LOS ANGELES (CBSLA.com) — She was a quintessential small-town girl: sweet, gracious, naive, growing up in the small town of Bremerton, Wash., with a perfectly insulated life. But Meili Cady had much more planned: She […]
A former federal drug agent accused of conspiring with a La Quinta man who posed as a lawyer and ex-prosecutor to swindle victims out of hundreds of thousands of dollars faces federal fraud charges Friday.
Police are once again warning the public about a phone scam that could have those who answer thinking they’ve committed a crime.
Jen Levinson received a “call” from the DEA telling her that she was facing arrest.
Police will collect and dispose of unwanted and outdated prescription drugs until 2 p.m. Saturday at locations across the region.
The Board of Directors voted to close a Boys and Girls Club in El Monte after a DEA indictment claims the club was a center where potential Mexican Mafia gang members openly held meetings and sold drugs.
Dr. Andrew Sun, 78, of La Mirada was found guilty of illegally distributing painkillers like Norco, Hydrocodone and Vicodin.
Juan Vidrio, 26, was taken into custody this week, five months after authorities began an investigation into drug sales in the seaside city they say revealed Vidrio was selling heroin to teenagers.
Authorities are releasing a Downey man they admit to accidentally jailing for two weeks when they mistook him for a drug dealer.
Authorities say they’re now investigating whether they mistakenly took a Downey man into custody in a case of mistaken identity.
A drug used for centuries in Southeast Asia is becoming increasingly popular in the Southland. Some officials say kratom is addictive and dangerous but it’s still legal to buy it in California, even for minors. Lawmakers in some states are currently proposing legislation to ban the drug completely.
School children at an Orange County elementary school joined students nationwide pledging to stay drug-free as Red Ribbon Week kicked off Monday.
Angelenos are being urged to dispose of potentially dangerous, expired, and unwanted prescriptions during Saturday’s National Drug Take Back Day.
Over a dozen people working at two Southland truck yards have been arrested in connection with three Mexican drug smuggling operations, prosecutors said Thursday.
The Justice Department will pay $4.1 million to a California college student left in a Drug Enforcement Administration holding cell for four days without food or water last year.