drugs http://kgou.org en Oklahoma Drug Agency: Decongestant Link Restricting Meth Production http://kgou.org/post/oklahoma-drug-agency-decongestant-link-restricting-meth-production <p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 15.454545021057129px; line-height: 15px;">&nbsp;The&nbsp;<font color="red">Oklahoma</font>&nbsp;Bureau of Narcotics says a new registry linking the sales of pseudoephedrine with neighboring states has blocked up to 90,000 sales of the drug in its first year of operation.</p> Mon, 31 Mar 2014 13:30:00 +0000 Associated Press 26279 at http://kgou.org Oklahoma Drug Agency: Decongestant Link Restricting Meth Production Mexican Drug Cartel Kingpin Captured In Joint U.S.-Mexico Raid http://kgou.org/post/mexican-drug-cartel-kingpin-captured-joint-us-mexico-raid <strong>This story was updated at 4:20 p.m. ET.</strong><p>The head of Mexico's <a href="http://articles.latimes.com/keyword/sinaloa-cartel">Sinaloa drug cartel</a>, Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman, was captured overnight by U.S. and Mexican officials in the Pacific coastal town of Mazatlan.<p><a href="http://www.washingtonpost.com/politics/courts_law/apnewsbreak-mexicos-sinaloa-drug-chief-arrested/2014/02/22/625e3e22-9bdb-11e3-8112-52fdf646027b_story.html?wpisrc=al_national">The Associated Press</a> first broke the story, quoting an unnamed "senior U.S. Sat, 22 Feb 2014 21:59:41 +0000 Scott Neuman 23822 at http://kgou.org Mexican Drug Cartel Kingpin Captured In Joint U.S.-Mexico Raid World Views: December 6, 2013 http://kgou.org/post/world-views-december-6-2013 <p></p><p>Suzette Grillot and Rebecca Cruise discuss China 's move to grab airspace over the East China Sea, and ongoing protests in Ukraine over a jailed political leader, and a scuttled trade pact with the European Union.</p><p><em style="line-height: 1.5;">The Dallas Morning News</em><span style="line-height: 1.5;"> Mexico Bureau Chief <a href="http://alfredocorchado.com/">Alfredo </a></span><a href="http://alfredocorchado.com/">Corchado</a> joins Grillot&nbsp;to talk about his 20-year career<span style="line-height: 1.5;">. His memoir <a href="http://alfredocorchado.com/midnight-in-mexico-a-reporters-journey/"><em>Midnight in Mexico&nbsp;</em></a>chronicles his coverage of the country’s war against the drug cartels.</span></p><p> Fri, 06 Dec 2013 22:30:00 +0000 Brian Hardzinski, Suzette Grillot & Rebecca Cruise 18628 at http://kgou.org World Views: December 6, 2013 Reporting Mexico’s Drug War From Oaxaca To Oklahoma http://kgou.org/post/reporting-mexico-s-drug-war-oaxaca-oklahoma <p></p><p><a href="http://alfredocorchado.com/" style="line-height: 1.5;">Alfredo Corchado</a><span style="line-height: 1.5;"> has spent nearly 20 years covering his native country as the Mexico bureau chief for </span><em style="line-height: 1.5;">The Dallas Morning News.</em></p><p>From first reporting on government protests in Ciudad Juárez in the mid-80s, through five presidential administrations and a violent drug war with no end in sight, he says he’s always left with the fact that it’s not enough.</p> Wed, 04 Dec 2013 13:34:00 +0000 Brian Hardzinski & Suzette Grillot 18399 at http://kgou.org Reporting Mexico’s Drug War From Oaxaca To Oklahoma State’s Marijuana Arrest Rates Slightly Higher Than Nation’s http://kgou.org/post/state-s-marijuana-arrest-rates-slightly-higher-nation-s <p style="margin-bottom: 24px; font-size: 19.552px; line-height: 1.5; color: rgb(51, 51, 51);">Oklahoma’s arrest rate for marijuana possession is slightly above the national rate, and arrest rates vary considerably among counties, according to an&nbsp;<i>Oklahoma Watch</i>&nbsp;analysis of 10 years’ worth of FBI data.</p><p><iframe frameborder="no" height="300" scrolling="no" src="https://www.google.com/fusiontables/embedviz?q=select+col4+from+1-3kDnwkuG-BuKVzggD7d4wmsH60w4MZwpY27MKg&amp;viz=MAP&amp;h=false&amp;lat=35.47091984888949&amp;lng=-97.181842253125&amp;t=1&amp;z=7&amp;l=col4" width="575"></iframe></p><p style="margin-bottom: 24px; font-size: 19.552px; line-height: 1.5; color: rgb(51, 51, 51);"><strong><em style="line-height: 32.22222137451172px;">Click on a button to see a county’s rate of arrests for marijuana possession. Each button is placed on a county seat. The red buttons denote the counties with the highest rates.</em></strong></p><p> Mon, 12 Aug 2013 18:37:59 +0000 Oklahoma Watch & Shaun Hittle 11456 at http://kgou.org Norman Students Treated for Apparent Drug Overdose http://kgou.org/post/norman-students-treated-apparent-drug-overdose <p></p><p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 11px; line-height: 15px; ">Four Norman High School students have been taken to a Norman hospital after apparently taking prescription drugs at the school.</p> Mon, 01 Apr 2013 20:06:44 +0000 Associated Press 3000 at http://kgou.org Norman Students Treated for Apparent Drug Overdose