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  • Pete Dupuy dies at 79; vocal opponent of commercial fishing regulations

    Pete Dupuy dies at 79; vocal opponent of commercial fishing regulations
    On Dec. 7, 1973, San Fernando Valley motorcycle salesman Pete Dupuy took off in his Cessna plane to meet a couple of friends at a camping area in Mexico. Exactly what happened there became a matter of bitter dispute, but Dupuy's airplane ended up...
  • The Baltimore I knew, and still love

    The Baltimore I knew, and still love
    When my husband and I lived in Baltimore, we often left our back door unlocked. The people who bought the house after us left the door unlocked, too. I know because when I went back to visit a neighbor, she opened the gate that adjoined the back...
  • Drug dealer acquitted of murder but found guilty of robbery, burglary

    Drug dealer acquitted of murder but found guilty of robbery, burglary
    A Sanford jury Friday acquitted an Orlando crack cocaine dealer of murder but found him guilty of taking part in a home invasion and robbery near Winter Park that left his 450-pound customer dead. Jurors deliberated about five hours before acquitting 26-...
  • 'From Russia with Love' chiropractor accused of running $5.7M pill ring

    'From Russia with Love' chiropractor accused of running $5.7M pill ring
    Federal prosecutors say chiropractor Boris Zigmond has made millions of dollars running a pain pill ring that illegally funneled prescription drugs to addicts and dealers who sold them on the street. Zigmond, 49, who splits his time between Michigan...
  • Police: Watertown Teen Caught With 'Marijuana Butter'

    Police: Watertown Teen Caught With 'Marijuana Butter'
    WATERTOWN — A local teen was found with four envelopes containing "marijuana butter" during a motor vehicle stop Thursday, police said. Jeffrey Grechika, 18, of Davis Street, was charged with sale of a controlled substance, possession of marijuana...
  • Latest in police corruption trial: Defendant testifies

    4:45 p.m. One of six former drug squad members on trial in a police corruption case is expected to be grilled by prosecutors on Monday. Milkman-turned-narcotics officer Michael Spicer has been a mild-mannered witness on the stand. He is expected to...
  • Accused undercover narcotics cop denies stealing drug money

    One of six former drug squad members on trial in a police corruption case took the stand Friday to deny that the group stole more than $400,000 from drug dealers and roughed them up along the way. Michael Spicer appeared relaxed and affable as he...
  • Judges rules suspect's rights not violated in Aurora drug case

    Judges rules suspect's rights not violated in Aurora drug case
    A Kane County judge has ruled that police did not violate a suspected drug dealer's rights when they questioned him about a large-scale drug bust in Aurora in 2014. Modesto Alarcon had contended police failed to read him his rights before talking with...
  • Witch doctor gets federal prison for drug protection scheme

    A Nigerian man who federal prosecutors say portrayed himself as a "witch doctor" has been sentenced to 14 years in prison for collecting hundreds of thousands of dollars from cocaine traffickers looking to get his supernatural protection from authorities....
  • Prosecutor: Venice boardwalk driver targeted meth dealer

    An Italian newlywed's honeymoon ended in a death ride on the hood of a Dodge Avenger driven by a man bent on revenge against a drug dealer who ripped him off, a prosecutor said Thursday. Nathan Campbell was grinning and aiming for people as he weaved the...
  • 7 Beloit men arrested on drugs, weapons charges

    Federal authorities say seven Beloit men have been arrested on drugs and weapons charges. Their Thursday arrests follow an investigation by local and federal authorities into the suspected dealing of cocaine and other drugs in Rock County. The suspects,...