Federal prison sentences for 9 in drug-trafficking operation

ATLANTA (AP) — Federal prosecutors in Atlanta say nine men have been sentenced for their roles in a Mexico-based drug trafficking operation. The U.S. attorney's office said Thursday ...

Drug use, sales soar in Iraq's Basra amid nationwide spike

BASRA, Iraq (AP) — The rows of self-harm scars that course upward on the teenager's forearms from her wrists nearly to her elbows are reminders of dark times. At age seven, the now 1...

Malaysia court acquits Australian woman of drug trafficking

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — An Australian woman was found not guilty Wednesday of trafficking 1.5 kilograms (3.3 pounds) of crystal meth at Kuala Lumpur's airport three years ago, avoiding a possibl...

11 pounds of meth mailed to man at Hawaii vacation rental

HONOLULU (AP) — A man is accused of using a Hawaii vacation rental to receive a package sent from California containing 11 pounds of methamphetamine. Court documents say Walter Rolan...

Ex-reality TV star faces Phoenix hearing over arrest warrant

PHOENIX (AP) — A court hearing is scheduled Friday over an arrest warrant for a former reality television star accused of vehicle theft and drug possession in Phoenix. Jacob Harris, ...

Lottery winner who gambled on dealing meth gets 21 years

BRUNSWICK, Ga. (AP) — A Georgia man who reportedly used at least part of his $3 million in lottery winnings to deal drugs has been sentenced to serve more than two decades in federal prison. ...

The Latest: Hawaii prison sex abuse suit not served yet

HONOLULU (AP) — The Latest on a lawsuit alleging sexual assault at Hawaii's women's prison (all times local): 5 p.m. Hawaii's Department of Public Safety hasn't yet...

10 women file suit claiming abuse at Hawaii women's prison

HONOLULU (AP) — Ten women allege in a federal lawsuit that guards and a worker at a Hawaii prison sexually assaulted them while they were incarcerated. The lawsuit filed Thursday say...

Man who killed and dismembered UK policeman dies in prison

LONDON (AP) — Britain's Prison Service says that an Italian man who was convicted of murdering a policeman and dissolving his body in acid has died in prison. Stefano Brizzi was sent...

Sheriff: Misdirected text invites deputy to meth delivery

PIERRE PART, La. (AP) — Authorities in Louisiana have arrested a man who they say accidentally texted a deputy to arrange a drug sale. Assumption Parish Sheriff Leland Falcon tells l...

Man who dissolved UK police officer in acid gets life term

LONDON (AP) — A judge in London has given a crystal meth addict a life term in prison for killing a police officer during a bondage sex session and then attempting to cook and eat his body parts. ...

Florida cop killer's death sentence overturned for 3rd time

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — A man who has been sentenced to death three times for drug-addled rampage that left a Polk County deputy and two others dead will once again get a chance to be spared executio...

Man convicted of killing policeman, dissolving body in acid

LONDON (AP) — A British jury has convicted an Italian man of murdering a policeman he met online and trying to dissolve his body in acid, a technique used in the TV show "Breaking Bad." ...

Hawaii warden: Violent sex films used in "shame therapy"

HONOLULU (AP) — The warden of a Hawaii jail testified Wednesday that he showed inmates violent sexual films as part of a program he created that includes what he calls "shame therapy." ...

Israel court says lawmaker Hazan did drugs as casino manager

JERUSALEM (AP) — An Israeli court has ruled that a lawmaker from the ruling Likud party had used hard drugs when he ran a casino in Bulgaria, before entering politics. Tuesday's ruli...