| Jul 18, 2013
| 6:23 PM
A family-run crime enterprise carried out a series of high-wire burglaries, swiping entire safes, cracking open ATMs, and cutting power and phone service to businesses before rushing in, according to federal charges unsealed Thursday.
But the flashy...
| Aug 27, 2013
| 7:30 PM
Thieves broke through a drywall ceiling to gain access to a Glendale pharmacy on Sunday and stole cash and bottles of the prescription painkiller Oxycodone, police said.
At 8:26 p.m., officers found holes in the ceiling above two restrooms adjacent to...
| Jul 13, 2013
| 4:28 PM
Heroin has been around since the 1800s. Most think it’s the drug for bigger, inner-cities or only associate it with Euro-trash dealers glorified in movies. An opioid first marketed by Bayer Pharmaceutical Products in 1898 as a morphine substitute...
| Sep 14, 2013
| 8:42 AM
NICHOLASVILLE — A Garrard County magistrate was arraigned Friday on a felony charge that stemmed from his alleged sale of prescription painkillers.
Ronnie Lane, 73, of Highbridge Road in Lancaster, had little to say during his arraignment in...
| Jul 11, 2013
| 4:57 PM
Heroin overdose deaths soared last year in Baltimore, a city that has struggled with one of the highest rates of heroin addiction in the nation and with the violence that comes with illegal drug dealing.
In 2012, 126 people died in the city from...
| Sep 12, 2013
First-time mother Amy Webb proudly notates dozens of data points about her child each day and obsessively tracks their detailed progression by computer on spreadsheets, according to the provocative first-person account she wrote for Slate....
| Aug 7, 2013
| 3:00 PM
A Jefferson County assistant prosecuting attorney who pleaded not guilty Wednesday in federal court to drug distribution charges was sent a job-termination letter Wednesday, Jefferson County Prosecuting Attorney Ralph Lorenzetti said.
James Casimiro III,...
| Aug 29, 2013
| 5:05 AM
Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today:
1. PRESIDENT MAKING CASE FOR MILITARY STRIKE
American retaliation for Syrian chemical use would send a "strong signal," he says.
| Aug 8, 2013
| 10:53 PM
LANSING, Mich. -- A former college football star who disappeared in the Michigan wilderness during a fishing trip died of pneumonia caused by inhaling his vomit, after he became disoriented possibly because of a painkiller combined with having a...
| Sep 6, 2013
| 8:33 AM
Anyone who has ever fantasized about killing someone couldn't do better in that fantasy world than to hire Jason Kolarich, a savvy, street-smart lawyer who is a product of novelist David Ellis' vivid imagination.
This piece first...
| Jun 26, 2013
| 4:36 PM
The trial of two pill mill doctors took a dramatic turn just before lunch when the defense asked a key witness - the former owner of the pain clinics - to take off his shirt for jurors.
Jurors were escorted out of the courtroom before attorney...