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Bracing for World Cup, Brazil Arrests Major Cocaine Supplier

By John Lavitt

Brazilian authorities have gone above and beyond in their attempts to sanitize the drug and crime-infested favelas surrounding the World Cup site. MORE  

Pot-Dealing Suburban Mom Free on $500,000 Bail

By McCarton Ackerman

Random acquaintances bail out Andrea Sanderlin, who ran a massive marijuana ring. MORE  

Whitey Bulger Admits to Making Millions from Drug Trafficking

By McCarton Ackerman

His trial will determine whether the famed Boston mobster was a "hands-on killer" or merely a cocaine kingpin. MORE  

Feds Bust Posh NY Mom Who Ran Huge Pot Business

By McCarton Ackerman

A Scarsdale mom was behind a major grow operation in Queens. MORE  

Cocaine Cowboys Hitman Wants Out of Jail

By McCarton Ackerman

The '80s gangster who blew the whistle on Griselda Blanco wants his life sentence reduced. MORE  

NY Doc Busted in $10-Million Oxy Drug Ring

By McCarton Ackerman

Dr. Hector Castro is charged as head of a massive multi-state prescription drug ring. MORE  

Morning Roundup: March 6, 2013

By Bryan Le

Russia fears troops will riot over smoking ban, heroin and crack use at record low in the UK, and a booze cruise theft is busted. MORE  

Morning Roundup: November 16, 2012

By The Fix staff

Alcohol exacerbates the obesity epidemic, five-hour energy drinks blamed for 13 deaths, and Bon Jovi's daughter recovers from heroin OD. MORE  

Teen Kingpin Busted in Ohio

By McCarton Ackerman

The 17-year-old student was running a multi-million dollar marijuana ring out of his bedroom. MORE  

Mexico's Drug Queen Extradited to the US

By May Wilkerson

The nation's highest-profile female trafficker will face cocaine charges north of the border. MORE  

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