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Monday, December 31st, 2012

In Mexico, a new plan to end drug violence

The tank that has stood at the entrance to this Mexican border city since 2008 was not here on Christmas Eve. Neither was the machine gun turret that pointed down this gritty town’s main street.

Monday, January 9th, 2012

Snoop Dogg arrested in West Texas on marijuana charges

Rapper and part-time actor Snoop Dogg, whose real name is Calvin Broadus Jr., was arrested early Saturday after agents at the West Texas Border Patrol checkpoint found marijuana in the singer’s tour bus.

Tuesday, April 28th, 2009

Assistant district attorney says prosecutor, detective lied in steroids case

A Hays County assistant district attorney testified today that one of her fellow prosecutors and a San Marcos police detective lied about the source of a tip that led to a man's arrest on drug charges. District...