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Coroner: Worker who jumped to death had cocaine

A toxicology report shows cocaine was in the body of a Southern California maintenance worker who jumped to his death after he was called in to work to be laid off. Full story

Greek police seize cocaine shipment, arrest 9

Greek police say they have arrested nine people in Thessaloniki on suspicion of smuggling nearly 300 kilograms (661 pounds) of cocaine into the country. Full story

Mexico extradites 2 drug trafficking suspects

Mexico extradited to the United States two men suspected of trafficking cocaine and heroin in Chicago over nearly a decade, the country's prosecutor's office said Saturday. Full story

Spanish police bust cocaine smuggling gang

The Interior Ministry says Spanish police have busted a gang that tried to smuggle cocaine into the country using a fake diplomatic bag purporting to come from the Swiss embassy in Peru. Full story

Singer Pete Doherty jailed on cocaine charge

LONDON (Reuters Life!) - Musician Pete Doherty was jailed for six months on Friday after pleading guilty to possession of cocaine, the Press Association reported. Full story

Heir to candy fortune fined $550K in cocaine case

A businesswoman who is an heir to the Brach's Confections fortune has been sentenced to eight months of house arrest and fined $550,000 for hosting drug parties at her $2 million house. Full story

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  Pot growers accused of keeping teen in toolbox

Federal investigators say two marijuana growers held a 15-year-old California girl against her will in a 4’x2’x2’ toolbox to help run a large-scale drug operation. KCRA’s Richard Sharp reports.

  Edward James Olmos ‘impressed’ with Denzel, Wahlberg

Tony, Emmy and Oscar nominee Edward James Olmos has more than 30 years of experience in the entertainment industry as an actor and producer. Now he plays a drug cartel leader in the movie “2 Guns,” and says that he was very impressed with its stars, Denzel Washington and Mark Wahlberg.