Drugs

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Perris Councilman Arrested On Suspicion Of Being Under The Influence Of Drugs

A Perris councilman was arrested Tuesday after authorities suspected him of being under the influence of drugs.

CBS2 / KCAL9–06/24/2014

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LAPD Officer Nabbed In Drug Sting Pleads Not Guilty

An LAPD officer pleaded not guilty Tuesday to charges that he offered to provide prescription drugs to an undercover detective through a classified ad website.

CBS Los Angeles–06/24/2014

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Senate Approves Bill Criminalizing Synthetic Drugs

The bill by Democratic Sen. Cathleen Galgiani of Stockton targets synthetic marijuana or stimulants known as “spice” and “bath salts.”

05/29/2014

Ruben Guerrero (left), pictured here with Montebello Mayor Christina Cortez, was arrested on drug charges in October. (credit: City of Montebello)

Montebello Lawmaker’s Husband Sentenced For Selling Meth To Undercover Deputy

A Montebello city councilwoman’s husband was sentenced Friday for selling methamphetamine to an undercover deputy.

05/23/2014

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OC DA Charges Pharmaceutical Companies For ‘Knowingly Harming Public Health’

The makers of OxyContin, as well as other prescription drugs that are considered potentially dangerous and addictive, are the targets of Orange County District Attorney Anthony Rackauckas, who alleged they duped doctors into believing the benefits of time-released, semi-synthetic opioids outweighed the risks.

05/22/2014

Center Jeremy Newberry #62 seen during the 2005 season with the 49ers. (Robert Laberge/Getty Images)

Former Players File Suit Claiming NFL Gave Them Drugs To Mask Injuries

A group of retired NFL players says in a lawsuit filed Tuesday that the league, thirsty for profits, illegally supplied them with risky narcotics and other painkillers that numbed their injuries for games and led to medical complications down the road.

05/20/2014

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Aspiring Rapper Lil Za, Bieber’s Friend, Gets Probation In Drug Case

An aspiring rapper who was arrested during a search of Justin Bieber’s mansion pleaded no contest Wednesday to felony possession of ecstasy and was sentenced to probation and community service.

CBS2 / KCAL9–04/30/2014

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Viewing Held For Fallen Veteran LAPD Motorcycle Officer

A viewing was held Monday for fallen LAPD motorcycle officer Chris Cortijo, who was struck and killed by a driver who was allegedly high on drugs.

04/21/2014

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LA Doctor Charged With Drug Trafficking, Money Laundering

A Los Angeles-based doctor surrendered Thursday to federal authorities after being indicted on charges that he had illegally distributed drugs, including painkillers that are considered to be powerful and addictive.

04/10/2014

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California Prisons Find 1 In 4 Inmates Used Drugs

Under the recommendation, a first positive test for drug use would cost inmates 90 days’ pay from work assignments, and repeat offenses could mean up to year of lost wages.

04/07/2014

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Lil’ Za Has Felony Property Damage Charge Reduced To Misdemeanor

A felony property damage charge against a friend and former housemate of Justin Bieber was reduced Wednesday to a misdemeanor.

CBS2 / KCAL9–03/26/2014

Ryan Braun #8 of the Milwaukee Brewers in the dugout during the spring training game against the San Diego Padres at Maryvale Baseball Park on March 7, 2014 in Phoenix, Arizona. (credit: Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

MLB Hopes For New Drug Agreement Within The Week

Baseball players and management hope to reach a new drug agreement this week that would increase initial penalties for muscle-building steroids and decrease suspensions for some positive tests caused by unintentional use, people familiar with the negotiations told The Associated Press.

03/25/2014

Police say Antonio Velez (left) and his brother Ismael Temores were involved in mail theft and other crimes. (credit: Moreno Valley Police Dept.)

Moreno Valley Police Bust 2 Brothers For Alleged Mail Theft

Moreno Valley Police say they have arrested two brothers for mail theft.

03/22/2014

Attorney General Kamala D. Harris releases a report on the growing influence of transnational criminal organizations and "cyber-gangs" in California on March 20, 2014. (credit: Claudia Peschiutta/KNX1070 Newsradio)

Attorney General: California Biggest Target For Cartels, Transnational Gangs In US

Attorney General Kamala Harris says California’s location, size and its role in the digital economy make the state a major hub for the money-making schemes of Mexican cartels and TCOs.

KNX 1070 NEWSRADIO–03/20/2014

KNX On Your Corner

KNX On Your Corner: Overtaken

It’s not supposed to happen in south Orange County.

03/14/2014

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