NEW YORK (AP) 01/17 — A U.S. agent testified Wednesday that Mexican police were purposely kept in the dark about secret efforts in 2014 to hunt down notorious drug lord Joaquin “El Chapo”
By TOM HAYS, Associated Press NEW YORK (AP) 01/15 — A Colombian drug trafficker testified Tuesday that Mexican cartel leader Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman boasted about paying a $100 million bribe to the former president of Mexico to call off a manhunt for the notorious kingpin.
LAURINBURG, N.C. (AP) 01/03 — Authorities say a man posing as a pastor tried to smuggle drugs into a North Carolina jail by hiding them in a Bible.Read more »
By TOM HAYS and CLAUDIA TORRENS, Associated Press NEW YORK (AP) 12/22 — One was a gambling addict who got plastic surgery to change his appearance even after his predecessor died from doing the same thing.
PORTERVILLE, Calif. (AP) 12/18 — A man who went on a deadly shooting, carjacking and robbery rampage in California’s Central Valley died Monday during a high-speed highway chase during which he intentionally tried to smash into other cars,
PORT ST. LUCIE, Fla. (AP) 12/18 — Police in Florida say a 23-year-old man went through a McDonald’s drive-thru and tried to pay for his order with a bag of marijuana.
By MARK SHERMAN, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) 11/28 — Tyson Timbs plunked down about $40,000 on a new white Land Rover in 2013. He spent the remaining $30,000 or so of the life-insurance money he received after his father’s death on heroin.
By MARY CLARE JALONICK, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) 11/27 — Republican senators debated the path forward for an overhaul of the nation’s criminal sentencing laws Tuesday after a visit from Vice President Mike Pence,
By TOM HAYS, Associated Press NEW YORK (AP) 11/13 — During the height of Mexican drug wars in 1993, an attempted hit on Joaquin “El Chapo”
By TOM HAYS, Associated Press NEW YORK (AP) 11/04 — He is accused of having a hand in dozens of murders, of using his drug cartel to smuggle more than 200 tons of cocaine into the United States,
By JOHN ROGERS, LOS ANGELES (AP) 09/28 — Here’s another thing travelers can consider bringing when a trip takes them through Los Angeles International Airport — marijuana.
NEW YORK (AP) 09/20 — A U.S. judge on Thursday rejected a request to put off the trial of notorious Mexican drug lord Joaquin “El Chapo”
WICHITA, Kan. (AP) 09/17 — A man with a history of drug convictions fatally shot a Kansas sheriff’s deputy as the deputy tried to handcuff the man on suspicion of vehicle theft,
AMES, Iowa (AP) 09/18 — The Latest on the killing of a champion golfer from Spain whose body was found on a golf course in central Iowa (all times local): 11:45 a.m.
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) 09/05 — The extensive criminal and drug abuse history of Parkland school suspect Nikolas Cruz’s biological mother could be a key factor in whether he is sentenced to die for the massacre that killed 17 people,
GREAT FALLS, Mont. (AP) 8/24 — A Montana judge ordered a new trial for a man convicted of possessing methamphetamine after learning a state crime lab employee ingested meth before testifying to convict him.
GRANTS PASS, Ore. (AP) 08/23 — A county sheriff in southwest Oregon is asking for money from the state to investigate illegal marijuana operations, saying his department lacks the resources to do so.
PHOENIX (AP) 08/23 — Federal authorities have discovered a sophisticated drug-smuggling tunnel that went from a home in Mexico to an abandoned fast-food restaurant in Arizona.
NEW HAVEN, Conn. (AP) 08/16 — The number of overdose victims linked to a suspected bad batch of synthetic marijuana has risen to 76 in New Haven,
HACKENSACK, N.J. (AP) 08/10 — Authorities say a suspended police chief in New Jersey has been buying cocaine online.
Prosecutors say Palisades Interstate Parkway Police Chief Michael Coppola went to a post office box to retrieve the order on Thursday.