A pair of brothers and 18 other people from Indiana, Michigan and Ohio have been indicted on charges they ran a major operation that smuggled cocaine and methamphetamine from Mexico, federal prosecutors said Friday.
A 17-year-old charged in the stabbing of his 55-year-old grandmother at her southwest Michigan home said he was high on meth when he attacked her, and that he hopes she can forgive him.
Despite abundant evidence that the meth trade is flourishing, many law enforcement agencies have called off tactics that have been used for years to confront drug makers.
Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder has signed legislation making it harder for methamphetamine producers to buy key ingredients.