| Mar 17, 2012
| 1:05 AM
An Aberdeen woman who made more than $16,000 in unauthorized charges on her former husband's credit card has been given a chance to keep the crime from her record.
Vanessa Mastel-Walberg, 35, pleaded guilty to grand theft by improper use of credit card....
| Mar 24, 2012
| 1:05 AM
An Aberdeen woman has been sentenced to prison for failing to follow probation rules.
Ashlee K. King, 28, was on probation after pleading guilty but mentally ill to grand theft stemming from her stealing a motorcycle. According to court paperwork, she...
| Aug 29, 2012
| 11:56 AM
BROOKLYN, NY (KTLA) -- A former butcher who plead guilty to kidnapping, killing and dismembering an 8-year-old Orthodox Jewish boy was sentenced to 40 years to life in prison on Wednesday.
The 36-year-old Aron admitted killing the child after the boy...
| Apr 5, 2012
| 3:58 AM
Activists: Syrian troops launch major offensive in suburb of capital Damascus
BEIRUT (AP) — Activists say Syrian troops are attacking a suburb of the capital Damascus in what they described as one of the most violent campaigns since the year-old...
| Apr 6, 2012
| 2:15 AM
“There aren’t enough treatment centers and yet there’s a pharmacy on every corner.”
That’s how one mother of a teenage addict described what an Associated Press analysis has unveiled: a prescription drug problem so huge...
| Dec 21, 2011
| 6:41 PM
To everyone taking prescription meds, beware! Death by prescription has now exceeded death by car crash (or any vehicular accident) and it's affecting everyone, all ages.
Oxycontin, vicodin, xanax and soma now cause more deaths than heroin and cocaine...
| Dec 23, 2011
| 1:05 AM
A Stratford man who sold a prescription painkiller has been sentenced to 16 years in prison.
Frank V. Twiggs, 50, pleaded guilty to unauthorized distribution of hydrocodone. In addition to the prison time, he was fined $104 and must repay the money he...
| Jan 4, 2012
| 9:04 PM
SANTA ANA (KTLA) - A Santa Barbara physician was arrested Wednesday morning on federal drug trafficking charges.
Julio Gabriel Diaz, 63, who operates the Family Medical Clinic in Santa Barbara, was arrested at his Goleta residence by special agents...
| Jan 5, 2012
| 4:13 PM
A man who allegedly tried to break into the home of a recently widowed Oklahoma woman -- who shot and killed his alleged fellow intruder after calling 911 -- was freed Thursday on bail despite a first-degree murder charge, a court clerk said.
| Oct 10, 2012
| 8:53 AM
The son of former Chicago Bears Coach Mike Ditka was arrested early Sunday and charged with aggravated DUI after a bottle of Hydrocodone was found in his car early Sunday about a block from his Deerfield home, authorities said.
Mark E. Ditka, 49, was...
| Oct 12, 2012
| 1:26 PM
Criminal charges have been filed against a Lancaster County pharmacist accused of stealing more than $20,000 worth of prescription drugs. The drugs were taken from the Weis Market at 2600 Willow Street Pike where 60-year old Philip Henkel,of Millersville,...