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  • Sunrise captures NY cop in cocaine sting

    Sunrise captures NY cop in cocaine sting
    Sunrise Police again are luring drug buyers into the city from out-of-state, and this week they busted a surprising suspect: a cop from New York. The arrest occurred Monday and by Wednesday New York media was abuzz over cocaine trafficking charges filed...
  • Special Report: Powerful antibiotic for cows often misused by farmers

    It is one of the most potent antibiotics used by U.S. cattle and dairy farmers, the key component in the top-selling drug line of Zoetis, the world's largest animal health company. But the strength of the antibiotic ceftiofur – and the frequency...
  • Gloucester shop owner sentenced to 40 months on spice-related charges

    Gloucester shop owner sentenced to 40 months on spice-related charges
    A Gloucester store owner who pleaded guilty in August to charges related to selling spice and laundering money was sentenced Monday in federal court to 40 months in prison. Lutgarda "Lutie" Mueller, 65, who owned Lutie's Lair Martial Arts Equipment &...
  • Chicago man guilty of drug crimes, racketeering in DuPage County

    Chicago man guilty of drug crimes, racketeering in DuPage County
    A Chicago man who was allegedly a high-ranking member of a heroin distribution ring that operated in the city and western suburbs has been found guilty of racketeering, according to DuPage County prosecutors. A jury returned guilty verdicts late...
  • World travel alerts: El Salvador, Thailand, Netherlands

    El Salvador: The U.S. State Department reissued a travel warning citing high levels of crime against tourists as cause for alarm. Officials reported that 33 Americans were murdered and 366 had passports stolen or were victims of other crimes while...
  • 'I was thinking I was going to die,' victim of knife attack testifies

     'I was thinking I was going to die,' victim of knife attack testifies
    The two men had met that night drinking at Good Times bar on Bethlehem's South Side. Jeffrey Janos said he and Nicholas Bossons were headed home in the same direction when he asked Bossons if he'd like to have another beer. At Janos' East Morton...
  • Smithfield couple charged after major cocaine bust

    SMITHIFIELD — Police seized thousands of dollars’ worth of cocaine and charged a Smithfield couple after a months-long investigation by federal, state and local law enforcement agencies. Corey Lavelle Spratley of the 8700 block of Smithfield...
  • Bethlehem Police: Man sold heroin to undercover informant

    Bethlehem Township police charged a man after he allegedly sold heroin to an informant on Saturday, according to Northampton County Court records. Paul Hellriegel, 35, of Coplay, is charged with possession with intent to deliver heroin, possession of...
  • 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...
  • BGF gang leader Tavon White testifies at jail corruption trial

    BGF gang leader Tavon White testifies at jail corruption trial
    The former leader of the Black Guerrilla Family at the Baltimore Detention Center spoke publicly for the first time Monday from the witness stand, describing his unlikely rise to power and the gang's inner workings. Tavon White, 37, has pleaded guilty...
  • Nine Arrested After Hartford Heroin Bust, Chase

    Nine Arrested After Hartford Heroin Bust, Chase
    HARTFORD — Police said they seized 288 bags of heroin and arrested nine men in a drug-plagued Garden Street neighborhood Monday after two chases. Forty-five grams of the heroin was pure and had a street value of $4,500, Deputy Chief Brian Foley...