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.
By REGINA GARCIA CANO, Associated Press LAS VEGAS (AP) 08/10 — Tech billionaire and advocate of crime victims Henry T. Nicholas III is facing drug counts after being arrested along with a woman Tuesday at a Las Vegas Strip casino-resort.
SAG HARBOR, N.Y. (AP) 08/06 — NASCAR mogul Brian France was arrested in New York’s Hamptons for driving while intoxicated and criminal possession of oxycodone after he was seen blowing through a stop sign,
By COLLEEN SLEVIN, Associated Press DENVER (AP) 08/03 — Thirty-three seconds after arriving at a suburban Denver home where a man had broken in and attacked an 11-year-old boy,
By KEN RITTER, Associated Press LAS VEGAS (AP) 07/28 — A grand jury’s refusal to indict a former Las Vegas police officer for using an unapproved chokehold in the death of an unarmed man last year drew anguished tears Friday from the dead man’s mother and complaints from civil rights groups.
MILWAUKEE (AP) 07/26 — A Milwaukee police officer was shot and killed during an exchange of gunfire with a man wanted for drug and gun crimes,
By ANDREW WELSH-HUGGINS, Associated Press COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) 07/20 — Ohio Gov. John Kasich on Friday spared a condemned killer whose sentence was challenged after a juror came forward and said information about the extent of the inmate’s tough childhood wasn’t properly presented at trial.