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In this April 9, 2019 file photo, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., speaks to reporters at the Capitol in Washington.
J. Scott Applewhite/AP Photo, File
May 09, 2019 - 10:49 am
By Bruce Schreiner, Associated Press FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell is capitalizing on a fellow Republican's attack by selling "Cocaine Mitch" shirts on his campaign's website. The Kentucky lawmaker's 2020 reelection campaign tweeted Wednesday that McConnell was...
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Jonathan Harris and Christina Kraft
Montgomery County District Attorney's Office/Facebook
Jim Melwert
May 08, 2019 - 5:58 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Testimony has wrapped in the trial of the man who killed a model in her Ardmore condo last summer. Jonathan Harris admitted to police that he killed Christina Kraft in her condo near Suburban Station after the two met in Center City, and he is not disputing that...
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Jonathan Harris and Christina Kraft
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Jim Melwert
May 07, 2019 - 1:40 pm
UPDATED: 5:35 p.m. ___ NORRISTOWN, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) — Jurors in the trial of a Philadelphia man accused of murdering a one-time Playboy model in her Ardmore condo last summer heard from the man who was the last one to see the two before she was killed. Jurors watched video Tuesday of Christina...
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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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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
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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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