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Four women whose lives ended in a drainage ditch outside Atlantic City

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — The four women whose bodies were found in a drainage ditch just outside Atlantic City in November 2006, in the order that they were identified: KIM RAFFO, 35. ...

China says up to US to create 'necessary conditions' for anti-drugs cooperation

BEIJING (AP) — China on Friday insisted it is up to the U.S. to “create necessary conditions” for anti-drugs cooperation, following complaints from Washington that Beijing has ignored its calls for a ...

US launches prosecutions of Chinese companies on charges of trafficking fentanyl ingredients

NEW YORK (AP) — The U.S. Justice Department filed criminal charges on Friday against four Chinese companies and eight individuals for allegedly trafficking the chemicals used to make the highly addict...

Journalist Maria Ressa fights on for press freedom

Maria Ressa has long proven her willingness to make sacrifices for the truth. The Filipino journalist, who also holds US citizenship, has spent years warning that social media giants like Facebook can...

‘El Chapo’ sons charged with smuggling cheap fentanyl to US

MEXICO CITY (AP) — With Sinaloa cartel boss Joaquín “El Chapo” Guzmán serving a life sentence, his sons steered the family business into fentanyl, establishing a network of labs churning out massive q...

Tech-rooted groups seek to shake up San Francisco politics

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The tech entrepreneurs who flocked to San Francisco two decades ago bringing jobs and wealth, and also soaring housing prices and gentrification, are becoming a rising political f...

Ex-Missouri police chief indicted in drug overdose death

LOUISIANA, Mo. (AP) — The former police chief of a small northeast Missouri town is facing second-degree murder charges after his girlfriend's brother died of a drug overdose in his home last year. ...

Mexico depicts Philadelphia street scenes in anti-drug ads

MEXICO CITY (AP) — The Mexican government is using video of homeless people and open-air drug users in Philadelphia’s embattled Kensington neighborhood in a national ad campaign to try to scare young ...

Woman's rape cries go unheard in unmonitored drug sting

ALEXANDRIA, La. (AP) — A woman outfitted with a tiny microphone and hidden camera walked up to a dilapidated drug house on a chilly afternoon last year looking to buy meth from a dealer known on the s...

Suspect in deadly Canada stabbings has long criminal record

JAMES SMITH CREE NATION, Saskatchewan (AP) — As a Canadian Indigenous community comes to grips with a deadly stabbing rampage by two of its own, many blamed rampant drug and alcohol use on the reserve...

One suspect in Canadian mass stabbings found dead, another still on the run

JAMES SMITH CREE NATION, Saskatchewan, Sept 5 (Reuters) - Canadian police on Monday found one of the suspects in a mass stabbing spree dead while the other suspect, his brother, was still on the run a...

California inmate overdoses plummet under drug program

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — The spiraling number of overdose deaths and hospitalizations among California prison inmates fell dramatically during the first two years of a program that uses prescribed dr...

Mixed results for Oregon's pioneering drug decriminalization

SALEM, Ore. (AP) — Oregon voters approved a ballot measure in 2020 to decriminalize hard drugs after being told it was a way to establish and fund addiction recovery centers that would offer people ai...

Philippine authorities seize largest drug haul this year

MANILA, Philippines (AP) — Philippine authorities seized suspected methamphetamine estimated to be worth more than 1 billion pesos ($19.6 million) at a home in the capital region Tuesday and arrested ...

Graft, drug trafficking threaten Albania's chances of joining EU

Prosecutor Altin Dumani knows there is a lot to do. A lot. His office, in Albania's capital, Tirana, is crammed with stacks of documents. All of the cases deal with organized crime, especially dru...