Drug-related crime

This undated photo provided by the Bucks County District Attorney's Office in Doylestown, Pa., shows Cosmo DiNardo, of Bensalem, Pa., an admitted drug dealer with a history of mental illness who was charged Friday, July 14, 2017, with the killings of four Pennsylvania men who vanished a week ago. A second suspect was also arrested and charged in three of the deaths. (Bucks County District Attorney's Office via AP)
July 14, 2017 - 9:27 pm
DOYLESTOWN, Pa. (AP) — A marijuana dealer gave police a grisly account of killing four men on his family's farm, saying he crushed one of them with a backhoe after shooting him and tried to set three of the bodies on fire in a metal bin with the help of his cousin, according to court papers filed...
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Cosmo DiNardo is escorted to a vehicle while in police custody Thursday, July 13, 2017, in Doylestown, Pa. Lawyer Paul Lang, a defense attorney for DiNardo, said Thursday that his client has admitted killing the four men who went missing last week and told authorities the location of the bodies. Lang says prosecutors agreed to take the death penalty off the table in return for DiNardo's cooperation. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)
July 14, 2017 - 2:07 pm
DOYLESTOWN, Pa. (AP) — An admitted drug dealer with a history of mental illness was charged Friday with the killings of four Pennsylvania men who vanished a week ago. A second suspect was also arrested and charged in three of the deaths. Cosmo DiNardo, 20, is charged with all four homicides and 20...
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A law enforcement official escorts Cosmo DiNardo to a vehicle Thursday, July 13, 2017, in Doylestown, Pa. Lawyer Paul Lang, a defense attorney for DiNardo, said Thursday that his client has admitted killing the four men who went missing last week and told authorities the location of the bodies. Lang says prosecutors agreed to take the death penalty off the table in return for DiNardo's cooperation. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)
July 14, 2017 - 5:15 am
DOYLESTOWN, Pa. (AP) — A drug dealer has confessed to killing four young Pennsylvania men after he felt cheated or threatened during three drug transactions and then burned their bodies at his family's farm in suburban Philadelphia, a person with firsthand knowledge of his confession said. The...
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July 14, 2017 - 3:32 am
TIRANA, Albania (AP) — Albanian police say they have seized at least 15 metric tons (16.5 tons) of marijuana hidden in a southwestern village. Police spokesman Gentian Mullai says that officers had found the drugs Friday in Llakatund, 150 kilometers (90 miles) southwest of the capital, Tirana...
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A law enforcement official escorts Cosmo DiNardo to a vehicle Thursday, July 13, 2017, in Doylestown, Pa. Lawyer Paul Lang, a defense attorney for DiNardo, said Thursday that his client has admitted killing the four men who went missing last week and told authorities the location of the bodies. Lang says prosecutors agreed to take the death penalty off the table in return for DiNardo's cooperation. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)
July 14, 2017 - 1:23 am
DOYLESTOWN, Pa. (AP) — A drug dealer has confessed to killing four young Pennsylvania men after he felt cheated or threatened during three drug transactions and then burned their bodies at his family's farm in suburban Philadelphia, a person with firsthand knowledge of his confession said. The...
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July 13, 2017 - 4:58 pm
TOMS RIVER, N.J. (AP) — The father of Boston Red Sox pitching prospect Jason Groome faces drug and weapons charges in New Jersey. Authorities on Wednesday announced the arrests of 43-year-old Jason Groome of Barnegat and two other men following a three-month investigation into drug activity in...
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July 13, 2017 - 9:57 am
TOMS RIVER, N.J. (AP) — The father of 2016 Boston Red Sox minor leaguer pick Jason Groome faces drug and weapons charges in New Jersey. Authorities on Wednesday announced the arrests of 43-year-old Jason Groome of Barnegat and two other men following a three-month investigation into drug activity...
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July 11, 2017 - 5:40 pm
RENO, Nev. (AP) — Most of Nevada's recreational marijuana retailers are optimistic an emergency regulation that state officials are expected to approve will help keep them from running out of pot supplies, but some are "running on fumes," an industry official said Tuesday. The State Tax Commission...
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In this image taken from Jan 6, 2008, video footage by AP Video, Liu Xiaobo looks at documents in his home in Beijing, China. According to a statement Friday, July 7, 2017, on the website of the First Hospital of China Medical University, the Chinese medical team charged with treating imprisoned Nobel Peace laureate Liu Xiaobo has stopped using cancer-fighting drugs so as not to overwhelm his severely weakened liver, raising concerns that China's most prominent political prisoner is critically ill. (AP Video via AP)
July 07, 2017 - 10:37 am
BEIJING (AP) — A Chinese medical team charged with treating imprisoned Nobel Peace laureate Liu Xiaobo has stopped using cancer-fighting drugs so as not to overwhelm his severely weakened liver, raising concerns that China's most prominent political prisoner is critically ill. The team decided to...
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FILE - This file photo released by the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department shows missing 20th Century Fox executive Gavin Smith. A convicted drug dealer was found guilty on Monday, July 3, 2017, of voluntary manslaughter in the beating death of Smith five years ago. Smith's body was found in October 2014. (Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department via AP, File)
July 03, 2017 - 7:29 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — A jury found Monday that a drug dealer crushed the skull of a movie studio executive who had been having an affair with his wife, burying him in a shallow desert grave that would go undiscovered for two years, authorities said. The Los Angeles County Superior Court jury rejected...
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