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Drug Trafficking

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  • Mexico cartel figure has been cooperating with US

    WASHINGTON In what appeared to be a new blow to Mexico's Sinaloa Cartel, the imprisoned son of the cartel's co-leader offered a secret guilty plea to narcotics trafficking charges last year and has been cooperating ever since with U.S. agents, prosecutors...
  • Grief-stricken memorialize loved ones on 'R.I.P. T-shirts'

    MIAMI They come to put their dead relatives and friends on a T-shirt. A young woman clutches a photo of her murdered 16-year-old brother. He grins at the camera, his right hand clutching a gun. Three young men line up to pay homage to one of their...
  • Police: Arrests made in North Shore heroin ring

    Police: Arrests made in North Shore heroin ring
    A three-month investigation into an alleged north suburban heroin distribution ring has led to the arrests of a former Wilmette resident, an Evanston resident, a Glencoe resident and a juvenile from Chicago, authorities announced today. Authorities...
  • One child dead, 14 hurt as cops seek driver in hit-and-run day-care crash

    One child dead, 14 hurt as cops seek driver in hit-and-run day-care crash
    Joel Rosado sprinted to the scene as soon as he heard the screeches and saw a black Toyota Solara plow into the Goldenrod Road KinderCare, where a 4-year-old girl lay dying and 14 others were injured. "We could see the teachers were, like, panicking,"...
  • 11 arrested, drugs and cash seized in Central Valley investigation

    A nearly yearlong investigation has led to the dismantling of a drug organization that distributed narcotics from Mexico to the Central Valley, and from there all over the country, authorities said Monday. At a Fresno news conference, California Atty....
  • Allentown man killed Sunday was selling pot, DA says; arrests announced

    Allentown man killed Sunday was selling pot, DA says; arrests announced
    A day after an Allentown man was found dead in a car, a suspect was arrested Monday and accused of shooting the man in the head and neck on the city's south side. Charles D. Washington, 19, was charged with homicide, robbery, theft and conspiracy to...
  • China detains 160 in Shanghai healthcare scam

    SHANGHAI (Reuters) - Authorities in China have detained 160 members of a criminal gang in the financial capital of Shanghai after the group lured patients to fake medical clinics and sold them overpriced drugs, Shanghai police said on Tuesday. The gang...
  • Former Parkland football standout Austin Scott admits drug dealing

    Former Parkland football standout Austin Scott admits drug dealing
    Former Parkland High School running back Austin Scott had long dreamed of starring in the NFL —something he aspired to even after being charged with rape and kicked off Penn State's football team, only to be cleared when prosecutors dropped the...
  • Rio de Janeiro police face 'image problem'

    Rio de Janeiro police face 'image problem'
    RIO DE JANEIRO — As the 2014 World Cup tournament nears, efforts to reform Rio de Janeiro's police forces remain, like many of the Brazilian soccer stadiums themselves, a work in progress. Seeking to improve public safety, police have...
  • Tracking system nabbing drug dealers and law-abiding pilots

    Tracking system nabbing drug dealers and law-abiding pilots
    Ken Dobson, a retired police officer, said he received quite a welcome when he landed his single-engine Cessna in Detroit two days after leaving his home in Palm Desert. Five sheriff's cars surrounded the plane and deputies got out with guns drawn. Then...
  • Case shows ties between Puerto Rico and Orlando drug organizations

    Case shows ties between Puerto Rico and Orlando drug organizations
    From an inconspicuous restaurant on East Colonial Drive, tucked between shuttered businesses and a pawn shop, authorities say a crime ring was serving up empanadas, cocaine and guns. Local and federal authorities spent 2-1/2 years investigating the...