In this Saturday, Feb. 22, 2014 photo, Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman is escorted to a helicopter in handcuffs by Mexican navy marines at a navy hanger in Mexico City, Mexico. Guzman, the head of Mexico's Sinaloa Cartel, was captured overnight in the beach resort town of Mazatlan.
In this Jan. 19, 2014 file photo, Philip Seymour Hoffman poses for a portrait at The Collective and Gibson Lounge Powered by CEG, during the Sundance Film Festival, in Park City, Utah. Hoffman, 46, who won the Oscar for best actor in 2006 for his portrayal of writer Truman Capote in "Capote,…
This Oct. 1, 2013 file photo shows New York Yankees' Alex Rodriguez arrivng at the offices of Major League Baseball in New York. Rodriguez sued Major League Baseball and its players' union Monday, Jan. 13, 2014 seeking to overturn a season-long suspension imposed by an arbitrator who ruled t…
AUSTIN, Texas | Lance Armstrong is gearing up for a fight over the latest round of doping allegations.
WASHINGTON | Scolded by the judge for putting on a slow and "boring" trial, prosecutors in the Roger Clemens case livened things up by introducing a convicted drug dealer who talked way too fast.
INDIANAPOLIS | The LSU-Alabama rivalry didn't end in New Orleans. It moved to Indianapolis.
Big challenge for new welfare process
CHICAGO | Bears wide receiver Sam Hurd was in federal custody Thursday after authorities accused him of trying to set up a drug distribution network in the Chicago area and arrested him after he allegedly agreed to buy a kilogram of cocaine from an undercover agent.
DETROIT | An 87-year-old Michigan City man said he hauled cocaine from Arizona to Michigan because he feared drug dealers would harm him, his children and his grandchildren if he didn't.
TAMPA, Fla. | Houston Astros' outfielder Jordan Schafer, a region native, has been arrested in Florida and charged with felony possession of marijuana.
Indiana laws too harsh on pot smokers
Indianapolis already has the worst bus system of any major city in the nation. But it soon could get much worse.
The new state law requiring an ID check for every retail alcohol customer has irritated a lot of older Hoosiers, and that's too bad.
There are two ways to look at the recent announcement by the Indiana State Police Meth Suppression Section on the elimination of a record 1,346 clandestine methamphetamine labs in 2010.
Vigo County Sheriff Jon Marvel and many of his law enforcement colleagues around the state and nation made the decision earlier this year not to wait for others to fight back against the growing scourge of synthetic marijuana.
ST. LOUIS | A southern Illinois county has fired its jailed sheriff, welcoming the news of his marijuana-trafficking and murder-for-hire convictions as the legal justification to finally bounce the law enforcer who steadfastly refused to step down for more than a year.
SAN FRANCISCO | California has a long history of defying conventional wisdom on the issue of marijuana, including its embrace of the drug in the 1960s and its landmark medical pot law 14 years ago. So it may not be all that surprising that a November ballot measure to legalize the drug has c…
ST. LOUIS (AP) — An Illinois sheriff was convicted of trafficking marijuana and plotting to kill two people who planned to testify against him — finally giving county officials an opening to fire him from a job he steadfastly refused to leave.
CHICAGO | Federal authorities say an investigation on Chicago's West Side has led to nearly two dozen arrests and the seizure of heroin worth at least $1.2 million.
JOHANNESBURG | Germany's disciplined defense and clinical counter attacks earned a convincing 4-0 win over Argentina on Saturday to set up a World Cup semifinal against Spain, which needed a late goal from David Villa to beat Paraguay 1-0.
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