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  • Deputy accused of helping wife work as prostitute is fired

    SEATTLE The King County sheriff's deputy who has been criminally charged with helping his estranged wife work as a prostitute, stealing department ammunition and illegally delivering testosterone was fired Tuesday by Sheriff John Urquhart. "Darrion...
  • Marijuana legalization in Colorado: So far, so good

    Long a leader in making marijuana mainstream, California is watching Colorado blaze a trail for legalized recreational pot with avid eyes. The mood in Colorado is good. Six months in, few of the predicted problems have materialized, tax revenue and...
  • White House warns of rising drug use, says legalization is no panacea

    WASHINGTON A day after Washington state joined Colorado in selling marijuana in retail outlets, the Obama administration on Wednesday criticized drug legalization and warned that a declining perception of risk is leading more U.S. teens to smoke pot....
  • Nazareth heroin investigation ends with four arrests, two in Kiwanis Park

    A three-week investigation into drug dealing in Nazareth has led to the arrests of four men, including a pair who allegedly sold heroin in Kiwanis Park. Nicholas G. Rodriguez, 19, of the 500 block of East Fourth Street, Northampton, and Jamon R. Gambal,...
  • Traffic Stop Leads To Discovery Of 247 Bags Of Heroin In Willimantic

    Traffic Stop Leads To Discovery Of 247 Bags Of Heroin In Willimantic
    WILLIMANTIC — An attempted traffic stop on Chapman Street led to a short foot chase and the discovery of 247 bags of heroin on Tuesday, police said. An officer observed a motor vehicle violation by the driver of a black pickup on Chapman Street at...
  • Woman Arrested At Plainfield Motel Allegedly Sold Drugs Out Of Her Car

    Woman Arrested At Plainfield Motel Allegedly Sold Drugs Out Of Her Car
    PLAINFIELD — A woman was arrested on Tuesday for allegedly selling heroin out of her car in the Moosup area, police said. Sheri Bouthillier, 31, was arrested in the parking lot of the Knights Inn Motel, where she had been staying, police said. She...
  • Criminals' luxury cars, jewels — even velvet slippers — hit auction block

    Criminals' luxury cars, jewels — even velvet slippers — hit auction block
    If federal prosecutors have their way, Leonard Potillo's fleet of luxury cars and homes around the world will hit the auction block. Potillo, a Longwood debt collector, is accused of running a $76 million fraud-and-bribery scheme that authorities say...
  • U.S. sends first planeload of moms, children back to Honduras

    U.S. sends first planeload of moms, children back to Honduras
    The first lady and her entourage were waiting. So were politicians, camera crews and aid workers in blue vests, ready to hand out suckers and balloons to toddlers pulled along by their frazzled mothers. A chartered flight that landed here Monday was the...
  • Judge declares mistrial in BGF gang murder case

    Judge declares mistrial in BGF gang murder case
    A Baltimore jury failed to reach a verdict Tuesday in a high-profile murder case, leading a city judge to declare a mistrial in city prosecutors' first battle with what they say is a murderous group within the Black Guerrilla Family gang. A juror who...
  • What's the price tag for the border crisis? Try $3.7 billion

    What's the price tag for the border crisis? Try $3.7 billion
    Protecting the border is getting even more expensive. The Obama administration has announced that it will seek another $3.7 billion — substantially more than the $2 billion it talked about before — to deal with the flow across the southern...
  • 3 men linked to Mexican drug ring charged in kidnapping of S.C. man

    3 men linked to Mexican drug ring charged in kidnapping of S.C. man
    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,...