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  • Prescription Drug Alert!

    Prescription Drug Alert!
    Michael Jackson's death puts the world of prescription drug abuse into the spotlight, again. Marilyn Monroe, Elvis Presley, Heath Ledger and Anna Nicole Smith are just a few who have died due to mixing prescription drugs. And now it seems Michael Jackson...
  • Teen Drug Use Survey Seen as 'Warning Sign'

    Teen Drug Use Survey Seen as 'Warning Sign'
    The federal government's annual report of kids’ alcohol and drug abuse seems reassuring: Compared with earlier in the decade, use of hallucinogens was down in 2008, marijuana use was way down, and use of methamphetamines was way, way down. But...
  • Chicago Leads in Percentage of Arrested Men Intoxicated With Drugs

    (WGN-AM)- A recent study reveals that almost 90 percent of men arrested in Chicago have drugs in their system. The Office of National Drug Control Policy released the findings on Thursday, which looked at the drug use of men arrested in 10 metropolitan...
  • Kids and drugs: Worrisome signs, here and on the horizon

     
    The federal government's annual report of kids' alcohol and drug abuse and attitudes about that abuse seems reassuring enough: Compared with that of recent years, marijuana use is down, use of hallucinogens is way down and use of methamphetamine is......
  • Beyonce to sing at White House dinner

     
    It's her Destiny to perform at tonight's dinner: Beyonce at the Grammy Awards in January. (LA Times/Jay Clendenin) by Katherine Skiba And the prize goes to: Beyonce. The Grammy award-winning superstar will perform Wednesday night on the South Lawn......
  • Committee Narrowing Search for Police Chief to Three Candidates

    Committee Narrowing Search for Police Chief to Three Candidates
    The Seattle Chief of Police Search Committee is now in a closed door executive session deliberating who to choose for the top three candidates to pass on to Mayor Mike McGinn. The committee is expected to make a vote around 8:15 PM. The three finalists...
  • Over 20,000 Attend Candle Light Vigil To Honor Fallen Officers In Nation's Capital

    Over 20,000 Attend Candle Light Vigil To Honor Fallen Officers In Nation's Capital
    Seven names from Washington State were read aloud by Congressman Dave Reichert and former SPD Chief Gil Kerlikowske in a somber ceremony to dedicate the names of fallen officers. SPD Officer Tim Brenton, Lakewood officers Mark Renninger, Greg Richards,...
  • IZOD Indycar Series news and notes

    IZOD Indycar Series news and notes
    1. Tight race brewing for oval championship: In a 250-lap sprint at Iowa Speedway, Scott Dixon went from 11 points arrears of leader Dario Franchitti to three points clear of his Target Chip Ganassi Racing teammate in the A.J. Foyt Oval Championship...
  • Slain Officer Remembered By Family, Friends and Fellow Officers At Memorial Service

    Slain Officer Remembered By Family, Friends and Fellow Officers At Memorial Service
    Slain Seattle Police Officer Timothy Brenton was remembered as a father, brother, husband, friend, teacher and hero at a public memorial service at KeyArena. "For the short time he had with us," said Deputy Chief Clark Kimerer, "he distinguished...
  • Memorial Program: Honoring Fallen SPD Officer

    Memorial Program: Honoring Fallen SPD Officer
    Thousands gathered at the Key Arena in a somber memorial to honor SPD Officer Timothy Brenton. Key people are speaking at this event including Director of Office of National Drug Control Policy and Former SPD Police Chief Gil Kerlikowske, Governor...
  • Drug Czar In Seattle

    Drug Czar In Seattle
    The nation's Drug Czar was in Seattle, Saturday, to talk with law enforcement and community representatives about what works and what doesn't work in the war on drugs. Former Seattle Police Chief, Gil Kerlikowske, was joined by Rep. Jay Inslee (D-Wash)...