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  • New details surface about naked kidnapping south of Edmonton

    09/25/2018 6:07:28 AM PDT · by Gamecock · 13 replies
    The Canadian Press ^ | 9/18/2018 | Chris Purdy
    They thought it was Armageddon and wanted to save their neighbours. They believed police were monsters. They showed super strength after being pepper sprayed and Tasered. And all but one of them were naked because, with the end of the world, they didn’t have time to get dressed. A court document has provided more details in a bizarre naked kidnapping case that happened last year south of Edmonton, but some questions remain. Two women and one man, who cannot be identified due to a publication ban, each pleaded guilty in Leduc provincial court last week to a charge of unlawful...
  • Search warrant: Marijuana found in Botham Jean's apartment after deadly shooting

    09/13/2018 5:02:02 PM PDT · by BackRoads775 · 118 replies
    http://www.fox4news.com/news ^ | 09/13/2018 | By: FOX4News.com Staff
    DALLAS - Following the shooting death of Botham Jean by the hands of Dallas Police Officer Amber Guyger, multiple search warrants were executed at Jean’s apartment as part of the investigation. One of the warrants became a public record Thursday afternoon when it was returned to the judge who signed it. It was shortly after Jean’s funeral had ended. It listed several items found in Jean's apartment, including a small amount of marijuana.
  • Drug-fueled billionaire playboy Diego Novella, who strangled his lover then mutilated her corpse...

    09/07/2018 11:50:45 AM PDT · by familyop · 10 replies
    The Sun by way of Fox News ^ | September 7, 2018 | The Sun by way of Fox News
    A billionaire Guatemalan playboy was sentenced to 20 years in a hell-hole jail yesterday for the horrific murder and desecration of an American woman...Novella – born into one of Guatemala’s richest families – killed his long-term lover Alban, 39, in a crime so ferocious it shocked detectives...cocktail of cannabis, cannabis oil and over-the-counter drug sceletium...
  • 13-year-old girl beheaded after seeing grandmother killed in Alabama cemetery

    08/26/2018 1:01:18 PM PDT · by Beowulf9 · 34 replies
    https://www.palmbeachpost.com ^ | July 15, 2018 | Crystal Bonvillian
    OWENS CROSS ROADS, ALA. — An Alabama 13-year-old found dead in a wooded area last month was beheaded after she saw two men stab her grandmother to death, an investigator testified Thursday.
  • Zero tolerance: no safe level of alcohol, study says

    08/23/2018 8:04:46 PM PDT · by Mariner · 162 replies
    AFP ^ | August 24th, 2018 | Unattributed
    Even an occasional glass of wine or beer increases the risk of health problems and dying, according to a major study on drinking in 195 nations that attributes 2.8 million premature deaths worldwide each year to booze. "There is no safe level of alcohol," said Max Griswold, a researcher at the Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation in Seattle, Washington and lead author for a consortium of more than 500 experts. Despite recent research showing that light-to-moderate drinking reduces heart disease, the new study found that alcohol use is more likely than not to do harm. "The protective effect of...
  • NATIONAL CBD DAY

    08/08/2018 5:22:07 AM PDT · by heterosupremacist · 21 replies
    On August 8, National CBD Day recognizes the hemp-derived supplement that’s treating a variety of ailments worldwide! Over the years, hemp-derived CBD (cannabidiol) has made quite a name for itself in the wellness world. As an increasing number of hemp oil products – from tinctures to edibles – hit the marketplace, CBD continues to be the miracle supplement that everyone wants. As an added benefit, CBD does not possess the psychoactive properties (THC). Since ancient times and throughout the world, hemp has been used as natural medicine to treat pain and a variety of ailments. Today, consumers rely on CBD...
  • PD: Florida woman high on meth ran around naked in park because she believed giant spider was on her

    08/07/2018 4:41:37 PM PDT · by McGruff · 68 replies
    ABC News ^ | Aug 7, 2018 | Mary Stringini
    ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — A Florida woman was arrested on Sunday after police say she stripped naked and ran around at a public park because she believed a giant spider was on her and she had to get away from it. According to an arrest report, Teeples was "acting erratically and rubbing her hair and breasts while screaming and running between two trees." Post Miranda, police say that Teeples admitted to recently using drugs such as crack cocaine, spice and crystal meth. She also said that she believed a giant spider was on her and she had to get away...
  • 'Stoned Alone': Ryan Reynolds to Produce 'Home Alone' Re-Imagining

    07/25/2018 4:35:17 PM PDT · by EdnaMode · 9 replies
    Hollywood Reporter ^ | July 25, 2018 | Mia Galuppo
    Stoned Alone, an R-rated Home Alone re-imagining, is in the works from Fox and Ryan Reynolds. Reynolds, who just released Deadpool 2 with the studio, will produce the comedy about a 20-something stoner who, after missing the plane for his holiday ski trip, gets high and becomes paranoid that people are breaking into his house. While high, he tries to thwart the thieves who have actually, really broken into his house. Kevin Burrows and Matt Mider wrote the feature that will be directed by Augustine Frizzell, whose Sundance feature Never Goin' Back will soon be release by A24. Burrows and...
  • Actress Heather Locklear Hospitalized For Psychiatric Evaluation [again]

    06/19/2018 8:08:46 AM PDT · by BenLurkin · 66 replies
    cbs2la ^ | 06/18/2018
    Ventura County sheriffs said they were called to a home in the 4900 block of Summit View Drive in Thousand Oaks for a medical emergency and one person was taken to the hospital. “I think the family did the right thing,” said board certified psychiatrist Charles Sophey. “They were smart enough to call for help.” Sophey doesn’t treat Locklear but knows her history. Locklear has been in rehab numerous times including a treatment facility this past March, weeks after being arrested for domestic violence against her fiance and striking officers when she was in custody. “Clearly when she’s in these...
  • Baby overdoses on cocaine and fentanyl, parents charged: Sheriff

    05/28/2018 1:12:46 PM PDT · by BBell · 40 replies
    http://cbs12.com/ ^ | 5/28/18 | Gary Detman
    BREVARD COUNTY, Fla. (CBS12) — A man and woman from central Florida are facing charges after their 8-month-old baby overdosed on drugs, the Brevard County Sheriff's Office said. Authorities arrested 29-year-old David Williams Chappele Jr. and 27-year-old Jessica Marie Strickland of Cocoa on charges of aggravated manslaughter of a child. The investigation began in September when deputies responded to a call about an unresponsive baby at a home in Cocoa. The baby died later at the hospital. The medical examiner, according to the sheriff's office, said the baby died from an overdose of cocaine and fentanyl.
  • Tolerant San Francisco fed up with dirty, smelly streets

    04/30/2018 4:54:16 PM PDT · by Mariner · 56 replies
    AP via KCRA (Sacramento) ^ | April 30th, 2018 | Unattributed
    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Though known for its compassion to the needy, San Francisco may have hit peak saturation with tent camps, stinky urine and trash littering the streets, and the new interim mayor has vowed to do something about it. In the last few weeks, Mayor Mark Farrell has promised $750,000 to hire more people just to pick up discarded needles and $13 million over the next two years for more heavy duty steam cleaners and pit stop toilets. He also had workers dismantle sprawling homeless tent camps in the city's Mission District. The city famed for its picture-perfect...
  • 'They had enough to kill the population of Toledo several times over': [trunc]

    03/26/2018 1:22:21 AM PDT · by blueplum · 29 replies
    The Daily Mail ^ | 26 Mar 2018 03:51 EDT | Marlene Lenthang
    Two men and a woman from Texas are arrested for conspiring to sell $1MILLION worth of fentanyl in Ohio Three Texans have been charged with drug conspiracy after they were found with $1million dollars worth of fentanyl in Ohio. The Houston trio Anthony Robinson, 32, Darrius Lewis, 29, and Barbara Wilson, 21, were arrested on Tuesday after they were not only found with the drug, but also attempted to mail a package of fentanyl in Lucas County, Ohio. The trio possessed enough of the dangerous opioid to 'kill everyone in Toledo several times over' according to US Attorney Justin Herdman....
  • Britain flooded with super-strength cannabis which could be driving mental health problems

    02/27/2018 5:25:49 PM PST · by Olog-hai · 48 replies
    Daily Telegraph (UK) ^ | 27 February 2018 • 10:30PM | Sarah Knapton
    Nearly all cannabis on Britain’s streets is now super-strength skunk that could be fueling the rise in mental health problems, scientists have warned. Researchers at King’s College London tested almost 1,000 police seizures from Kent, Derbyshire, Merseyside, Sussex and the capital in 2016, and found 94 percent were of a dangerously high potency. In 2005, just 51 percent of cannabis sold on the street was sinsemilla, also known as skunk. Dr. Marta Di Forti, Medical Research Council Clinician Scientist at King’s College warned that the powerful drug placed Britain’s 2.1 million cannabis users at risk of schizophrenia, bipolar disorder, depression,...
  • Girl Scouts Eye Whether Cookie Seller Near San Diego Pot Shop Broke Rules

    02/07/2018 3:25:00 PM PST · by nickcarraway · 31 replies
    NBC San Diego ^ | Julie Watson
    Urbn Leaf posted a photograph of the girl on Friday outside the shop that sells medical and recreational marijuana and invited customers on its Instagram account to come get some Girl Scout cookies.The San Diego Girl Scout council is looking into whether a scout who was photographed selling cookies outside a marijuana dispensary broke any rules. Officials were trying to identify the girl and talk to her family because she was in a commercial area, which is not allowed, council spokeswoman Mary Doyle said in an email Monday. Urbn Leaf posted a photograph of the girl on Friday outside the...
  • Study Shows High Use Of Marijuana Among Pregnant Women

    01/01/2018 9:24:04 AM PST · by MarvinStinson · 179 replies
    the maven` ^ | Ginny Reed
    California - A new study has found that smoking marijuana is increasing among pregnant women in California, which leads to health concerns about the unborn child. The study was published on Dec. 26 in the Journal of the American Medical Association, according to Fox News, and used the medical records of 279,000 women residing in California who were on Kaiser Permanente, a health care service. Women who agreed to participate were asked to answer a questionnaire when they were about eight weeks pregnant, and take a drug test to see if they tested positive for marijuana use. In the study,...
  • Lawmaker Accused of Showing Up to Work High on Morphine

    09/22/2017 10:26:14 AM PDT · by nickcarraway · 22 replies
    New York Post ^ | September 22, 2017 | Gabrielle Fonrouge
    Texas prosecutors targeting a state representative for corruption charges announced this week the lawmaker shelled out over $51,000 of her own dough on an online psychic, and showed up to work hopped up on morphine, reports said. Texas State. Rep. Dawnna Dukes is preparing for a misdemeanor corruption trial for allegedly giving a taxpayer-funded raise to a legislative aide to cover gas money for driving her daughter to and from school, the Austin American-Statesman reported. Prosecutors announced 19 other “extraneous acts” they plan to bring up during the trial, set to get underway Oct. 16, including the psychic and morphine...
  • Dad Overdoes During 'One Last Drug Binge' at Florida Hotel

    09/06/2017 2:52:06 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 27 replies
    NBC Miami ^ | Sep 5, 2017
    Police say a Florida woman invited the father of her 4-year-old daughter to join her for "one last drug binge" before she entered a rehab program. But 29-year-old Joseph Beavins overdosed sometime Sunday night and now 23-year-old Taylor Cheyenne Perry is facing a child neglect charge. The child found Beavins unresponsive early Monday. Perry and the girl left, but she called for an ambulance for Beavins. It's not known whether she has a lawyer. The Department of Children and Families took the child.
  • Traffic fatalities linked to pot are up sharply in Colorado

    08/28/2017 6:09:36 AM PDT · by afraidfortherepublic · 75 replies
    KKTV ^ | 8-28-17
    Federal and state data show that the number of drivers involved in fatal crashes in Colorado who tested positive for marijuana has more than doubled since 2013. A Denver Post analysis of the data and coroner reports provides the most comprehensive look yet into whether roads in the state have become more dangerous since the drug's legalization. It shows that Increasingly potent levels of marijuana were found in positive-testing drivers who died in crashes in Front Range counties. The trends coincide with the legalization of recreational marijuana in Colorado. However, Colorado transportation and public safety officials say the rising number...
  • Woman Arrested for Snorting Cocaine in Parent Pick-Up Line at Florida School

    08/16/2017 10:25:46 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 14 replies
    KFOR ^ | AUGUST 16, 2017
    A sheriff’s deputy arrested a woman outside a Florida middle school after he allegedly spotted her chopping up and using cocaine while waiting in the parent pick-up line Tuesday. The Lee County deputy said he was patrolling Lexington Middle School just before 4 p.m. when he saw 39-year-old Christina Hester snort the drug off the screen of her iPhone with a straw, according to WFTX. The deputy took Hester to his office where he arrested her. A field test later determined that half a gram of white powder found in her purse was cocaine, according to WFTX. Hester has been...
  • TURN ON, TUNE IN, DROP BY THE OFFICE [LSD in the office]

    08/09/2017 2:23:53 PM PDT · by LurkedLongEnough · 29 replies
    1843 Magazine [an offshoot of The Economist] ^ | AUGUST/SEPTEMBER 2017 | EMMA HOGAN
    Every three days Nathan (not his real name), a 27-year-old venture capitalist in San Francisco, ingests 15 micrograms of lysergic acid diethylamide (commonly known as LSD or acid). The microdose of the psychedelic drug – which generally requires at least 100 micrograms to cause a high – gives him the gentlest of buzzes. It makes him feel far more productive, he says, but nobody else in the office knows that he is doing it. “I view it as my little treat. My secret vitamin,” he says. “It’s like taking spinach and you’re Popeye.” --snip -- Young developers and engineers, most...