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Memphis Cop Killed In Drug Raid

December 14, 2012
Officers Martoiya Lang, 32, and William Vrooman were struck by gunfire after they entered the home at 7:58 a.m. Friday. Officer Lang died after she was transported to the regional medical center.

Seattle PD Now Issues Verbal Warnings for Public Marijuana

December 6, 2012
The Seattle Police Department advised its officers to issue verbal warnings to subjects who use marijuana in public, ahead of Washington's marijuana legalization measure going into affect today.

DEA: Meth Lab Incidents Rose 39% In Four Years

November 20, 2012
Meth remains a growth industry with heavy demand across the country that has required increasing law enforcement resources to handle. The increasing popularity of meth's cheap, euphoric high appears to be replacing more pricey street drugs such as cocaine and heroin.

Man Arrested Trying To Smuggle Meth Candy Bars Through LAX

July 31, 2012
A Long Beach, Calif., man was arrested for attempting to smuggle methamphetamine disguised as Snickers bars from Los Angeles to Japan.

Video: FBI Enhances Video In Evidence-Planting Claim

July 31, 2012
The FBI agreed Monday to enhance patrol-car video footage from a 2009 arrest involving a man who accused two El Paso (Texas) Police officers of planting cocaine on him.

Synthetic Drugs: In-Custody Deaths May Spike

July 27, 2012
A face-chewing attack in Miami and several other bizarre assaults have opened law enforcement's eyes to a new wave of designer synthetic drugs that turn its users into monsters.

L.A. Bans Medical Marijuana Dispensaries

July 25, 2012
In the latest attempt to regulate what many say is an out-of-control proliferation of medical marijuana dispensaries in Los Angeles, the City Council voted 14-0 Tuesday to ban pot shops.

Feds To Regulate Synthetic Marijuana Drugs

June 28, 2012
A new federal law would establish regulatory oversight and enforcement of 26 drugs commonly found in synthetic marijuana known as "K2" and "Spice."

Supreme Court Rules On Cocaine Sentencing

June 21, 2012
The U.S. Supreme Court on Thursday ruled that two Chicago drug dealers should have been sentenced under a 2010 law that reduced the disparity of sentencing for crack and powder cocaine.

Plan Would Limit NYPD Pot Arrests

June 4, 2012
New York's Gov. Andrew Cuomo will ask the legislature to decriminalize the possession of small amounts of marijuana to reduce the number of "stop and frisk" encounters between officers and subjects, he announced today.

'Bath Salts' User Describes Overdose

June 4, 2012

A former "bath salts" user tells CNN he "felt so evil" during an overdose when last using the drug.

ATF, Oakland Police Arrest 60, Seize 92 Guns

May 30, 2012
The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF) and Oakland Police Department arrested 60 suspects and seized 92 weapons, culminating a four-month investigation.

Texas DPS Patrol Boats Armed for Cartel Threats

May 17, 2012
To protect its troopers against Mexican drug cartel soldiers often armed with military-grade weaponry, the Texas Department of Public Safety has outfitted three boats to patrol the U.S. border splitting the Rio Grande River and Falcon Lake.

Calif. Student Left In Cell Sues DEA for $20M

May 3, 2012
A University of California student who went "completely insane" after Drug Enforcement Administration agents accidentally left him alone in a cell for five days has sued the agency for $20 million.

Fish Fertilizer Helps Drive Away Pot Smokers at Colo. University

April 25, 2012
The University of Colorado successfully suppressed an annual "4/20" marijuana smoking event on its quad on Friday by shutting down the campus and spreading an unpleasant-smelling fish-based fertilizer.

Sophisticated Drug Tunnel Leads To $65M Marijuana Seizure

December 1, 2011
The passageway, found Tuesday after a six-month investigation, connects a warehouse in Otay Mesa with one in Tijuana, Mexico. The 612-yard long passageway is equipped with electric rail cars, lighting, reinforced walls and wooden floors.

Former Sheriff of the Year Caught In Drug Sting

November 30, 2011
A national sheriff of the year was arrested in Colorado in a drug sting attempting to exchange drugs for sex.

California's Budget Fix: Cut Gang and Drug Fighters

November 7, 2011
State lawmakers are positioning their budget axe over the heads of the state Department of Justice's Bureau of Narcotics Enforcement (BNE) and Bureau of Investigation and Intelligence (BII).

Driver Chokes to Death, After Swallowing Bag of Weed

October 26, 2011
A man who was being pursued by police choked to death, after swallowing a plastic bag containing marijuana.

NYPD Corruption Trial Focuses on Bad Narc Busts

October 24, 2011
The trial has yielded troubling testimony about officers "flaking"—planting drugs on subjects to meet arrest quotas and get overtime pay.
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