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  • Florida man stashed $300 in rectum while under arrest, police say

    Florida man stashed $300 in rectum while under arrest, police say
    A Florida man is accused of stashing about $300 cash in his rectum while in the back seat of a sheriff's office cruiser on Wednesday, according to First Coast News. Tyrone Booker, an accused drug dealer, was apprehended as part of a sting in...
  • Don't Politicize Plight Of Kids At The Border

    Character asserts itself in times of crisis. That is certainly the case with the refugee debacle at the border. Tens of thousands of Central American children are passing through Mexico into the United States and presenting themselves to immigration...
  • 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...
  • 10 tons of fireworks seized at warehouse in latest big bust

    10 tons of fireworks seized at warehouse in latest big bust
    A stash of about 10 tons of illegal fireworks worth at least $100,000 was seized from a business in Pico Rivera on Thursday afternoon, authorities said. Detectives with the El Monte Police Department got a tip about fireworks sales and raided a building...
  • Redondo Beach doctor accused of selling drugs to undercover officers

    Redondo Beach doctor accused of selling drugs to undercover officers
    A Redondo Beach doctor and his assistant were scheduled to be arraigned Wednesday on charges of selling narcotics to undercover police, the L.A. County district attorney's office said. Dr. Gerard Geoffrey Goryl, 58, and his office assistant, Wilfred...
  • Psychiatrist among those charged in Towson drug raid

    Psychiatrist among those charged in Towson drug raid
    An addiction rehabilitation psychiatrist with a history of treatment for alcohol and drug abuse was among those charged Wednesday with manufacturing and distributing the drug Ecstasy at a Towson home. Dr. Priscilla W. Sheldon-Cost, 51, and her...
  • 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,...
  • Cig snitches

    Cig snitches
    The illegal drug trade in Ald. Jason Ervin's 28th Ward isn't all about the hard stuff. The black market for cigarettes, he said, can be just as pervasive—and, in some ways, safer for dealers. "It's similar to the sale of narcotics, where...
  • Village with a vision

    Village with a vision
    When Larry Hallock and his partner decided to move from Chicago's vibrant Lakeview neighborhood, they never imagined they would consider living in the Austin community on the city's beleaguered West Side, let alone wind up in a bidding war over a six-flat...
  • Jurors can't agree on death penalty in decades-old double killing

    A mistrial was declared Monday when jurors could not unanimously decide whether a man who ordered a kidnapping that led to two deaths in Torrance almost 20 years ago should be put to death. Howard Bloomgarden, 46, was convicted May 15 of two counts of...
  • How blindly rigid laws to 'protect kids' raise costs, thwart justice

     How blindly rigid laws to 'protect kids' raise costs, thwart justice
    Imagine this: two defendants, same age, smoke joints with some friends one July evening in their apartments. Neither has a criminal record. Both get caught; one faces an extra two years in jail. Why? Because he shared drugs within a certain number of...