COPY-NW Pa. Man Gets Life in Crack Dealer's Bat Beating

COPY-NW Pa. man gets life in crack dealer's bat beating
… a woman has died of a gunshot wound in her southeastern Pennsylvania home. WPVI-TV said Pennsylvania State Police are identifying the victim as the pregnant wife of a state trooper from the Skippack barracks. … (AP) – A northwestern Pennsylvania … Read more on abc27

Pregnant Bristol mum 'tried to swallow 13 wraps of cocaine and heroin', court
A PREGNANT mum who tried to swallow 13 wraps of hard drugs was stopped by police in the nick of time, a court heard. Garcia Brown crammed six street deals of crack cocaine and seven of heroin into her mouth when police swooped, Bristol Crown Court … Read more on Cheddar Valley Gazette

Opinion: Stereotypes make war on drugs harmful for minorities
Cocaine in powder form was used mostly by the upper class who could afford it, while smokeable crack-cocaine was found mostly in lower class, minority communities. Bryan McCann, assistant professor in the Department of Communication Studies, had … Read more on LSU The Reveille

Mother of Toddlers Found Wandering Streets Arrested
The mother of two toddlers who were found abandoned tried to give officers a fake name and was in possession of crack cocaine at the time of her arrest, police said. Gadi Schwartz reports from South Los Angeles for the NBC4 News at 11 on Wednesday … Read more on NBC Southern California