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Courant Staff WritersCareer criminal Steven Hayes, one of two men charged with killing three members of a Cheshire family during a home invasion last week, had a long history of failure in parole and community release programs. He also was a crack addict, a fact that...
Sun ReporterSports fans and commentators speak of human growth hormone as a magical substance that offers the same benefits as anabolic steroids but cannot be detected in urine tests. So when a player is linked to hGH, as Orioles outfielder was by an SI.com report,...
Los Angeles Times Staff WriterThe Los Angeles County Jail system lacks enough doctors, nurses and other medical workers to meet the most basic needs of inmates, resulting in long delays in treatment for conditions ranging from hernias to heart disease. Breakdowns in medical care,...
Testing policies and penalties for performance-enhancing drugs: MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALLAt least two annual urine tests administered during and between seasons for anabolic steroids and amphetamines. Positive steroid tests result in a 50-game suspension for...
Sun reporterMajor League Baseball officials have spoken of former Sen. George Mitchell's report on steroids as a way to put a stamp of understanding on the past and move toward a cleaner future. But those who have battled doping for much longer in cycling, track and...
Sun ReporterMonths before former Oriole Jason Grimsley said he and other players were using human growth hormone, Congress was quietly pressuring baseball to save players' urine specimens so they could be analyzed when a test for the performance-boosting drug becomes...
Tags: Urine, Barry Bonds, Steroids, Baseball, Sports
sun reporterNearly a year after the Rafael Palmeiro steroid scandal and months removed from the federal government's inquiries into Miguel Tejada 's vitamin B-12 usage, the Orioles are again intertwined in an investigation involving drugs and baseball. Former...
Tags: Miguel Tejada, Melvin Mora, Politics, Steroids, Henry A Waxman
Times Staff WriterFirst of two parts Click for part two The worldwide sports anti-doping program, created to fight performance-enhancing drug use in international athletics, imposes severe punishments for accidental or technical infractions, relies at times on disputed...
LOS ANGELES -- Actor Tom Sizemore, who has been on probation for abusing his ex-girlfriend, Hollywood madam Heidi Fleiss, was taken into custody in court Thursday after a probation officer reported that he had failed a drug test, Sizemore's lawyer...
Tags: Weather, Urine, Heidi Fleiss, Weather Reports, Movies
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