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Editorial
November 27 12:00 AM
In Palm Springs, Calif., last Friday, Nov. 20, just after 3 p.m., the Riverside County Sheriff’s Office received a call about a fire at the Ramon Road Bridge, located between Landau Boulevard and Crossley Road. Palm Springs Police Lt.
Editorial
November 20 12:00 AM
Often when someone is arrested for methamphetamine possession and goes before a judge, the defendant is given a suspended sentence and put on probation. There is not sufficient prison space to lock up everyone using meth anyway, and everyone deserves a second chance to turn their lives around.
Editorial
November 06 12:00 AM
For the past few years, various government agencies, including the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA), have reported that upwards of 90 percent of the methamphetamine sold in the U.S. today is made in “superlabs” located in Mexico and shipped throughout the country by the notorious Mexican drug cartels.
Editorial
October 16 12:00 AM
On a television crime drama series last week, there was an episode about a young girl who was kept inside a small cage in her mother’s apartment. Her mother was off on a “drug binge” and had completely neglected her.
Editorial
October 09 12:00 AM
If you have ever read one of my columns before, you may have seen that at the end of each week’s column I write that I want to help people struggling with meth. Yet practically all of my columns have focused on crimes and bizarre behaviors committed by people under the influence of meth.
Editorial
October 02 12:00 AM
The use of methamphetamine often results in the development of paranoia, and this paranoia can sometimes be accompanied by hallucinations, delusions and other symptoms of psychoses. The combination of hallucinations and paranoia can lead to some extremely bizarre and inexplicable behaviors.
Editorial
September 25 12:00 AM
The first case is from Salt Lake City in Utah, where late Friday, Sept. 18, a Salt Lake County jury found Mr. Komasquin Lopez, 45, guilty of murdering his wife, Shannon Lopez, 32, as he drove his “large” pickup truck down the highway. Mr. Lopez will be sentenced on Nov.
Editorial
September 11 12:00 AM
Despite the fact that federal regulations limit the amount of cold and hay fever medications containing pseudoephedrine, a key ingredient in the manufacture of meth, that you can purchase each month, the authorities continue to discover people “cooking” their own meth.
Editorial
September 04 12:00 AM
The first case comes from Springfield, Mo. On Aug. 2, Ashley Miller was walking outside at her local Wal-Mart store when an old acquaintance drove by. When the driver saw Ms. Miller, she waved at him and asked if he would give her a ride. He agreed; after all, they knew each other.
Editorial
August 28 12:00 AM
The first report comes from our neighboring state, Texas, from the fine city of San Antonio. On Tuesday, Aug. 18, Valentin Renko, 25, and Karen Lee, 31, were arrested in connection with a scheme involving the sex trafficking of a minor child, according to Special Agent in Charge Christopher Combs of the FBI’s San Antonio Division.

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April 13 12:33 PM
Caddo’s highest population estimate was 257,354 on July 1, 2013. This number decreased by almost 11,000 in the next four years. The population in Bossier Parish increased by 10,000 from July 1, 2010, to July 1, 2017. In that eight-year interval, DeSoto’s population gradually increased each year.
April 13 12:33 PM
My dad was a star forward playing both junior college and AAU basketball. I had the honor of being Coach Dean Smith’s first recruit at the University of North Carolina back in 1968. I was a spectator in the Louisiana Superdome when the Tar Heels won two national championships.
April 13 11:20 AM
My dad was a star forward playing both junior college and AAU basketball. I had the honor of being Coach Dean Smith’s first recruit at the University of North Carolina back in 1968. I was a spectator in the Louisiana Superdome when the Tar Heels won two national championships.

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