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US Customs plane helps stop 3,300 lbs of cocaine

U.S. customs officials say they helped law enforcement in Panama intercept more than 3,300 pounds of pure cocaine this past weekend.


Flesh-Eating Cocaine Hits New York, Los Angeles

Flesh-Eating Cocaine

It seems cocaine has been behind a rash of flesh-eating disease outbreaks in Los Angeles and New York. Cocaine cut with the veterinary drug, levamisole has apparently been linked to a number of cases of rotting flesh, according to Good Morning America. While the cases reported thus far have been on the coasts, officials have warned that it could very well be a nationwide problem.


Woman hides cocaine in breast implants

She arrived on a suspicious flight; her story didn't sound right, and then there was the blood ...under her breasts.


Trick-or-treaters given cocaine

Trick or Treat

Children were handed packets of cocaine instead of sweets on a Halloween trick-or-treating trip, Greater Manchester Police say.


Fla. mailman accused of delivering cocaine on route

 A postal employee was arrested in Orlando, Fla., on charges he was delivering cocaine while on his mail route, the Orlando Sentinel reported.


Host for Romney event is a convicted drug dealer

Mitt Romney is holding a campaign event at a Miami restaurant owned by a convicted cocaine trafficker. Romney appeared at El Palacio de los Jugos, which is owned by Reinaldo Bermudez. Court records show that Bermudez pleaded guilty to one count of conspiracy to distribute cocaine in 1999 and served three years in federal prison.


TSA screeners allegedly let drug-filled luggage through LAX for cash

Four current and former Transportation Security Administration screeners have been arrested and face charges of taking bribes and looking the other way while suitcases filled with cocaine, methamphetamine or marijuana passed through X-ray machines at Los Angeles International Airport, federal authorities announced Wednesday.


Whitney Houston drowned accidentally; cocaine in her system

Whitney Houston

Whitney Houston died as the result of drowning in what the Los Angeles County coroner has ruled as an accidental death. The coroner said heart disease and cocaine use were also factors in her death on Feb. 11.


How can 72 bags of cocaine fit in man's belly?

How can 72 bags of cocaine fit in man's belly?

The gruesome images showing a man packed with 72 bags of cocaine  caused many to wonder how it was even humanly possible.


Traffic stop turns up $10 million in cocaine

A routine Colorado traffic stop led to the discovery of 220 pounds of cocaine with a street value of $10 million in the rental car of a California couple, police said on Monday.


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