| Jan 13, 2015
| 3:14 AM
Students at Lake Park High School usually come to see substance abuse counselor Gina Horsley when there's trouble. Maybe they were caught sneaking booze into a football game, or maybe she heard through the hallway grapevine that they have an issue with...
| Jan 9, 2015
| 11:33 AM
The son of actor Jackie Chan pleaded guilty in a Beijing court Friday to providing a venue for drug users and was sentenced to six months in prison, following a major crackdown on illegal drugs in the Chinese capital.
Jaycee Chan, 32, also was ordered to...
| Jan 12, 2015
| 9:46 AM
Elly Silie of Atlantic City ended her 25th birthday with a night of drinking and a stop at Infusion Lounge at 2nd and Market streets for some hookah.
Clad in sleek, black dresses and heels, her and her friends entered the lounge where half-naked women...
| Jan 20, 2015
| 10:17 AM
The recent increase in the number of people wanting to open smoke shops in the city has Lauderhill officials and staff worried.
At a meeting last week, city officials took the first step toward regulating smoke shops by giving initial approval to an...
| Jan 17, 2015
| 2:05 PM
The NBA suspended troubled Milwaukee Bucks center Larry Sanders for a minimum of 10 games without pay Friday for violating the terms of the NBA/NBPA anti-drug program.
Sanders' suspension will begin Monday when the Bucks host the Toronto Raptors and will...
| Jan 17, 2015
Dr. Peter Beilenson thought fighting the intractable rates of drug use and sexually transmitted diseases in Baltimore was tough. Then the former city health commissioner took on health insurance.
"It's the hardest job I've had," said Beilenson,...
| Jan 15, 2015
| 2:55 PM
In the month before one of the University of Central Florida's oldest fraternities was shut down, its members were investigated for throwing an illegal party on Bourbon Street and for marijuana use at its off-campus house, documents showed Thursday.
| Jan 14, 2015
| 3:57 PM
— Connecticut's Medical Marijuana Program could be broadened to allow patients who suffer sickle cell disease, chronic pain after back surgery and severe psoriasis or psoriatic arthritis.
Tourette's disorder, however, will not be added to the...
| Dec 18, 2014
| 2:08 PM
The Nevada Gaming Commission approved a gambling license for Sam Nazarian after hearing an appeal Thursday by the Los Angeles nightclub mogul, who admitted to paying $3 million to a convicted felon and using cocaine.
After a grueling two-hour hearing --...
| Dec 27, 2014
| 2:00 PM
Randy Whittenburg was a "commendable" candidate for release from prison.
After 31 years behind bars for his role in a Los Angeles strong-arm robbery that ended in murder, Whittenburg had earned four vocational certificates; completed Bible study,...
| Nov 10, 2014
| 3:56 PM
NEW BRITAIN — A forensic psychiatrist testified Monday that Jan Gawlik was suffering from a psychotic illness when he brutally murdered his 90-year-old father in October 2011.
Dr. Alec Buchanan said that he evaluated Gawlik at the reqest of defense...