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  • Former corrections officer accused of letting inmates have conjugal visits, contraband

    Former corrections officer accused of letting inmates have conjugal visits, contraband
    NEW PORT RICHEY — The former prison guard who allowed an inmate to escape from a work crew in Pasco County last year was charged with multiple counts of official misconduct for aiding in the escape and allowing inmates to smuggle drugs, tobacco...
  • Prosecutors: Brothers' cooperation against cartels led to their dad's death

    Shortly after twin brothers from Chicago began their historic cooperation with federal authorities against some of the most dangerous drug cartels in the world, their father made a fatal mistake. Against his sons' wishes and despite stern warnings...
  • Paris gunman's safe house could hold clues to 4th attacker amid fear of new strike

    Amedy Coulibaly, the gunman who killed four hostages at a Paris kosher supermarket, rented a small suburban house the week before and filled it with an impressive arsenal of late-model weapons, police said Wednesday. A published report said a search of...
  • 10 dead after Texas prison bus skids off highway, hits train

    10 dead after Texas prison bus skids off highway, hits train
    A prison bus skidded off an icy Texas highway, slid down an embankment and collided with a passing freight train Wednesday, killing eight inmates and two corrections officers, including the bus driver, authorities said. The overpass on Interstate 20...
  • 8 from Tamaqua and Lehighton arrested in Schuylkill drug sweep

    Eight people were arrested in Tamaqua and Coaldale Monday morning in what the Schuylkill County Drug Task Force and police called a sweep aimed at stopping heroin and methamphetamine dealing. Six Tamaqua residents and two Lehighton residents were taken...
  • 2 sides at odds over plight of activist-kidnapping suspect in Mexico

    2 sides at odds over plight of activist-kidnapping suspect in Mexico
    Nestora Salgado, a Mexican American woman who returned home to the violent state of Guerrero to run an ad hoc community police force and whose clashes with local authorities landed her in prison, may soon be freed. Something of a cause celebre in...
  • Hammond pair get 6 years in death of former football player

    Two Hammond men were sentenced to six years for reckless homicide Tuesday in the shooting death of a 17-year-old former Highland football player during a drug deal that went awry. Lake Superior Court Judge Clarence Murray sentenced Jayveon Jatay Daniels,...
  • Ellington Man Pleads Guilty To Selling Stolen Gun For Heroin

    An Ellington man accused of selling a stolen gun to his drug dealer for about 20 baggies of heroin pleaded guilty on Wednesday in federal court. Justin Ashline, 24, had waived his right to be indicted and pleaded guilty to the single charge of possession...
  • 12th defendant to be sentenced in Peninsula cocaine dealing ring

    NEWPORT NEWS — The 12th and final defendant in a Peninsula cocaine dealing ring will be sentenced in federal court in February, following a drug investigation that began more than two years ago. Francisco Eduardo Casas, 33, of Brownsville, Texas,...
  • Hartford Man Gets 5 Years For Conspiring To Deal Heroin

    Hartford Man Gets 5 Years For Conspiring To Deal Heroin
    A Hartford man who was a accused of stealing heroin from a supplier was sentenced to 5 years in federal prison for conspiring to sell the drug, the U.S. Attorney's office said Tuesday. Eric Colon, 29, also faces four years of supervised release. He...
  • L.A. doctor, 4 others arrested in prescription drug 'pill mill' case

    L.A. doctor, 4 others  arrested in prescription drug 'pill mill' case
    Federal authorities arrested five people Tuesday in connection with a “pill mill” that allegedly sold narcotics prescriptions at an L.A. clinic and supplied illegally-obtained prescription drugs to Texas. The five, including the operator...