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Germany rejects asylum claim by deported convict

Nov. 8, 2019 10:57 AM EST

BERLIN (AP) — German officials have rejected an asylum request from a Lebanese man who was convicted of drug dealing and deported but then returned to Germany. Interior Minister Horst Seehofer said Friday that the Federal Office for Migration and Refugees had rejected Ibrahim Miri's application as "clearly...

Man charged with providing drugs ordered by prison inmates

Oct. 25, 2019 1:06 PM EDT

DURHAM, N.C. (AP) — A man accused of selling and sneaking drugs like Ecstacy into prisons across North Carolina is facing charges after officials say they tracked him through his phone calls with inmates. News outlets reported that 40-year-old Eric Lamont Perry of Durham was arrested earlier this month. A...

Ex-Honolulu police chief, estranged wife plead guilty

Oct. 22, 2019 10:41 PM EDT

HONOLULU (AP) — A retired Honolulu police chief and his wife, a former deputy city prosecutor, pleaded guilty Tuesday to bank fraud in order to avoid other trials against them, capping a federal corruption investigation that brought down the once-respected and powerful couple. As part of a deal with...

The Latest: Ex-police chief pleads guilty to bank fraud

Oct. 22, 2019 9:26 PM EDT

HONOLULU (AP) — The Latest on a retired police chief and his wife pleading guilty in a federal corruption investigation (all times local): 3:25 p.m. A former Honolulu police chief has pleaded guilty to bank fraud, capping a federal corruption investigation against him and his wife, an ex-deputy city...

Clusters of illness linked to CBD vapes share 2nd connection

Oct. 21, 2019 4:10 PM EDT

CARLSBAD, Calif. (AP) — Some of the people rushing to emergency rooms thought the CBD vape they inhaled would help like a gentle medicine. Others puffed it for fun. What the vapors delivered instead was a jolt of synthetic marijuana, and with it an intense high of hallucinations and even seizures. More...

1st federal opioid crisis trial to focus on distribution

Oct. 21, 2019 12:35 AM EDT

CLEVELAND (AP) — The case is about the conduct of a group of companies in two Ohio counties, but far more than that is riding on the first federal trial on the opioid crisis, expected to open Monday in Cleveland. The counties are looking for money to help them fight and fix the epidemic, while families who...

2 charged in triple homicide during drug deal in Missouri

Oct. 19, 2019 2:39 PM EDT

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Two people are charged in the deaths of three people who police say were shot during a drug deal at a Kansas City, Missouri, home. The Kansas City Star reports that Jackson County prosecutors on Friday charged 35-year-old Lynnsey Jones and 43-year-old Victor Sykes each with three...

34 sentenced as part of 'Gangster's Paradise' investigation

Oct. 18, 2019 5:02 AM EDT

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Federal prosecutors say 34 people in Tennessee have been sentenced to prison terms for laundering money as part of a drug trafficking ring. U.S. attorney's office prosecutors in Memphis said in a news release Thursday that the group of defendants sold drugs and laundered money for a...

Philippine police chief resigns amid drug allegations

Oct. 14, 2019 2:49 AM EDT

MANILA, Philippines (AP) — The Philippine national police chief resigned on Monday after he faced allegations in a Senate hearing that he intervened as a provincial police chief in 2013 to prevent his officers from being prosecuted for allegedly selling a huge quantity of illegal drugs they had seized....

Suspect in rapper Mac Miller's drug death pleads not guilty

Oct. 10, 2019 4:26 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A man charged with selling rapper Mac Miller the drugs that killed him last year pleaded not guilty Thursday in federal court in Los Angeles. Cameron Pettit stood alongside his attorney and spoke only to answer a judge's questions as he entered the plea. Prosecutor allege that Pettit,...