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  • PR can't overcome truth of 'Serial,' 'Wire'

    PR can't overcome truth of 'Serial,' 'Wire'
    Listening last week to "Serial," the hit podcast about a 1999 teen murder in Baltimore, I couldn't help thinking about all the folks from the mayor on down who believe they can change the city's media image with some positive public relations. And I...
  • Colombia peace negotiator warns FARC rebels

    With peace talks between Colombian officials and leftist guerrillas stalled as the two-year mark nears, the government's lead negotiator warned this week that his side's patience was limited and demanded a halt to recent attacks on civilians and the...
  • High-level cartel figure sentenced to 22 years in prison in Chicago

    High-level cartel figure sentenced to 22 years in prison in Chicago
    The highest-ranking Sinaloa cartel member ever sentenced in the U.S. was given 22 years in prison Monday by a federal judge in Chicago. "I tell you — and I tell you on behalf of all Chicagoans … we are tired, tired of drug trafficking, and it...
  • Man Charged In Killing Who Suffered Brain Damage Committed To State Care

    Man Charged In Killing Who Suffered Brain Damage Committed To State Care
    HARTFORD — A former Manchester man who had been charged with killing a man on Sumner Street in January, and who later suffered severe brain damage during a suicide attempt in jail, was committed to the custody of the state Department of Mental and...
  • Authorities bust more than 700 pot grow houses in Central Florida since 2010

    Authorities bust more than 700 pot grow houses in Central Florida since 2010
    When new residents moved into the Los Alamitos Court cul-de-sac where Roger Concepcion lives, they put up a tall white fence around the property. "Since the house sold, and sold quick, I said, oh, we're going to have new neighbors," Concepcion said....
  • Investigation leads to takedown of Lehigh Valley drug ring

    Investigation leads to takedown of Lehigh Valley drug ring
    Narcotics agents with the Pennsylvania attorney general's office have charged 14 people with being involved in a drug ring that flooded the streets of the Lehigh Valley with cocaine, marijuana and meth, according to recently unsealed court records. The...
  • Man, 27, shot to death in car

    Man, 27, shot to death in car
    The 27-year-old Northeast Baltimore man found dead with a gunshot wound to his head has been identified as Devin Rankin, police said. Officers were called at 1:20 p.m. on Thursday to the 4600 block of Mannasota Ave. in the Northeast Baltimore...
  • Four Arrested In Wallingford Outside Grateful Dead Tribute Band Performance

    Four Arrested In Wallingford Outside Grateful Dead Tribute Band Performance
    WALLINGFORD – Four arrests were made in the parking lot outside a Grateful Dead tribute band performance at the Oakdale Theater Saturday night, police said. All arrests were drug related, police said. Undercover officers purchased Molly (street...
  • Appellate judges question ATF's use of 'reverse stings' at hearing

    Appellate judges question ATF's use of 'reverse stings' at hearing
    Judges on a federal appellate court panel Thursday questioned the law enforcement practice of using "reverse stings" to entice would-be robbers to raid a fictitious cocaine stash house, with one judge calling the tactic "totally misguided." The remark...
  • Judges question ATF stings that lure suspects into fictitious stickups

    Over a late breakfast at a Denny's by the freeway in Torrance, two gang members listened to an offer of a lifetime. A drug courier invited them to rob a house stashed with pure cocaine worth at least six, if not seven figures. There would be a couple of...
  • Middlesex shop workers get probation for spice-related charges

    Middlesex shop workers get probation for spice-related charges
    Seven people charged with selling the synthetic drug spice following the raid of a smoke shop and hookah lounge in Topping earlier this year have been sentenced to probation in federal court. Three owners of the store — Connie Rhoades Bowler, 47,...