Drug kingpin Maurice Phillips, who ran a multimillion-dollar cocaine-distribution network stretching from Texas to New York, was convicted Tuesday of hiring a hit man to murder a Montgomery County woman who was cooperating against him with federal investigators.

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    10/19/2016 - 7:32 am | View Link
  • El Chapo judge who presided over appeals from drug kingpin assassinated outside home in Mexico
    The convicted Sinaloa cartel boss is wanted in seven US jurisdictions on charges that include murder, conspiracy to import and distribute cocaine and marijuana, money-laundering and arms possession, according to the New York Daily News. “El Chapo ...
    10/18/2016 - 9:29 am | View Link
  • Telly Hankton's mother admonished for role in drug gang case as several sentences handed down
    She admitted as much in May, agreeing that she hid cocaine for Central City drug kingpin Telly Hankton ... At a second trial, without the alibi, Hankton was convicted of murder and sentenced to life in prison. As a federal judge handed down sentences ...
    10/12/2016 - 3:45 am | View Link
  • Local ‘heroin kingpin’ convicted on drug charges
    A local “heroin kingpin” who is already facing a murder charge has been convicted of a pair of drug offenses, according to a news release from the State Attorney’s Office. An Escambia County jury this week found 51-year-old James Jonathan Mitchell ...
    09/14/2015 - 6:01 am | View Link
  • Ex-Drug Kingpin Convicted of Triple Beheading is Arrested on Heroin Charges
    Usher, a drug kingpin, was sentenced to life in prison and went off to Jackson Prison for a triple murder in 1979 involving two men and a woman who were shot and beheaded on Detroit's east side. He was actually suspected in 15 murders, but only convicted ...
    05/21/2015 - 8:33 pm | View Link
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  • Craig Petties: Story of Alleged Drug Kingpin | Pulitzer Center
    A hardened criminal from the streets of Memphis. One of the biggest drug cartels in Mexico. The corruption, cash, and demand for drugs that fuels an illegal, deadly ...
    10/15/2016 - 9:06 am | View Website
  • Drug lord
    A drug lord, drug baron, kingpin, or narcotrafficker is a person who controls a sizable network of persons involved in the illegal drug trade. Such figures are often ...
    10/15/2016 - 8:02 am | View Website
  • Charles Harrelson
    Personal life. Charles Harrelson was born on July 23, 1938, in Huntsville, Texas, the son of Alma Lee (née Sparks) and Voyde Harrelson. He was married to Nancy ...
    10/12/2016 - 7:18 pm | View Website
  • Menendez brothers convicted in parents' murder 16 years ...
    Sixteen years ago today, Erik and Lyle Menendez were convicted of murdering their parents. Their crimes were bloody, and the trials that followed -- with ...
    10/10/2016 - 11:35 am | View Website
  • Staten Island drug kingpin sentenced to life in prison ...
    Anthony Christian, who helped control the drug operation in the Park Hill section of Clifton, was sentenced to life in prison without parole for racketeering and murder.
    07/22/2016 - 11:02 am | View Website
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