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  • Nazareth police: Woman tried to flush bags of heroin

    Nazareth police: Woman tried to flush bags of heroin
    Nazareth police have charged a woman with hiding bags of heroin inside her and then tried to flush the drugs down the police department toilet, according to court records. Lillian Werkheiser, 19, of the 2100 block of Birch Street in Nazareth was charged...
  • Police raids net dozens of drug arrests in Philadelphia suburb

    PHILADELPHIA (Reuters) - Federal prosecutors arrested and charged dozens of suspects on Friday in early-morning raids targeting drug gangs operating in Chester, a historical town outside Philadelphia that has earned a reputation for violent crime. The...
  • Son of accused cartel leader pleads guilty to drug charges in California

    SAN DIEGO (Reuters) - The 24-year-old son of an accused leader of Mexico's Sinaloa Cartel, one of the world's largest drug trafficking organizations, pleaded guilty on Friday in federal court in San Diego to conspiracy to distribute cocaine and marijuana....
  • TSA screener sentenced for role in drug smuggling operation at LAX

    TSA screener sentenced for role in drug smuggling operation at LAX
    A former TSA screener who was convicted for his role in a drug smuggling operation at LAX screening checkpoints was sentenced Monday to 80 months in prison, federal prosecutors said. Naral Richardson, 32, of South Los Angeles, pleaded guilty in March to...
  • Exclsuive: Kazakhstan balanced between Ukraine and post-NATO Afghanistan

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - Looking at the neighborhood around Kazakhstan on a spinning globe, the Central Asian nation's foreign minister sees both partnerships and peril in the form of the Russian-Ukraine crisis and the coming NATO pullout from Afghanistan...
  • Colombia's Santos says using 'carrot and stick' to disarm FARC

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - Ending Colombia's 50-year war against Marxist rebels without a ceasefire will require carrots, sticks and social policy incentives, President Juan Manuel Santos said on Tuesday. In nearly two years of talks between the government and...
  • In Pennsylvania, heroin easier to get than wine, cheaper than beer: report

    In Pennsylvania, heroin easier to get than wine, cheaper than beer: report
    HARRISBURG Pa. (Reuters) - Young people in rural Pennsylvania can buy heroin more easily than a bottle of wine and getting high with the opiate can be cheaper than buying a six pack of beer, according to an investigative report released on Tuesday....
  • Police: Man charged in Nazareth drug deal

    Police: Man charged in Nazareth drug deal
    Nazareth police have charged a man with selling two bundles of heroin to a police informant Monday. Rolando Javier Colon, 22, of Easton is charged with possession of heroin, manufacture of a controlled substance, possession of drug paraphernalia and...
  • Records offer rare glimpse into Boston Marathon bombings inquiry

    Within 48 hours of the Boston Marathon bombings, federal law enforcement officials had chased down more than 1,400 leads in the frantic race to learn who killed three people and injured more than 260 others, according to law enforcement records obtained...
  • Mayor's drug plan pitch greeted with skepticism

    Mayor's drug plan pitch greeted with skepticism
    Mayor Rahm Emanuel on Tuesday started to sell his idea of loosening Illinois drug laws for possession of illegal substances like marijuana, heroin and cocaine, but some of those he has to convince said they're skeptical because he'll want tougher gun laws...
  • Europe-wide organized crime sweep nets 1,000 suspects: Europol

    THE HAGUE (Reuters) - European police made more than 1,000 arrests in a 10-day, continent-wide sweep against organized crime this month that netted suspected people traffickers and cocaine smugglers, law enforcement officials said on Wednesday. The...