges he hit a police car and injured an officer while fleeing from a drug bust in March. Jason Robert Wilk, 30, is charged with aggravated assault, attempting to elude police, reckless endangerment and...