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Was Katie Wilkins killed for her car? (credit: The Wilkins Family)

Malibu Woman’s Missing Car Found As Mystery Of Her Death Deepens

The mysterious death of a 25-year-old Malibu woman continues to confound authorities as new wrinkles in the case continue to appear.

05/10/2012

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Beverly Hills Police Close Investigation Into Whitney Houston’s Death

The Los Angeles County Coroner’s Office released their final report Wednesday on the death of Whitney Houston.

CBS2 / KCAL9–04/11/2012

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Coroner’s Autopsy Report Reveals New Information About Whitney Houston’s Death

The Los Angeles County Coroner released the official autopsy report into Whitney Houston’s death Wednesday, detailing additional information about the the singer’s death.

CBS2 / KCAL9–04/04/2012

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2 Canadians Charged In Drug Money Scheme

Two Canadians were arrested on suspicion of selling marijuana and ecstasy in the U.S. and spending the proceeds on cocaine they planned to smuggle to Canada, federal authorities said Friday.

03/30/2012

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Coroner Says Cocaine Use Contributed To Whitney Houston’s Death

Cocaine was found in Whitney Houston’s system when she died, according to the final report from the Los Angeles County Coroner’s office.

03/22/2012

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2 Brothers Get Prison For LA-Based Cocaine Ring

The head of a small hip-hop record label who prosecutors say led a drug trafficking ring that used chartered jets to ship cocaine and cash between Baltimore and Los Angeles has been sentenced to 10 years in federal prison.

03/06/2012

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$500K Worth Of Cocaine Found Hidden In Refrigerated Shipping Container

Sixty-four pounds of cocaine worth more than half a million dollars were found hidden in the panels of an empty refrigerated container at the Los Angeles/Long Beach seaport complex, according to U.S. Customs and Border Protection.

03/02/2012

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Mother, Daughter Accused Of Trying To Smuggle Cocaine Through LAX

A 54-year-old woman and her 22-year-old daughter have been arrested on suspicion of trying to smuggling more than 10 pounds of cocaine through Los Angeles International Airport.

02/08/2012

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Charlie Sheen’s Ex Arrested On Assault, Drug Possession Charges

Police in Aspen say Charlie Sheen’s ex-wife, Brooke Mueller, has been arrested in Aspen on suspicion of third-degree assault and cocaine possession with intent to distribute.

12/03/2011

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This Minivan Comes Fully Loaded…With $500K Of Cocaine!

A car repair led to a $500k-discovery for a man in the Bay Area. Charles Preston brought his van to a mechanic because he was having trouble with the window.

CBS2 / KCAL9–11/14/2011

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OC Man Sentenced To 20 Years In Fatal Crash

An Orange County man has been sentenced to 20 years and four months in prison for causing a DUI crash that killed a woman on Valentine’s Day last year.

10/15/2011

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Mother Of 3 And Alleged Gang Member Arrested In Drugs-For-Sale Bust

Officials said a 24-year-old mother of three and an alleged gang member were arrested when a search of their East Los Angeles home yielded drugs and guns.

CBS2 / KCAL9–09/02/2011

Musician Sly Stone performs during day 3 of the Coachella Valley Music & Art Festival 2010 held at The Empire Polo Club on April 18, 2010. (credit: Charley Gallay/Getty Images)

Singer Sly Stone’s Pretrial Hearing Postponed

A pretrial hearing for singer Sly Stone on drug possession charges has been postponed.

07/19/2011

Mueller hasn't been on the job for a long time but he's already made a big impact. (credit: CBS)

K-9 Officers Score Major Drug Busts In Fullerton, Torrance

K-9 officers are credited with two major drug busts around the Southland, according to officials.

CBS2 / KCAL9–07/13/2011

A report published online in the Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology said six patients developed purple-colored patches of necrotic skin on their ears, nose, cheeks and other parts of their body and, in some instances, suffered permanent scarring after they had used cocaine. (credit: Dr. Noah Craft/Logical Images)

Report: Tainted Cocaine In LA, NY Linked To Flesh-Eating Disease

One journal reports six patients developed “purple-colored patches of necrotic skin on their ears, noses, cheeks and other parts of their body” because of use of the adulterated cocaine.

06/28/2011

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