BATON ROUGE, La. - A Louisiana jury on Wednesday convicted a former Louisiana State University student of negligent homicide in a fraternity pledge's drinking death during a hazing nearly two years ago.
The six jurors took less than an hour to convict Matthew Naquin, 21, of Fair Oaks Ranch, Texas, in the death of Max Gruver, 18, of Roswell, Georgia, The Advocate reported.
NEWARK, N.J. - A postal service worker has been convicted of intercepting packages of marijuana and delivering them to a drug dealer in return for cash payments.
Federal prosecutors say Fred Rivers was convicted Tuesday on a conspiracy count but acquitted of taking bribes. The 47-year-old Newark man faces up to five years in prison when he's sentenced Oct. 29.
LOS ANGELES - Another legal fight is underway over home marijuana delivery in California.
A licensed cannabis company has sued Santa Cruz County, claiming that it's violating state law by prohibiting deliveries from out-of-county retailers into a swath of unincorporated areas.
EAGAN, Minn. - Minnesota Vikings running back Roc Thomas has been suspended for the first three games of the regular season for violating the NFL's policy and program on substances of abuse.
NEWPORT, Tenn. - Authorities say three children have been rescued from the back of a U-Haul truck that was carrying drugs in Tennessee, and three North Carolinians have been charged in the case.
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ATLANTA - The Georgia Bureau of Investigation says an Alabama rapper accused of throwing $250,000 dollars' worth of methamphetamine off an apartment balcony during a raid has been arrested.