Sunday, August 31 2014 5:20 AM EDT2014-08-31 09:20:57 GMT
Under cover of darkness, 40 Filipino peacekeepers made a daring escape after being surrounded and under fire for seven hours by Syrian rebels in the Golan Heights, Philippine officials said Sunday, leaving 44...Full Story >
Under cover of darkness, 40 Filipino peacekeepers made a daring escape after being surrounded and under fire for seven hours by Syrian rebels in the Golan Heights, Philippine officials said Sunday, leaving 44 Fijian troops...Full Story >
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The Alaska Earthquake Center says a magnitude 5.1 earthquake hit 43 miles northwest of Fairbanks on Saturday night.Full Story >
The Alaska Earthquake Information Center says a magnitude 5.1 earthquake hit 43 miles northwest of Fairbanks on Saturday night.Full Story >
PHOENIX (CBS5) -
A dozen people have been arrested for illegally selling prescription-only drugs at Valley yerberia shops, authorities said.
Mesa Police Department spokesman Sgt. Tony Landato said married-couple Reynaldo Olivares and Rosa Blanco own several Los 3 Amigos and El Renacer yerberia shops in the Valley that have been selling prescription drugs manufactured in Mexico.
Police said the other ten suspects operated the businesses: Nicolas Nolasco-Olivares, Jose Menderez-Segura, Norma Coc-Blanco, Ignacio Blanco, Ramon Soriano-Frias, Roberto Gutierrez-Isidro, Laura Olivares, Maria Cordoba, Sandra Gamez-Valez and Maria Rojas.
Among the shops were Los 3 Amingos at 855 W. University in Mesa and El Renacer locations at 535 E. Southern Ave. and at 482 W. Ray Rd.
A year-long investigation led officers to serve 14 search warrants throughout the cities of Mesa, Phoenix, Tempe, Scottsdale, Chandler and Tolleson on Wednesday morning, according to Landato. Half of the locations were the suspects' homes and the other half were yerberia shop locations.
One location had a secured room where the drugs were stored.
Landato said several homes, businesses, vehicles and bank accounts were seized as evidence.
The suspects face charges of participating in a criminal syndicate and sale of drugs.
Police said the investigation is ongoing.
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Saturday, August 30 2014 9:57 PM EDT2014-08-31 01:57:07 GMT
A New York teenager has died after he crashed a lamborghini into a guard rail while taking it for a test drive. According to FOX News, 18-year-old Samuel Shepard was driving on a county road in MountFull Story >
A New York teenager has died after he crashed a lamborghini into a guard rail while taking it for a test drive.Full Story >
Saturday, August 30 2014 9:34 PM EDT2014-08-31 01:34:11 GMT
The Coast Guard says the pilot of a small airplane lost consciousness while flying and the plane crashed into the Atlantic Ocean off the Virginia coast.Full Story >
A pilot lost consciousness and the plane drifted into restricted airspace over the nation's capital, scrambling fighter jets that stayed with the small aircraft until it ran out of fuel and crashed Saturday.Full Story >