Drug

Ohio News: Toledo man, Antoine Kennedy indicted on drug and firearms charges

Toledo, Ohio – A Toledo man was indicted on firearms and drug charges, said U.S. Attorney Justin E. Herdman. Antoine Kennedy, 20, was indicted on charges of Kennedy with being a felon in possession of a firearm and possession with the intent to distribute cocaine and marijuana. Kennedy on Nov. 6, 2016 possessed cocaine, marijuana … Continue reading Ohio News: Toledo man, Antoine Kennedy indicted on drug and firearms charges

Louisiana News: New Orleans Man, KENZIE FAULK Sentenced for Federal Gun and Drug Charges

New Orleans, La. –  U.S. Attorney Duane A. Evans announced that KENZIE FAULK, age 58, of New Orleans, was sentenced on June 14 by United States District Court Judge Nannette Jolivette-Brown to credit for time served, for violating federal gun and drug laws. The United States Attorney’s Office charged KENZIE FAULK with possessing a firearm … Continue reading Louisiana News: New Orleans Man, KENZIE FAULK Sentenced for Federal Gun and Drug Charges

Louisiana News: Eastside Hollygrove Resident, DWAYNE LABRANCH Pleads Guilty to Drug and Firearm Violations

New Orleans, La – U.S. Attorney Duane A. Evans announced that DWAYNE LABRANCH, a/k/a “Mondo,” a/k/a “Black,” age 35, of New Orleans, pled guilty on June 18 to one count of conspiring to distribute and to possess with intent to distribute heroin and fentanyl; one count of conspiring to possess firearms in furtherance of drug … Continue reading Louisiana News: Eastside Hollygrove Resident, DWAYNE LABRANCH Pleads Guilty to Drug and Firearm Violations

Connecticut News: New Haven Man, DELTON PYLES Sentenced to 6 Years in Federal Prison for Gang-Related Drug and Gun Offenses

Connecticut – John H. Durham, United States Attorney for the District of Connecticut, today announced that DELTON PYLES, also known as “Koolie,” 29, of New Haven, was sentenced yesterday by Chief U.S. District Judge Janet C. Hall in New Haven to 72 months of imprisonment, followed by five years of supervised release, for his role … Continue reading Connecticut News: New Haven Man, DELTON PYLES Sentenced to 6 Years in Federal Prison for Gang-Related Drug and Gun Offenses

Colorado News: Aurora Man, George Amaya Who Was Prior Felon Sentenced to Federal Prison for Drug and Gun Trafficking

DENVER,Co – George Amaya, age 29, of Aurora, Colorado, was sentenced on June 8, 2018, by U.S. District Court Judge Philip A. Brimmer to serve 264 months in federal prison for drug and firearm trafficking, U.S. Attorney Bob Troyer and ATF Denver Division Special Agent in Charge Debbie Livingston announced.  Following his prison sentence, Amaya … Continue reading Colorado News: Aurora Man, George Amaya Who Was Prior Felon Sentenced to Federal Prison for Drug and Gun Trafficking

On drug costs, modest steps follow Trump’s big promises

WASHINGTON/February 11, 2018(AP)(STL.News) — President Donald Trump makes big promises to reduce prescription drug costs, but his administration is gravitating to relatively modest steps such as letting Medicare patients share in manufacturer rebates. Those ideas would represent tangible change and they have a realistic chance of being enacted. But it’s not like calling for Medicare … Continue reading On drug costs, modest steps follow Trump’s big promises

Judges consider if racial bias in drug stash-house stings

CHICAGO /December 14, 2017 (AP)(STL.NEWS) — The question of whether federal agents display racial bias by staging phony drug stash-house stings overwhelmingly in black neighborhoods is the focus of hearings in Chicago that could determine whether agencies curtail or even abandon their use nationwide. A first-of-its-kind panel of federal trial judges on Thursday began two … Continue reading Judges consider if racial bias in drug stash-house stings

A first: Drug lowers heart risks by curbing inflammation

August 27, 2017 (AP)(STL.News) For the first time, a drug has helped prevent heart attacks by curbing inflammation, a new and very different approach than lowering cholesterol, the focus for many years. People on the drug also had surprisingly lower cancer death rates, especially from lung cancer. An anti-tumor effect is an exciting possibility, but … Continue reading A first: Drug lowers heart risks by curbing inflammation