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  • Illinois patients could start buying medical pot by spring

    State lawmakers have set final rules to allow medical marijuana in Illinois, opening the door for patients to apply for ID cards this fall and to start purchasing legal cannabis by next spring. Those hoping to get in on the new industry, though,...
  • Judge halts execution of Missouri triple-murderer

    Judge halts execution of Missouri triple-murderer
    A federal judge in Missouri on Tuesday stayed the execution of a 54-year-old man convicted of three drug-related murders after the inmate's lawyers lodged a series of appeals, including claims that he is mentally incompetent and innocent. John Middleton...
  • Drug bust leads Gettysburg College to sanction 27 students

    More than 25 students were found to have violated Gettysburg College's policy, resulting in expulsions, suspensions and dismissals from campus, according to a letter from college president Janet Morgan Riggs. In an email sent July 14 to parents and...
  • Baltimore native ran cross-country drug ring that brought heroin to city, authorities say

    Baltimore native ran cross-country drug ring that brought heroin to city, authorities say
    From a home base in Houston, federal authorities say, a Remington native has been directing a cross-country drug operation that shipped large quantities of heroin to Baltimore, New York, New Orleans and elsewhere. Fred Douglas Brooks III, 46, had...
  • None of your beeswax? Man charged with stealing from honey farmer

    None of your beeswax? Man charged with stealing from honey farmer
    A Chowchilla man allegedly stole nearly 200 pounds of beeswax from a honey farmer to melt into blocks and sell to support his drug habit, authorities said. Karl Robert Glick, 26, was arrested Saturday on suspicion of burglary and possessing stolen...
  • Seven charged in widespread drug and firearms trafficking operation

    Seven charged in widespread drug and firearms trafficking operation
    Federal authorities have charged seven men with running a drug and firearms trafficking operation that stretched from central Ohio to the streets of south suburban Harvey. The U.S. Attorney’s Office in Chicago said today that 19 assorted firearms...
  • 3 men linked to Mexican drug ring charged in kidnapping of S.C. man

    3 men linked to Mexican drug ring charged in kidnapping of S.C. man
    Three men said to be members of a Mexican drug organization have been accused of kidnapping for ransom a South Carolina man who allegedly owed them $200,000 in marijuana, according to court documents. Ruben Ceja-Rangel, 57, Luis Castro Villeda, 22,...
  • Police say Allentown man confessed to shooting teen

    An Allentown police detective on Wednesday told a Lehigh County judge that a city man admitted shooting a 16-year-old boy in the chest during a botched drug deal last year. Ruben D. Pichirilo, 19, of the 1300 block of Chew Street, is awaiting trial on...
  • When crime stops being lucrative

    When crime stops being lucrative
    I had dinner a few weeks ago with crime policy expert Mark Kleiman, who pointed out something I hadn’t realized: stealing cars is getting a lot harder. Later model cars have electronic security systems designed to thwart thieves, and although¬†they&...
  • Rollin' 30s gang members arrested on drug distribution allegations

    Rollin' 30s gang members arrested on drug distribution allegations
    More than 20 gang members and associates of the Rollin' 30s Harlem Crips are facing federal charges on allegations of drug distribution, officials said Thursday.  Hundreds of FBI and L.A. Police Department officers were part of a coordinated effort...
  • Durban Festival: Restless Producers Move Into High-End TV

    London-based producer Tendeka Matatu has been keeping busy ahead of this month's Durban film fest. In May, he and partner Marie Lora-Mungai announced the launch of Restless Talent Management, a global management company for African talent, and the pair...