Drug-related crime

April 26, 2017 - 8:14 am
ST. ALBANS, Vt. (AP) — Vermont police have arrested a man who acknowledged growing marijuana to prepare for possible statewide legalization of the drug. St. Albans police say they came across Michael Marshall while investigating a hunting violation. Marshall fled into a house after a confrontation...
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Supporters hold flags near the East Front of the Capitol in Washington, Monday, April 24, 2017, during a rally to support the legalization of marijuana. Smoking pot in public remains illegal everywhere in Washington. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)
April 24, 2017 - 3:14 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Supporters of legal marijuana say four people have been arrested after smoking pot on the U.S. Capitol grounds. Monday's "smoke-in" was intended as an act of civil disobedience. Those lighting up want pot to be legalized nationwide and for the federal government not to interfere...
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A Laclede Gas Co. worker takes down police tape so equipment could leave the crime scene, Thursday, April 20, 2017 in St. Louis. Police say a gunman opened fire on two utility workers, killing both of them, before fatally shooting himself. (J.B. Forbes/St. Louis Post-Dispatch via AP)
April 21, 2017 - 1:19 pm
ST. LOUIS (AP) — A gunman who killed two utility workers in St. Louis before killing himself had a long criminal history, including drug and assault convictions, along with financial troubles leading to bankruptcy, court records show. Police on Friday identified the gunman as Clinton Willis, who...
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This undated photo provided by the Arkansas Department of Correction shows death-row inmate Ledell Lee. A ruling from the state Supreme Court allowing officials to use a lethal injection drug that a supplier says was misleadingly obtained cleared the way for Arkansas to execute Ledell Lee on Thursday, April 20, 2017, although he still had pending requests for reprieve. (Arkansas Department of Correction via AP)
April 20, 2017 - 10:27 pm
VARNER, Ark. (AP) — Arkansas was poised Thursday to carry out its first execution since 2005 after three other lethal injections planned by the end of the month were scrapped in the face of court challenges. A ruling from the state Supreme Court allowing officials to use a lethal injection drug...
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Marijuana enthusiasts light up at 4:20 p.m. MDT to mark the 4/20 holiday on Thursday, April 20, 2017, in Denver's Civic Center Park. The annual celebration of cannabis culture attracted users from across the intermountain West to Denver. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)
April 20, 2017 - 8:55 pm
SEATTLE (AP) — From Capitol Hill to Hippie Hill, marijuana enthusiasts observed their 4/20 holiday Thursday with public smoke-outs, parties and, yes, great deals on weed. Before the clock even hit 4:20 p.m., there were arrests in the nation's capital, as police took seven people into custody at a...
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File - In this April 20, 2010 file photo, a large marijuana joint is lit at Golden Gate Park in San Francisco. Thursday, April 20, 2017, marks marijuana culture’s high holiday, 4/20, when college students gather - at 4:20 p.m. - in clouds of smoke on campus quads and pot shops in legal weed states thank their customers with discounts. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez, File)
April 20, 2017 - 5:51 am
SEATTLE (AP) — Thursday marks marijuana culture's high holiday, 4/20, when college students gather — at 4:20 p.m. — in clouds of smoke on campus quads and when pot shops in legal weed states thank their customers with discounts. This year's edition provides an occasion for pot activists to reflect...
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File - In this April 20, 2010 file photo, a large marijuana joint is lit at Golden Gate Park in San Francisco. Thursday, April 20, 2017, marks marijuana culture’s high holiday, 4/20, when college students gather - at 4:20 p.m. - in clouds of smoke on campus quads and pot shops in legal weed states thank their customers with discounts. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez, File)
April 20, 2017 - 2:59 am
SEATTLE (AP) — Thursday marks marijuana culture's high holiday, 4/20, when college students gather — at 4:20 p.m. — in clouds of smoke on campus quads and when pot shops in legal weed states thank their customers with discounts. This year's edition provides an occasion for pot activists to reflect...
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Mexico's former Veracruz state Gov. Javier Duarte, who is accused of running a ring that allegedly pilfered from state coffers, is escorted by police to a courtroom for an extradition hearing in Guatemala City, Wednesday, April 19, 2017. Duarte was detained Saturday in Guatemala after six months as a fugitive and high-profile symbol of government corruption in his country. (AP Photo/Moises Castillo)
April 19, 2017 - 8:07 pm
GUATEMALA CITY (AP) — A Mexican fugitive ex-governor who became a powerful symbol of alleged corruption in his country appeared Wednesday before a Guatemalan court that will consider his possible extradition. Former Veracruz state Gov. Javier Duarte arrived at the tribunal in a police van that was...
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Fresno police stand next to a pile of clothes in front of a corner market in the neighborhood where shootings occurred in Fresno, Calif., Tuesday, April 18, 2017. A man shot and killed three people on the streets of downtown Fresno shouting "God is great" in Arabic during at least one of the slayings and later telling police that he hates white people, authorities said. (AP Photo/Scott Smith)
April 18, 2017 - 11:03 pm
FRESNO, Calif. (AP) — The Latest on a fatal shooting in downtown Fresno, California (all times local): 8:00 p.m. An official says a man suspected of killing a motel security guard and three people he targeted for being white is being charged with four counts of murder. Fresno Police Chief Jerry...
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Fresno police members walk near a shooting scene Tuesday, April 18, 2017, in Fresno, Calif. (John Walker/Fresno Bee/via AP)
April 18, 2017 - 8:56 pm
FRESNO, Calif. (AP) — A man who shot and killed three people at random on the streets of downtown Fresno shouted "Allahu akbar" during his arrest Tuesday and had posted on social media that he disliked white people, authorities said. Kori Ali Muhammad, 39, was arrested shortly after the morning...
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