| Apr 25, 2010
| 3:22 PM
Using drug and racketeering statutes and extradition agreements, federal prosecutors are sending a steady parade of Mexican drug lords into U.S. prisons. Although that is having a chilling effect on the smuggling cartels, there is no sign that the...
| Jun 3, 2010
Unused medications create a dilemma—what to do with the things?
They obviously shouldn't be left lying around accessible to bored teenagers or curious kids. Nor should they be flushed; medication traces are already showing up in the water supply....
| Jun 23, 2010
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...
| Sep 2, 2010
LA CRESCENTA — The Crescenta Valley Drug and Alcohol Prevention Coalition on Tuesday was awarded a major federal grant that will total $625,000 over the next five years as they work to thwart substance abuse among local teens.
The Office of...
| Sep 2, 2010
| 5:40 PM
Eighth-grader Vanuhi Khdryan heard the warning tone Monday outside Toll Middle School, but stuck around a few minutes waiting for her friends on their first day back from summer break.
Glenwood Road — which, according to the state...
| Sep 23, 2010
| 4:39 PM
Those old prescription bottles of painkillers or sleeping pills might come in handy on a rainy day, but they are also an attractive nuisance for young people or adults with drug abuse issues, according to Laguna Beach Police Det. Larry Bammer.
| Sep 24, 2010
| 3:36 AM
Over 3,400 sites nationwide have joined the effort that seeks to prevent increased pill abuse and theft.
Government, community, public health and law enforcement partners will be collecting potentially dangerous expired, unused, and unwanted prescription...
| Feb 27, 2011
| 6:26 PM
Before he was even sworn into office, Gov. Rick Scott abolished the state agency tasked with reducing substance abuse and canned Florida's drug czar.
Early this month, he stunned legislators and law enforcement when he proposed eliminating Florida's...
| Jun 20, 2011
| 3:28 PM
After years of seeking assistance in combatting its growing drug problem, Harford County won approval Monday to join a regional task force that will direct additional federal resources to the county's drug interdiction effort, the White House announced...
| Mar 8, 2011
| 12:20 PM
The White House 'Drug Czar' and former Seattle Police Chief, Gil Kerlikowske, collapsed twice while in Boston Tuesday.
According to The Boston Globe, Kerlikowske fainted about 2 p.m. while talking to law students at Harvard. He was taken to Massachusetts...
| Mar 12, 2012
| 11:06 AM
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Obama administration couldn’t keep pace with the increasing number of people asking for copies of government documents, emails, photographs and more under the U.S. Freedom of Information Act, according to a new analysis...