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Morning Roundup: Nov. 21, 2014

By Shawn Dwyer

Sharon Stone 'devastated' after nephew's overdose death, drunk man arrested driving stolen bulldozer, and U.S. sanctions Colombia soccer team over drug ties. MORE  

Mexican Mayor Responsible for Disappearance of Students Had Ties to Drug Cartel

By Victoria Kim

Mayor Jose Luis Abarca and his wife Maria have been fugitives since late September. MORE  

Son Of Cartel Leader Faces Life In Prison On Drug Charges

By McCarton Ackerman

Serafin Zambada, son of Ismael “El Mayo” Zambada, could face life in prison. MORE  

Police Raid Results In Nine Arrests In L.A.'s Fashion District

By McCarton Ackerman

Joan Rivers had nothing on the LAPD's "Operation Fashion Police." MORE  

Experts Blame the Child Migrant Crisis on America’s Drug War

By Victoria Kim

This past week, experts showed how America's wayward drug war has contributed to the humanitarian crisis spilling over its southern border. MORE  

Mexican Journalist Accuses Former Presidents of Links to Drug Cartels

By McCarton Ackerman

Anabel Hernandez has leveled explosive accusations that have resulted in one of the best-selling non-fiction books in Mexico. MORE  

Rep. Luis Gutierrez Says U.S. Drug Addiction Is Fueling Immigration Crisis

By McCarton Ackerman

The Illinois congressman was one of the few people to put the blame for the refugee crisis squarely on the failed drug war. MORE  

Mexican Drug Cartels Turn James Bond to Avoid Border Patrols

By John Lavitt

The cartels have used 21st century technology to push further in the U.S. MORE  

DEA Official Blames Fentanyl-Heroin Mixture from Mexico for Recent Fatal Overdoses

By Victoria Kim

The fentanyl-laced dope plaguing the northeastern United States is being made south of the border, according to officials. MORE  

Mexican Priests Fight Back Against Drug Cartel And Corrupt Officials

By McCarton Ackerman

Despite overwhelming odds and the threat of death, the country's clergy have risen up to combat violence and corruption on both sides of the drug war. MORE  

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