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550-Pound Xanax Bust Highlights Rise In Prescription Drug Abuse

Federal agents arrested two Dallas men Sunday after they watched them accept a shipment of 550 pounds of the drug Xanax, according to federal documents.

02/26/2014

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Court Rejects Bid To Have Marijuana Reclassified

A federal appeals court has rejected a petition to reclassify marijuana from its current status as a dangerous drug with no accepted medical use.

01/22/2013

Singer Jenni Rivera performs onstage during the 11th annual Latin GRAMMY Awards at the Mandalay Bay Events Center on November 11, 2010 in Las Vegas. (credit: Kevin Winter/Getty Images for LARAS)

DEA Investigating Rivera Plane Owner

The company that owns a jet that crashed and killed Mexican superstar Jenni Rivera is under investigation by the DEA, and the agency seized two of its planes earlier this year.

12/14/2012

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500 Pounds Of Marijuana Found On Texas School Bus

Investigators are trying to determine who smuggled nearly 500 pounds of marijuana on board a West Texas school bus hauling student athletes.

11/21/2012

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DFW Airport Worker Among Dozens Busted In DEA Raid

A large drug bust at San Juan Puerto Rico’s international Airport has a North Texas connection.

06/06/2012

Prescription Pills

Tarrant Co. Prepares For Drug “Take-Back” Event

A drug “take-back” program in Tarrant County has netted a huge stash of old medications. Organizations across Tarrant County have had three take-back events since 2010 and another is slated for later this month.

04/16/2012

Prescription Pills

Event Lets You Dispose Of Old Pills & Medications

The Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) wants you to get rid of any old prescription drugs this weekend. Saturday, October 29, is “Prescription Drug Take Back Day”.

10/28/2011

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Texas Heat Taking Toll On Drug Cartel Marijuana Growers

The drought is so bad that even drug cartels growing marijuana in Texas are having a hard time.

08/02/2011

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How Easy Is It For Teens To Get Drugs?

“It’s everywhere,” said 17-year-old Brigit Manz of Flower Mound, who points out just how easily North Texas teens can get illegal drugs.

05/19/2011

Former Mesquite Police Department sergeant John David McAllister has been accused of stealing drug money. (credit: CBSDFW.COM)

Mesquite PD Sergeant Accused Of Stealing Drug Money

A sergeant with the Mesquite Police Department is in federal custody, accused of stealing government money.

03/03/2011