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Gang warfare on streets of Chicago fueled by Sinaloa Cartel heroin | Fox News

On Valentine’s Day 2013, the heads of the Chicago Crime Commission and the Chicago office of the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration named infamous Mexican drug lord Joaquín “El Chapo” Guzmán as the city’s Public Enemy No. 1.<p>The timely label, occurring 84 years after gangster Al Capone first …

Chapo's capture results in no change in street drug market -Heroin replacing RX as drug of choice

Written by Lucio for Borderland Beat<p>Sinaloa Cartel and its now incarcerated leader, Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman, can be directly linked to the heroin …

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A heroin-addicted college student became a police informant — and it may have led to his death

On June 27, 2014, the body of student Andrew Sadek was found in a river near campus nearly two months after he disappeared. His mom believes he was murdered as retaliation for his work as a confidential informant.<p>And recently, the University of Massachusetts Amherst's police stopped using student …

Conflicting identifications for head found in tuna can

ARNOLD, England, Feb. 6 (UPI) -- A British expert said a strange creature discovered in a can of tuna is a parasite known as Cymothoa exigua, but the …

A 20-Year-Old Went to Rehab and Came Home in a Body Bag

Ted Jacques enrolled his son, Brandon, in what he thought was the "best treatment center money could buy." Two months later, Brandon was dead.<p>Ted Jacques enrolled his son, Brandon, in what he thought was the "best treatment center money could buy"--A Sober Way Home in Prescott, Arizona--in February …

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Awesome Google Features You May Not Have Known About

For example, did you know that Google can guide you through your wedding?<p>From the silly to the useful, these Google features (which we picked out of this great Quora thread) will make you love Google even more than you probably already did.

5 Facts About Meth the Anti-Drug Ads Won't Show You

Meth is terrifying. Everybody knows that. Even professional drug enthusiasts cross themselves and spit on the ground at the mention of its name, for …

5 Insane Petty Crimes Committed by North Korea

North Korea's policies, attempts at propaganda, and even simple children's cartoons are a crash course in the kind of absurdity that would be …

A Brief History of Incest in Popular Music

Kevin Gates is far from the first musician to admit to playing kissin' cousins.<p><i>Photo by Bobby Viteri</i><p>If prostitution is the oldest profession, incest must be humanity’s oldest perversion. Despite its status as one of our species’ most deeply-ingrained taboos, people have been banging their blood …

These Volunteers Give Handjobs to the Severely Disabled

The Taiwanese NGO Hand Angel aims to raise awareness of the fact that disabled people are often depicted as completely desexualized, though they have exactly the same desires as everyone else.<p><i>This article originally appeared on VICE UK.</i><p>Andy is a muscular dystrophy patient who lives with his parents …

We Saw 700 Racists Shut Down an English Town This Weekend

The English Defence League don't want a new mosque to be built in Dudley, so they gathered there on Saturday to shout about it and get arrested.<p><i>This article originally appeared on VICE UK.</i><p>This Saturday, around 700 English Defence League (EDL) members swarmed on Dudley, ready to down some British …

When Drug Raids Go Bad, Cops Die and Homeowners Get Sent to Prison

It's only natural to freak out when gunmen appear at your door at odd hours.<p>Joel Robinson of Columbia, South Carolina, is due to be tried on Monday over the October shooting of a Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) agent during a raid on his house. During the "early morning raid" in October, …

Why Do Female Prison Guards Keep Having Sex with Inmates?

We asked a female corrections officer and a longtime prisoner for some perspective on why and how inmates manipulate the people who are supposed to be overseeing them.<p>As incarceration numbers have topped out in recent years thanks to what looks like the beginning of the end of the war on drugs, …

Florida's Bathrooms Are a Battleground for Transgender Residents

A state legislator is determined to make it next to impossible for transgender people to use public restrooms.<p>Kieran Castano walked through the door of Wally's, an Orlando bar, with the urgency of a person who has to pee. The 24-year-old trans man breathed a sigh of relief when he noticed there was …

How to Make Breakfast With Your Vagina

But just because you can, doesn't mean you should.<p>The idea first came up while a friend and I were discussing the vagina's probiotic properties. "Why is there a whole cookbook of cum-based recipes and not a SINGLE THING on Google about culturing jazz juice?" she wrote in a message to me and a few …

Night Wolves: Putin's Hairy Biker Gang