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  • Jury deliberates in trial of man charged after murder victims found buried in his yard

    Jury deliberates in trial of man charged after murder victims found buried in his yard
    WILKES-BARRE — A jury began deliberating Tuesday in the trial of a man charged with strangling a pharmacist and the pharmacist's girlfriend more than a dozen years ago as part of a plot to rob him of the proceeds of an illegal drug ring....
  • Police Log: Calls include assault, shoplifting, battery

    Police Log: Calls include assault, shoplifting, battery
    Following are some of the incidents recently reported to area police agencies and the Lake County Sheriff's Office. This information was compiled from public records maintained by those agencies. The Police Log is published Thursdays in the Lake section....
  • #HRBooks Review: "Pitiful Criminals"

    #HRBooks Review: "Pitiful Criminals"
    Greg Bottoms' "Pitiful Criminals" are not the criminal masterminds readers often encounter in popular literature. Many of them are not that much different from us. Bottoms' collection of 13 short pieces—a blending of fiction and memoir—are...
  • New corrections secretary says corruption battle at Baltimore jail continues

    New corrections secretary says corruption battle at Baltimore jail continues
    The courtroom drama from the Black Guerrilla Family's lust- and drug-fueled reign at the Baltimore jail is all but over, now that the last of 40 convictions was secured last week. But Maryland's new corrections secretary says the battle against crime and...
  • Man listed 'drug dealer' as occupation on arrest report

    Man listed 'drug dealer' as occupation on arrest report
    Is honesty always the best policy? A West Palm Beach man, Robert Michael Phillips, listed his occupation on an arrest report as “drug dealer,” records show,  reports The Palm Beach Post. Phillips nearly caused an accident when he cut in...
  • The changing face of heroin

    WASHINGTON On Super Bowl Sunday, most football fans watched ads for Victoria's Secret, the lost Budweiser dog and a deadpan Kim Kardashian extolling the virtues of T-Mobile. But in St. Louis, those national ads were supplemented with a different kind of...
  • North Side $2.5 million drug operation foiled, 22 charged

    North Side $2.5 million drug operation foiled, 22 charged
    A joint investigation by law enforcement officials helped take down a North Side drug operation that crossed into Evanston and Skokie and netted about $2.5 million over the course of the investigation, police said. The investigation, dubbed Operation...
  • Florida legislators looking to address sheriffs' concerns in medical marijuana bills

    The Florida Sheriffs Association, including Manatee County Sheriff Brad Steube, has announced strict provisions the group would require before it supports any bill legalizing medical marijuana in the state, and lawmakers in both the House and Senate...
  • Multi-state heroin task force will cause more harm than good

    Multi-state heroin task force will cause more harm than good
    Attorney General Brian E. Frosh said Thursday that his office will join counterparts in the Northeast to share information and jointly prosecute drug traffickers ("Maryland joins task force to combat heroin traffic, deaths," Feb. 13). If interdiction...
  • Baltimore drug probe crumbles after court challenge

    Baltimore drug probe crumbles after court challenge
    On a cool evening in April 2012, a Range Rover drove away from a home in the Arlington section of Northwest Baltimore. When the car parked a few miles away, police finally tied a suspected drug dealer to a stash house, Detective Ramon Lugo wrote in a...
  • Final sentences in Ohio prescription-drug operation

    A prosecutor says sentences handed down to a husband and wife prosecuted for prescription-drug trafficking conclude a case in which pills were obtained on monthly trips to Florida. Knox County Prosecutor Chip McConville says the drug ring brought more...