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  • Jury selection starts in day care-crash case

    Jury selection starts in day care-crash case
    Jury selection began Monday morning in the trial of Robert Corchado, a reputed associate of the Latin Kings' gang who was accused of hit-and-run in a deadly crash at an Orange County day care. The crash at the Goldenrod Road KinderCare injured a dozen...
  • DA: Stepdad accused of killing Jessica Padgett had drugs on property

    DA: Stepdad accused of killing Jessica Padgett had drugs on property
    Police found evidence of marijuana dealing at the property of an Allen Township man accused of murdering his stepdaughter, Jessica Padgett, and hiding her body — a revelation Friday that came as authorities offered little new insight into what...
  • Three tons of marijuana found in Thanksgiving Day drug haul

    Three tons of marijuana found in Thanksgiving Day drug haul
    In the predawn hours of Thanksgiving Day, a group of men was carrying three tons of marijuana off a boat along the Central California coast. Once the cargo was loaded into vans -- authorities estimated the marijuana arrived in 180 bales weighing up to...
  • Motorist: I was returning Ecstasy to a friend

    Motorist: I was returning Ecstasy to a friend
    Two men from the Upper Keys bonded out of the Keys jail Wednesday following their Tuesday arrests on felony drug charges during a Florida Highway Patrol traffic stop. Erdel Yanes, 21, of Islamorada bonded out for $21,000 and Jesiah MacShane, 22, of...
  • Neighborhood's 'Grandma' allegedly slain for her crack cocaine

    According to evidence presented in court, 67-year-old Dollie Evans, a Holmesburg woman affectionately known as "Grandma" on her block, was fatally shot in the back of her head because she sold crack cocaine from her home and kept wads of cash. Another...
  • Two men face federal heroin trafficking charges in Monroe County

    Two men face federal heroin trafficking charges in Monroe County
    Two men are facing federal trafficking charges related to a traffic stop in June where police in Monroe County located heroin and two guns, the U.S. Attorney's office announced Friday. Joseph Crawford, 41, of Marshalls Creek, and Harry Rivera, 39, of...
  • Police identify man killed in East Baltimore Tuesday night

    Police identify man killed in East Baltimore Tuesday night
    Baltimore police identified 26-year-old man who was fatally shot in East Baltimore Tuesday night. Police identified Aubrey Heckstall, 26, of Chinquapin Parkway on Friday. He was shot multiple times around 10 p.m. in the 1200 block of Darley Ave., in...
  • Sheriff's officers sneaked cellphones, drugs to inmate, D.A. says

    Sheriff's officers sneaked cellphones, drugs to inmate, D.A. says
    Three San Mateo County sheriff's officers, including a deputy, have been arrested on suspicion of smuggling cellphones and contraband to a gang member inside a detention facility, authorities said. San Mateo County District Attorney Stephen Wagstaffe...
  • Kings linked to some of region's notorious crimes

    Kings linked to some of region's notorious crimes
    The Latin Kings gang has ties to some of Central Florida's most notorious crimes, from to baseball-bat killings to drug offenses to a hit-and-run crash that killed a girl at a day-care. Here are a few: Troy Victorino The crime: Victorino was...
  • Working

    Several of the 21 defendants arrested across Lake County last month in “Operation Shut Down the Hustle” were arraigned in Lake County Circuit Court on Friday, pleading not guilty to charges that could land them in prison for life.┬áLake...
  • Owings Mills man convicted on drug, weapon charges

    Owings Mills man convicted on drug, weapon charges
    An Owings Mills man was convicted on drug and weapon charges after federal authorities said he was selling cocaine and heroin in Harford County, prosectors said Wednesday. Lyndon Fascisco Miller, 50, faces a mandatory sentence of 20 years in prison...