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Texas Man Gets 20 Years In Synthetic Drug Deaths

A Texas man accused of selling synthetic drugs in every state and distributing the chemicals that resulted in the overdose deaths of two North Dakota teens was sentenced to more than 20 years.

08/28/2014

Mexican marines escort five alleged drug traffickers of the Zeta drug cartel in front of an RPG-7 rocket launcher, hand grenades, firearms, cocaine and military uniforms seized to alleged members of the Zetas drug traffickers cartel and presented to press on June 9, 2011 at the Navy Secretaryship in Mexico City. Fiven men were arrested and more than two hundred rifles, eleven pistols, military uniforms, differents caliber ammunitions and more than 200 kg of cocaine were seized in the Coahuila and Nuevo Leon States by the Navy. (credit: Yuri Cortez/AFP/Getty Images)

Weapons Smuggler Receives Almost 8-Year Prison Term

A man from Laredo was sentenced to almost 8 years in prison after he pleaded guilty to a weapons charge for trying to smuggle weapons to Mexico’s Zeta drug cartel.

08/27/2014

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New Nail Polish May Detect Date-Rape Drugs

Undercover Colors nail polish changes color when in contact with Rohypnol, Xanax and GHB so a person knows when to drink or dump a beverage.

08/26/2014

The Texas death chamber in Huntsville, TX (Photo by Joe Raedle/Newsmakers)

Execution Drug Cost Quadruples For Texas Prisons

The Texas prison agency is paying four times more for its execution drugs from a new supplier.

08/15/2014

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Feds: East Texas Man’s Murky Death Tied To Drugs

Federal authorities have arrested a man suspected of selling drugs to an East Texas man whose mysterious disappearance prompted his family to criticize investigators for mishandling the case.

08/08/2014

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Pot Brownies May Land Texas Teen Life Sentence

A 19-year-old man who could face years in prison for making brownies laced with marijuana and hash oil said Wednesday he remains scared despite new evidence that his attorney believes should reduce the charges.

08/06/2014

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Top 10 Texas Pro Athletes To Be Arrested

Whether pro athletes are using steroids to gain an edge on the field or recreational drugs or booze to lose their edge off of it, stories of pro athletes getting caught up with drugs or alcohol seem to always be in the headlines.

07/11/2014

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Nearly 1,300 Pot Plants Found In Navarro County

Law enforcement officials on Thursday found nearly 1,300 marijuana plants growing in a very rural part of Navarro County, along with a recently used campsite nearby.

06/19/2014

Marijuana (credit: Johnson County Sheriff Office)

Big Rig Pot Growing Operation Busted

Sheriff’s deputies busted a marijuana grow operation that used a converted 18-wheeler to house its plants.

06/05/2014

NFL Contract Talks

Second Wave Of Former Players Join NFL Lawsuit

Former Pro Bowl defender Marcellus Wiley is among a second wave of players joining a lawsuit accusing NFL teams of illegally dispensing painkillers and other drugs to keep players on the field without regard for their long-term health.

06/04/2014

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Ex-Players: NFL Illegally Used Drugs To Mask Players Pain

A group of retired NFL players says in a lawsuit that the league illegally supplied them with risky painkillers that numbed their injuries and led to medical complications.

05/20/2014

Photo shows a package of K2 which contains herbs and spices sprayed with a synthetic compound chemically similar to THC, the psychoactive ingredient in marijuana. (credit: (AP Photo/Kelley McCall)

Police: Synthetic Marijuana That Caused Illness Came From Dallas

Police in central Texas say synthetic marijuana that caused more than 30 people to fall ill was obtained in Dallas and sold by dealers in downtown Austin.

05/09/2014

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