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Newport Beach Doctor Under Investigation For Prescription Drug Overdoses

An Orange County doctor was under investigation Wednesday in the deaths of two patients who died of prescription drug overdoses.

04/16/2014

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Patient Safety Supporters Call For Mandatory Drug Testing For Doctors

Families who claimed to have been victimized by dangerous or intoxicated doctors announced Monday the delivery of hundreds of thousands of signatures for a ballot measure that would require mandatory drug testing for doctors.

03/24/2014

Detectives say a gold necklace and two gold bracelets were found in a drug drop-off box at a Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station. (Photo courtesy LASD)

Deputies Find Gold Jewelry In Santa Clarita Drug Drop-off Box

Authorities say a drug drop-off bin at the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Santa Clarita Valley station was – for at least one day – a sentimental treasure chest for one Southland family.

02/27/2014

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OC Lawmaker Joins Call For White House To Soften Pot Policy

An Orange County Congressman was among over a dozen Washington lawmakers Wednesday to call on President Obama to declassify marijuana as one of the nation’s most dangerous drugs.

02/12/2014

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Kratom May Be Legal But DEA Pushing To Ban The Controversial Drug

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.

01/30/2014

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San Fernando Valley Symposium Aimed At Sharp Rise In Heroin Use

Heroin use across the Valley – which is currently home to some 1.8 million people – has seen an “astronomical rise” over the last decade, according the nonprofit BILY.

01/13/2014

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LAPD To Step Up Patrols Of Drunk, Drugged Drivers Over New Year’s Eve Holiday

The Los Angeles Police Department will be stepping up patrols for impaired drivers over the upcoming New Year’s Eve holiday.

CBS2 / KCAL9–12/27/2013

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Secret Drug Tunnel Uncovered Along U.S. Border Near San Diego

A sophisticated, secret drug tunnel has been uncovered along the San Diego-Tijuana border, U.S. officials said Thursday.

10/31/2013

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Singer CeeLo Green Pleads Not Guilty To Slipping Ecstasy To Woman

Singer CeeLo Green Monday pleaded not guilty to a charge of slipping ecstasy to a woman.

CBS2 / KCAL9–10/21/2013

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18 Arrested In Alleged Drug Smuggling Ring At SoCal Truck Yards

Over a dozen people working at two Southland truck yards have been arrested in connection with three Mexican drug smuggling operations, prosecutors said Thursday.

08/15/2013

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Judge Rejects OC Fire Authority’s Effort To Recover Cost In Search For Missing Trabuco Canyon Hikers

The Orange County Fire Authority will not be reimbursed for the cost of a search for two teenaged hikers near Trabuco Canyon, a judge ruled Friday.

CBS2 / KCAL9–07/12/2013

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LASD Deputy Finds Mobile Hash Lab During Traffic Stop

A 23-year-old Lancaster man was in custody after a routine traffic stop uncovered a mobile drug lab, authorities said Tuesday.

05/21/2013

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Shelter Rejects SoCal Man’s Christmas Cash Giveaway

A Southern California man’s tradition of handing out cash totaling $1,000 to homeless men was broken when he was turned away by a shelter on Christmas Day.

12/30/2012

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LA County Department Of Public Health Warns Against ‘Bath Salts’

The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health Saturday issued an official warning against the usage of “bath salts.”

10/20/2012

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LA County Deputy Jailed On Felony Drug Charges

A veteran Los Angeles County Sheriff’s deputy was behind bars Monday on felony drug and other charges.

KNX 1070 NEWSRADIO–06/04/2012

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