cocaine

Jonathan Harris
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Jim Melwert
May 06, 2019 - 11:23 am
UPDATED: 5:20 p.m. ___ NORRISTOWN, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) — On the first day of the trial for a Philadelphia man accused of murdering a one-time Playboy model in her Ardmore condo, attorneys told jurors that this case isn't a who-done-it , but rather a question of if it was pre-meditated. Jonathan...
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1,200 pounds of cocaine was seized at the Port of Philadelphia, valued at $38 million.
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Paul Kurtz
March 21, 2019 - 1:48 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The U.S. Department of Homeland Security is leading the investigation into this week's big cocaine discovery at the Port of Philadelphia. At the U.S. Custom House in Old City, Philadelphia, on Thursday, law enforcement officials had stacked 450 bricks of cocaine...
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Dreamstime
Steve Tawa
March 20, 2019 - 12:55 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Federal authorities have taken in quite a haul of cocaine at the Port of Philadelphia. Sources say it took nearly a full day to process the 450 bricks of cocaine — weighing nearly 1,200 pounds with a street value of $38 million, according to sources. U.S. Customs and...
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Wendy Williams
The Wendy Williams Show
March 19, 2019 - 1:05 pm
By Chloe Melas (CNN) — Wendy Williams got incredibly candid during her show Tuesday about her struggle with addiction. The host of "The Wendy Williams Show" told viewers she is living in a sober house and talked about her past struggles with cocaine. "I have been living in a sober house," she said...
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In this March 14, 2019, photo, Japanese musician Pierre Taki in a police car is sent to a prosecutor's office in Tokyo.
Takuya Inaba/Kyodo News via AP
March 14, 2019 - 9:44 am
By Yuri Kageyama, AP Business Writer TOKYO (AP) — Japanese entertainment company Sega has cancelled shipments of its video game "Judgment," also known as "Judge Eyes," after one of its actors was arrested on drug charges. The health ministry's drug division said actor and musician Pierre Taki, 51,...
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Mac Miller
Owen Sweeney/Invision/AP, File
November 05, 2018 - 5:11 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Rapper Mac Miller died from an accidental overdose caused by a combination of cocaine, alcohol, and the powerful opioid fentanyl, a coroner's report released Monday said. The Los Angeles County coroner's report named Miller's cause of death as "mixed toxicity" of the three...
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In this June 26, 2018 file photo, Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar speaks on Capitol Hill in Washington.
AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin
November 02, 2018 - 1:15 pm
By Michael Balsamo, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — Drug overdose deaths hit the highest level ever recorded in the United States last year, with an estimated 200 people dying per day, according to a report by the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration. Most of that was the result of a record...
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District Attorney Larry Krasner explains the results of a nine-month-long investigation that linked 57 people to a major drug organization they say was suffocating a large chunk of the Kensington neighborhood.
Kristen Johanson | KYW Newsradio
Kristen Johanson
October 04, 2018 - 3:44 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — After an extensive nine-month-long investigation, Philadelphia investigators have announced charges against 57 people linked to a major drug organization they say was suffocating a large chunk of the Kensington neighborhood. Investigators say German Alameda, along...
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Montgomery County District Attorney Kevin Steele said the drug bust centered on five high-level dealers, including David Cooper.
Jim Melwert | KYW Newsradio
Jim Melwert
June 28, 2018 - 6:04 pm
MONTGOMERY COUNTY, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) — Law enforcement in Montgomery County announced a major drug bust that resulted in more than 20 arrests and the seizure about 6,600 doses of the deadly narcotic fentanyl. Montgomery County District Attorney Kevin Steele said it centered on five high-level...
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