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Pennsylvania Attorney General Josh Shapiro
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Steve Tawa
March 25, 2019 - 3:34 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The co-founder and executives of Liberation Way, a Bucks County-based drug treatment center, have been charged in an alleged scheme that "profited off the addiction of others." Following a grand jury investigation, 11 people and nine businesses face state and federal...
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Antonio Lindsay
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Jim Melwert
March 22, 2019 - 1:30 pm
CHELTENHAM, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) — After getting out of jail in Philadelphia for $10, a man received a lengthy prison sentence for what he did after bail. Antonio Lindsay, 26, has been sentenced to 31 to 62 years in prison for driving 34-year-old Joseph Kohler from Germantown to The Elkins Estate...
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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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Behavioral health Commissioner David Jones launches new ad campaign proclaiming "BUPE works."
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Pat Loeb
March 05, 2019 - 3:48 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Advertising has proven effective at getting people to consume things. But will it work to get people to stop consuming drugs? Philadelphia health officials are hoping the answer is yes. Officials have launched an ad campaign proclaiming "BUPE works." BUPE, or...
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Trump declares national emergency
CNN
February 15, 2019 - 1:52 pm
By Holmes Lybrand, Priscilla Alvarez, Geneva Sands, Lydia DePillis and Gregory Wallace, CNN (CNN) — President Donald Trump on Friday signed a national emergency declaration to address "an invasion of our country with drugs, with human traffickers, with all types of criminals and gangs." He also...
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Dreamstime
Steve Tawa
January 29, 2019 - 4:49 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — A Philadelphia jury is hearing a lawsuit brought by a now 23-year-old man who claims taking drug maker Janssen's product made him grow embarrassing, abnormal breasts when he was younger. It's the first case in the country to allow "punitive" damages, if the jury finds...
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Damaso Lopez testified that he had met with Guzman's four sons multiple times to coordinate the digging of a tunnel, the purchase of land near the prison and the renting of the warehouse where Guzman was taken before being flown to a hideout in his home s
CNN
January 24, 2019 - 9:52 pm
By Sonia Moghe and Maria Santana, CNN (CNN) -- While Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman sat in a Mexican maximum security prison in 2015, his sons, a former cartel associate and even his wife worked together to coordinate details of his final escape, according to the former associate's testimony. Damaso...
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In this Saturday, Dec. 29, 2018, file photo, a man passes a Mexican migrant baby to her mother after they jump the border fence to get to the U.S. side to San Diego, from Tijuana, Mexico.
AP Photo/Daniel Ochoa de Olza, File
January 09, 2019 - 6:38 am
By Calvin Woodward and Colleen Long, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — In his prime-time speech to the nation, President Donald Trump declared a border crisis that's in sharp dispute, wrongly accused Democrats of refusing to pay for border security and ignored the reality of how drugs come into...
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Donald Trump
Jacquelyn Martin/AP
December 25, 2018 - 1:43 pm
By Kevin Liptak (CNN) — In President Donald Trump's Christmas Day telling, the drugs are flowing over the border, the Federal Reserve is imperiling the economy and the Democrats are preparing to harass him with oversight requests. "It's a disgrace, what's happening in our country," Trump fumed,...
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Keith Richards
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December 13, 2018 - 8:46 am
By Jack Guy (CNN) — Throughout a long and storied career in one of the most famous rock bands on the planet, Keith Richards has made no secret of his love of drink and drugs. Yet it now appears that the 74-year-old Rolling Stones guitarist has turned over something of a new leaf. After decades of...
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