| May 25, 2012
| 1:38 PM
WESTMINSTER, Calif. (KTLA) -- Former adult-film star Jenna Jameson was arrested early Friday on suspicion of DUI in Westminster, police said.
At about 12:46 a.m., Jameson was driving near Springdale Street and Westminster Boulevard when she reportedly...
| Mar 29, 2012
| 6:26 PM
LAGUNA NIGUEL, Calif. (KTLA) -- Orange County sheriff's deputies have arrested a woman for allegedly helping a healthy 86-year-old Laguna Niguel man commit suicide.
Elizabeth Barrett, 65, is accused of helping Jack Koency, a World War II veteran, kill...
| Apr 3, 2012
| 6:55 PM
My mom died last night, after being diagnosed with lung cancer in December 2010. Below is the gist of an obituary my wife and I put together, but I want to comment for a second, actually, about dying.
She did it perfectly.
When doctors told her about...
| 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...
| Apr 6, 2012
| 3:26 PM
Prescribed painkillers are leaving pharmacies, falling into pill bottles and into the hands of Indiana residents at an incredible rate. Those increased sales of pain pills are leading to increased cases of abuse.
According to the IU Center for Health...
| Apr 8, 2012
| 4:58 AM
A deputy saw a woman driver speeding in an elementary school zone in Punta Gorda at 8:36 a.m. Monday and made a traffic stop, according to a news release from the Charlotte County Sheriff's Office.
Radar showed Denise Loveada Spear, 33, was traveling...
| Apr 12, 2012
| 12:56 PM
In East Harlem Thursday an NYPD lieutenant fatally shot an suspect fleeing a prescription drug theft, according to police.
The 23-year-old armed suspect wore a stocking mask over his face and had a wad of cash in his pocket. The retired lieutenant shot...
| Oct 4, 2012
| 2:18 PM
A man who pleaded guilty to robbing 28 fast-food restaurants in the Tacoma and Lakewood areas with a toy gun last year was sentenced Thursday to 14 years and three months in prison, The News Tribune of Tacoma reported.
Joshua Nitschke, 26, pleaded guilty...
| Mar 21, 2012
| 2:14 PM
Fourteen members of a suspected prescription drug trafficking ring, accused of obtaining more than 13,000 painkillers through fraudulent prescriptions, were arrested Wednesday, the Metropolitan Bureau of Investigation reported.
The roundup marks the...
| Mar 29, 2012
UPDATE: The U.S. Marshals fugitive task force in Yakima arrested Dane Hayes Thursday afternoon. They located him based on information provided by a WMW viewer tip called into Crime Stoppers of Puget Sound.
Officers say he had stepped up his number of...
| Mar 26, 2012
| 3:40 AM
Dr. Gregory A. Hayes, of Port St. Lucie, was arrested on nine counts each of trafficking oxycodone and prescribing practitioner fraud for inappropriately writing prescriptions so his wife could get drugs, reports TCPalm in Stuart.
His wife, Kristen...