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  • Sheriff's officers sneaked cellphones, drugs to inmate, D.A. says

    Sheriff's officers sneaked cellphones, drugs to inmate, D.A. says
    Three San Mateo County sheriff's officers, including a deputy, have been arrested on suspicion of smuggling cellphones and contraband to a gang member inside a detention facility, authorities said. San Mateo County District Attorney Stephen Wagstaffe...
  • Colombia peace negotiator warns FARC rebels

    With peace talks between Colombian officials and leftist guerrillas stalled as the two-year mark nears, the government's lead negotiator warned this week that his side's patience was limited and demanded a halt to recent attacks on civilians and the...
  • Ex-Ravens fullback Le'Ron McClain arrested in Alabama on synthetic marijuana trafficking charge

    Ex-Ravens fullback Le'Ron McClain arrested in Alabama on synthetic marijuana trafficking charge
    Former Ravens Pro Bowl fullback Le'Ron McClain was arrested on a felony charge of synthetic marijuana trafficking in his hometown of Tuscaloosa, Ala., on Wednesday night, according to Tuscaloosa police. McClain was arrested after a narcotics task...
  • Witness who lied at trial to cooperate against criminal defense lawyer

     Witness who lied at trial to cooperate against criminal defense lawyer
    The former wife of a drug defendant pleaded guilty Wednesday to lying under oath at a federal trial in Chicago in 2009 and agreed to testify against a criminal defense attorney who is charged with coaching her to perjure herself. Marina Collazo admitted...
  • Investigation leads to takedown of Lehigh Valley drug ring

    Investigation leads to takedown of Lehigh Valley drug ring
    Narcotics agents with the Pennsylvania attorney general's office have charged 14 people with being involved in a drug ring that flooded the streets of the Lehigh Valley with cocaine, marijuana and meth, according to recently unsealed court records. The...
  • Days of the dead: Time to say 'enough' to extreme narco-culture?

    Days of the dead: Time to say 'enough' to extreme narco-culture?
    Call it the Mexican Spring. Over the weekend, I was riveted by the protests in Mexico City: the tens of thousands of people who had taken to the streets to demand answers from the government about the disappearance of 43 student activists in the...
  • Deputy arrested in drug sting dies in federal jail of apparent suicide

    Deputy arrested in drug sting dies in federal jail of apparent suicide
    A veteran Cook County sheriff's police officer arrested in an FBI drug sting targeting police corruption apparently hanged himself with a bedsheet early Tuesday inside a Loop federal jail, authorities said Jail personnel found Stanley Kogut unresponsive...
  • Police locate 12 pounds of marijuana during traffic stop in Monroe County

    Police locate 12 pounds of marijuana during traffic stop in Monroe County
    A man and woman stopped for speeding in Monroe County early Tuesday were arrested after police located 12 pounds of marijuana in their vehicle, state police at Swiftwater said. Shermaine A. Cave., 39, of Newark, N.J., and Katrina V. Carrero, 29, of...
  • Survey: Opium production up again in Afghanistan

    An annual survey of opium cultivation in Afghanistan has confirmed previous reports that the farming of poppies has reached an all-time high. The survey, conducted by the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime and Afghanistan’s Ministry of...
  • La Grange police chief to retire at end of year

    La Grange police chief to retire at end of year
    After serving four decades as a police officer, including 11 years as the top cop in La Grange, Chief Michael Holub has decided to retire at the end of the year. Holub, 62, said he will always cherish his memories as chief, working and socializing...
  • Sixth defendant pleads guilty in Black Guerrilla Family drug case

    A sixth defendant has pleaded guilty in a federal indictment that new documents show involved the Black Guerrilla Family gang. Last year, an indictment alleged Shawn and Jerrod Jackson, Davon Taylor, Christopher Bowser, Rodney Russell, Rodney Gould...