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  • Inmate Serving 25 Years For Death, Dismemberment Of Drug Dealer Found Dead In Cell

    Inmate Serving 25 Years For Death, Dismemberment Of Drug Dealer Found Dead In Cell
    EAST LYME — A 40-year old inmate serving 25 years for her role in the grisly murder and dismemberment of her drug dealer died of an apparent suicide Thursday at the York Correctional Institution, according to the state Department of Correction....
  • Man dies months after attack; suspect now charged with murder

    Man dies months after attack; suspect now charged with murder
    Months after being beaten on the head with a pistol over a $5 debt, a man has died and his attacker is now charged with murder, police say. Terrance Murray, 24, is charged with second-degree murder in Ray Kuma's death. Authorities say the attack...
  • Family of man shot by FBI raises questions about shooting

    The family of a man fatally shot by FBI agents conducing a surveillance earlier this year on Reisterstown Road is questioning police tactics and the finding by prosecutors that the use of deadly force during a car stop was justified. While relatives of...
  • U.S. brings new charges against accused Silk Road creator

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - U.S. prosecutors have brought a trio of new charges against a Texas man accused of creating the underground online drug marketplace Silk Road. A new indictment against Ross Ulbricht, 30, filed late on Thursday in Manhattan federal...
  • Suriname leader's son pleads guilty to trying to help Hezbollah

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - Suriname President Desi Bouterse's son pleaded guilty on Friday to charges of attempting to aid Hezbollah, a U.S.-designated terrorist group, and conspiring to import cocaine into the United States. Dino Bouterse, who once held a...
  • Philip Seymour Hoffman friend pleads guilty in heroin case

    Philip Seymour Hoffman friend pleads guilty in heroin case
    A friend of Philip Seymour Hoffman who was arrested in the investigation following the Oscar winner's fatal overdose has taken a plea deal that gives him no jail time. Robert Aaron Vineberg initially faced a felony charge of heroin possession with...
  • DEA tightens controls on hydrocodone painkiller drugs

    The U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration is putting tighter controls on the nation's most widely prescribed narcotic painkiller in a move to stem an epidemic of addiction, overdose and death. The agency said it would publish a rule Friday to place...
  • Newport News to crack down on abandoned structure demolition

    Newport News to crack down on abandoned structure demolition
    NEWPORT NEWS — For five years, Karyn Buhrman has lived next to an abandoned home so overgrown with trees and shrubs that she and her other neighbors call it the "the jungle." The home, which has been vacant for nearly a decade, sticks out like a...
  • Dr. Andrew Sun convicted of 17 felonies over painkiller prescriptions

    Dr. Andrew Sun convicted of 17 felonies over painkiller prescriptions
    A 78-year-old doctor who federal officials said made more than $1 million from illegally prescribing potent painkillers, including Vicodin and Xanax, was convicted of drug trafficking charges Thursday. Andrew Sun, of La Mirada, was found guilty of 17...
  • Defense attorney indicted on perjury, obstruction charges

    Defense attorney indicted on perjury, obstruction charges
    Chicago criminal defense attorney Beau Brindley was indicted Thursday on federal perjury and obstruction of justice charges that allege he coached a witness to lie in a 2009 drug conspiracy trial in a scheme to help his client. The charges against...
  • Drug dealer killed Chicago cop, companion: prosecutors

    Drug dealer killed Chicago cop, companion: prosecutors
    In the days leading up to the August 2008 slayings of off-duty Chicago police Detective Robert Soto and a companion on the West Side, a fight was brewing nearby between gang rivals selling heroin. Traveling Vice Lord lieutenant Justin "J-Rock" Austin had...