Man gets 15 years for selling drugs to teen killed after walking onto LA freeway

Calif. man sentenced for drug role in teen’s death

LOS ANGELES — A man has been sentenced to 15 years in federal prison for selling hallucinogenic mushrooms to a teenager who was killed when she wandered naked into traffic.

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AP Investigation: Canadian smugglers face few obstacles to flight training, helicopters

Few hurdles for Canada smugglers to get choppers

MALAKWA, British Columbia — Colin Martin was on bail, appealing his sentence for leading a U.S.-Canada drug conspiracy involving aircraft. But he was still able to obtain three helicopters, two of which ended up being flown by drug smugglers.

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Ex-airline cargo worker sentenced in drug smuggling scheme at New York’s JFK Airport

Ex-airline worker sentenced in JFK drug smuggling

NEW YORK — A former Delta Air Lines baggage worker has been sentenced to 10 years in prison for his role in a smuggling ring that shepherded cocaine and heroin through New York’s John F. Kennedy International Airport.

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Officials: Heroin busts show growing California problem

Officials: Heroin busts show California problem

SACRAMENTO, Calif. — Recent large heroin seizures show a resurgence of the drug in California unseen since the early 1970s, law enforcement officials said Thursday.

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Former Jaguars receiver Jimmy Smith pleads no contest to charges, given probation

Former Jags receiver pleads no contest to charges

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — Former Jacksonville Jaguars receiver Jimmy Smith pleaded no contest Wednesday to three charges stemming from a drunken driving arrest in August.

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Lawyer: Prosecutors offer deal in felony drug case against ex-Jaguars receiver Jimmy Smith

Lawyer: State offers deal in Jimmy Smith drug case

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — An attorney for former Jacksonville Jaguars receiver Jimmy Smith says the state has made an offer to his client on felony drug charges.

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Former Jaguars receiver Jimmy Smith’s hearing on misdemeanor counts delayed; felony case ahead

Smith hearing on Fla. misdemeanor counts delayed

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — A Florida court hearing for former Jacksonville Jaguars receiver Jimmy Smith to dispose of misdemeanor charges has been postponed.

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Warrants reveal path of investigation targeting Michael Jackson doctor

Experts: Full criminal probe in Jackson case

LOS ANGELES — The odd array of evidence police collected from Michael Jackson’s personal physician’s clinic and storage unit shows authorities are trying to follow a trail of drugs and looking into the doctor’s record keeping as they attempt to unravel what led to the pop star’s death.

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Colo. man who trafficked cocaine with former NFL running back Travis Henry gets 37 months

Colo. man sentenced in ex-NFL player’s drug case

BILLINGS, Mont. — A Colorado man who trafficked cocaine in partnership with former Denver Broncos running back Travis Henry has been sentenced to 37 months in federal prison.

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Australian coroner says toddler fed fatal overdose of morphine by his mother or her boyfriend

Australian coroner: Couple gave baby drug overdose

SYDNEY — An Australian toddler died after being given morphine and methadone by either his mother or her boyfriend, but there is not enough evidence to charge either of them, a coroner found on Friday.

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