By DANICA COTO and MICHAEL WEISSENSTEIN, Associated Press SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic (AP) 06/21 — Alberto Rodríguez Mota had one job: taking a photo of the man that his crew of hired killers was supposed to fatally shoot at an outdoor cafe,
ATHENS, Ala. (AP) 06/19 — An Alabama man has posted a video denying he fed methamphetamine to a so-called “attack squirrel” that he calls a pet.Police are searching for Mickey Paulk on drug and other charges after claiming they found a caged squirrel during a search.Read more »
By JIM MUSTIAN, Associated Press NEW YORK (AP) 06/14 — A narcotics agent accused of betraying his badge applied for a job with the U.S.
By REBECCA BOONE, Associated Press BOISE, Idaho (AP) 06/12 — The Idaho Supreme Court says law enforcement officers can’t arrest someone for a misdemeanor unless they have a warrant or actually saw the crime being committed.
BOSTON (AP) 06/07 — A drug company subsidiary has pleaded guilty to fraud charges stemming from allegations that the manufacturer schemed to bribe doctors to prescribe its highly addictive fentanyl spray.Read more »
By CLAIRE GALOFARO and FRANCES D’EMILIO, Associated Press PARMA, Italy (AP) 05/29 — Managers with Mundipharma, the international arm of Purdue Pharma, have been swept up in a corruption case in Italy alleging they and other pharmaceutical executives paid a prominent pain doctor to help push more opioids in this country long leery of the powerful painkillers.
PHOENIX (AP) 05/28 — The Arizona Supreme Court has ruled that medical marijuana cardholders are protected from arrest for possessing hashish and other cannabis extracts as long as they don’t have more of the drug than allowed.Read more »
By DAISY NGUYEN and ELLIOT SPAGAT, Associated Press SAN FRANCISCO (AP) 05/25 — A federal judge has blocked President Donald Trump from building key sections of his border wall with money secured under his declaration of a national emergency,
By ALANNA DURKIN RICHER, Associated Press BOSTON (AP) 05/03 — A pharmaceutical company founder accused of paying doctors millions in bribes to prescribe a highly addictive fentanyl spray was convicted Thursday in a case that exposed such marketing tactics as using a stripper-turned-sales-rep to give a physician a lap dance.
BALTIMORE (AP) 04/29 — Baltimore city leaders urged witnesses to share what they know with police after a gunman fired indiscriminately into a crowd enjoying Sunday afternoon cookouts,Read more »
By ASTRID GALVAN, Associated Press PHOENIX (AP) 04/19 — Immigration authorities on Friday said that anyone with any involvement with marijuana, regardless of whether it’s legal in the state where they live,
By GILLIAN FLACCUS, Associated Press PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) 03/28 — Federal legalization of hemp arrived in the U.S. late last year and expanded an industry already booming because of the skyrocketing popularity of CBDs,
DETROIT (AP) 03/28 — Police believe a man charged with possessing 10 pounds of heroin and 4 pounds of cocaine has fled to Mexico after a Detroit-area judge required him to pay a bond of just $200.Read more »
CHICAGO (AP) 03/19 — A suspected Chicago drug dealer avoided arrest after a group of people threatened to harm a police officer attempting the arrest.
Police spokesman Anthony Guglielmi says two officers on Sunday observed a drug transaction involving a man inside a vehicle and moved to make an arrest.
CHICAGO (AP) 03/10 — Chicago police say a 19-year-old woman faces attempted murder and other charges in the shooting of an officer who was serving a warrant.Read more »
FAIRFIELD, N.J. (AP) 03/08 — Police arrested the manager of a health and nutrition store after a raid turned up dozens of bottles of a cat sedative linked to bizarre behavior in humans.Read more »
By ANDREW SELSKY, Associated Press SALEM, Ore. (AP) 03/05 — Located in an apartment in a primarily Hispanic town in Oregon, a clandestine lab churned out thousands of fake Social Security cards,
PLATTEKILL, N.Y. (AP) 03/02 — A police officer with the New York City Department of Environmental Protection has been arrested on charges of manufacturing guns at his upstate home and selling them to motorcycle gang members.Read more »
By JEFF McMURRAY, Associated Press CHICAGO (AP) 02/21 — Two brothers who told police that Jussie Smollett paid them $3,500 to help stage an attack on himself were linked to the actor through the “Empire”
By JUAN A. LOZANO, Associated Press HOUSTON (AP) 02/20 — Prosecutors will review more than 1,400 criminal cases that involved a Houston officer who the police chief has accused of lying in an affidavit justifying a drug raid on a home in which officers shot and killed two residents,