WESTMINSTER, United Kingdom Former Deputy Speaker of the House of Lords has resigned his seat after being filmed taking cocaine with prostitutes. Before the scandal broke at the weekend Lord Sewel was a highly respected figure in the Labour Party and even chaired the House of Lords Standards Committee.
No more Monday nights with Mayor Ford and co. The Canadian Sun News Network canceled "Ford Nation" after just one episode.
A conservative Republican from Florida who was elected with Tea Party support in 2010 pleaded guilty to misdemeanor cocaine possession charges in D.C. Superior Court on Wednesday.
Well, Toronto Mayor Rob Ford does seem to have a flare for the dramatic side. Starting tonight, you can tune in Mondays at 8 p.m. EST to get a weekly dose of “Ford Nation.”
She tried to pass it off as a baby bump, but Canadian traveler Tabitha Leah Ritchie was actually carrying more than four pounds of cocaine in her latex belly.
In 1993, a jury convicted Clarence Aaron for his role in two planned cocaine deals. Aaron was a 23-year-old college student. It was his first offense. Unlike his co-defendants, Aaron was not a career drug dealer. He didn't know enough to plead guilty and testify against others to win a reduced sentence. He perjured himself in court. A federal judge sentenced Aaron to three terms of life without parole for a first-time nonviolent drug offense.
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