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  • Man sentenced for recruiting young Riverside women to smuggle drugs

    A 32-year-old Corona man was sentenced Monday to 15 years in prison after pleading guilty to recruiting young women from Riverside to smuggle drugs into the U.S. from Mexico. Jesus Manuel Rivera-Villareal, known as "Chuy," pleaded guilty in federal...
  • Person smacked by 13-year-old in Aberdeen [Harford Police blotter]

    Person smacked by 13-year-old in Aberdeen [Harford Police blotter]
    Maryland State Police and Harford Sheriff's Office report: Aberdeen A caller in the 500 block of Twinleaf Drive reported their 9-year-old daughter had been solicited May 6 for explicit photos by an adult using a cell phone app. A person was...
  • Commentary: Writer fails to address bringing motels up to basic living standards

    I was surprised to read Kathy Esfahani's latest defense of Costa Mesa's slumlords "End the assault on low income motel tenants" (May 18). Esfahani, of the Costa Mesa Affordable Housing Coalition, does an admirable job of tugging at the heartstrings of...
  • O.C. man sentenced to prison under state's human trafficking law

    O.C. man sentenced to prison under state's human trafficking law
    A convicted cocaine dealer was sentenced Friday to 17 years to life in state prison for luring a 14-year-old girl into prostitution in Orange County's first case prosecuted under a state law that increases the penalties for human trafficking. Chuncey...
  • CANNES: Jean Dujardin Talks Oscars and Italian Cinema

    After lining up a pair of roles in Hollywood movies such as Martin Scorsese's "The Wolf of Wall Street" and George Clooney's "The Monuments Men," Jean Dujardin will next star with Elsa Zylberstein in Claude Lelouch's film "Un de Plus," a romantic road...
  • When spice came to Gloucester

    When spice came to Gloucester
    GLOUCESTER — Each morning when Steven Tozer pulled up to the smoke shop to feed his addiction to spice in the spring of 2013, a line of frazzled, desperate people would already be waiting outside. If the customers in line didn't have money, they...
  • Spice sellers undisturbed in Newport News, Hampton

    NEWPORT NEWS — If you listen to the U.S. Navy, Newport News and Hampton are problem cities for the retail sale of spice. But unlike nearby counties the two cities haven't raided stores that sell spice, which a local prosecutor and a defense...
  • Isle of Wight couple says son may have been shot, but spice caused his death

    Isle of Wight couple says son may have been shot, but spice caused his death
    ISLE OF WIGHT — Jamie Wallace's parents describe him as a smart, loving man. Paula Wallace said her son had seen his share of trouble — he earned a GED at 17 after quitting high school, then started dealing drugs and ended up in prison....
  • Experts: Police arrest for marijuana offenses out of habit

    Experts: Police arrest for marijuana offenses out of habit
    Two years after marijuana possession became a ticketable offense, arresting people with a few grams of the drug remains a bad habit for law enforcement, drug policy researchers said Monday at a Roosevelt University symposium. Cook County has the highest...
  • Warrantless searches draw criticism

     Warrantless searches draw criticism
    Cook County probation officers have for years quietly teamed up with law enforcement to go into probationers' homes without warrants, looking for guns, drugs and information and leading to questionable and illegal searches, the Tribune has found....
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