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Flesh Eating Drug Popping Up Around U.S.

A frightening new drug that first appeared in Russia is beginning to make its way around the United States. The drug, named “krokodil” is a knockoff of heron and comes with some deadly side effects.

CBS Miami–10/10/2013

Bill McHale, Acceptance Counseling Services (Source: CBS4)

Focus on South Florida: Molly Madness

We follow up Michele Gillen’s CBS4 investigation into a drug that parents might have heard their kids talking about, but not realize what it was. And with kids hearing music stars rave about it, the drug, “Molly,” has become tragically alluring.

My TV 33–09/29/2013

(Source: CBS4)

CBS4 Investigates: The Dangers Of A Popular Drug Called Molly

Its name sounds so innocent, and with some music stars seemingly raving about, teenagers, college students, and even young professionals, are finding the drug Molly even more alluring. CBS 4’s Chief Investigator Michele Gillen hit the streets to find out why Molly is the talk of our town, and the growing concern of Law Enforcement.

09/25/2013

Coast Guard Petty Officer 2nd Class Matthew Hethcoat, with the Coast Guard Cutter Robert Yered, guards a pallet of seized cocaine at Coast Guard Base Miami Beach, Fla., July 20, 2013. Crew members aboard the Coast Guard Cutter Legare interdicted $35 million approximate wholesale value of cocaine. (Source: U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Mark Barney)

Coast Guard Offloads $35 Million In Cocaine

Many would agree that $35 million is a lot of money—and that amount is the Coast Guard’s estimate of cocaine, in wholesale value, that crew members offloaded a boat in Miami Saturday morning.

07/20/2013

(Source:CBS4)

Dangerous Drug Creating New Addicts

There is a new epidemic of people who have been addicted to opium pills switching over to another dangerous drug which has gotten easier and cheaper to acquire.

CBS4–05/22/2013

Party drug, known as "Molly" can have devastating side effects. (CBS4)

There Could Be Something Dangerous About “Molly”

Parents may have reason for concern if they hear their children talking about “Molly.” It isn’t the name of a friend, but a common alias for a potentially dangerous drug.

CBS4–03/22/2013

(Photo by Nick Laham/Getty Images)

Report: Clinic Operator Personally Injected A-Rod With PEDs

On the heels of an eye-opening report from the Miami New Times that alleged Alex Rodriguez and other baseball stars were still using performance-enhancing drugs; ESPN now claims the operator of the clinic the New Times highlighted personally injected A-Rod with PEDs.

CBS Miami–02/01/2013

Forty-five year old Detective John Brindle was arrested Friday night for possession of oxycodone pills without a prescription. (Source: Broward Sheriff's Office)

Broward Sheriff Detective Arrested For Possession Of Oxycodone

A Broward Sheriff’s detective lands a big drug bust, but this time he is the one that ends up in the slammer.

CBS Miami–01/27/2013

File image of Miami Police Sgt. Raul Iglesias (CBS4)

Ex-Miami Police Sgt. Convicted On Federal Charges

A former City of Miami police sergeant has been convicted of drug conspiracy and civil rights violations among other charges by a federal jury.

CBS4–01/18/2013

File image of Miami Police Sgt. Raul Iglesias (CBS4)

Indicted Miami Police Sgt. Makes First Court Appearance

A Miami police sergeant indicted on charges alleging he planted cocaine on a suspect, stole drugs and money from dealers, and lied to federal investigators appeared before a federal judge Friday.

CBS4–07/20/2012

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