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  • County poll: 1 in 10 knows a heroin user

    While Anne Arundel County residents are more likely to know someone dependent on alcohol or marijuana, 11 percent said they know a friend or family member who has used heroin, according to a new poll. But despite elected officials' growing attention to...
  • Illinois Wesleyan student accused of selling drugs from dorm

    An Illinois Wesleyan University freshman is facing allegations that he sold large quantities of illegal drugs from his dorm room. The Pantagraph (http://bit.ly/1FMSAat ) reports the 18-year-old from Lexington faces felony drug charges. An arraignment...
  • Corrupt ex-drug officer says drank on job, attempted suicide

    A disgraced Philadelphia police officer testifying against former drug squad members who question his credibility acknowledged Thursday that marriage problems once led him to attempt suicide. Jeffrey Walker had denied any prior mental-health treatment...
  • Monroe man second to plead guilty in federal meth case

    A Monroe County man pleaded guilty Wednesday to charges he conspired to distribute methamphetamine in 2013 and 2014, according to the U.S. attorney's office. Scott Borushak, 51, of Sciota was the second defendant to plead guilty in the case. Co-...
  • Crime fiction roundup: 'Reykjavik Nights' and others

    Crime fiction roundup: 'Reykjavik Nights' and others
    Reykjavik Nights by Arnaldur Indridason, translated by Victoria Cribb, Minotaur, 294 pages, $25.99 Since childhood, when he and his brother were lost in a blizzard in the mountains where he grew up, and he was found but his brother was not, Arnaldur...
  • 5 things to know for Thursday in Pennsylvania

    A daily look at late-breaking news, coming events and stories that will be talked about in Pennsylvania on Thursday. ___ ROGUE OFFICER ADMITS COMMITTING THOUSANDS OF CRIMES But now former Philadelphia police narcotics officer Jeffrey Walker is the star...
  • Yuba City, Calif., police officer arrested in drug trafficking probe

    Yuba City, Calif., police officer arrested in drug trafficking probe
    A Yuba City, Calif., police officer was arrested by federal agents Wednesday on suspicion of trafficking cocaine, authorities announced. Officer Harminder Phagura, 35, was taken into custody at the Yuba City Police Department by agents with the U.S....
  • Colombia peace process rattled by deadly guerrilla attack

    BOGOTA, Colombia The Colombian air force was ordered to resume bombing the country's largest guerrilla group Wednesday after rebels ambushed an army patrol overnight, killing at least 10 and injuring 20. The midnight attack was the deadliest since the...
  • Man enters plea for underage possession of gun

    Man enters plea for underage possession of gun
    A Westminster man who purchased a stolen gun last year was sentenced to five years in prison with all but 18 months suspended Wednesday. Jacob Tyler Atwell, 19, of the 100 block of Pennsylvania Ave., pleaded not guilty but agreed not to challenge the...
  • Woman robs drug dealer, calls police claiming she was victim, police say

    Woman robs drug dealer, calls police claiming she was victim, police say
    On Monday, 18-year-old Zakia Abla called Boca Raton police to report a robbery. But at the end of the day it wasn't Abla who was receiving information about victim services — she was the one leaving in handcuffs. Police said Abla called police...
  • Rogue ex-drug officer admits 'thousands' of crimes, lies

    A rogue ex-police officer testifying against drug squad colleagues in a federal corruption trial admitted Wednesday that he committed "thousands" of crimes during his career on the Philadelphia Police Department. Former officer Jeffrey Walker said he and...