Drugs

El Chapo
USA Today
July 17, 2019 - 9:26 am
The Mexican drug kingpin Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman has been sentenced to life behind bars in a U.S. prison, a humbling end for a drug lord once notorious for his ability to kill, bribe or tunnel his way out of trouble.
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Opioid epidemic, painkillers, drugs, pills
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Alan Scaia
April 09, 2019 - 12:13 pm
DALLAS (1080 KRLD) - The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services has announced a $24 million grant to combat opioid abuse. Since the Texas Health and Human Services Commission launched its "Texas Targeted Opioid Response Program" in May 2017, the federal government has sent $176 million in...
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Jail
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Kelli Wiese
April 03, 2019 - 5:37 pm
DALLAS (1080 KRLD) - Christopher Crotty is the second of two defendants to plead guilty for importing anabolic steroids from Asia, repackaging them, and selling them to customers in North Texas and across the country through the U.S. mail. Ryan Conor Savage started doing this in 2015. Crotty joined...
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FILE - In this Monday Feb. 4, 2019 courtroom sketch, Judge Brian Cogan upper right, gives instructions to jurors in the trial of Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman in New York. On Wednesday, Feb. 20, 2019, El Chapo’s lawyers raised concerns of potential juror misconduct and said they were reviewing “all available options” after a juror at the notorious Mexican drug lord’s trial told a news website that several jurors looked at media coverage of the case against a judge’s orders. (Elizabeth Williams via AP)
February 20, 2019 - 4:58 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — El Chapo's lawyers raised concerns of potential juror misconduct and were reviewing their options Wednesday after a member of the jury at the Mexican drug lord's trial told a news website that several jurors looked at media coverage of the case. The juror told VICE News that at...
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