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  • U.S. drug agents reportedly inspect NFL medical staffs Sunday

    U.S. drug agents reportedly inspect NFL medical staffs Sunday
    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. drug agents carried out surprise inspections of the medical staffs of several National Football League teams on Sunday in an investigation of alleged prescription drug abuse in the league, the Washington Post reported. The...
  • 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...
  • If Colombia's guerrillas sign a peace deal, will the guns go silent?

    BOGOTA, Colombia Several weeks ago on the outskirts of the northwestern town of Montelibano, a police caravan was ambushed. By the time the firefight was over, seven police officers were dead and another seven were wounded, making it the second most...
  • U.S. drug agents inspect NFL medical staffs: report

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. drug agents carried out surprise inspections of the medical staffs of several National Football League teams on Sunday in an investigation of alleged prescription drug abuse in the league, the Washington Post reported. The...
  • 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...
  • Chicago brothers detail how Mexican cartel moved cocaine by jets

    The twin brothers from Chicago have been in witness protection for more than five years, providing federal authorities with details of how Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman's notorious Sinaloa cartel network allegedly supplied them with thousands of pounds of...
  • 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...
  • A dance with Daddy: Federal inmates get chance to go to the 'ball'

    MIAMI In a Federal Bureau of Prisons first, inmates serving time in a Miami federal detention center were allowed to dance with their daughters for an afternoon as part of a re-entry program. The theme: There's still time at the ball, still time to take...
  • 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...