Drugs

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Rebekah Sager
June 27, 2019 - 5:24 pm
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health launched a new campai gn Thursday to raise awareness of the dangers of addiction to prescription pain medications. The Public Health hopes to help the public understand the issues around synthetic opioids such as fentanyl. “Opioids do not...
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Jon Baird/KNX 1070
June 26, 2019 - 12:56 pm
(KNX 1070) - A two-year investigation into drugs sales in San Pedro has resulted in the indictments of 14 alleged gang members and associates. Police showed off a number of guns that they seized Wednesday. A joint task force targeted the Rancho San Pedro street gang for allegedly selling...
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June 21, 2019 - 3:29 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. women will soon have another drug option designed to boost low sex drive: a shot they can give themselves in the thigh or abdomen that raises sexual interest for several hours. The medication OK'd Friday by the Food and Drug Administration is only the second approved to...
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AP
June 19, 2019 - 2:18 pm
This week's staggering cocaine bust in Philadelphia is another sign that traffickers are turning to East Coast seaports as a result of increased law enforcement pressure along the country's southwest border. Federal law enforcement officials raided a container ship at Philadelphia's port and...
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May 30, 2019 - 2:58 pm
Federal prosecutors say six people linked to an international drug ring brought hundreds of pounds (kilograms) of cocaine, methamphetamine, heroin and other narcotics into the U.S. from Mexico. The U.S. Attorney's Office in Los Angeles says Thursday that all six were arrested this week and named in...
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AP
February 12, 2019 - 9:42 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Mexico's most notorious drug lord, Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman, was convicted Tuesday of running an industrial-scale smuggling operation after a three-month trial packed with Hollywood-style tales of grisly killings, political payoffs, cocaine hidden in jalapeno cans, jewel-encrusted...
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AP
November 05, 2018 - 9:21 am
LOS ANGELES (AP) — A coroner has ruled rapper Mac Miller's death an accidental overdose due to a combination of drugs and alcohol. A Los Angeles County coroner's report released Monday named the 26-year-old Miller's cause of death as "mixed toxicity," saying cocaine, alcohol and the powerful opioid...
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Fulton County Sheriff's Office
June 07, 2018 - 11:32 am
FULTON COUNTY, Ga. (CBS NEWS) -- A Georgia mother was sentenced to prison Monday for allowing two men to rape her young daughters for drugs and cash. CBS affiliate WGCL reports 25-year-old Morgan Summerlin was sentenced to 30 years, 20 of which will be served in prison and the balance on probation...
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