| Jul 1, 2014
| 7:11 AM
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...
| Jul 11, 2014
| 4:27 PM
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...
| Jul 17, 2014
| 5:05 PM
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...
| Jun 19, 2014
| 5:45 PM
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...
| Jun 25, 2014
| 3:05 PM
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...
| Jun 26, 2014
| 6:26 PM
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...
| Jul 16, 2014
| 2:10 PM
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,...
| Jun 18, 2014
| 4:21 PM
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...
| Jun 27, 2014
| 8:48 PM
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...
| Jun 3, 2014
| 5:29 PM
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...
| Jun 29, 2014
| 12:28 PM
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...