Mums describe grief at watching kids die after taking ecstasy at festival

Two grieving mums have told of their heartbreak at watching their children die after taking ecstasy at a popular music festival. Brook Hoar, 38, and Janine Milburn, 41, lost Tommy Cowan, 20, and Georgia Jones, 18, respectively in May. The pair had taken pills at Mutiny Festival in in Cosham, Hants. Now their devastated mums have described their harrowing last […]

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Driver accused of huffing chemicals before fatal crash into Girl Scouts

A driver who fatally struck three Girl Scouts and a mother along a Wisconsin highway was “huffing” chemicals prior to the deadly crash, police said. Colten Treu, 21, turned himself in to police hours after the crash in Lake Hallie that also sent another girl to the hospital, the Eau Claire Leader-Telegram reports. Police identified the victims as Jayna S. […]

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Drugs gang jailed for airlifting £500k of contraband into prison

Moment a drone delivers drugs into prison as brazen gang who airlifted £500,000 of class As into seven jails are sentenced to more than 37 years behind bars The gang used 11 drones to smuggle drugs and mobile phones into prisons Prosecutors believe the gang had attempted more than 100 separate deliveries The gang concentrated on prisons around the midlands […]

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Nine-strong drugs gang who raked in millions by flooding tourist towns with heroin and cocaine hid 'county line' crimes behind plumbing firm

The group, headed by 37-year-old ringleader Ian Spackman, set up a plumbing firm to hide their crimes, a court was told. Working out of Liverpool, they flooded Blackpool and Cumbria with the drugs, as well as the North East and Europe — supplying smaller dealers. Prosecutor Stephen McNally told Liverpool crown court: “The tentacles of the organisation reached around England […]

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'County lines' drugs gangs using kids as young as 13 to peddle heroin and crack cocaine

More than 200 suspected gangsters have been arrested in a national crackdown. There are thought to be around 1,500 of county lines networks in operation in the UK, which involve urban dealers forcing children to carry drugs to customers in more rural areas. They also "cuckoo" the homes of vulnerable or drug-addicted people to use to stash illegal substances. Dozens […]

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Mum’s terror as ‘monster’ ex-partner punches, suffocates and mentally abuses her

A woman has spoken of her turmoil at being "mentally, physically and emotionally" abused by her "monster" ex partner. Kirsty-Ann Barr, 20, says she has been left depressed and trapped in her own home after suffering months of abuse at the hands of Ryan Kerrison. Kerrison was convicted of assault earlier this year and given a restraining order – but […]

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Dopes accused of ‘smoking drugs’ inside tent on subway train

Two dopes who apparently thought they were camping at Burning Man instead of riding the subway in the Bronx pitched a tent inside a crowded train– and began “smoking drugs,” stunned eyewitnesses said. The man and woman boarded a southbound #2 train at 233rd Street at around 4:45 p.m. Friday, carrying a large green and blue tent, according to one […]

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Sniffer dog making smugglers’ lives hell after detecting drugs worth £450m

Honey the sniffer dog freezes and goes ramrod straight as drug busters ­collar another smuggler. The labrador’s reactions as she detects cocaine are unmistakable and her efforts have helped put Border Force teams on course for a record haul. In 2016-17 they nabbed more than 4,500 kilos of the Class A drug with a street value of £450million. That was […]

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