JUSTIN JUOZAPAVICIUS, Associated Press TULSA, Okla. (AP) 10/12 — An unarmed black man shot dead by a white police officer after his car broke down on a city street last month was high on the hallucinogenic drug PCP in when he died,
ASTRID GALVAN, Associated Press NOGALES, Ariz. (AP) 10/11 — The hills on the Arizona border with Mexico are steep and bumpy as Paul Estrada drives along the fence,
PARIS (AP) 10/11 — France will open its first safe-injection room for drug addicts despite years of efforts by conservatives to block the plan.
MARIA VERZA, Associated Press MEXICO CITY (AP) 10/09 — Mexican drug gang bosses furious at suspected turncoats sent commandos aided by local police to seize dozens — perhaps hundreds — of people,
DAVID WARREN, Associated Press DALLAS (AP) 10/08 — The discovery of a headless body floating near the Texas spring break haven of South Padre Island touched off an investigation that prosecutors say revealed a U.S.
ERIKA KINETZ and DESMOND BUTLER, Associated Press SHANGHAI (AP) 10/08 — The United States government is concerned that carfentanil, a powerful opioid that has caused a rash of overdose deaths,
ERIKA KINETZ and DESMOND BUTLER, Associated Press SHANGHAI (AP) 10/07 — For a few thousand dollars, Chinese companies offer to export a powerful chemical that has been killing unsuspecting drug users and is so lethal that it presents a potential terrorism threat,
NICOLE WINFIELD, Associated Press ROME (AP) 10/05 — One of Italy’s most-wanted fugitive mob bosses was arrested after five years on the lam Wednesday when police found him hiding in a home bunker built between the bathroom and his son’s bedroom.
MEXICO CITY (AP) 10/01 — A total of 13 bodies have now been found in or around Lake Chapala in western Mexico,
VERENA DOBNIK, Associated Press NEW YORK (AP) 10/01 — An explosion that destroyed a New York City home and killed a firefighter has drawn attention to marijuana-making methods that are legal in many states — but can also be lethal.
MARK STEVENSON, Associated Press Writer MEXICO CITY (AP) 09/30 — The sons of imprisoned drug lord Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman were likely behind a brazen ambush on a military convoy using grenades and high-powered guns that left five soldiers dead and 10 wounded on Friday,
FRANCES D’EMILIO, Associated Press ROME (AP) 09/30 — Police investigating suspected Italian mobsters for cocaine trafficking discovered two Van Gogh paintings hidden in a farmhouse near Naples,
(AP) For more than a decade, members of a little-known group called the Pain Care Forum have blanketed Washington with messages about prescription painkillers’
ASTRID GALVAN, Associated Press, DOUGLAS, Ariz. (AP) 09/20 — Drug smugglers employ very creative methods to get their loads across the U.S.-Mexico border.
But it’s not every day they use a van outfitted with a 10-foot (3-meter) air cannon to shoot projectiles into the United States.