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  • Genetic screening may redefine medical treatments
  • A new UCSF study suggests codeine is being prescribed for too many kids, despite warnings it can cause an accidental overdose.
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UCSF, children, drugs, health
  • Oakland resident Kimchi Truong, 24, died days after collapsing at the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival.
  • It could be a month before we learn what caused the death of an Oakland woman who collapsed at the Coachella music festival.
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southern california, oakland, music, drugs, alcohol, east bay news
  • The Coast Guard says a mystery boat reported Monday near Pescadero is now believed to have been used for drug smuggling.
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coast guard, boats, crime, drugs, peninsula news
  • In this photo taken Jan. 29, 2010, people wait for the San Francisco Public Library to open in San Francisco. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)
  • A plan to address illegal behavior at San Francisco's main library includes tough new penalties and an increased security force.
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ed lee, SFPD, books, crime, drugs, violence, vandalism, san francisco news, vic lee
  • Naloxone
  • A drug called naloxone may reverse the deadly effects of overdoses from drugs such as heroin and Oxycontin.
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drugs, health, carolyn johnson
  • Officer Matthew Switzer
  • A former Concord police officer is accused of stealing prescription drugs from seniors and allegedly used his K9 as a ruse to gain their trust.
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concord, drugs, crime, news
  • sketch of suspects in court in San Francisco gang bust
  • There were nearly two dozen defendants arranged in court who pleaded not guilty in the case tied to State Sen. Leland Yee.
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leland yee, drugs, guns, corruption, news
  • Keith Jackson leaving jail
  • Former San Francisco school board president Keith Jackson, who faces public corruption, gun and drug charges, was released on bail.
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corruption, guns, drugs, leland yee, news
  • SFPD squad car
  • SF police are coming to the aid of fellow cops who were suspended without pay after being indicted on fed corruption charges.
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SFPD, crime, drugs, tenderloin, fundraiser, san francisco news, carolyn tyler
  • SFPOA holding fundraiser for officers indicted on federal corruption charges
  • SF police are coming to the aid of fellow cops who were suspended without pay after being indicted on fed corruption charges.
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SFPD, crime, drugs, tenderloin, fundraiser, news
  • FBI raid a home in East Oakland
  • On Tuesday police and the FBI raided a home in East Oakland as part of a drug and gun investigation and arrested 8 people.
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oakland, crime, guns, drugs, east bay news
  • Mountain View Los Altos High School District Board of Education Administration Offices.
  • Mountain View parents are being warned about a new psychedelic drug that apparently caused a student to overdose on Tuesday.
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mountain view, drugs, children, news
  • Mountain View Los Altos High School District Board of Education Administration Offices.
  • Mountain View parents are being warned about a new psychedelic drug that apparently caused a student to overdose on Tuesday.
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mountain view, drugs, children, south bay news
  • FILE- In this Feb 7, 2012 file photo, pedestrians walk pass a CVS store in Chicago. CVS Caremark Corp. said Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2012, that its third-quarter earnings climbed 16 percent
  • CVS Pharmacy could face $29 million in fines for allegedly losing track of painkillers at four of its Northern California stores.
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drugs, crime, fairfield, news
  • Sonora Elementary School sign
  • Some parents say it's a big wake-up call after three third-graders were caught smoking marijuana at a school in Sonora.
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children, marijuana, crime, drugs, california news
  • Joaquin El Chapo Guzman holds a gun
  • After pursuing drug lord "El Chapo" for years, authorities finally found him using a cellphone at a house where drugs were stored.
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mexico, drugs, crime, guns, violence, news
  • Joaquin El Chapo Guzman is escorted to a helicopter in handcuffs by Mexican navy marines at a navy hanger in Mexico City, Mexico, Saturday, Feb. 22, 2014. (AP Photo/Eduardo Verdugo)
  • Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman, a man described as being one of the world's most powerful drug lords, is now in custody.
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mexico, drugs, crime, guns, violence, national/world
  • Joaquin El Chapo Guzman is escorted to a helicopter in handcuffs by Mexican navy marines at a navy hanger in Mexico City, Mexico, Saturday, Feb. 22, 2014. (AP Photo/Eduardo Verdugo)
  • Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman, a man described as being one of the world's most powerful drug lords, is now in custody.
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mexico, drugs, crime, guns, violence, news
  • A former Contra Costa sheriffs deputy convicted of taking part in a DUI scheme was sentenced to 15 months in prison on Wednesday.
  • A former Contra Costa sheriff's deputy convicted of taking part in a DUI scheme was sentenced to 15 months in prison on Wednesday.
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cnet scandal, pleasant hill, contra costa county, lawsuit, drugs, crime, DUI, east bay news
  • The San Jose firefighter accused of selling drugs and sex crimes against minors was also a volunteer at St. Leo the Greats church.
  • A veteran San Jose firefighter now faces a possible sentence of nearly five years in prison on drug charges.
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san jose, drugs, children, sex crimes, crime, south bay news
  • The San Jose firefighter accused of selling drugs and sex crimes against minors was also a volunteer at St. Leo the Greats church.
  • The San Jose firefighter accused of selling drugs and having sex with a a minor was also a volunteer at St. Leo the Great's church.
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san jose, drugs, children, sex crimes, crime, south bay news, lisa amin gulezian
  • San Jose firefighter Mario Cuestas
  • The San Jose firefighter accused of crimes ranging from drug dealing to having sex with a minor, had ties to a local church.
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san jose, crime, children, sex crimes, drugs, news
  • San Jose firefighter Mario Cuestas arrested for drug charges, child molestation
  • The SJ Fire Dept. is devastated after a raid resulted in the arrest of one of their own, on disturbing charges of crimes against kids.
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san jose, drugs, children, sex crimes, crime, south bay news
  • Firefighter Mario Cuestas
  • ABC7 News spoke to firefighter Mario Cuestas' former partner who says he alerted the San Jose Fire Department 2 years go.
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san jose, crime, drugs, children, news
  • San Jose firefighter Mario Cuestas arrested for drug charges, child molestation
  • The SJ Fire Dept. is devastated after a raid resulted in the arrest of one of their own, on disturbing charges of crimes against kids.
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san jose, drugs, children, sex crimes, crime, news
  • San Jose firefighter Mario Cuestas
  • A veteran San Jose firefighter is under arrest, accused of a slew of crimes ranging from drug dealing to crimes against children.
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san jose, drugs, children, sex crimes, crime, south bay news, lisa amin gulezian
  • San Jose firefighter Mario Cuestas
  • A veteran San Jose firefighter is under arrest, accused of a slew of crimes ranging from drug dealing to crimes against children.
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san jose, drugs, children, crime, news
  • A former grad student instructor at Cal was arrested in Albany in connection with a sexual assault that occurred last month.
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berkeley, albany, uc berkeley, crime, sex crimes, drugs, east bay news
  • Triminex diet pills
  • A Rohnert Park woman thought she was filling out an online survey for Amazon, but ended up with diet pills she couldn't afford.
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diets, drugs, amazon, scam, rohnert park, better business bureau, 7 on your side, michael finney
  • The medical examiner says Philip Seymour Hoffman's autopsy is inconclusive and is now awaiting toxicology results.
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celebrity deaths, drugs, hollywood, new york, entertainment
  • Philip Seymour Hoffman
  • Oscar-winning actor Philip Seymour Hoffman was found dead in his NYC apartment with what officials said was a needle in his arm.
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celebrity deaths, drugs, new york, entertainment
  • A Florida man was arrested for allegedly carrying 14 pounds of marijuana at San Francisco International Airport last week.
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san francisco international airport, marijuana, drugs, crime, travel, peninsula news
  • Edward Diaz
  • A school tutor facing charges of selling marijuana to students may have been selling weed obtained with a medicinal marijuana card.
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san jose, marijuana, children, crime, drugs, news
  • Edward Diaz
  • A school tutor facing charges of selling marijuana to students may have been selling weed obtained with a medicinal marijuana card.
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san jose, marijuana, children, crime, drugs, south bay news, david louie
  • Santa Clara County correctional deputy Juan Carrillo is accused of allowing criminals to live at his home in exchange for free, illegal drugs.
  • A Santa Clara County correctional deputy is accused of allowing criminals to live at his home in exchange for free, illegal drugs.
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san jose, santa clara county, drugs, crime, south bay news
  • Justin Bieber in court
  • A series of troubling incidents have put Justin Bieber's innocent image at risk, and none more so than his arrest on DUI charges Thursday.
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justin bieber, celebrity, laws, drugs, DUI, alcohol, celebrity crime, crime, entertainment
  • Justin Bieber in court
  • Pop star Justin Bieber walked out of jail Thursday following his arrest in Miami Beach on charges including DUI and resisting arrest.
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justin bieber, celebrity, laws, drugs, DUI, alcohol, celebrity crime, crime, entertainment
  • Contra Costa County drug task force nets $18M in meth
  • A drug task force announced one of the biggest drug raids in the history of Contra Costa County, along with 17 arrests.
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contra costa county, gang violence, drugs, east bay news
  • Zeus stands in front of two pounds of meth he sniffed out in Santa Clara County. (Photo courtesy SCCSET)
  • Santa Clara County's canine Zeus used his highly trained nose to recover more than two pounds of meth in a car last Friday.
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santa clara county, mountain view, animal, drugs, marijuana, pot bust, crime, south bay news
  • n this Jan. 13, 2013 file photo, Justin Bieber performs during theI Believe Tour  at the American Airlines Arena in Miami, Florida.
  • Detectives searched Justin Bieber's home looking for evidence the pop star was involved in an egg-tossing vandalism case.
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justin bieber, celebrity, laws, drugs, entertainment
  • Homeless around the San Francisco main library
  • San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee is concerned about the growing homeless population near the main library and wants to clean it up.
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ed lee, SFPD, books, crime, drugs, violence, vandalism, twitter, civic center, homeless, san francisco news, vic lee
  • In this photo taken Jan. 29, 2010, people wait for the San Francisco Public Library to open in San Francisco. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)
  • San Francisco's mayor is calling for an end to illegal behavior at the main library after recent complaints of assaults and drug use.
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ed lee, SFPD, books, crime, drugs, violence, vandalism, san francisco news
  • Union City BART station
  • Last week on the Fremont line a man high on PCP tried to take over a BART train.
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union city, BART, drugs, east bay news
  • Officials say a teen from Mexico was arrested at Mineta San Jose Airport for trying to smuggle liquid meth in tequila bottles.
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mineta san jose international airport, mexico, drugs, crime, south bay news
  • Crews found a marijuana grow operation while responding to a fire in SF
  • Crews made a surprising discovery while responding to a fire in SF?s Mission District Saturday -- a marijuana grow operation.
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mission district, marijuana, drugs, fire, sffd, SFPD, news
  • Crews found a marijuana grow operation while responding to a fire in SF
  • San Francisco firefighters made a surprising discovery in the city's Mission District  a marijuana grow operation.
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mission district, marijuana, drugs, fire, sffd, SFPD, san francisco news, lisa amin gulezian
  • Synthetic drugs
  • The DEA is issuing a warning about the emerging popularity of a new set of drugs that's being marketed to teens and young adults.
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drugs, internet, websites, china, pakistan, news
  • Synthetic drugs
  • The DEA is issuing a warning about the emerging popularity of a new set of drugs that's being marketed to teens and young adults.
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drugs, internet, websites, china, pakistan, assignment 7, vic lee
  • Teens are listening to the message to stay away from hard drugs like cocaine and designer drugs called "bath salts," but marijuana is a different story.
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drugs, marijuana, health
  • An undercover operation to stop drug dealing at two Riverside County high schools has ended with about two dozen arrests.
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southern california, drugs, california news