Drug-related crime

In this March, 21, 2017 photo, Mexican actor Marco de la O plays drug trafficker Joaquin Guzman during the filming of "El Chapo" in Tabio, Colombia. The life of the Mexican drug kingpin is being brought to television screens in a drama co-produced by Netflix and Univision. (AP Photo/Fernando Vergara)
April 10, 2017 - 12:06 am
TABIO, Colombia (AP) — While the real Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman is locked up in a cold, tiny cell in New York, his career as a drug lord apparently over, his fictional counterpart is free and in top form in Colombia, where the Univision network and Netflix are filming a television series about his...
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This Jan. 19, 2017 photo provided by the Nassau County Police Dept. shows a booking photo of Chinese comedian Zhou Libo taken in Mineola, N.Y., after his arrest on weapon and drug possession charges. Zhou, 49, a former judge on the "China's Got Talent" television program, has pleaded not guilty to charges stemming from his arrest in the village of Lattingtown, N.Y., where police officers stopped the black Mercedes he was driving shortly after midnight because they said he had been driving erratically. (Nassau County Police Dept. via AP)
April 07, 2017 - 5:42 pm
MINEOLA, N.Y. (AP) — A popular Chinese comedian and former judge on the "China's Got Talent" television program is facing weapon and drug charges on Long Island in New York. Zhou Libo appeared playful and jovial, joking with more than a dozen reporters from Chinese media outlets before and after a...
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This Jan. 19, 2017 photo provided by the Nassau County Police Dept. shows a booking photo of Chinese comedian Zhou Libo taken in Mineola, N.Y., after his arrest on weapon and drug possession charges. Zhou, 49, a former judge on the "China's Got Talent" television program, has pleaded not guilty to charges stemming from his arrest in the village of Lattingtown, N.Y., where police officers stopped the black Mercedes he was driving shortly after midnight because they said he had been driving erratically. (Nassau County Police Dept. via AP)
April 07, 2017 - 4:13 pm
MINEOLA, N.Y. (AP) — A Chinese comedian and former judge on the "China's Got Talent" television program is facing drug and weapon charges in New York. Zhou Libo was arrested during a traffic stop Jan. 19 in Lattingtown, east of New York City. Police said he had been driving erratically. Officers...
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April 05, 2017 - 6:55 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — A once-powerful Mexican drug cartel leader and associate of Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman has been sentenced to life in a U.S. prison. Alfredo Beltran Leyva, 46, was sentenced Wednesday after pleading guilty in February to charges his multibillion-dollar operation smuggled tons of...
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FILE - In this Jan. 5, 2017 file photo, Keith Schiller, Donald Trump's private security director, arrives at Trump Tower in New York. Schiller’s relationship with Trump began at the Manhattan District Attorney’s office in the late 1990s. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik, File)
April 05, 2017 - 5:59 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — During Jared Kushner's visit to Iraq this week, one man stood out from the military uniforms and business suits. At a table with top Iraqi Kurdish leaders, an imposing figure in an Adidas athletic jacket sat next to President Donald Trump's trusted son-in-law and senior adviser...
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April 05, 2017 - 5:53 pm
BURLINGTON, Vt. (AP) — A legendary outlaw known as the Godfather of Grass who disappeared almost a decade ago while federal agents were closing in on him was deported from Canada on Wednesday and was being held in a Vermont prison pending his return to Kentucky to face marijuana charges. John...
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April 05, 2017 - 4:42 pm
BURLINGTON, Vt. (AP) — A man known as the Godfather of Grass has been deported from Canada and will be held in a Vermont prison pending his return to Kentucky to face federal marijuana charges. John Robert "Johnny" Boone was turned over to U.S. authorities Wednesday by Canadian officials at...
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March 31, 2017 - 7:12 pm
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — Arkansas prison officials asked the state's highest court Friday to stay a judge's order that they must disclose more information about one of the drugs they plan to use in the executions of eight men over a 10-day period in April. The attorney general's office asked the...
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March 31, 2017 - 1:23 pm
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — Arkansas prison officials asked the state's highest court Friday to stay a judge's order that they must disclose more information about one of the drugs they plan to use in the executions of eight men over a 10-day period in April. The attorney general's office asked the...
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March 28, 2017 - 7:10 pm
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — A man who fatally shot Memphis' first female police officer killed in the line of duty was sentenced Tuesday to a total of 40 years in prison on an array of charges. Twenty-five-year-old Treveno Campbell was sentenced to 25 years for his second-degree murder conviction in the...
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