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.
Kratom May Be Legal But DEA Pushing To Ban The Controversial DrugA 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.
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.
LAPD To Step Up Patrols Of Drunk, Drugged Drivers Over New Year's Eve HolidayThe Los Angeles Police Department will be stepping up patrols for impaired drivers over the upcoming New Year’s Eve holiday.
Secret Drug Tunnel Uncovered Along U.S. Border Near San DiegoA sophisticated, secret drug tunnel has been uncovered along the San Diego-Tijuana border, U.S. officials said Thursday.
Singer CeeLo Green Pleads Not Guilty To Slipping Ecstasy To WomanSinger CeeLo Green Monday pleaded not guilty to a charge of slipping ecstasy to a woman.
18 Arrested In Alleged Drug Smuggling Ring At SoCal Truck YardsOver a dozen people working at two Southland truck yards have been arrested in connection with three Mexican drug smuggling operations, prosecutors said Thursday.
Judge Rejects OC Fire Authority's Effort To Recover Cost In Search For Missing Trabuco Canyon HikersThe 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.
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.
Shelter Rejects SoCal Man's Christmas Cash GiveawayA 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.
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."
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.
TSA Screeners Indicted For Allegedly Taking Bribes For Drug ShipmentsTwo former and two current screeners at LAX were charged with taking cash payments to allow large shipments of drugs through security.
Plush Toy Company Owner, Workers Indicted On Money Laundering Charges Federal officials said Monday a Southland toy maker has laundered millions of dollars in Mexican and Columbian drug money.
Missing Mentally Ill OC Man Found, Thrown Back In Jail On Meth, Robbery ChargesMatthew Hoff is no longer missing after his mother Jennifer warned that he may pose a danger to himself or the public.