Drug-related crime

In this Wednesday, June 6, 2018 photo, Chicago Police remain at the scene of a shooting near 47th Street and Prairie Avenue in Chicago. (Terrence Antonio James/Chicago Tribune via AP)
June 07, 2018 - 7:12 pm
CHICAGO (AP) — A Chicago police officer fatally shot a 24-year-old black man who authorities said pulled a gun while running away, prompting questions from the man's family about why the encounter turned deadly. Sgt. Rocco Alioto said the "armed confrontation" Wednesday evening on the city's South...
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This undated image provided by Richmond City Sheriff's Office shows Joshua Yabut. Yabut, charged with driving an armored personnel carrier off base while under the influence of drugs insisted Thursday, June 7, 2018, he was ordered to do so as part of a training exercise and called the charges against him "completely bogus." Yabut, 29, of Richmond, Virginia, was arrested in downtown Richmond following a two-hour police chase. (Richmond City Sheriff's Office via AP)
June 07, 2018 - 3:41 pm
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — An Army National Guard officer charged with driving an armored personnel carrier off base while under the influence of drugs insisted Thursday he was ordered to do so as part of a training exercise and called the charges against him "completely bogus." But a spokesman for the...
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Alice Marie Johnson, left, and her daughter Katina Marie Scales wait to start a TV interview on Thursday, June 7, 2018 in Memphis, Tenn. Johnson, 63, whose life sentence was commuted by President Donald Trump thanked him on Thursday for "having mercy" and said reality TV star Kim Kardashian West saved her life. (AP Photo/Adrian Sainz).
June 07, 2018 - 11:43 am
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — A woman whose life sentence was commuted by President Donald Trump thanked him on Thursday for "having mercy" and said reality TV star Kim Kardashian West saved her life. After flexing his clemency powers once again, Trump tweeted: "Good luck to Alice Johnson. Have a wonderful...
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This combination photo shows President Donald Trump at a campaign rally in Moon Township, Pa., on March 10, 2018, left, and Kim Kardashian West at the NBCUniversal Network 2017 Upfront in New York on May 15, 2017. Kardashian West arrived at the White House for a meeting with presidential senior adviser Jared Kushner, the president's son-in-law. She has urged the president to pardon Alice Marie Johnson, who is serving a life sentence without parole for a nonviolent drug offense. (Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP)
June 06, 2018 - 7:25 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Flexing his clemency powers once again, President Donald Trump on Wednesday commuted the life sentence of a woman whose cause was championed by reality TV star Kim Kardashian West. "BEST NEWS EVER!!!!" was the exuberant Twitter response from Kardashian West, who visited the White...
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This combination photo shows President Donald Trump at a campaign rally in Moon Township, Pa., on March 10, 2018, left, and Kim Kardashian West at the NBCUniversal Network 2017 Upfront in New York on May 15, 2017. Kardashian West arrived at the White House for a meeting with presidential senior adviser Jared Kushner, the president's son-in-law. She has urged the president to pardon Alice Marie Johnson, who is serving a life sentence without parole for a nonviolent drug offense. (Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP)
June 06, 2018 - 6:26 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump's commutation of the sentence of a woman Kim Kardashian West championed (all times local): 1:45 p.m. A lawyer for Kim Kardashian West is describing the moment Alice Marie Johnson found out President Donald Trump had commuted her sentence. Shawn...
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FILE – In this Nov. 6, 2017, file photo, rapper Meek Mill arrives at the Criminal Justice Center in Philadelphia. Meek Mill's lawyers have asked the Pennsylvania Supreme Court to remove Philadelphia Judge Genece Brinkley from his case, blasting her conduct as unprofessional, and replace her with another judge, as part of a Friday, June 1, 2018, court filing. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke, File)
June 04, 2018 - 5:23 pm
Meek Mill's lawyers have asked Pennsylvania's highest court to remove a judge from his long-running criminal case, accusing her of bias and blasting her conduct as unprofessional. The rapper's lawyers have been harshly critical of Philadelphia Judge Genece Brinkley, saying she has treated him...
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Faithful attend the Holy Mass celebrated by Pope Francis from the windows of their apartments in Ostia, in the outskirts of Rome, Sunday, June 3, 2018. (AP Photo/Gregorio Borgia)
June 03, 2018 - 2:05 pm
ROME (AP) — Pope Francis is urging residents of a mobster-plagued Rome suburb to be courageous and side with the law. Francis celebrated an outdoor Mass on Sunday evening in Ostia, a seaside town. In his homily, he encouraged people to "knock down" the walls of social codes — known in Italy as "...
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In this May 30, 2018, photo, Shaun Harrison reacts as attorneys give closing arguments in Suffolk Superior Court in the jury trial of him in Boston. Harrison, the former dean at a Boston high school who was known as an anti-violence advocate, has been convicted of shooting and nearly killing a 17-year-old student. (Pat Greenhouse/The Boston Globe via AP)
June 01, 2018 - 6:29 pm
BOSTON (AP) — Shaun Harrison was a Boston high school dean and anti-violence advocate known by students as "Rev" for his pastor-like demeanor. But the pious facade hid a dark double life. He boasted to students of his gang ties, drugs and guns. He recruited one of them, a 17-year-old student from a...
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FILE – In this Feb. 15, 2017, file photo, comedian Artie Lange attends a premiere for HBO's television comedy series "Crashing," in which he has a recurring role, at the Avalon Hollywood nightclub in Los Angeles. A New Jersey judge on Friday, June 1, 2018, ordered Lange to serve four years of probation and complete an outpatient drug treatment program, sparing the Hoboken, N.J., resident a prison term after he pleaded guilty in December 2017 to possessing heroin during a May 2017 traffic stop on the Garden State Parkway. (Photo by Richard Shotwell/Invision/AP, File)
June 01, 2018 - 3:15 pm
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Artie Lange has been spared a prison term for possessing heroin. A judge on Friday ordered the comedian who has struggled with drug addiction to serve four years of probation. The Hoboken resident also must complete an outpatient drug treatment program. The charge stemmed from a...
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Kim Kardashian, second from left, leaves the West Wing of the White House in Washington, Wednesday, May 30, 2018, with her attorney Shawn Chapman Holley, left. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)
May 30, 2018 - 8:50 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Reality TV star Kim Kardashian West paid a visit to the White House Wednesday to make a star-powered case to President Donald Trump and his staff on behalf of a woman serving a life sentence for drug offenses. Kardashian West has been urging the president to pardon Alice Marie...
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