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Florida deputy arrested for planting meth, other drugs in nearly 120 cases: what we know

Former Jackson County, Florida deputy Zach Wester was arrested for allegedly planting drugs on unsuspecting motorists before arresting them.    ...

Florida deputy arrested for planting meth, other drugs in nearly 120 cases: what we know

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Former Florida sheriff's deputy arrested after allegedly planting drugs during minor traffic stops, officials say A former Florida sheriff's deputy was arrested Wednesday after investigators say he “routinely” planted drugs on unsuspecting drivers during minor traffic stops, leading to the dismissal of nearly 120 cases in a two year period. ...
15:39, 07/11/2019

119 Dismissed Cases Later, a Crooked Cop Was Arrested for Planting Drugs During Routine Traffic Stops A former sheriff’s deputy in Florida has been arrested and unceremoniously dismissed after an investigation uncovered his penchant for pulling over drivers for minor traffic violations and planting drugs inside of their vehicles....
00:39, 07/12/2019

Florida sheriff deputy revived with Narcan, 3 others recovering after exposure to drugs A Florida sheriff’s deputy had to be revived with Narcan and at least one firefighter was given the overdose reversal drug on Tuesday after exposure to what officials believe to be fentanyl during a traffic stop....
20:39, 05/08/2019

Florida deputy who failed to confront a gunman during last year’s Parkland massacre has been arrested on 11 charges MIAMI (AP) — Florida deputy who failed to confront a gunman during last year’s Parkland massacre has been arrested on 11 charges....
22:39, 06/04/2019

'Meth-gators' - Police warn against flushing drugs Police in Tennessee have arrested a man after he reportedly tried to flush his drugs stash down the toilet - with police saying it could lead to "meth-gators" in Alabama....
16:13, 07/16/2019

Deputy: Women buy box of Legos, find $40K in meth inside STATESBORO, Ga. (AP) — Three Georgia women bought a box of Legos while visiting a South Carolina consignment shop, only to find that the box was actually filled with about $40,000 worth of methamphetamine. Bulloch County Sheriff’s Investigator ...
10:13, 05/08/2019

‘Don’t flush your drugs m’kay’: police warn of the possibility of ‘meth-gators’ Tennessee officials fear that animals living in sewage treatment ponds could ingest drugs that have been disposed of improperlyPolice in Tennessee are warning residents to stop flushing methamphetamine, the drug more commonly known as “meth”, down th...
10:26, 07/17/2019

Tennessee police warn flushing drugs could create hyper-aggressive ‘meth-gators’ NBC NEWS – A police department in Loretto, Tennessee, is asking residents to refrain from flushing drugs, such as methamphetamine, down the toilet to prevent “meth-gators.” In the Facebook post, the Loretto Police Department wrote t...
03:39, 07/17/2019

CCSD: 3 arrested in connection to meth sales in Sierra Vista SIERRA VISTA, Ariz. –Three people in connection to the sale of methamphetamine in a Sierra Vista motel were arrested on Monday, police said. According to Cochise County Sheriff’s Department, their Street Crimes Unit received information in reference ...
00:26, 06/19/2019

Sheriff’s Office: Four Arrested After Baby Allegedly Exposed To Meth LAUREL COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18)– Four people were arrested Wednesday after the sheriff’s office was notified that a seven-month-old infant had allegedly ingested or been exposed to methamphetamine. The sheriff’s office said it happened ...
04:39, 05/09/2019

Uganda: Experimental Ebola drugs approved for use; two new cases suspected Uganda's health minister announced that health officials have been cleared to use three new experimental Ebola treatments, a week after the disease entered the country from the Democratic Republic of Congo....
10:13, 06/19/2019

Japanese Man Arrested With Wario Drugs A 27 year-old man has been arrested in Tokushima having been found with 50 MDMA/ecstacy tablets in his possession, most of them shaped like Wario....
05:52, 06/19/2019

Man arrested trying to smuggle drugs into Spain under his wig A man was arrested after being stopped by police during an attempt to smuggle half a kilo of cocaine into Spain by handing it underneath an "oversized" toupee....
12:52, 07/16/2019

Florida Deputy Charged After Staying Outside School Shooting MIAMI (AP) — Prosecutors say the Florida deputy who failed to confront a gunman during last year’s Parkland massacre has been arrested on 11 charges. State Attorney Mike Satz announced Tuesday that 56-year-old Scot Peterson faces child neglect,...
22:39, 06/04/2019

Former Scott Co. Deputy Arrested For Shoplifting SCOTT COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18) – A former Scott County deputy was arrested overnight in Lexington for shoplifting. According to an arrest citation, Silas Whitehead was taken into custody early Monday morning. Documents allege that between the dates...
18:13, 05/20/2019

Florida ex-deputy seeks bond reduction in school shooting FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. — The former Florida deputy facing 11 criminal charges for failing to confront the gunman in the Parkland school massacre is seeking a reduction in the bail needed to be released from jail. A hearing is set Thursday for 56-year-...
11:00, 06/06/2019

Florida man tells deputy cocaine powder on nose, ‘not his’: police A Florida man who was riding passenger in a vehicle that was pulled over early Sunday told the officer that the cocaine powder on his nose didn’t belong to him, according to investigators....
11:00, 06/11/2019

The Latest: Man arrested in shooting of off-duty LA deputy The Latest on the shooting of a Los Angeles County sheriff's deputy (all times local): 3:30 p.m. Authorities have arrested a Utah man on suspicion of shooting an off-duty Los Angeles County sheriff's deputy and they say he may have killed another man...
01:52, 06/12/2019

Parkland massacre deputy arrested on 11 charges A former deputy assigned to the Florida high school where 17 people were fatally shot will have to stay in jail for now on charges of child neglect and negligence for failing to intervene. (June 5)        ...
13:26, 06/06/2019

Florida couple jailed after drugs, toddler found in roach-infested car DELAND, Fla. (AP) — Authorities say a Florida couple had a toddler girl inside a roach-infested car while they were using drugs. The DeLand Police Department arrested 30-year-old David Dexter and 28-year-old Christian Wilson on child abuse and drug p...
02:52, 07/02/2019

Booze, sex, drugs, cops: The seedy sitcom lives of ‘Florida Girls’ Outrageous “Florida man” headlines have become cultural in-jokes — but get ready for “Florida Girls.” The new half-hour comedy, premiering Wednesday at 10 p.m. on Pop, follows a group of twenty-something women who are forced to confront their stagnan...
02:52, 07/04/2019

Alabama fugitive who fed meth to pet 'attack squirrel' named Deeznutz arrested after car chase An Alabama man who denied feeding methamphetamine to a so-called "attack squirrel" he considered a pet has been arrested on new charges.        ...
17:52, 06/28/2019

Ex-Florida deputy charged with neglect in school shooting freed on bond A former sheriff's deputy charged with felony child neglect for failing to enter a Florida high school building to intervene during a deadly mass shooting there last year posted bond and was freed from jail on Thursday following an initial court appe...
05:13, 06/07/2019

Florida driver seen dragging deputy over 100 yards on interstate on-ramp is charged A Florida driver has been charged with attempted murder of a law enforcement officer and aggravated assault after police video showed him dragging a Seminole County deputy over 100 yards on an interstate on-ramp. ...
02:52, 07/01/2019

Deputy of Venezuela's Guaido arrested and dragged away by tow truck Venezuelan intelligence agents detained opposition leader Juan Guaido's congressional deputy on Wednesday, using a tow truck to drag his vehicle away with him inside, prompting the U.S. government to warn of "consequences" if he was not released....
05:52, 05/09/2019

Tucson teen arrested by CBP after $10K worth of drugs found on his person TUCSON – A Tucson 18-year-old was taken into custody Wednesday after he allegedly attempted to smuggle in about more than $10,000 worth of fentanyl through the Port of Nogales. According to U.S. Customs and Border Protection, the Tucsonan was s...
02:26, 07/06/2019

Germany's largest online drugs dealer shut down, 11 arrested Authorities shut down Germany's largest online wholesaler of illegal drugs and arrested 11 people as part of an international investigation into a drugs ring they said spanned five European countries and sold narcotics worldwide....
14:52, 06/28/2019

Ex-deputy charged for not responding to Florida school shooting remains in jail: judge The former Florida sheriff's deputy criminally charged for his lack of response to the 2018 mass shooting at a Parkland high school that left 17 dead will remain in jail on $102,000 bond, a bail court judge ordered on Wednesday....
21:39, 06/05/2019

Former Broward deputy arrested for not entering building during Parkland shooting Authorities on Tuesday arrested a former Marjory Stoneman Douglas High school resource officer who didn't enter the school during a February 2018 mass shooting....
00:13, 06/05/2019

Utah man arrested in shooting of off-duty California deputy at Jack in the Box A Utah man on suspicion of shooting an off-duty Los Angeles County sheriff's deputy as he waited in line at a fast-food restaurant has been arrested, authorities said....
05:00, 06/12/2019

Deputy’s Son Arrested in Mysterious, Year-Old Death of D.J. Broadus but Not Charged With Murder Twenty-one minutes after D.J. Broadus was shot in the back of the head at the remote Florida home of a well-connected Florida law enforcement family, investigators knew who shot him. The person allegedly responsible for Broadus’ death admitted it ......
06:13, 05/22/2019

Man accused of shooting at PCSO deputy multiple times arrested after standoff MARICOPA, Ariz. – A man was taken into custody after he reportedly fired a gun at a Pinal County Sheriff’s Office deputy outside a residence in Maricopa early Tuesday morning. According to officials, PCSO was dispatched to a home near Ral...
23:26, 06/25/2019

Parkland: former police deputy arrested over failure to confront school shooter Scot Peterson, 56, who was on duty but didn’t go inside the school during the attack, faces child neglect and perjury chargesProsecutors say the Florida deputy who failed to confront a gunman during last year’s Parkland school shooting has been arres...
23:13, 06/04/2019

South African Woman Arrested With Drugs Worth Rs 13 Lakh At Delhi Airport A South African woman was apprehended by CISF personnel at the Delhi airport with 58 pouches of alleged drugs which were hidden between bed sheets in her luggage, a senior official said today....
19:26, 06/05/2019

Sheriff's deputy charged with neglect in Florida school shooting has strong defense: legal experts A sheriff's deputy charged with failing to protect students during a mass shooting in a Parkland, Florida high school has a simple defense, some legal experts said - he did not have a duty to save the victims....
13:00, 06/06/2019

Louisiana Deputy Fired, Arrested for Forcing Mother to Perform Oral Sex on Infant Son Ibervielle Parish Sheriff’s Deputy Shaderick Jones, 42, forced 26-year-old mother Iyeseha Todd to perform oral sex on her infant son while he recorded it, claiming the depraved act was his “fantasy.”...
18:00, 06/09/2019

New Jersey home turned into 'fast-food-style drive-through' for drugs, 27 arrested: prosecutors Members of the notorious "Bloods" gang were allegedly behind the conversion of an abandoned New Jersey home into a “fast-food-style drive-through" that pulled in $10,000-per-day by ditching burgers and fries in favor of heroin and crack cocaine -- un...
21:52, 06/19/2019

Colorado corrections officer fired, arrested after allegedly bringing burrito full of drugs to work A Colorado corrections officer was fired after he allegedly brought a burrito — not full of rice or beans, but full of drugs — into a state prison facility....
20:52, 07/10/2019

Border Patrol finds pricey stash of drugs in child car seat, stroller in California; woman arrested A woman in California was arrested earlier this month after agents found 23 packages containing methamphetamine, cocaine and heroin in her child’s car safety seat and stroller, according to the U.S. Border Patrol....
07:52, 06/28/2019

Former Florida officer allegedly planted drugs during traffic stops, 'tailored' body cam video Former Jackson County Deputy Zach Wester was arrested this morning on numerous charges that he planted street drugs like meth on unsuspecting motorists before hauling them off to jail.        ...
22:13, 07/10/2019

Florida Man Arrested In Helicopter Laser Strike A Florida man was arrested Wednesday for shining a laser light at a sheriff’s helicopter. Just after 9:30 p.m., the Manatee County Sheriff’s Office helicopter flew over the Palms at Riviera Dunes Apartment building when a laser was aimed ...
08:39, 05/18/2019

'Modern day hamburglar' arrested South Florida A burglar captured on surveillance cooking a late-night meal at a Wendy's restaurant and then stealing a safe in South Florida has been identified and arrested....
21:52, 06/30/2019

Florida man arrested over ‘I eat a–’ sticker gets charges dropped A Florida man who was arrested for refusing to remove a sticker on his car that read ‘I eat a–‘ had all charges dropped against him on Thursday, officials said. Dillon Shane Webb, 23, was informed by state prosecutors that the evide...
06:39, 05/10/2019

Florida man arrested over ‘I eat a–’ sticker prepares to file lawsuit The man arrested earlier this week for refusing to remove a sticker fastened to his vehicle that read “I eat a–” is preparing to file a lawsuit over the bogus bust, his lawyer said on Friday. The legal action would take place after ...
01:00, 05/11/2019

Teen wanted in Florida shooting arrested in Georgia JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Authorities say a teen connected to a Florida high school football game shooting has been arrested in Georgia. The Florida Times-Union reports that 19-year-old Arthur Davin Jones III was picked up during a tr...
12:52, 05/24/2019

Florida woman arrested after turning in her husband’s guns A Florida woman was arrested after she brought her estranged husband’s guns to the cops in fear he would use them against her. Courtney Irby, 32, made the move after her husband, Joseph Irby, was taken to jail for trying to run over her with a car. T...
05:52, 06/23/2019

Suns’ Holmes arrested in Florida for Marijuana possession MIAMI (AP) — Phoenix Suns big man Richaun Holmes was arrested for misdemeanor possession of cannabis after a Miami-area traffic stop. Twenty-five-year-old Holmes was arrested Tuesday night along with former Brooklyn Nets forward James Webb III after ...
19:39, 05/23/2019

Florida woman arrested for ‘stomping’ on sea turtle’s nest A Michigan woman was busted by police over the weekend for “stomping all over” a sea turtle’s nest in Miami Beach, authorities said. Yaqun Lu, 41, was spotted by cops with a wooden stake in her hand “jabbing at the sea turtle nest and stomping all ov...
16:13, 06/18/2019

Florida day care owner arrested after baby dies in hot van JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Authorities say they’ve arrested the co-owner of a Florida day care after a 5-month-old was left in a hot van and died. Jacksonville Sheriff’s investigators arrested 56-year-old Darryl Allyn Ewing on child neglec...
17:13, 05/23/2019

Florida firefighter arrested in human trafficking probe A Florida firefighter was arrested Thursday in a human trafficking bust following a two-year-long investigation, according to officials. East Lake Fire Rescue Lt. Matthew Doyle, 38, faces several charges, including kidnapping, human trafficking and l...
19:26, 05/17/2019

Florida official, businessman arrested in extortion plot PALM BAY, Fla. (AP) — A former deputy city manager and a local businessman on Florida’s Space Coast are accused of plotting to place cameras in a house where they could capture a councilman having sex with prostitutes as well as plotting to pla...
00:00, 05/11/2019

Florida man arrested after refusing to remove ‘I eat a–’ bumper sticker A man was arrested in Florida for refusing to remove a bumper sticker on his vehicle that read “I eat a–,” a report said on Tuesday. Dillon Shane Webb, 23, was driving a brown Chevrolet truck on Sunday when a deputy noticed the sexu...
06:39, 05/08/2019

Florida’s Edwards arrested on misdemeanor battery charge GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Florida defensive back Brian Edwards has been released from the Alachua County Jail after being arrested on a misdemeanor battery charge. Edwards was accused of grabbing his girlfriend of two years by her neck Monday as she a...
23:26, 05/07/2019

3 people shot, 1 fatally, at Florida bar; suspect arrested FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — Police in South Florida say three people were shot, one fatally, inside a bar at a mall. Fort Lauderdale Police spokeswoman Casey Liening told The Associated Press in a statement that officers responded to shots fired ins...
09:26, 05/09/2019

Florida woman arrested after turning in estranged husband's gun a day after he tried to run her over: reports A Florida woman was reportedly arrested after taking firearms from her estranged husband’s home to turn into police, a day after he allegedly tried to run over her....
21:00, 06/22/2019

Florida football standout arrested for wife’s murder with help of TV show A former safety at the University of Florida has been charged with killing his wife on Valentine’s Day three years ago, police said. Earl Antonio Joiner, 33, was arrested Saturday on a second-degree murder charge in the death of his wife, Heyzel Oban...
22:39, 06/10/2019

Florida teacher arrested after allegedly bringing loaded gun into classroom A fourth-grade teacher was arrested Monday after allegedly bringing a loaded gun and two knives into her classroom at Starkey Elementary School in Seminole, Fla., officials said....
11:52, 05/21/2019

Machete-wielding Florida woman arrested in ‘ax-throwing’ bar: cops A Florida woman was arrested Tuesday after she allegedly walked into an “ax-throwing" bar scraping two machetes together and telling patrons “she had killed over 100 people with those machetes,” according to a report....
15:13, 06/06/2019

Florida man arrested for refusing to remove vulgar sticker: 'They're just words' A Florida man was arrested over the weekend for refusing to take down a sticker from his vehicle’s window that crudely described a person’s sexual appetites....
14:00, 05/08/2019

Florida man arrested after throwing firecrackers under girl's bed during a 'prank gone wrong,' deputies say A man in Florida is facing several charges including child cruelty after he allegedly threw lit firecrackers under a sleeping girl’s bed on Saturday, telling deputies it was a “prank gone wrong,” investigators said....
04:00, 07/08/2019

Florida man arrested for pelting girlfriend with McDonald’s sweet and sour packets A Florida man pelted his girlfriend in the “head and face area” with sweet and sour sauce packets Sunday because he was angry she had “bought the wrong food from McDonald’s,” a felony battery complaint said. Jesus Oscar ...
10:52, 07/02/2019

Florida man who was arrested for refusing to remove vulgar sticker has charges dropped A Florida man who was arrested for refusing to remove a vulgar car sticker that read, “I eat a—,“ had the charges against him dropped Thursday, officials said....
16:13, 05/10/2019

Exotic dancer arrested, charged in the deaths of three Florida teens: reports An exotic dancer that allegedly struck down and killed three Florida teens on Saturday while driving home drunk from a strip club has been charged, reports say....
19:39, 05/30/2019

Florida school shooting: 'Coward' sheriff's deputy Scot Peterson is charged for failing to stop Parkland massacre An armed officer accused of being a coward for failing to tackle a gunman who killed 17 people in a Florida school has been charged with failing to help the students he was there to protect....
16:26, 06/05/2019

Florida man arrested after pelting girlfriend with McDonald's sweet and sour packets: police A Florida man pelted his girlfriend in the "head and face area" with sweet and sour sauce packets on Sunday because he was angry she had "bought the wrong food from McDonald's," a felony battery complaint said. ...
05:39, 07/02/2019

Florida infant dies after being left in hot van outside day care center, co-owner arrested: police A 4-month-old girl died Wednesday after she was left in a scorching hot van outside a Florida day care center for nearly five hours, authorities said....
08:13, 05/23/2019

'Modern day hamburglar' arrested in South Florida; cooked meal, stole safe A burglar captured on surveillance cooking a late-night meal at a Wendy's restaurant and then stealing a safe in South Florida has been identified and arrested....
11:52, 07/01/2019

Florida mother arrested after 'hundreds of bugs' crawl from child's backpack: reports A Florida mother was arrested for child neglect last week after investigators reportedly found cockroaches, soiled mattresses and rancid food in her home....
14:00, 05/11/2019

Florida man arrested 47 years after North Carolina mom was found murdered beside her shivering baby North Carolina’s oldest cold case has been solved after new DNA technology helped lead to the arrest of a homeless Florida man for the 1972 killing of a woman found bound and shot beside her 4-month-old baby, authorities said Tuesday....
19:00, 05/02/2019

Man arrested in Florida after driving stolen truck with caskets inside, Highway Patrol says A man was arrested in Jacksonville, Florida on Monday after he was allegedly driving a stolen box truck with stolen caskets inside, according to Florida Highway Patrol....
05:13, 05/14/2019

100 arrested as Florida drug bust nets enough fentanyl 'to kill everyone in Brevard County': police Police in Brevard County, Fla., arrested 100 people in a monthslong drug investigation involving the seizure of enough fentanyl to kill every person in the county....
05:26, 05/02/2019

A Florida woman turned in her husband's guns after his domestic violence arrest. Police arrested her for theft Courtney Irby was charged with grand theft and armed burglary for turning in her husband's guns while he was in jail for domestic violence.        ...
07:26, 06/25/2019

Florida parents arrested on child neglect charges after good samaritans find 2-year-old on side of busy highway (WESH/NBC News) A Florida mother and father were arrested on charges of child neglect Monday after a toddler was found walking in the middle of traffic on busy US 1 in Oak Hill. Investigators said the little boy could have been killed. The speed limi...
10:13, 06/27/2019

Lokpal Disposes Off 480 Cases, Asks People Not To File Non-Graft Cases Anti-corruption ombudsman Lokpal has disposed of 480 complaints received by it till May this year, some of which were not related to graft, officials said today....
16:52, 07/02/2019

Measles cases climb to 880 in US, with most new cases in New York Health officials confirmed another 41 measles cases last week, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said Monday, bringing the total to 880 for the year, already the worst for the disease since 1994....
19:52, 05/20/2019

'Hamburglar' arrested for robbing a Florida Wendy's – after he made himself dinner Police say Patrick Benson, 34, broke into two Florida restaurants, made himself a meal and then robbed the establishments.        ...
02:39, 07/01/2019

Florida man arrested after throwing firecrackers under child's bed in 'prank gone wrong' A man in Florida was arrested Saturday after he threw firecrackers under the bed of a sleeping 9-year-old in what he called a "prank gone wrong."        ...
21:00, 07/08/2019

Can planting billions of trees save the planet? Organisations from around the world are reforesting at an unprecedented rateWhen Clare Dubois’s car skidded on an icy road in Stroud, Gloucestershire, a tree prevented her vehicle tumbling into a ravine. It was, she says, a sign. Humanity is nearing ...
11:00, 06/19/2019

Rain Causes Late Start For Pumpkin Planting FRANKFORT, Ky. (LEX 18)– It’s pumpkin planting season for farmers, but recent storms caused some farms to have to start late this year. David Jones’ family runs Happy Jack’s Pumpkin Farm in Frankfort. They sell a lot of produc...
00:52, 06/28/2019

Amado man sentenced for planting explosive device, injuring man TUCSON – An Amado man was sentenced May 22 to six years in prison for planting an explosive device that went off and injured a man in 2017. Officials say 64-year-old Constantino Varela wanted to stop vandals he believed were breaking into a building ...
18:26, 05/30/2019

Planting a Trillion Trees May Be the Best Way to Fight Climate Change, Study Says (WASHINGTON) — The most effective way to fight global warming is to plant lots of trees, a study says. A trillion of them, maybe more. And there’s enough room, Swiss scientists say. Even with existing cities and farmland, there’s en...
23:39, 07/04/2019

City of Kitchener to launch tree-planting pilot project Together with Reep Green Solutions, the City of Kitchener intends to support residents who wish to plant trees on public and private land to expand Kitchener’s tree canopy....
00:26, 05/07/2019

Climate crisis, tree planting and new left economics | Letters Scotland’s major environment and conservation bodies call for legislation to tackle the climate emergency. Plus letters from Penelope Maclachlan, Charles Young, Dr Joseph Hanlon and Neil BlackshawScotland’s first minister, Nicola Sturgeon, has acknow...
21:26, 06/26/2019

Farmers on Drenched Land Confront Tough Choice on Planting Millions of farm acres are set to go unplanted with corn this spring as persistent wet weather leaves U.S. farmers facing an agonizing choice: whether or not to risk trying to raise a crop....
20:13, 06/05/2019

GRAINS-Corn climbs to near 2-year high on U.S. planting delays Chicago corn futures rose more than 2% on Tuesday, climbing to a near 2-year high as forecasts for heavy rains across key U.S. growing areas threatened to further delay planting. Wheat rose to its highest since February, driven up by short-coveri...
10:52, 05/28/2019

Tree planting 'has mind-blowing potential' to tackle climate crisis Research shows a trillion trees could be planted to capture huge amount of carbon dioxidePlanting billions of trees across the world is by far the biggest and cheapest way to tackle the climate crisis, according to scientists, who have made the first...
20:26, 07/04/2019

USDA Cuts Projections for Corn Production to Four-Year Low After Wet Planting Season A key monthly report by the Agriculture Department confirmed the damage done by heavy rainfall in the Corn Belt, reducing expected corn production to its lowest in four years....
22:52, 06/11/2019

Planting trees is most effective (and cheapest) way to fight climate change: study The study calculated that adding 3.5 million square miles of forest could suck up nearly 830 billion tons of heat-trapping carbon dioxide from the atmosphere. That’s about as much carbon pollution as humans have spewed in the past 25 years....
02:00, 07/06/2019

Planting 1 trillion trees could stop climate change, argues study Planting a massive number of trees is the most effective way to combat global warming, scientists have said. Reforesting an area the size of the United States could capture two-thirds of manmade carbon emissions....
23:00, 07/04/2019

GRAINS-Corn futures hit three-year high after rains prolong planting delays U.S. corn futures surged 4.1% to their highest levels in nearly three years on Tuesday, supported by planting delays across key growing areas of the U.S. Midwest following heavy rains, traders said....
23:00, 05/28/2019

Behind the scenes at the RHS Chelsea Flower Show: the best planting displays inside The Great Pavilion Chelsea Flower Show is about to open to the crowds this week. We take a sneak peek at the best new plants on display inside the show's iconic Great Pavilion...
13:13, 05/20/2019

Corn futures hit 5-year high as flooding, more rain could add to planting woes in heartland Flood waters receded in portions of the nation's Midwest in the past week, but the weather forecast calls for heavy rain and severe thunderstorms over the next few days that could further complicate matters for farmers....
18:39, 06/15/2019

GRAINS-U.S. grain futures slump as fears ease over weather planting slowdown * Corn follows wheat lower; soybeans edge down (Recasts, updates with U.S. trading, new quotes, new headline, changes byline/dateline; pvs SYDNEY/PARIS)...
17:13, 06/05/2019

Reality check: Will planting 1 billion hectares of trees slow down climate change? "We all knew that restoring forests could play a part in tackling climate change but we didn’t really know how big the impact would be," said one of the study's authors....
21:39, 07/09/2019

GRAINS-Planting delays, rain forecast spark fresh rally in corn, soy, wheat U.S. corn futures surged 2.7 percent to their highest levels in nearly two years on Tuesday, supported by planting delays across key growing areas of the U.S. Midwest following heavy rains, traders said....
18:26, 05/28/2019

CBP K-9 stops meth smuggling attempt TUCSON – Authorities say a man from Caborca, Sonora is facing smuggling charges after he was stopped with nearly 50 pounds of methamphetamine stashed in his vehicle. U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers say the 26-year-old attempted to c...
09:00, 07/13/2019

Nazis Weren't the Only Ones Using Meth During World War II Adolf Hitler’s use of methamphetamine, otherwise known as crystal meth, has been well documented during recent years in books like Blitzed: Drugs in the Third Reich by Norman Ohler. But did you know that Nazi soldiers, British troops, and even Americ...
21:39, 06/25/2019

Ice, Ice Maybe? Myanmar Cop Held For Crystal Meth Switch Drug experts believe Myanmar may now be the world's biggest meth producer, with jungle labs in ungovernable areas of Shan state churning out untold tonnes of ice and hundreds of millions of meth pills......
18:26, 06/04/2019

Ex-Playboy Playmate busted for meth possession A former Playboy Playmate was arrested for meth possession in Louisiana, according to police. Valerie Mason — who appeared on five episodes of “The Girls Next Door” — didn’t actually have any drugs on her, but was riding...
04:52, 06/24/2019

Massive Australian meth bust: 1.6 tons Australian authorities made the country's largest onshore methamphetamine seizure when police found 1.6 tons of drugs hidden in a shipment of stereo speakers from Thailand, the federal agency announced on Friday....
13:13, 06/07/2019

Border Patrol seizes 52.2 pounds of meth at I-19 checkpoint TUCSON – More than 50 pounds of methamphetamine were seized at the Interstate 19 immigration checkpoint, U.S Customs and Border Protection announced Tuesday. According to CBP, Border Patrol agents located 50 packages of meth from a vehicle pass...
03:13, 07/10/2019

5 students involved in meth incident at middle school WHITESBURG, Ky. (AP) — Authorities say five students were involved in an incident involving methamphetamine at a Kentucky middle school. Letcher County Schools Superintendent Denise Yonts told news outlets that one student was taken to the hospital o...
18:26, 05/17/2019

Georgia child finds $40G of meth in box of Legos: officials Investigators with the Bulloch County Sheriff’s Office in Georgia said a child found 3.2 pounds of methamphetamine with a street value of $40,000 inside a box of Lego....
02:39, 05/09/2019

CBP officers seize 50 pounds of meth at Port of Lukeville TUCSON – Federal authorities have seized nearly 50 pounds of methamphetamine, and arrested a man who was crossing into Arizona through the Port of Lukeville. U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers say they searched a Nissan sedan belonging...
02:39, 07/17/2019

In video, Alabama man denies feeding meth to squirrel ATHENS, Ala. (AP) — 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 s...
17:26, 06/19/2019

Authorities: Alabama man fed meth to caged ‘attack squirrel’ ATHENS, Ala. (AP) — Alabama investigators say a man kept a caged “attack squirrel” in his apartment and fed it methamphetamine to ensure it stayed aggressive. The News Courier reports authorities are seeking 35-year-old Mickey Paulk on mu...
18:52, 06/18/2019

20 kg of meth accidentally shipped to elderly Australian couple An elderly Australian couple Wednesday signed for a package containing 10 million Australian dollars ($7 million) worth of methamphetamine, which had accidentally been shipped to their house, police said....
13:26, 05/03/2019

K9 officer finds meth during traffic stop in Benson BENSON, Ariz. – A woman was arrested during a traffic stop Wednesday after a canine located methamphetamine in the exterior of a vehicle, police said. According to Cochise County Sheriff’s Office, 44-year-old Kathryn Merrill had about five ounces of ...
00:00, 07/06/2019

NYPD busts Staten Island man with more than 6 kilos of meth NYPD detectives yanked more than 6 kilograms of meth off the streets of Staten Island in what police hailed as a major drug bust in the area. The department’s Staten Island Overdose Task Force arrested 40-year-old Nicholas Genovese with more th...
00:13, 07/05/2019

Cops bust man who kept ‘attack squirrel’ hopped up on meth The Alabama man who authorities say kept an “attack squirrel” in a cage and hopped it up on methamphetamine to keep it surly has been arrested, police announced. Mickey Paulk, 35, was busted Thursday night when authorities conducting surveillance at...
17:13, 06/28/2019

Border Patrol canine sniffs out meth at I-19 checkpoint TUCSON – A Phoenix woman is facing drug trafficking charges, after federal authorities say they found nearly 100 pounds of methamphetamine hidden in her car. U.S. Border Patrol agents stopped the woman late last Saturday at the I-19 Immigration...
03:52, 05/30/2019

Australian record 1.8 tons of crystal meth seized at port Australian officials say they have seized the nation’s largest haul of methamphetamine at the Melbourne waterfront in a shipment hidden in stereo speakers shipped from Bangkok...
06:39, 06/07/2019

Tennessee police advise public over threat of ‘meth gators’ "Folks…please don’t flush your drugs m’kay," Loretto Police Department wrote on Facebook on Saturday, adding that "if it made it far enough we could create meth-gators."...
01:39, 07/16/2019

Child finds $40,000 worth of meth in Lego box from consignment shop A group of women from Georgia purchased the box in South Carolina but didn't realize what was in it until a child opened it back home, police say.        ...
19:00, 05/09/2019

Australia police make record meth drug bust Authorities in Melbourne have seized their biggest ever onshore haul of methamphetamine, the drug commonly known as ice. The drugs were stashed in stereo speakers that had originated in Thailand....
07:13, 06/07/2019

Police: South Korean TV celebrity bought 1 gram of meth A naturalized Korean citizen from America and TV personality bought 1 gram of methamphetamine and took the illegal substance twice in March, police said....
08:13, 04/30/2019

‘Attack squirrel’ hopped up on meth rescued during drug bust Rocky’s got nothing on this flying squirrel. An “attack squirrel” in a cage in Alabama was hopped up on methamphetamine so it would stay aggressive, authorities said. Limestone County Sheriff’s Deputies rescued the bushy-taile...
03:52, 06/19/2019

Meth-smoking football coach who blew $2.1M on Bitcoin: ‘I’m still a believer’ Disgraced football coach Mark “Bomber” Thompson has admitted to abusing crystal meth and obsessively trading cryptocurrency for 12 hours a day in the lead-up to his arrest, reports the Sydney Morning Herald. Today, Thompson (53) told Melbourne Magist...
18:39, 06/26/2019

Alabama man accused of feeding caged 'attack squirrel' meth Authorities are seeking 35-year-old Mickey Paulk on multiple charges including possession of a controlled substanceAlabama investigators say a man kept a caged “attack squirrel” in his apartment and fed it methamphetamine to ensure it stayed aggressi...
21:39, 06/18/2019

Australia Seizes More Than $800 Million Worth of Meth In Its Largest-Ever Bust Australian authorities found almost 1.6 tonnes of methamphetamine, also known as ice, hidden inside speakers in a shipment at a Melbourne port, according to the BBC. The drugs, worth about $840 million, arrived from Bangkok by sea. Police also found ...
10:39, 06/07/2019

Alabama man allegedly fed 'attack squirrel' meth to keep it aggressive: officials An "attack squirrel" housed in an Alabama apartment and fed methamphetamine by its owner to make sure it stayed aggressive was rescued Monday, officials said....
19:39, 06/18/2019

Couple found guilty of murdering days-old daughter while on meth A young Georgia couple high on meth were found guilty of murdering their infant, according to a report. FOX 5 Atlanta reported that Courtney Marie Bell and Christopher McNabb would face harsh sentences for the death of their 15-day-old daughter, Cali...
09:39, 05/15/2019

Elderly couple mistakenly sign for package, find $10M in meth inside An elderly couple in Australia mistakenly signed for a package sent to the wrong address containing $10 million worth of meth, according to a report. The pair in the Melbourne suburb of Werribee quickly called police after the box holding 44 pounds o...
18:39, 05/02/2019

Driver on deranged mission to ‘kill meth addicts’ mows down mom, toddler A deranged Tennessee motorist intentionally mowed down and killed a pregnant mom and her stroller-bound toddler and injured two others because he was on a mission to “kill meth addicts,” police and reports say. William David Phillips, 33, of Jefferso...
19:00, 06/20/2019

How Ford dealerships in Canada helped bust a Mexican meth shipment Police say roughly 400 pounds of meth were prevented from circulating in Canada when staff at Ford dealerships across Ontario and Quebec began noticing ill-fitting spare tires packed with drugs inside the trunks of vehicles shipped from Mexico....
01:00, 06/18/2019

Massive stash of meth found stuffed in suitcases in Washington forest A massive stash of $1 million worth of meth was found stuffed in suitcases in a Washington forest, a report said. The two suitcases containing 186 pounds of methamphetamine was uncovered in the Okanogan-Wenatchee National Forest by authorities invest...
05:00, 06/20/2019

'Booby-trapped' boat sinks as police raid floating meth lab A police raid on a cargo ship being used as a drugs laboratory was nearly scuppered after the boat was deliberately sunk in order to destroy evidence....
17:26, 05/13/2019

Estimated $1M worth of meth found in suitcases in Washington state forest, sheriff says Two suitcases full of methamphetamine were found in a Washington state forest on Monday, officials said — though it's still a mystery as to how huge haul of drugs got there....
23:00, 06/20/2019

Australian authorities make the largest onshore meth bust in the country's history Australian authorities made the country's largest onshore methamphetamine seizure when police found 1.6 tons of drugs hidden in a shipment of stereo speakers from Thailand, the federal agency announced on Friday....
10:52, 06/07/2019

Booby trap scuppers police raid on Dutch floating crystal meth lab Forensic experts were forced off cargo ship when it suddenly began taking on waterA police raid on a floating crystal meth laboratory in the Dutch port of Moerdijk has been scuppered after the 85-metre (280ft) boat suddenly began to sink, in what is ...
01:00, 05/14/2019

The Untitled Amazing Johnathan Documentary trailer is filled with meth, magic, and mayhem One of the most intriguing titles to come out of this year’s Sundance film festival features one of recent history’s most intriguing performers: The Amazing Johnathan. Like the man himself, the first trailer for The Untitled Amazing Johnathan Documen...
20:52, 06/12/2019

A man who police say boasted on Instagram about not being arrested for threatening to 'execute' Jared Kushner was just arrested Associated Press/Evan Vucci A man who repeatedly boasted that he had not been arrested for making death threats against Jared Kushner and Donald Trump Jr. has been arrested. Chase Bliss Colasurdo, 27, was arrested on May 1 and charged with two count...
03:52, 05/04/2019

Exclusive: America’s drug czar tours region where surge of cocaine and meth arrive into US America's drug czar, touring a border area beset by increased shipments of illegal drugs, told Fox News in an exclusive interview Wednesday that officials there were stretched so thin they "have no ability to really focus in on the core mission."...
20:26, 07/10/2019

Tennessee police warn of ‘meth gators,’ urge drug users not to flush their stashes If you’re a meth user in Loretto, Tennessee, local law enforcement would very much like for you to stop, and when you do, please don’t ditch your stash by flushing it down the toilet. That’s the message the Loretto Police Department...
19:13, 07/15/2019

'I've seen terrible, terrible violence': cocaine and meth fuel crime and chaos in Fiji The Pacific island best known as a popular holiday destination is grappling with a growing drug problemIn the early hours of a Saturday morning in the city of Nadi, on the west coast of Fiji’s main island, Isaiah* is sitting in a Burger King drinking...
21:00, 06/24/2019

Alabama man fed meth to caged 'attack squirrel' Alabama investigators say a man kept a caged "attack squirrel" in his apartment and fed it methamphetamine to ensure it stayed aggressive. (June 18)        ...
01:26, 06/19/2019

Which politicians have used drugs and what did they take? The confession by Environment Secretary Michael Gove that he once took cocaine has again shone the spotlight on past drug use by leading politicians....
14:52, 06/08/2019

Drugs found in deadly hit-and-run TUCSON – As police continue to investigate a deadly hit-and-run that occurred Monday night, court records reveal new details about the suspect. Detectives with Tucson Police Department recovered several personal items from inside the BMW sedan involv...
23:39, 06/14/2019

How Some Generic Drugs Could Do More Harm Than Good For the 16 years that Dr. Brian Westerberg, a Canadian surgeon, worked volunteer missions at the Mulago National Referral Hospital in Kampala, Uganda, scarcity was the norm. The patients usually exceeded the 1,500 allotted beds. Running water was onc...
15:52, 05/17/2019

Gut bacteria may help explain why drugs don't work for everyone A study with common human gut bacteria and a mouse model investigates whether our microbiome helps explain why drugs work well for some but not others....
20:52, 06/06/2019

The Danger Of Drugs: This Man Has Become Annoying After Doing A Drug We all grow up listening to warnings from parents and teachers about the dangers of drug use, but nothing is scarier than seeing someone you know become truly unrecognizable right before your eyes. A recent story out of a small town in Wisconsin is t...
22:39, 05/13/2019

Feds seize $3.8M worth of drugs at border TUCSON – Federal authorities say they seized nearly 268 pounds of narcotics in three recent seizures at the U.S.-Mexico border. Last Thursday morning, Customs and Border Protection officers say they seized 78 pounds of meth plus 18 pounds of heroin a...
12:26, 05/02/2019

Then It Fell Apart by Moby review – sex, drugs and self-loathing The superstar DJ’s account of his journey from poverty to wild parties in mansions is funny and often harrowingFor many people, evacuating your bowels in a squalid Times Square strip-club lavatory because you have drunkenly ingested a furious strippe...
17:39, 05/21/2019

Deaths from suicide, alcohol and drugs skyrocket — but not in NY Alcohol- and drug-related deaths and suicides continue to climb in the US, according to a new report released Wednesday by The Commonwealth Fund, an organization that supports independent health care research. The Fund’s 2019 Scorecard on State Healt...
04:00, 06/13/2019

These common drugs may increase dementia risk Drugs that doctors often use in the treatment of overactive bladder, gastrointestinal conditions, and depression may increase dementia risk by almost half....
13:26, 06/25/2019

U.S. seeks $12.7 billion from ‘El Chapo’ — the value of all the drugs he trafficked The sum represents the total amount of cocaine, marijuana and heroin that a jury found Guzman to have trafficked, multiplied by the average prices of those drugs, according to a filing by prosecutors in Brooklyn federal court....
05:40, 07/06/2019

Sex, drugs and soccer: The life and times of Maradona An unacknowledged son, photo ops with the mafia and humongous cocaine binges: it's incredible that Diego Maradona found time to become the greatest footballer of his generation....
00:00, 06/20/2019

First Ever Personal War On Drugs Event Held In Lee County LEE COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18) – On Saturday hundreds of people came out in Lee County for the first annual Personal War On Drugs event. The gathering was held for families and friends who have lost loved ones to drug addiction… And for those w...
06:13, 06/30/2019

4 Your Health: Cost of cancer drugs soar The cost of cancer drugs continues to rise. The cost of specialty drugs used to treat cancer and other chronic illness continues to soar. That’s according to a new report from the AARP. It shows the average cost for a single specialty drug is n...
23:26, 06/25/2019

Jail using medicine to help inmates addicted to drugs CINCINNATI (AP) — The “dope boys” hang out near the jail awaiting newly freed inmates with addiction. They’ll hand you a free sample to get you back. Triggers to use drugs again — the corners where you’ve used, for one — are a...
15:39, 06/29/2019

Walgreens Profit Squeezed by Generic Drugs Walgreens Boots Alliance needs a new business model to offset thinning profits from the sale of generic drugs, which continue to drag down results, the drugstore chain’s CEO said....
19:39, 06/27/2019

Michigan man convicted of murder at 13 locked up for drugs PONTIAC, Mich. (AP) — A Detroit-area man known for being convicted of murder at age 13 has been sentenced to at least six years in prison for a drug conviction. Nathaniel Abraham apologized Tuesday and said he was taking “full r...
02:26, 06/26/2019

Duke Street snaps up DCC's generic drugs arm The former owner of Wagamama is close to clinching a deal to buy the generic drugs arm of DCC, a FTSE-100 conglomerate with operations spanning oil, retail and healthcare....
12:39, 06/03/2019

France will end healthcare refunds for homeopathic drugs France will end social security reimbursements for homeopathic drugs and the new policy - which has drawn the fire of alternative medicine advocates - will take full effect in 2021, the healthcare minister said on Tuesday....
00:39, 07/10/2019

FDA to improve access to experimental cancer drugs The Food and Drug Administration is launching a project aimed at giving more cancer patients a chance to try treatments that are not yet on the market but that have shown some promise in early testing. (June 3)        ...
16:26, 06/03/2019

US aims to help more cancer patients try experimental drugs CHICAGO (AP) — U.S. drug regulators are launching a project aimed at giving more cancer patients a chance to try treatments that are not yet on the market but that have shown some promise in early testing. Currently, when patients want what’s c...
15:13, 06/03/2019

AIDS drugs prevent sexual transmission of HIV in gay men A European study of nearly 1,000 gay male couples who had sex without condoms – where one partner had HIV and was taking antiretroviral drugs to suppress it - has found the treatment can prevent sexual transmission of the virus....
02:26, 05/03/2019

Mom accused of doing drugs, passing out in front of kids CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — Authorities say a West Virginia mom who passed out in a McDonald’s bathroom after doing drugs in front of her kids has been charged with child neglect. WCHS-TV reports Tuesday that 32-year-old Sarah Park...
14:52, 05/08/2019

How Not to Smuggle Drugs: Atop Your Head, Under a Hairpiece The Spanish police said they had arrested a man arriving at Barcelona’s airport from Bogotá with half a kilogram of cocaine stuck to his head and covered with a toupee....
16:39, 07/16/2019

Deputy is fired a day after filing to run against sheriff KISSIMMEE, Fla. (AP) — A Florida deputy was fired a day after filing to run against his boss in a 2020 sheriff’s race. The Orlando Sentinel reports that Osceola County Sheriff Russ Gibson fired Deputy Marco Lopez last week after he refused to r...
17:13, 05/23/2019

Ujiri incident with deputy under investigation The Alameda County Sheriff's Office confirmed it is investigating Raptors president of basketball operations Masai Ujiri on suspicion of misdemeanor battery on a police officer....
18:52, 06/14/2019

Delaware doc accused of trading drugs for sex loses license WILMINGTON, Del. (AP) — Delaware has permanently revoked the license of a doctor accused of prescribing opioids in exchange for sexual favors from a female patient undergoing treatment for long-term drug addiction. The News Journal of Wilmington repo...
16:13, 05/10/2019

Boost to the economy from no-deal Brexit stockpiling of drugs The British economy was given a short-term, pre-Brexit boost at the start of the year as factories ramped up production ahead of a possible crash out from the European Union....
16:13, 05/10/2019

Drugs That Boost Our Circadian Rhythms Could Save Our Lives Almost all of the cellular functions in your body run on a 24-hour schedule. Keep that clock regular, and you could stay healthier, and maybe even live longer....
17:00, 05/28/2019

J&J warns of hit from generic drugs in third quarter, shares fall Johnson & Johnson on Tuesday boosted its 2019 sales forecast amid robust demand for its cancer drugs, but warned that competition from generic and copycat drugs could impact its third-quarter results, sending shares down 1.4% in noon trading....
18:52, 07/16/2019

Philippines faces call for U.N. investigation into war on drugs killings More than two dozen countries formally called on Thursday for a United Nations investigation into thousands of killings in Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte's war on drugs, activists said....
04:00, 07/05/2019

The cost of popular prescription drugs doubles every 7 to 8 years The costs of 49 top-selling drugs saw a median increase of 76% over a six-year period, according to new research published in JAMA Network Open, with the prices of most increasing either once or twice annually. JAMA is the Journal of the American Med...
22:52, 06/04/2019

After drugs and booze, an ultramarathon taught me how to love the mile I’m in Breaking the cycle of my addictions was tough, but then I found inner strength by pushing myself to complete a 50-mile raceRunning has been a big part of my life for many years. It has been a fix, a punishment, a distraction and a focus. In darker ti...
13:26, 07/08/2019

Playboy model’s ‘killer’ was ‘out of his mind’ on drugs: lawyer The Philadelphia man accused of gruesomely slaughtering a Playboy model in what prosecutors called a fit of “demonic torture” was “out of his mind” on ketamine during the killing, his attorney reportedly claimed as the murder trial kicked...
05:26, 05/09/2019

U.S. Coast Guard seized over $569 million in drugs from May to July Vice President Mike Pence called the seizure of more than 39,000 pounds of cocaine and 933 pounds of marijuana worth a combined $569 million by the U.S. Coast Guard "historic."...
09:52, 07/12/2019

WHO keeps key lung cancer drugs off its essential medicines list Immunotherapies that have emerged as a breakthrough in treating lung cancer have been rejected for inclusion on the World Health Organization's list of "essential medicines", which received a biennial update on Tuesday....
18:39, 07/09/2019

UPDATE 1-France will end healthcare refunds for homeopathic drugs France will end social security reimbursements for homeopathic drugs and the new policy - which has drawn the fire of alternative medicine advocates - will take full effect in 2021, the healthcare minister said on Tuesday....
23:52, 07/09/2019

UN approves probe of mass killings in Philippines’ ‘war on drugs’ The first-ever resolution on the Philippines, led by Iceland, was adopted by a vote of 18 countries in favour and 14 against, including China, with 15 abstentions, including Japan....
08:26, 07/12/2019

Combining two cancer drugs could help slow growth of tumours Breast tumours grow at a slower rate in mice if the animals are given one drug to block cancer cell division and another that prevents therapy resistance...
03:13, 07/12/2019

TPD seizes hard drugs in stolen vehicle investigation TUCSON – Officers with Tucson Police Department, Operations Division South seized a pound of meth and 23 grams of heroin after tracking down a stolen vehicle on Wednesday. GTA, DRUGS AND GUN RECOVERED by @Tucson_Police officers from @ops_south Com...
21:00, 05/10/2019

Future is in doubt for cheaper versions of biologic drugs TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — Injected drugs known as biosimilars were expected to save the U.S. health care system tens of billions of dollars. But sales have been so limited that their future is in doubt. Biologic medicines treat cancer, rare diseases and a...
18:13, 06/27/2019

CBP seizes $90K worth of drugs at Nogales port of entry TUCSON – Federal authorities have seized more than 90 pounds of cocaine, methamphetamine, heroin, and fentanyl at the Port of Nogales over the past several days. Last Friday, Customs and Border Protection officers at the Mariposa Pedestrian Cro...
06:00, 06/13/2019

Malaysia detains 4 Indians, seizes drugs, 5,255 turtles SEPANG, Malaysia (AP) — Malaysia authorities have arrested four Indians and seized more than 14 kilograms of drugs and over 5,000 turtles from their luggage at the Kuala Lumpur airport. Senior customs official Zulkarnain Mohamed Yusof says agents fou...
09:26, 06/26/2019

Can blood pressure drugs help reduce dementia risk? A large study analyzing the medical data of thousands of people suggests that dementia incidence is lower among those who take blood pressure medication....
23:26, 06/05/2019

Sex offenders reportedly got $60K worth of ED drugs due to Medicaid snafu Nearly 50 registered sex offenders received more than $60,000 worth of Viagra and other erectile dysfunction drugs, thanks to a lack of oversight in the state’s Medicaid program, according to a scathing new state audit released Wednesday. Feder...
19:52, 06/05/2019

Elton John refused to 'tone down' the sex and drugs in 'Rocketman' Elton John isn't shying away from his wild days. In fact, he said he pushed producers of "Rocketman" for an honest portrayal of his sex and cocaine-fueled days of the past....
21:26, 05/27/2019

Trump Claims He Banned Trans Troops Because 'Drugs' President Donald Trump started winding down his less-than-thrilling state visit to the United Kingdom on Wednesday with a sit-down interview with one of England’s worst global exports, Piers Morgan. Over the course of the more than half-hour conversa...
15:39, 06/05/2019

Walmart teams up with Big Pharma to track drugs on the blockchain Global retail Goliath Walmart has joined a consortium that’s attempting to build a blockchain for tracking pharmaceutical supply chains. A spokesperson representing the firm confirmed to CoinDesk that Walmart has joined MediLedger, but they did not p...
20:00, 06/03/2019

More than $1 million worth of drugs washes up on Alabama beach Beachgoers looking for some fun in the sun found more than $1 million worth of marijuana and cocaine that washed up along the shore in Alabama, police said. A local enjoying a stroll along Orange Beach last Tuesday found a package containing 21 pound...
21:39, 05/28/2019

California man gets 10 years for selling drugs for Bitcoin on dark web A US man who sold narcotics on the dark web in exchange for Bitcoin has been sentenced to 10 years in federal prison. Tyler Reeves, who sold the drugs under the moniker “Platinum45,” was sentenced on Monday by by United States District Judge James V....
11:52, 06/13/2019

6 Out of 7 Candidates for U.K. Prime Minister Admitted to Using Drugs. Here’s Why It Might Not Matter The race to replace Theresa May as U.K. Prime Minister is in full swing, and with it, scrutiny of those who hope to take her job. Ahead of Thursday’s first round of voting, media focus was not so much on the candidates‘ Brexit policies, n...
22:26, 06/13/2019

Despite the Headlines, We Don’t Yet Know If Anticholinergic Drugs Contribute to Dementia Risk There are a number of things that can increase the risk of dementia: age, of course, as well as certain genetic profiles and behaviors such as smoking and drinking. Some of the same things that contribute to heart disease, such as high cholesterol le...
19:13, 06/26/2019

Virtual reality is helping scientists discover new drugs A new VR tool, powered by the same technology as the Fortnite video game, helps chemists visualize the structure of complex molecules and develop new drugs to treat diseases....
16:13, 06/26/2019

Sex, drugs and soccer: The life and times of Diego Maradona An unacknowledged son, photo ops with the mafia and humongous cocaine binges: it's incredible that Diego Maradona found time to become the greatest footballer of his generation....
15:39, 06/12/2019

Nonfiction: A New Book Argues That Generic Drugs Are Poisoning Us In her stunning exposé “Bottle of Lies,” Katherine Eban describes a world of generic drug manufacturing rife with corruption and life-threatening misdeeds....
23:26, 05/13/2019

Indonesian court sentences Frenchman to death for drugs MATARAM, Indonesia (AP) — An Indonesian court has sentenced a Frenchman to death for smuggling 3 kilograms (6.6 pounds) of drugs in a suitcase to the tourist island of Lombok. Presiding Judge Isnurul Syamsul Arif ruled in Mataram District Court on Mo...
15:26, 05/20/2019

“Nanoemulsion” gels offer new way to deliver drugs through the skin MIT chemical engineers have devised a new way to create very tiny droplets of one liquid suspended within another liquid, known as nanoemulsions. Such emulsions are similar to the mixture that forms when you shake an oil-and-vinegar salad dressing, b...
17:52, 06/21/2019

US: Gang leaders ran killings, drugs from California prison Authorities charged leaders of a California prison gang Wednesday with orchestrating killings, drug sales and other crimes from behind bars in a case filed two weeks after a different prison gang was accused of organizing drug trafficking and killing...
23:52, 06/19/2019

Founder of K-pop label YG resigns amid drugs and sex scandals Yang Hyun-suk, founder of South Korea's YG Entertainment which manages top K-pop performers, stepped down on Friday from his duties as chief producer, in the aftermath of drug and sex scandals involving his artists....
17:13, 06/14/2019

Mom whose baby died with drugs in system charged with murder A Bronx woman has been arrested in the murder of her 18-month-old son, who died last year with a fatal cocktail of fentanyl and heroin in his system, police said Wednesday. Daira Santana-Gonzalez, 23, was charged Friday with murder for the Dec. 27 de...
22:13, 05/29/2019

People are accidentally killing themselves taking insomnia drugs: FDA Experts have warned that people are accidentally killing themselves while taking common insomnia drugs. Government health officials in the US have ordered drug makers to add warning labels to certain prescription sleeping pills after a review. The Fo...
01:26, 05/04/2019

China sentences 6 foreigners for drugs; Canadian gets death A court in southern China has handed down sentences to at least six foreigners involved in a global methamphetamine operation, including a Canadian sentenced to death....
12:13, 04/30/2019

Anti-ageing drugs are coming that could keep you healthier for longer Longevity research is no longer aimed at prolonging lives, it is trying to keep us fit right until the end. New anti-ageing drugs may finally be here to make that happen...
18:26, 04/28/2019

Italy's deputy PM says Alitalia bid deadline is Tuesday The deadline for bids to take part in a plan to rescue Italian flagship carrier Alitalia is next Tuesday, Italy's Deputy Prime Minister Luigi Di Maio said on Sunday....
20:52, 04/28/2019

Murder charges filed in killings of LA deputy, 2nd man LOS ANGELES (AP) — A Utah man has been charged with murder in the deaths of an off-duty Los Angeles County sheriff’s deputy and another man. Prosecutors on Thursday also charged Rhett McKenzie Nelson with attempted murder and two robberies. The...
23:26, 06/13/2019

Attorney: Deputy considering lawsuit against Raptors' Ujiri A sheriff's deputy sustained serious injuries and is considering a lawsuit against Masai Ujiri after an altercation with the Toronto Raptors president following Thursday's title-clinching victory in Oakland, the deputy's attorney said....
01:13, 06/19/2019

Suspect in deputy shooting probed in other attacks Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department says suspect in unprovoked attack on deputy may be responsible for other crimes in Southern California. The deputy is on life support in grave condition. (June 11)        ...
03:52, 06/12/2019

Look: Alligator escapes after attacking deputy's patrol car Authorities in Louisiana said an alligator found loitering in the middle of a highway took a bite out of a deputy's patrol vehicle before making its escape....
22:26, 06/11/2019

Ex-deputy PM loses Tory whip over Lib Dem support Former deputy prime minister Lord Heseltine has had the Tory whip suspended after saying he would vote Liberal Democrat at the European elections on Thursday....
09:26, 05/21/2019

Deputy nearly killed in shooting says he has ‘blessed’ life OWENSBORO, Ky. (AP) — David “Oz” Osborne said that as a sheriff’s deputy, he was trained to handle life-threatening situations. And like other law enforcement officers, Osborne knew there were situations that called for extra cautio...
20:52, 06/08/2019

Prosecutor: Charges against ex-deputy no threat to police FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — A Florida prosecutor says the decision to charge a former sheriff’s deputy with child neglect and culpable negligence for failure to confront the Parkland school shooter is unique and would generally not apply to la...
00:39, 06/08/2019

Parkland school ex-deputy released from jail A former Florida deputy charged with 11 criminal counts for failing to confront the gunman in the Parkland school massacre has been released from jail after a judge reduced his bail and lifted other restrictions. (June 6)     ...
01:26, 06/07/2019

Ex-deputy gets bond reduction in Parkland shooting A judge has reduced the amount of bail a Florida deputy must come up with to be released from jail while facing 11 criminal charges for failing to confront the gunman in the Parkland school massacre. (June 6)        ...
20:13, 06/06/2019

Hampton says fired deputy will continue assisting her FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky’s lieutenant governor has told the state’s personnel secretary that she intends to defy a decision by Gov. Matt Bevin’s administration to dismiss her deputy chief of staff. In an email, Lt. Gov. Jenean...
06:00, 06/06/2019

Sheriff: Deputy shot during argument over cats says ‘I won’ INDIALANTIC, Fla. (AP) — A Florida sheriff’s deputy was shot multiple times when he responded to a confrontation between neighbors over the feeding of feral cats. Brevard County Sheriff Wayne Ivey told a news conference early Wednesday that the...
14:39, 06/05/2019

Mom: Boy on minibike fatally hit by deputy wasn’t at fault BATTLE CREEK, Mich. (AP) — The mother of an 11-year-old boy on a minibike who was fatally struck by a sheriff’s deputy in southern Michigan says her son wasn’t at fault. Christina Valadez said Tuesday during a news conference with her law...
14:39, 06/05/2019

The Latest: Man charged with LA deputy killing goes to court LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Latest on a Utah man being charged with killing a Los Angeles County sheriff’s deputy (all times local): 3:35 p.m. A Utah man has appeared in court on charges of killing an off-duty Los Angeles County sheriff’s depu...
01:52, 06/14/2019

Russia to consider extending oil output cut with OPEC: deputy PM Russia will carefully consider extending its oil output reduction agreement with the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) and other producers, Russian First Deputy Prime Minister Anton Siluanov told Reuters on Wednesday....
08:13, 05/29/2019

Deputy in clash with Ujiri claims concussion An attorney for a deputy involved in an altercation with the president of the Toronto Raptors as he tried to join his team on the court to celebrate their NBA championship said his client suffered a concussion and is on medical leave....
21:26, 06/18/2019

Ex-deputy: Supervisor used racial slur, pointed gun at him CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — A biracial former North Carolina sheriff’s deputy says in a lawsuit that his supervising officer addressed him with a racial slur multiple times, called him “monkey boy” and pointed a gun at his head at least ...
02:00, 06/20/2019

Louisiana deputy: Suspect confessed to killing 5 GONZALES, La. (AP) — A Louisiana deputy testified that a man accused of killing five people earlier this year confessed to the crimes after being captured in Virginia. WBRZ-TV reports the Ascension Parish deputy was in court Monday at...
22:26, 06/25/2019

The Latest: Man convicted of killing sheriff’s deputy PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — The Latest on the deputy killing trial (all times local): 1:50 p.m. A Maine man accused of placing a gun to the neck of a sheriff’s deputy and pulling the trigger has been convicted of murder. Both sides agree that defend...
21:39, 06/18/2019

Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein is resigning Associated Press Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein is resigning, the Justice Department confirmed to INSIDER. Rosenstein gave his resignation letter to President Donald Trump on Monday. Rosenstein will officially depart on May 11. Visit Busines...
14:13, 05/01/2019

The Latest: Deputy taken to hospital after championship game A California sheriff's spokesman says a deputy involved in an encounter with the president of the Toronto Raptors complained of pain in his jaw and was taken to a hospital for evaluation       ...
01:39, 06/15/2019

California sheriff’s deputy accused of having sex with teen boy A California woman who works as a sheriff’s deputy was arrested this week for allegedly having sex with with a 16-year-old boy, authorities said. Shauna Bishop, 44, turned herself in to police in Folsom on Thursday. She was released from custod...
01:39, 06/15/2019

Centre To Begin Search For New RBI Deputy Governor The centre will soon start searching for a successor to central bank Deputy Governor Viral Acharya after the outspoken monetary policy maker asked to leave his post six months before his term ends....
18:00, 06/26/2019

RBI Deputy Governor's Resignation Debated In Lok Sabha Raising the issue of resignation of RBI Deputy Governor Viral Acharya, Kerala Congress (M) lawmaker Thomas Chazhikadan Tuesday alleged prominent economists are unable to work with the government as......
19:00, 06/25/2019

Man allegedly hiding drugs in butt accidentally shoots himself in testicles A bungling felon from Washington state made a series of blunders when he shot himself in the testicles and tried to hide the weapon — all while storing drugs in his anus, a report said Wednesday. Cameron Jeffrey Wilson, 27, was carrying a pistol in h...
05:13, 05/23/2019

New York's Medicaid bought erectile drugs for sex offenders New York's Medicaid program paid more than $60,000 for erectile dysfunction drugs and treatments for 47 sex offenders over a six-year period.        ...
00:00, 06/06/2019

Authorities accuse teen of peddling drugs, guns on Snapchat ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Authorities say they have arrested a New Mexico teenager accused of using social media to peddle fentanyl, assault weapons and other firearms. Bernalillo District Attorney Raul Torrez on Wednesday announced the 17-year-old...
22:52, 06/05/2019

Celebrity sex, drugs and death: Inside the infamous Chateau Marmont Of all the jaw-dropping things — movie-star affairs, secret parties and tragedies of many stripes — that have happened at the Chateau Marmont hotel in West Hollywood, the most notorious remains comedian John Belushi’s 1982 drug death. Lesser known, h...
17:39, 05/02/2019

Generic drugs manufactured abroad bring savings and risks Generic drugs offer US consumers savings over brand medications, but as they are increasingly manufactured overseas, they can also pose dangerous side effects as companies cut corners and even engage in fraud, investigative journalist Katherine Eban ...
20:26, 05/14/2019

Man allegedly hiding drugs in backside accidentally shoots himself in testicles A bungling felon from Washington state made a series of blunders when he shot himself in the testicles and tried to hide the weapon — all while storing drugs in his anus, a report said Wednesday....
15:52, 05/24/2019

Study of nearly 1,000 couples shows antiretroviral drugs prevent transmission of HIV The study proves, the researchers said, that using antiretroviral therapy to suppress the AIDS virus to undetectable levels also means it cannot be passed on via sex, the researchers said....
03:13, 05/03/2019

Elton John: 'They wanted to tone down the sex and drugs. But I haven’t led a PG-13 life' In this exclusive article, Elton John writes about his extraordinary life and why he finally decided to give the Rocketman biopic the green lightI was in the cinema for about 15 minutes before I started crying. Not crying as in the occasional tear qu...
09:52, 05/26/2019

Two-thirds of global drug deaths now from opioids: UN drugs report Opioids, which include both heroin and legal pain relievers, were responsible for around two-thirds of drug-related deaths in 2017, a new UN report revealed on Wednesday. The number for global opioid users contained within the World Drug Report, some...
19:00, 06/26/2019

Commonly prescribed anticholinergic drugs linked to dementia risk A widely used group of drugs -- anticholinergics -- used for everything from depression to allergies and gastrointestinal conditions to Parkinson's disease, may increase risk for dementia, a new study says....
23:39, 06/24/2019

FDA proposes tighter opioid rules that would make new drugs less addictive Under the proposal, drugmakers would have to say whether their drug has "any characteristics that would mitigate the risks of overdose, abuse or the development of addiction."...
21:00, 06/20/2019

Caster Semenya, Defiant After Race Win, Says She Won’t Take Hormone Reducing Drugs Caster Semenya was defiant in every way at what very well could be her last 800 meter race. Her raised fist at the start. Her unstoppable victory. And with her reply Friday to the big question of whether she will now submit to new testosterone regula...
03:13, 05/04/2019

Border 'czar': Cartels making more trafficking humans over drugs into US Criminal Mexican cartels now make more money trafficking people across the U.S. border than they do selling drugs, according to President Trump’s pick to be the first-ever national “border czar.”...
18:26, 06/28/2019

Pfizer gains new cancer drugs in $11.4B purchase of Array BioPharma Pfizer, the firm behind prescription drugs from anxiety medication Zoloft to Viagra, agreed Monday to pay $11.4 billion for Array BioPharma and its cutting-edge treatments for colon and rectal cancers....
01:00, 06/18/2019

Anticholinergic drugs linked to 50 percent increase in dementia risk A new study has found that widely used prescription drugs are linked to “nearly a 50% increased odds of dementia” in older adults, researchers say. The authors of the report, which appears in JAMA Internal Medicine, believe the meds most ...
20:00, 06/25/2019

Gold nanoparticles promise safe cancer drugs, better vaccines A new study suggests that targeting B cells with gold nanoparticles could be a safe way to improve vaccines and treatments for cancer and other diseases....
21:39, 07/02/2019

Elderly Couple Receive Drugs Worth Millions After Delivery Mix-Up An elderly couple in Australia were the surprise recipients of an illegal drug shipment after signing for a wrongly delivered parcel containing millions of dollars' worth of methamphetamine, police......
09:13, 05/02/2019

Sex, drugs, and self-harm: Where 20 years of child online protection law went wrong Two decades after Congress tried to wall off the worst of the Internet in hopes of protecting the privacy and innocence of children, the ramparts lie in ruins....
17:00, 06/13/2019

HIV drugs stop sexual transmission of AIDS virus, say doctors A study has found that medication to suppress HIV can prevent sexual transmission of the AIDS virus. Researchers say treatment regimes could contribute significantly to stopping the spread of the pathogen....
14:13, 05/03/2019

British children, as young as 7, being used by gangs to deal drugs: researchers Thousands of children in Britain - most aged between 15 and 17 - are being used by so-called county lines gangs to carry drugs from cities to be sold in rural areas, according to research by The Children's Society, a charity....
21:00, 07/05/2019

Cholesterol-lowering drugs tied to reduced glaucoma risk (Reuters Health) - High cholesterol is associated with an increased risk of developing glaucoma, but a new study suggests taking statins to lower cholesterol helps to reduce this risk....
02:26, 05/09/2019

Coast Guard seizes 40,000 pounds of drugs on high seas CORONADO, Calif. (AP) — The U.S. Coast Guard has offloaded tons of cocaine and marijuana seized from boats and even a semi-submarine in the Pacific. Vice President Mike Pence was on hand Thursday as 39,000 pounds (17,690 kilograms) of cocaine and 933...
10:26, 07/12/2019

BP seizes $500K of drugs aboard abandoned aircraft near Tucson TUCSON – Nearly $500,000 in methamphetamine and fentanyl was seized Thursday after a pilot attempted to smuggle the drugs across the border with a modified ultralight aircraft that evening. According to U.S. Customs and Border Protection, Air a...
02:39, 05/25/2019

UPDATE 3-J&J warns of hit from generic drugs in third quarter, shares fall Johnson & Johnson on Tuesday boosted its 2019 sales forecast amid robust demand for its cancer drugs, but warned that competition from generic and copycat drugs could impact its third-quarter results, sending shares down 1.4% in noon trading....
18:52, 07/16/2019

UK prison guards smell a rat and find rodents stuffed with drugs Suspected organized criminals have been stuffing the bodies of dead rats with drugs, phones and cash and throwing them over the walls of a British prison to get contraband to inmates, the government said on Monday....
19:00, 04/28/2019

Drugs giant GSK picks Symonds to steer £81bn break-up Britain's second-biggest drug-maker is turning to a former chief financial officer of AstraZeneca, its London-listed rival, to steer it through an £81bn break-up....
16:26, 07/14/2019

Drugs make headway against lung, breast, prostate cancers CHICAGO (AP) — Newer drugs are substantially improving the chances of survival for some people with hard-to-treat forms of lung, breast and prostate cancer, doctors reported at the world’s largest cancer conference. Among those who have benefit...
19:26, 06/02/2019

Philippines' top senator chides Iceland for abortion, U.N. drugs war probe The Philippines' highest-ranking lawmaker said on Monday a U.N. resolution to probe the country's bloody war on drugs should be ignored, and its chief backer Iceland be investigated instead for human rights abuses in allowing abortion....
08:39, 07/15/2019

Duterte mocks 'ice-eating' Iceland over U.N. vote on Philippine war on drugs Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte took a swipe at Iceland on Friday for spearheading a U.N. resolution to investigate his bloody war on drugs, saying it was a nation made entirely of ice, with no understanding of his country's problems....
20:00, 07/12/2019

Takeda kicks off sale of Western European drugs: sources Japan's Takeda Pharmaceutical Co has reached out to prospective bidders for a portfolio of drugs for sale in western Europe as it seeks to trim its debt following the $59 billion purchase of Shire, sources close to the matter told Reuters....
21:26, 07/17/2019

Former jail deputy enters plea in death of inmate CATLETTSBURG, Ky. (AP) — A former Kentucky jail deputy charged with manslaughter in the death of an inmate has pleaded guilty to a lesser count. News outlets report former deputy Alicia Beller of Putnam, West Virginia, entered the plea Friday in Boyd...
02:52, 05/27/2019

Former deputy assistant AG: immigration court backlog ‘stunning’ The massive immigration court backlog that has left asylum-seekers waiting years for a ruling in their case while they remain in the U.S. is “stunning,” according to former Deputy Assistant Attorney General Tom Dupree....
20:13, 04/29/2019

Sheriff’s deputy found fatally shot in car in Texas FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — A Texas sheriff says one of his deputies was found fatally shot inside his car, near the county jail. Tarrant County Sheriff Bill Waybourn tells news outlets that Sgt. Keith Shepherd was found Friday night inside his car in a...
07:52, 06/15/2019

Deputy fatally shoots man suspected of killing ex-girlfriend TAMARAC, Fla. (AP) — Authorities say a Florida deputy fatally shot a man suspected of killing his ex-girlfriend. A Broward Sheriff’s Office news release says a veteran sergeant shot 43-year-old Ronny Santana Rodriguez, who was armed with a knif...
03:52, 05/16/2019

Police: Deputy filmed sex act involving mother, baby ST. GABRIEL, La. (AP) — Authorities say a Louisiana sheriff’s deputy filmed a mother performing a sex act on her 1-year-old boy. News outlets report St. Gabriel Police arrested Shaderick Jones on Friday on multiple charges including principal t...
01:00, 06/09/2019

Polish government to 'repolonize' media in next term, deputy PM says Poland's ruling party will have the task of "repolonizing" the country's media if it wins elections scheduled for October or November, a deputy prime minister said....
15:13, 06/20/2019

Deputy coerced wanted mom into performing sex act on baby: authorities A Louisiana sheriff’s deputy was fired after he allegedly coerced a wanted woman into performing a sex act on her infant son in exchange for not arresting her. Iberville Parish Sheriff’s Deputy Shaderick Jones, 42, was arrested and termin...
19:13, 06/10/2019

Britain's health service is not for sale, says defacto deputy PM Britain's defacto deputy prime minister, David Lidington, said on Wednesday the country's public health service would not be put "up for sale" in any trade negotiations with the United States after Brexit....
13:52, 06/05/2019

Deputy attorney general Rod Rosenstein to resign – as it happened Rosenstein, who appointed Robert Mueller to the Russia investigation, to step down on 11 MaySign up to the US briefing and get a new perspective 1.34am BST 1.25am BST The Daily Beast is reporting that far-right conspiracy troll Jacob Wohl and lobbyi...
14:39, 05/01/2019

Former U.S. deputy attorney general: If Trump was not president, he would be indicted Former top Justice Department official Sally Yates said on Sunday that if Donald Trump were not president, he would have been indicted on obstruction charges in Special Counsel Robert Mueller's Russia investigation....
21:52, 04/28/2019

Attorney: Deputy in clash with Raptors exec has concussion SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — An attorney for a deputy involved in an altercation with the president of the Toronto Raptors as he tried to join his team on the court to celebrate their NBA championship said his client suffered a concussion and is on medical l...
21:39, 06/18/2019

Judge reduces bond for ex-deputy in Parkland shooting FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — A judge has reduced bail for a Florida ex-deputy charged with 11 crimes for failing to confront the gunman in the Parkland school massacre. Circuit Judge Elizabeth Scherer set bond at $39,500 for 56-year-old Scot Peterson...
18:52, 06/06/2019

Man suspected of shooting Illinois deputy appears in court LEWISTOWN, Ill. (AP) — A man suspected of fatally shooting an Illinois sheriff’s deputy has been charged with first-degree murder and ordered held on $5 million bond. Forty-two-year-old Nathan Woodring of Avon appeared Thursday in Fulton County...
00:52, 06/28/2019

Michigan deputy fatally strikes 11-year-old boy on minibike BATTLE CREEK, Mich. (AP) — Authorities say an 11-year-old boy who was riding a minibike has been fatally struck by a southern Michigan sheriff’s deputy who was heading to the scene of a burglary. The Calhoun County sheriff’s office says t...
15:13, 05/29/2019

Suit seeks $25M after boy fatally struck by sheriff’s deputy BATTLE CREEK, Mich. (AP) — The family of an 11-year-old boy riding a minibike who was fatally struck by a sheriff’s deputy in southern Michigan has filed a lawsuit seeking $25 million. The Battle Creek Enquirer reports the lawsuit filed this mo...
17:26, 06/19/2019

Kay Jewelers splits with worker who banned armed deputy STATESVILLE, N.C. (AP) — Kay Jewelers has split with a North Carolina store manager who wouldn’t allow a deputy to pick up an engagement ring because the deputy was wearing his service weapon. The Charlotte Observer reports the store said on Fa...
14:13, 06/07/2019

Accusations flying over deputy’s altercation with Masai Ujiri A week after the NBA Finals ended, exactly what happened between Raptors president Masai Ujiri and an Alameda County Sheriff’s deputy is still in question. The Associated Press reports that Ujiri identified himself to a police officer who was excess...
18:26, 06/20/2019

LA County sheriff’s deputy critical after off-duty shooting ALHAMBRA, Calif. (AP) — A Los Angeles County sheriff’s deputy has been shot in the head in an off-duty attack at a Jack in the Box restaurant. KNBC-TV says the deputy was hospitalized in critical condition after Monday’s attack in Alhambr...
09:00, 06/11/2019

Sheriff’s deputy pleads guilty in man’s 2018 beating RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — A North Carolina sheriff’s deputy accused in connection with a man’s beating in 2018 has pleaded guilty to failing to carry out his duties and has to permanently surrender his law enforcement certification. News outle...
20:52, 05/13/2019

Report: Deputy shot by police feared them more than suspect LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — A Kentucky deputy shot and paralyzed by police during an arrest says he was more concerned about getting shot by the inexperienced officers than the “actual bad guys.” The Lexington Herald-Leader reports Scott Count...
11:26, 06/12/2019

Sheriff: Deputy shoots man who attacked deputies with stool ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Authorities in Florida say a deputy has shot and killed a man who attacked deputies with a bar stool in a home. Orange County Sheriff John Mina said at a news conference Tuesday that deputies were called to the Orlando home becau...
00:00, 06/12/2019

The Latest: Deputy shooting suspect eyed in other crimes The Latest on the arrest of a Utah man accused of shooting an off-duty Los Angeles County sheriff's deputy and killing another man (all times local): 4:50 p.m. Police in San Diego County are investigating whether the man who allegedly shot an off-dut...
03:00, 06/13/2019

Deputy cleared in fatal shooting of boxer’s mother ASHLAND CITY, Tenn. (AP) — A grand jury in Tennessee has declined to indict a sheriff’s deputy in the fatal shooting of the mother of champion boxer Caleb Plant. Police in Tennessee have said 51-year-old Beth Plant was fatally shot after pullin...
18:00, 05/09/2019

Deputy fatally shoots reportedly suicidal man after chase CARRIERE, Miss. (AP) — Officials continue to investigate the shooting of a south Mississippi man killed while fleeing from a sheriff’s deputy. Pearl River County Sheriff David Allison says the chase began Thursday when deputies received a call ...
19:39, 05/25/2019

Ferrovie picked Atlantia for Alitalia rescue - Deputy PM Italy's State Railways Ferrovie dello Stato picked motorway operator Atlantia as a partner to join a consortium of investors for the rescue of national carrier Alitalia, Deputy Prime Minister Luigi Di Maio said on Monday....
20:39, 07/15/2019

2nd suspect charged in death of Texas sheriff’s deputy EL PASO, Texas (AP) — Authorities say the girlfriend of a man charged in the fatal shooting of a Texas sheriff’s deputy during a traffic stop has also been charged in the officer’s death. An arrest affidavit alleges that 20-year-old Arlen...
21:39, 05/13/2019

"Looking Forward To Co-Operation With Israel": Goa Deputy Chief Minister Goa Deputy Chief Minister Vijai Sardesai has called on officials of the Israel's foreign affairs ministry to discuss how the coastal state and the West Asian country could work in cooperation with......
12:26, 05/16/2019

Raptors prez Ujiri allegedly pushed deputy Toronto Raptors team president Masai Ujiri is being investigated amid allegations he pushed a sheriff's deputy and hit him in the face following the Raptors' championship-clinching Game 6 of the NBA Finals in Oakland, Calif., Thursday night....
00:00, 06/15/2019

Pike Co. Sheriff’s Deputy Fatally Injured On Job Site PIKE COUNTY, Ky. (MOUNTAIN TOP NEWS)– A Pike County Sheriff’s Deputy was fatally injured while working at a job site in Little Robinson Creek. According to Mountain Top News, Pike County Fiscal Court employee and Pike County Sheriff Deput...
02:13, 05/25/2019

Fundraiser to benefit PCSD deputy battling cancer TUCSON –The Arizona Fraternal Order of Police is hosting a fundraiser Thursday in support of a fellow deputy. Sgt. Gary Hawco served the Pima County Sheriff’s Department for over 26 years. In January, Hawco was involved in a car accident, he passed o...
22:52, 06/13/2019

The best iPhone 7 cases It has been a long time since the release of the iPhone 7 in 2016, and a lot has changed in smartphone design since that point. But at a new low price, the handset remains a great option for those who choose it, and is now the cheapest phone still so...
20:13, 07/11/2019

More than 800 cases of measles in US The number of measles cases in the United States is now at 839 for the year, according to the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's weekly measles update....
02:13, 05/14/2019

The Uber of prescription drugs: Web startups raise concerns about access to Rx medicine Startups like Hims and Roman have found a profitable new business model for selling Rx drugs online, but the websites are raising safety concerns.        ...
20:39, 06/06/2019

Ness Wadia Sentenced In Japan, Found With Drugs During Ski Trip: Report Ness Wadia, son of industrialist Nusli Wadia and inheritor of one of Indias wealthiest business families, has been sentenced for drugs possession while on a skiing holiday to Japan....
08:52, 04/30/2019

Antiretroviral drugs stop HIV transmission, study shows — but can people afford them? Antiretrovirals can be expensive and people living with HIV may feel a range of financial burdens to try to get the needed medications, according to experts....
21:39, 05/03/2019

Overuse of heartburn drugs linked to heart, kidney disease, cancer Researchers have linked popular drugs like Prevacid, Prilosec, Nexium and other proton pump inhibitors to a higher risk of death by cardiovascular and chronic kidney disease, as well as upper gastrointestinal cancer....
00:13, 05/31/2019

German nurse who 'murdered 200 patients' with lethal drugs jailed for life A NURSE has been sentenced for killing 85 of his patients, with police believing the actual number is around 200, in the worst killing spree in Germany's post-war history....
16:52, 06/06/2019

TV Ads for Drugs Must Now Include Prices. It’s the Latest Effort to Drive Down Pharmaceutical Costs At a time when nearly a fifth of Americans have struggled to pay medical bills, the Trump Administration will soon require drug companies to list medication prices in television advertisements. It’s a move meant to boost transparency and drive ...
02:52, 05/10/2019

Importing prescription drugs has Trump's endorsement: Will more states follow? Colorado, Florida and Vermont are exploring plans to bring drugs across the border from Canada to help lower costs.        ...
22:39, 06/24/2019

VIDEO: Houston police chase leads to seizure of $1M worth of drugs HOUSTON (KPRC) – About $1 million worth of drugs were found in a pickup Monday after a chase through southeast Houston that ended with two people taken into custody, police said. The chase started about 11:20 a.m. in the area of Almeda Genoa Ro...
08:26, 06/11/2019

French health watchdog recommends ending reimbursement for homeopathic drugs France's health watchdog on Friday recommended that social security stop reimbursing patients for homeopathic drugs, citing insufficient effectiveness....
02:26, 06/29/2019

School aide busted with loaded gun, drugs during home raid: cops A Harlem school aide was busted with a loaded gun, ammo and drugs when authorities raided his home as part of a larger investigation, police said. Nicholas Banks, 26, who works at Mott Hall High School in Harlem, was arrested at around 8:45 a.m. Wedn...
21:00, 05/30/2019

One in five US tech employees abuse pain relief drugs, reveals study There is nothing wrong with bonding over a beer or two after work, but when it becomes too much, it is important to spot the warning signs of substance abuse and addiction, according to a new study....
23:26, 07/15/2019

Amit Shah Says Centre Formulating Strategy To Tackle Drugs In Punjab Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Thursday informed Chief Minister Amarinder Singh that the central government was formulating a detailed strategy to tackle the problem of drugs in Punjab and Jammu and......
23:13, 06/27/2019

'I'll never take drugs': Caster Semenya tells IAAF to focus on dopers 'not us' – video Caster Semenya has urged athletic's governing body to drop its pursuit of female runners with high testosterone levels and instead focus on catching dope cheats. Speaking after winning a 2000m race on the outskirts of Paris, the South African made cl...
13:26, 06/12/2019

Philippines senator defends police over toddler's death in drugs raid Ronald dela Rosa says ‘shit happens during operations’ after three-year-old girl killedA senator who oversaw the most violent period in the Philippines’ war on drugs has dismissed the killing of a three-year-old girl in a police drug operation as col...
13:13, 07/05/2019

The vampires indulge in blood, drugs, and pizza pie on a party-hearty What We Do In The Shadows Well, looks like we can officially put aside that quest for world domination. Much as it did last week with the return, and subsequent arrest, of Nadja’s eternal lover Gregor-Jeff, this week’s episode of What We Do In The Shadows brought back a chara...
13:13, 05/02/2019

Spanish police arrest cocaine bigwig with drugs hidden under toupee Drug smugglers have come up with some novel ways of moving their goods around the world undetected, but a recent incident at Barcelona airport involved a surprisingly low-tech approach....
22:13, 07/16/2019

WHO updates its essential medicines list, adds cancer and stroke drugs The World Health Organization published an updated list of "essential medicines" on Tuesday, adding drugs for cancer, stroke, rheumatoid arthritis and inflammatory bowel disease among the treatments that should be seen as the standard....
12:13, 07/09/2019

Without older subjects, cancer drugs trials rely on atypical patients (Reuters Health) - Patients selected to participate in studies of cancer drugs tend to be younger than most people with the disease in the general population, researchers say....
07:13, 06/04/2019

Bronx paralegal busted for dropping drugs on floor of DA’s office: cops A butter-fingered Bronx paralegal allegedly dropped a bag packed with crack cocaine and heroin as she strolled into work — at the borough’s District Attorney’s office, authorities and law enforcement sources said Thursday. Jennifer Monge ...
03:52, 06/21/2019

Baltimore struggling with soaring crime, drugs and inept political leaders Juan Grant, who led protests across Baltimore demanding answers after the arrest and in-custody death of his best friend Freddie Gray in 2015, was shot to death on Saturday while driving to his grandmother's house in west Baltimore.  The 33-year-old'...
13:26, 05/01/2019

Crime Trackers: Diesel sniffs out drugs at Pima County Jail TUCSON – The corrections staff at Pima County Jail welcomed their newest member – and after completing an eight-week training course with his partner, it is fair to say he is no the “Top Dog” at the jail facility. Diesel is a ...
05:52, 05/07/2019

Athletics: American Lawson banned for four years for positive drugs test American long jumper and sprinter Jarrion Lawson has been suspended for four years after testing positive for the banned substance epitrenbolone, the Athletics Integrity Unit (AIU) said on Saturday....
04:26, 06/02/2019

End to Aids in sight as huge study finds drugs stop HIV transmission Paper says risk between male partners is zero if virus fully suppressed by antiretroviralsAids timeline: from Terry Higgins to PrEPAn end to the Aids epidemic could be in sight after a landmark study found men whose HIV infection was fully suppressed...
01:00, 05/03/2019

These Old Videos of Bernie Talking to Kids About Drugs and Punk Rock Are a Gift In a Politico piece today ominously headlined “What We Found in the Archives of Bernie Sanders’s Long-Lost TV show,” the website examined—and digitized, for the first time—episodes of “Bernie Speaks with the Community,” a cable-access show Sanders ma...
23:39, 05/03/2019

Sleep Drugs Like Ambien Will Get a New FDA Warning About Potentially Fatal Side Effects The Food and Drug Administration is forcing certain sleep drugs to carry a deadly serious warning about the rare, frightening side effects they can cause. The side effects, which have reportedly caused serious injuries and even deaths, include sleepw...
04:13, 05/01/2019

Traces of five drugs found on 1000-year-old South American ritual kit Cocaine and components of ayahuasca were detected on an ancient pouch found in Bolivia, providing evidence of hallucinogen use in pre-Columbian times...
21:26, 05/06/2019

Croatia's drugs wholesalers limit hospital deliveries as debts rise Croatian drug wholesalers have decided to limit deliveries of medicines to some hospitals in a row over mounting debts and urged the government to pay immediately at least half of them now totaling 2.6 billion kuna ($396 million)....
17:26, 07/12/2019

California sheriff: Raptors exec pushed, struck deputy OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Authorities say they are investigating whether Toronto Raptors president Masai Ujiri pushed and hit a sheriff’s deputy in the face as he tried to get onto the court after his team won the NBA title in Oakland. Alameda Cou...
19:26, 06/14/2019

Suspect sought after off-duty deputy shot inside Jack in the Box An off-duty Los Angeles County sheriff’s deputy was shot in the head as he waited in line at a California Jack in the Box — and authorities are now probing the incident as a targeted attack. The deputy, whose name has not been released, was wearing c...
17:39, 06/11/2019

Louisiana deputy accused of sexual abuse remains with agency ST. BERNARD, La. (AP) — A lawsuit claiming a teenage girl was subjected to sexual abuse by a Louisiana jail deputy has been settled and the deputy remains with the agency. The New Orleans Advocate reports the St. Bernard Parish Sherif...
17:00, 06/11/2019

YSR Congress Unlikely To Accept Lok Sabha Deputy Speaker's Post: Report The YSR Congress Party is unlikely to accept the post of Deputy Speaker of Lok Sabha as it does not want to be seen aligned with the BJP-led ruling NDA until the Narendra Modi government fulfil its......
18:26, 06/23/2019

South African deputy president survives "disrepute" accusation South Africa's deputy president David Mabuza will be sworn in as a lawmaker on Tuesday, after a week's postponement for him to address accusations he brought the ruling African National Congress (ANC) into disrepute, the party said....
16:13, 05/28/2019

Parkland deputy charged after staying outside school during mass shooting 56-year-old Scot Peterson faces child neglect, culpable negligence and perjury charges that carry a combined potential prison sentence of nearly 100 years, Broward State Attorney Mike Satz said in a statement....
22:52, 06/04/2019

Illinois sheriff’s deputy fatally shot; suspect barricaded AVON, Ill. (AP) — Authorities say a sheriff’s deputy has died after being shot while responding to a call in Illinois where a suspect was barricaded in a home. Illinois State Police say the Fulton County sheriff’s deputy was responding to...
12:13, 06/26/2019

Sheriff: Store wouldn't let deputy wearing gun pick up ring A North Carolina sheriff says a jewelry store would not allow one of his deputies to pick up an engagement ring because he was wearing his service weapon....
07:13, 06/06/2019

| Sheriff's deputy faces 11 charges over Parkland school shooting A Florida sheriff's deputy who was assailed as a "coward" for failing to confront the Parkland school shooter in February last year has been arrested on 11 criminal charges including child neglect....
08:39, 06/05/2019

Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein is out — here are all the casualties of the Trump administration so far AP Photo/Wilfredo Lee Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein will leave the Department of Justice on May 11, he said in an April 29 resignation letter. Rosenstein is leaving his post after overseeing special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation in...
14:13, 05/01/2019

Iran using all resources to sell oil in 'grey market': deputy minister Iran has mobilized all its resources to sell oil in a "grey market", bypassing U.S. sanctions that Tehran sees as illegitimate, state media quoted Deputy Oil Minister Amir Hossein Zamaninia as saying on Sunday....
12:39, 05/05/2019

US Deputy Attorney General Who Oversaw Mueller Probe Resigns US Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein, who chose Special Counsel Robert Mueller to lead the Russia interference probe and protected him from political intrusion, announced Monday he was stepping......
11:52, 04/30/2019

Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein Resigns, Will Leave Post May 11 WASHINGTON — Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein has submitted a letter of resignation to President Donald Trump. It’s effective May 11. His departure ends a nearly two-year run defined by his appointment of a special counsel to invest...
00:52, 04/30/2019

US sees continued growth in LNG exports: Deputy energy secretary Dan Brouillette of the U.S. Department of Energy says there's some increase in demand for natural gas from markets in Asia, including South Korea and Japan....
13:13, 06/12/2019

The Latest: Deputy shot in fast-food restaurant dies LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Latest on the arrest of a Utah man accused of shooting an off-duty Los Angeles County sheriff’s deputy and killing another man (all times local): 6:10 p.m. A Los Angeles County sheriff’s deputy who was shot in the h...
03:26, 06/13/2019

Photojournalist shot by deputy settles suit with Ohio county NEW CARLISLE, Ohio (AP) — A photojournalist shot by a sheriff’s deputy while preparing to photograph a late-night traffic stop has settled a federal civil rights lawsuit against the deputy and a central Ohio county. The Springfield News-Sun rep...
16:39, 05/04/2019

Adani justified in demanding names of CSIRO scientists, deputy PM says Mining company said it wanted ‘peace of mind’ that groundwater review would not be ‘hijacked’ by anti-coal activists The deputy prime minister, Michael McCormack, has defended Adani after revelations it tried to get the names of scientists reviewing ...
02:00, 07/16/2019

U.S. Deputy Attorney General Rosenstein, who appointed Mueller, is resigning U.S. Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein, who appointed Special Counsel Robert Mueller in May 2017 to investigate links between the Russian government and President Donald Trump's campaign, said on Monday he was resigning from his post....
00:39, 04/30/2019

Italy deputy PM Salvini urges truce in war of words over Atlantia Italian Deputy Prime Minister Matteo Salvini threw some support behind motorway operator Atlantia on Friday after a government partner vowed to revoke its toll-road concession, highlighting growing divisions within the ruling coalition....
12:39, 06/28/2019

The US will maintain oil production despite falling prices, says deputy energy secretary The U.S. will maintain its oil production — or even ramp it up higher — despite low energy prices, Deputy Energy Secretary Dan Brouillette said Wednesday....
07:39, 06/12/2019

Russian deputy PM Mutko wins Olympic doping appeal Vitaly Mutko, who was Russia's Sports Minister during the doping-tainted Winter Olympics in Sochi, has won an appeal against his lifetime ban from the games       ...
15:26, 07/11/2019

Italy's Deputy PM Di Maio rules out government reshuffle: paper Italy's Deputy Prime Minister Luigi Di Maio on Thursday ruled out a government reshuffle and reiterated that cutting taxes is the coalition's priority....
09:26, 06/13/2019

Disgraced Parkland deputy charged for inaction during school massacre The school resource officer who failed to act during a school shooting in Florida that left 17 people dead was arrested for his lack of response on Tuesday. Scot Peterson, a 56-year-old retired deputy, was outside of Marjory Stoneman Douglas High Sch...
12:13, 06/05/2019

Labour deputy demands expulsion 'amnesty' over Euro elections Labour members who backed other parties in the European elections should be granted an amnesty from expulsion, the party's deputy leader has demanded....
13:13, 05/29/2019

Deputy shoots knife-wielding man outside South Dakota jail SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — Authorities say a man was shot outside of a South Dakota jail after he charged at officers with a knife. Minnehaha County Sheriff Mike Milstead says authorities responded to gunshots just after 3 p.m. Tuesday. Milstead says a...
02:13, 05/22/2019

Deputy CBP commissioner says 'targeted changes' needed to address border crisis The crisis along the U.S.-Mexico border is finally being accepted as such but Congress must allow for specific policy changes that will alleviate the turmoil, according to a Customs and Border Protection official....
00:26, 07/13/2019

Legal experts question deputy’s arrest over Parkland tragedy This undated photo provided by the Broward County, Fla., Sheriff’s Office shows Scot Peterson, a former Florida deputy who stood outside instead of confronting the gunman during last year’s Parkland school massacre was arrested Tuesday, J...
00:00, 06/06/2019

Texas sheriff apologizes to Patriots player, defends deputy RICHMOND, Texas — A Texas sheriff said Friday he has apologized to New England Patriots linebacker Elandon Roberts for the actions of a deputy who called the linebacker a “big, black male” during a March traffic stop but also defended the deputy for ...
01:13, 07/13/2019

NYPD brass remember Deputy Chief Steven Silks NYPD Commissioner James O’Neill on Thursday offered a touching tribute to Deputy Chief Steven Silks — who fatally shot himself just weeks before his scheduled mandatory retirement — as he urged cops not to shy away from seeking help when ...
00:13, 06/07/2019

"Political Funeral" Of Anti-BJP Front On May 23: UP Deputy Chief Minister Ahead of counting of votes for Lok Sabha polls, UP Deputy Chief Minister Dinesh Sharma on Wednesday claimed that May 23 will witness the "political funeral" of the anti-BJP alliance of opposition......
11:00, 05/22/2019

South African deputy president to be sworn in as lawmaker after delay South Africa's deputy president, David Mabuza, will be sworn in as a lawmaker on Tuesday, a week after he requested a postponement to address accusations he had brought the ruling African National Congress (ANC) into disrepute, the party said....
10:26, 05/28/2019

Russian Deputy PM: Transneft ready to compensate damage from dirty oil - IFX Russian pipeline monopoly Transneft is ready to compensate Russian oil companies for damage from contaminated oil, Interfax news agency quoted Russian Deputy Prime Minister Dmitry Kozak as saying on Wednesday....
22:39, 05/15/2019

Sheriff: Undercover Deputy Arrests Man Attempting To Meet 12-Year-Old LINCOLN COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18)– A Lexington man has been arrested after he allegedly tried to meet up with a 12-year-old girl. The father of the girl found concerning messages on her phone and notified authorities. Police say 58-year-old John Aul...
12:26, 05/30/2019

1 dead, 3 including deputy wounded in East Texas shootings CLEVELAND, Texas (AP) — Police are searching for a man they say killed a woman and wounded three people, including a sheriff’s deputy, during shootings in East Texas. Authorities say that a woman was killed and two men injured Wednesday morning...
21:26, 05/29/2019

Kay Jewelers fires manager for turning away deputy over his service weapon A jewelry chain in North Carolina refused to allow a sheriff’s deputy to come into the store and pick up an engagement ring — because he was wearing his service weapon, local police said. The uniformed deputy made his way to the Kay Jewelers i...
23:00, 06/07/2019

Parents of Parkland victims say disgraced deputy Scot Peterson ‘should rot’ Parents of kids massacred during the Parkland school shooting blasted the disgraced deputy who has been arrested for refusing to confront the gunman, saying “he should rot” for his inaction. Scot Peterson, 56, was charged Tuesday after a 14-month inv...
16:00, 06/05/2019

4 suspects face charges after Georgia deputy is gunned down, officials say Four suspects have been arrested in the death of a Georgia sheriff’s deputy who was gunned down in a Sunday night shootout northeast of Atlanta, Fox 5 reported....
03:13, 07/09/2019

Utah police: Deputy shooting suspect left home with a gun Utah police say the man accused of shooting an off-duty Los Angeles County sheriff's deputy and killing another man an hour earlier had told his family he wanted to "make it on his own or die."...
00:26, 06/13/2019

South Africa swears in new parliament, excludes deputy president South Africa began swearing in its newly elected parliament on Wednesday, excluding President Cyril Ramaphosa's influential deputy David Mabuza, who put off taking up his seat to address accusations he had brought the ruling party into disrepute....
16:26, 05/22/2019

Newborn who stopped breathing saved by deputy during traffic stop A South Carolina deputy got more than he bargained for during a traffic stop in Summerville, when he wound up saving the life of an infant who had stopped breathing....
23:39, 07/13/2019

U.S. recorded 14 new cases of measles The United States recorded 14 new measles cases between July 3 and July 11, federal health officials said on Monday, signaling a slowdown in the spread of the disease, which has infected 1,123 people this year in the worst U.S. outbreak since 1992....
18:13, 07/15/2019

More than 760 reported measles cases in US The number of measles cases reported this year in the United States has climbed to 764, according to the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention....
08:13, 05/07/2019

UN says about 25% of Ebola cases could be going undetected GENEVA (AP) — The World Health Organization says it may be missing a quarter of all Ebola cases in eastern Congo as violent unrest complicates detection. That estimate by WHO emergencies chief Dr. Michael Ryan on Thursday comes after aid groups expre...
17:26, 06/06/2019

CDC: Measles cases in U.S. the most in 25 years There have been more than 700 reported measles cases in the United States this year -- the highest mark in a quarter-century, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said Monday....
22:26, 04/29/2019

CDC: U.S. measles cases climb to 1,077 Measles cases continue to pile up in the United States, as the nation has now reached 1,077 cases, which are spread through 28 states, according to the CDC....
23:39, 06/24/2019

CDC: U.S. measles cases surpass 1,000 The number of measles cases in the United States surpassed 1,000 Wednesday, a milestone Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar called "troubling."...
01:00, 06/06/2019

Ebola cases in DR Congo top 2,000 The daily number of new Ebola cases has tripled in recent months, according to aid organizations. Local distrust and armed groups have hampered a response to the world's second-largest Ebola epidemic....
02:39, 06/05/2019

New York's Medicaid system paid $60,000 for sex offenders to get erectile dysfunction drugs: audit The New York state Medicaid system was found to have improperly shelled out nearly a million dollars for the treatment of erectile dysfunction over a six-year period, with more than $60,000 going toward registered sex offenders who are barred from su...
19:00, 06/12/2019

Sex, drugs and soccer: Diego Maradona film shines light on Napoli years An unacknowledged son, photo ops with the mafia and humongous cocaine binges: it's incredible that Diego Maradona found time to become the greatest footballer of his generation....
14:26, 06/12/2019

Watch: Coast Guards Leap Onto "Narco-Sub", Seize Drugs Worth $232 Million Infamously elusive boats dubbed narco-submarines - cartel-funded ships built in the jungle to haul massive amounts of drugs - have bedeviled Coast Guardsmen tasked with stemming the flow of......
05:13, 07/12/2019

Malaysia authorities seize 5,255 tiny turtles and drugs at Kuala Lumpur airport Malaysia authorities have arrested four Indians and seized more than 14 kilograms of drugs and over 5,000 turtles from their luggage at the Kuala Lumpur airport....
17:39, 06/26/2019

Drugs, hookers and a 6 mph roller coaster: Inside Coney Island’s lecherous past Before the Wonder Wheel or Cyclone, Coney Island was a “four-mile-long, half-mile-wide coastal citadel of grime, crime, intoxication and fornication.”...
06:26, 07/07/2019

What makes ‘Rocketman’ a unique music biopic? Actually showing sex, drugs and rock-and-roll. Instead of following the usual formula and glossing over the rough bits — namely, John’s anger issues and addiction to alcohol, cocaine and sex — it focuses on them....
12:52, 05/31/2019

Big pharma is denying children like my son vital drugs. So I've set up a buyers club | Robert Long The US company Vertex has put a ludicrous price on a new cystic fibrosis drug. But we’ve found a way to bypass its greed A few weeks ago I sat in a meeting room in east London nervously waiting the arrival of two representatives from Gador, an Argent...
16:52, 06/06/2019

Ocasio-Cortez wants to make it easier to study magic mushrooms, other psychedelic drugs Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y., filed legislation on Friday to make it easier for researchers to study the therapeutic and medical benefits of certain psychedelic drugs such as magic mushrooms amid a growing national shift in attitudes towards...
17:13, 06/09/2019

Decoding Miley Cyrus' She Is Coming Lyrics: Messages of Love, Drugs and Cattitude She is here! Miley Cyrus is back with new music! The 26-year-old singer has just dropped her EP, She Is Coming, featuring six new tracks. The EP starts out with the song "Mother's......
18:39, 05/31/2019

Groundbreaking cancer-fighting drugs now included in updated UN list of essential medicines The UN health agency, WHO, announced on Tuesday that dozens of new drugs have been added to the list of essential medicines that every country should have, including new cancer treatments that can be swallowed rather than injected....
22:00, 07/09/2019

Caster Semenya Can Run Free—for Now—as Court Rules She Won’t Have to Take Drugs to Lower Testosterone Levels Calling it a victory for women’s “human rights,” South African runner Caster Semenya and her legal team are cheering a Swiss court’s ruling that allows her to continue competing without taking testosterone-lowering drugs while she continues her appea...
05:39, 06/05/2019

3 kids found locked in back of U-Haul carrying drugs in Tennessee: police Authorities say three children have been rescued from the back of a U-Haul truck that was carrying drugs in Tennessee, and three North Carolinians have been charged in the case....
17:52, 07/16/2019

Putin ally calls drugs case against Russian journalist 'very bad story': Ifax Valentina Matviyenko, the speaker of Russia's upper house of parliament, on Tuesday called the case against Ivan Golunov, an investigative journalist charged with drug offences, a "very bad story," the Interfax news agency reported....
12:13, 06/11/2019

Drugs with biggest price hikes don't treat depression or diabetes — they're for erectile dysfunction The prescription drugs that have seen the most rapid rise in cost in the U.S. don't treat depression, cholesterol or even autoimmune diseases, a new study finds....
17:39, 05/31/2019

Cellphones and laptops on latest USTR China tariff list, drugs excluded A list of products subject to possible U.S. tariffs on about $300 billion of Chinese imports will include cellphones and laptop computers but not pharmaceuticals and rare earth materials, the U.S. Trade Representative's Office said on Monday....
06:52, 05/14/2019

Arizona sheriff says cartels smuggling people and drugs through Native American reservation An Arizona sheriff has revealed a major loophole in his state that's allowing Mexican cartels to smuggle drugs and people into the United States "left and right."...
17:52, 07/01/2019

YouTube engineer 'on drugs rampage injures 8 with truck, light, and sharp pencil' A HIGH-flying software engineer who works for YouTube allegedly perpetrated a bizarre series of assaults after he took LSD and had “really bad trip.”...
21:00, 07/08/2019

Wednesday's Daily Brief: migration tragedy in the Rio Grande, drugs report, Torture Victims Day Top news, this Thursday are: the migration debate spurred by the tragic image of a drowned man and his daughter in the Rio Grande; the Khashoggi killing discussed at the Human Rights Council; key findings from the latest UN report on drugs; updates f...
02:13, 06/27/2019

Attorney: Deputy in clash with Raptors president has concussion is on medical leave A California sheriff's deputy suffered a concussion, jaw injury and is on medical leave following an altercation with Toronto Raptors President Masai Ujiri right after the team clinched its first NBA championship last week in Oakland. ...
09:39, 06/19/2019

BJP Open To Giving Post Of Deputy Speaker To A Friendly Party: Report The BJP is open to offering the post of deputy speaker in the Lok Sabha to a friendly party but it has not taken a final decision on the matter, sources said Wednesday....
02:26, 06/13/2019

Iraq will not take sides amid Middle East tension: Iraqi deputy PM Iraq will not take sides amid tensions in the Middle East, the Iraqi deputy prime minister said on Thursday, as a row between the United States and Iran escalated....
11:39, 06/27/2019

Jet Airways Deputy CEO Amit Agarwal Steps Down, Cites "Personal Reasons" Jet Airways said on Tuesday that its deputy chief executive and chief financial officer Amit Agarwal has resigned. The now-grounded airline said that Mr Agarwal stepped down due to personal reasons.......
08:13, 05/14/2019

Man wanted in random stabbing attack fatally shot by Texas deputy A Connecticut man accused of randomly attacking a couple at their Tennessee home was shot Monday while being arrested and died at a hospital, police said. Peter Alexander Bohning, 34, of Kent, Connecticut, was wounded Monday during the altercation in...
20:39, 06/24/2019

Srinagar Deputy Mayor Charged In Jammu And Kashmir Bank Case The Anti-Corruption Bureau has registered a case against Srinagar's Deputy Mayor Sheikh Imran and officials of the Jammu and Kashmir Bank for alleged illegal appropriation of crores of rupees from the......
21:00, 06/15/2019

Singapore deputy PM nods to future leadership role in speech to workers Singapore's newly-appointed deputy prime minister hinted at a future leadership role in a speech on Wednesday in which he echoed a pledge made by previous prime ministers to support the city-state's labor movement....
06:39, 05/01/2019

RBI Deputy Governor Viral Acharya Quits, Cites "Personal Circumstances" Viral Acharya, Deputy Governor of the Reserve Bank of India (RBI), has resigned, citing "unavoidable personal circumstances". Mr Acharya, whose term was scheduled to end in February, conveyed his......
09:39, 06/24/2019

U.S. envoy for Iran meets Saudi deputy defense minister in Riyadh U.S. Special Representative for Iran Brian Hook met Saudi Arabia’s Deputy Defense Minister Prince Khalid bin Salman in Riyadh on Friday, the minister tweeted....
13:00, 06/21/2019

Sheriff’s Deputy Fired Years After “To Catch A Predator” Police Sting BRECKINRIDGE COUNTY, Ky. (WDRB)– A Breckinridge County sheriff’s deputy has been fired after only six months on the job, according to WDRB in Louisville. 33-year-old Anthony Philips was fired from the sheriff’s department on May 4 a...
18:39, 05/30/2019

Politicians mourn national deputy Héctor Olivares at Congress wake President Mauricio Macri and politicians across the political spectrum gathered this morning for a wake to remember UCR national deputy Héctor Olivares....
22:52, 05/13/2019

Facebook's Libra cryptocurrency could raise regulatory issues: BoE deputy governor Plans by Facebook Inc to launch a new global cryptocurrency called Libra could raise regulatory issues, Bank of England Deputy Governor Sam Woods said on Thursday....
11:26, 06/20/2019

Woman sentenced for posing as sheriff’s deputy to free boyfriend from jail An Arkansas woman who posed as a California sheriff’s deputy to break her boyfriend out of jail has been sentenced. Maxine Feldstein, 30, pleaded guilty on Monday to several charges, including criminal impersonation, and was sentenced to 30 yea...
01:00, 05/17/2019

‘The clock is ticking’ on meeting the Sustainable Development Goals, says UN deputy chief Pointing to climate change, inequalities and other serious challenges, United Nations Deputy Secretary-General Amina Mohammed told a forum on Thursday Development that “the clock is ticking” down, to making the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development...
20:00, 04/28/2019

Italian police seize migrant boat, risking stand-off with deputy PM Italian prosecutors have ordered the seizure of a rescue boat anchored outside the port of Lampedusa in Sicily, triggering a potential tug-of-war with Deputy Prime Minister Matteo Salvini who has pledged to stop the migrants from disembarking....
21:39, 05/19/2019

Philadelphia's First Openly Gay Deputy Sheriff Found Dead of Apparent Suicide On Friday, Deputy Sheriff Dante Austin was found dead inside the Philadelphia Sheriff’s Office from what appeared to be a self-inflicted gunshot wound. He was 27....
00:00, 06/12/2019

Top U.S. cardinal accused of ignoring sex abuse case involving deputy and woman A Houston woman alleges a priest seduced her when she came to him for spiritual counselling at a low point in her life, and that his boss dismissed it....
22:52, 06/04/2019

Politicians condemn brazen shooting attack on deputy, official near Congress Cambiemos officials vow to bring perpetrators to justice, as lawmakers across the political spectrum condemn attack on Héctor Olivares and Miguel Marcelo Yadón near Congress....
22:52, 05/09/2019

Ajendra Bahadur Singh Is New Deputy Chief Of Integrated Defence Staff Vice Admiral Ajendra Bahadur Singh assumed the duties of Deputy Chief of Integrated Defence Staff (Doctrine Organisation Training) on May 31, said a press note from the Indian Navy....
15:26, 06/02/2019

Victoria Borwick: Ex-Boris deputy loses her bid to stand again as Tory MP in Kensington Former Kensington Tory MP Victoria Borwick has failed in her bid to stand again in the seat, which she lost to Labour in a surprise result at the 2017 election....
16:39, 07/08/2019

Austria’s deputy leader pushes extremist argument to warn against immigration Ahead of European Parliament elections, Austrian Vice Chancellor Heinz-Christian Strache described his staunchly anti-immigration Freedom Party as committed to fighting “population exchange,” a term associated with and used by the extreme right....
20:52, 04/28/2019

Gunmen shoot deputy Héctor Olivares outside Congress, kill another official La Rioja UCR deputy Héctor Olivares and provincial government official Miguel Marcelo Yadón attacked near National Congresss building. Olivares now in surgery, Yadón died from wounds sustained in the attack before arrival at hospital....
18:39, 05/09/2019

Deputy Attorney General Rosenstein says farewell; Senate set to confirm his replacement Rod Rosenstein, who oversaw Special Counsel Robert Mueller's Russia investigation, wrapped up his high-profile tenure at the U.S. Justice Department as his likely replacement moved closer to confirmation in the U.S. Senate on Thursday....
23:13, 05/09/2019

Rod Rosenstein, U.S. deputy attorney general who appointed Mueller, submits resignation U.S. Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein, who appointed Special Counsel Robert Mueller in May 2017 to investigate links between the Russian government and President Donald Trump's campaign, said on Monday he was resigning from his post....
05:26, 04/30/2019

U.S. military in region is 'weakest' in history: Iran deputy Guards chief The U.S. military presence in the Middle East is at its "weakest in history", a deputy commander of Iran's elite Revolutionary Guards was on Sunday quoted by the semi-official news agency Fars as saying....
10:39, 05/26/2019

Iranian missiles can easily reach U.S. ships in Gulf: Guards deputy A deputy head of Iran's elite Revolutionary Guards said even short-range Iranian missiles could reach U.S. warships in the Gulf, adding that the United States could not afford a new war, the semi-official news agency Fars reported on Friday....
13:00, 05/17/2019

Deputy Guards chief says Iran will not hold talks with U.S.: news agency A deputy head of Iran's Revolutionary Guards said that Tehran will not hold talks with its arch enemy the United States and that Washington "will not dare launch military action against us", the semi-official news agency Tasnim reported on Friday....
10:39, 05/10/2019

Recently retired Arizona deputy fire chief dies in car crash BUCKEYE, Ariz. (AP) – Authorities say a former deputy fire chief with the Rio Verde Fire District has died in a car crash in Buckeye two weeks after his retirement. Buckeye police say 59-year-old Eric Merrill was killed in Saturday morning̵...
21:00, 05/26/2019

Margaret Williams Promoted to New Role of Deputy Chief Regulatory Officer CHICAGO, April 27, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- CBOE Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: CBOE) today announced that Margaret Williams has been promoted to the new role of Deputy Chief Regulatory Officer of the Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE). Williams will perform...
10:52, 05/02/2019

Disgraced Parkland deputy Scot Peterson out of jail on reduced bail FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. — A former Florida deputy charged with 11 criminal counts after failing to confront the gunman in the Parkland school massacre was released from jail Thursday after a judge reduced his bail and lifted some restrictions. Scot Pet...
11:39, 06/07/2019

Facebook Dream Hire, Former UK Deputy Prime Minister, Has Made a Bad Start The forthcoming European parliamentary election was meant to be Facebook's big chance to please a constituency that trashes it on a regular basis: Politicians....
15:13, 05/09/2019

Arkansa woman gets 15 years for posing as deputy, busting boyfriend out of jail WASHINGTON COUNTY, Ark. (KNWA) – The woman who posed as a California deputy to get her boyfriend out of a local jail will spend 15 years behind bars for her ruse. Maxine Feldstein was sentenced Monday to 10 years for forgery and 5 years for bei...
00:39, 05/18/2019

Man made honorary deputy fire chief after visiting the firehouse almost every day for 55 years The Jersey City Fire Department honored Friday a man who spent more than five decades helping the on-duty firefighters after being saved from a fire at 10 years old....
12:13, 06/22/2019

Uganda: Three new Ebola cases confirmed The Ministry of Health said it had three more suspected cases of the disease and the number of people who may have come into contact with the virus jumped from eight to 27....
08:00, 06/14/2019

Seven Stylish Phone Cases That You Won't Hate Looking At An old boyfriend of mine was a case-free iPhone guy. I couldn’t stand it. Knowing that phone could slip from his hand while scrolling Twitter on the subway platform, and we’d spend the next three months eating popcorn for dinner on date night because...
07:00, 06/06/2019

One in four Ebola cases undetected in Congo: WHO Roughly a quarter of Ebola infections in eastern Congo are estimated to be going undetected or found too late, a World Health Organization (WHO) expert said on Thursday....
17:00, 06/06/2019

CDC Says Measles Cases in U.S. Have Now Reached Over 1,000 So Far in 2019 The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said on Wednesday that 1,001 cases of measles have been reported so far in the U.S. throughout 2019.Read more......
07:00, 06/06/2019

US measles cases surpass 1,000 this year The number of cases of measles in the United States this year has surpassed 1,000, the US Department of Health and Human Services said Wednesday. The agency said there have been 1,001 cases so far this year....
03:13, 06/06/2019

Two more cases of Ebola confirmed in Uganda: WHO Two more cases of Ebola have been confirmed in Uganda after a five-year-old boy died of the disease, the World Health Organization said on Wednesday....
13:52, 06/12/2019

U.S. records 41 new cases of measles last week The United States recorded 41 new cases of measles in the week ended May 31, taking the total cases for the year to 981 in the worst outbreak since 1992, federal health officials said on Monday....
18:13, 06/03/2019

U.S. recorded 75 new measles cases last week The United States recorded 75 new measles cases last week, taking confirmed cases for the year so far to 839, the worst outbreak since 1994, federal health officials said on Monday....
16:00, 05/13/2019

CDC: Flu season wraps up as a few cases linger The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention released its last weekly influenza report Friday, and flu activity remained similarly low to last week. This caps off the longest flu season in a decade....
06:13, 05/25/2019

Tucson seeing surge in Hepatitis A cases PHOENIX (AP) – Health officials say Arizona is seeing a surge in hepatitis A cases, mostly in the Tucson area but also in metro Phoenix. The outbreak of the viral disease that affects the liver began in November and cases have continued to rise...
03:00, 05/06/2019

Almost 2,000 Ebola cases confirmed in DR Congo Almost 2,000 cases of Ebola have been reported in the Democratic Republic of Congo, as the central African nation struggles with the second largest outbreak of the disease in history....
12:00, 06/10/2019