Posts Tagged Drug-related crime

Police: Parents who killed selves, kids feared apocalypse

In this Oct. 2, 2014 file photo, flowers and photos are on display during a vigil for the Strack family at Pioneer Park in Provo, Utah. Police say five members of the Utah family found dead last fall died from methadone and other drugs, and interviews with people who knew them revealed the parents worried about a "pending apocalypse." Springville Police Chief J. Scott Finlayson said Tuesday, Jan. 27, 2015, authorities have concluded their investigation into the September deaths of Benjamin and Kristi Strack and three of their children, ages 11, 12 and 14.  (AP Photo/The Daily Herald, Grant Hindsley, File) MANDATORY CREDIT

SPRINGVILLE, Utah (AP) — A Utah couple and their three children who were found dead in their home last fall overdosed on drugs after the parents told friends and family they were worried about the apocalypse, authorities said Tuesday.

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Blount happy with Patriots after rocky time with Steelers

New England Patriots running back LeGarrette Blount speaks at his locker prior to a football team practice in Foxborough, Mass., Thursday, Jan. 22, 2015. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola)

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — A right cross to an opponent’s chin. An arrest on a marijuana possession charge. A decision to walk out on the Pittsburgh Steelers.

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Boxing champ Taylor pleads not guilty to gun, drug charges

Boxer Jermain Taylor, second from right, leaves the Pulaski County jail in Little Rock Tuesday after posting bond. A Little Rock woman said Tuesday that Taylor threatened to shoot her three small children, and that she knocked the gun away after the cursing middleweight--once called a role model by the city's mayor--put the weapon to her husband's head. (AP Photo/Arkansas Democrat-Gazette, Gavin Lesnick)

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — Boxing champion Jermain Taylor is free after he pleaded not guilty to pointing a gun at a man’s head and threatened to shoot three small children at an Arkansas parade.

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