Drug Trade Fuels Surge in Witness Murders

Street gangs in Indiana are silencing eyewitnesses to their violent activities, as well as informants, say local prosecutors and police. A lack of witness cooperation is a major reason the arrest rate in Indianapolis criminal homicide cases has sunk to near 35 percent.

More Drug Treatment Centers Keep Addicts Hooked

Rather than working to get people well, a growing number of unscrupulous drug treatment centers are focusing on getting addicts to relapse so that insurance dollars keep rolling in, law enforcement officials, treatment experts and addicts in recovery tell the Associated Press.