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DEA complaint charges alleged MLB drug supplier

DEA complaint charges South Florida man with supplying drugs to clinics in MLB drug scandal
Curt Anderson, The Associated Press

MIAMI - U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration agents on Tuesday arrested a South Florida man suspected of manufacturing and supplying banned performance-enhancing drugs to clinics that distributed them to Major League Baseball players and other athletes.

A DEA criminal complaint unsealed Tuesday charges Paulo Berejuk with conspiracy to distribute testosterone. An initial court hearing for Berejuk was delayed until Thursday, and his attorney and family members declined comment.

Police probe New Hampshire pumpkin fest melee

Police: Criminal behaviour in melee near New Hampshire pumpkin festival will be prosecuted
The Associated Press

KEENE, N.H. - Local authorities in New Hampshire vowed Monday to prosecute the perpetrators of the violent disturbances near Keene's annual pumpkin festival that led to property damage and dozens of arrests and injuries over the weekend.

Keene Police Chief Kenneth Meola said also that college students who did nothing criminal but exercised "poor behaviour" during the melee Saturday that overwhelmed police would be referred to their schools.

Investigation of risque video of women with guns

National Guard says its members were in risque video of women with guns
Brady McCombs, The Associated Press

SALT LAKE CITY - A risque video shot in conservative Utah featuring bikini-clad women firing high-powered weapons and riding in tanks for a pinup calendar has raised the ire of a pair of law enforcement agencies who have found some of their officers appearing in the film.

US state still investigating 3 priest abuse cases

US state prosecutor: 3 priest abuse cases still being investigated; charges likely in 1
Steve Karnowski, The Associated Press

ST. PAUL, Minn. - A Minnesota prosecutor says he won't file criminal charges in seven cases of alleged sexual misconduct involving eight Catholic priests, but St. Paul police are investigating three other cases.

Ramsey County Attorney John Choi says that one of the three still under investigation is likely to lead to prosecution, without giving details.

Of the other seven cases, the statute of limitations has expired on three. Two priests suspected in one case died, there was not enough evidence to prove one and investigators could not identify the suspects in the other two.

Ex-clinic owner pleads guilty in MLB drug case

Ex-clinic owner in Florida pleads guilty to giving MLB players performance-enhancing drugs
Curt Anderson, The Associated Press

MIAMI - The former owner of a South Florida anti-aging clinic pleaded guilty Thursday to charges of illegally providing performance-enhancing drugs to athletes including high-profile Major League Baseball players, most notably New York Yankees star Alex Rodriguez.

Authorities: '7th Heaven' actor investigated

Los Angeles sheriff's detectives open molestation investigation involving '7th Heaven' actor
The Associated Press

LOS ANGELES, Calif. - The Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department says it is investigating allegations that former "7th Heaven" star Stephen Collins exposed himself to a teenage girl in the early 1980s.

The department said Wednesday that the incident was reported to investigators on Oct. 9, two days after New York authorities acknowledged they had an open molestation inquiry involving Collins.

Panetta assures Afghans of full probe into video

US assures Afghans of full probe of Marines video amid condemnation and fear of strained ties
Pauline Jelinek,Robert Burns, The Associated Press

WASHINGTON - Pentagon leaders scrambled Thursday to contain damage from an Internet video that purports to show four Marines urinating on Taliban corpses, an act that would appear to violate international laws of warfare and further strains U.S.-Afghan relations.

UK spies will face criminal inquiry over Libya

UK spies will face criminal inquiry into claims that intelligence shared with Gadhafi regime
Paisley Dodds, The Associated Press

LONDON - Britain's spy agencies will face a criminal investigation into claims that intelligence shared with Moammar Gadhafi's regime led to the torture or rendition of two Libyan men and their families, authorities announced Thursday.

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