Clandestine chemistry

Certified industrial hygienist Gary Siebenschuh, left, and assistant Courtney Van Stolk preparing to enter a house that was once used as a clandestine methamphetamine lab in Memphis, Tenn. (AP Photo/Adrian Sainz).

Cleaning up homes with meth labs growing industry

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — A tall man and a slender woman wiggled into their white hazardous materials suits, putting on protective masks and gloves before venturing into the dark, two-story home where police say a […]

12/27/2013

Bret Lewis

Par for the course

Apparently when you are a greens-keeper at a golf course it’s not all glamor. You also have to clean out the port-a-potties. And you occasionally make an unexpected discovery.

02/19/2013

Hesperia, Calif.

Meth lab forces evacuation of SoCal motel

HESPERIA, Calif. (AP) — Authorities have evacuated a Southern California motel after a meth lab was found in a room.

01/21/2013

Meth lab

More meth labs showing up in cities, suburbs

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Methamphetamine lab seizures are on the rise in the nation’s cities and suburbs, raising new concerns about a lethal drug that has long been the scourge of rural America.

12/26/2012

Chemist told Mass. police she 'messed up bad'

BOSTON (AP) – A chemist at the center of a scandal at a Massachusetts drug lab admitted to investigators that she faked test results for two to three years, forged signatures and bypassed proper procedures, […]

09/26/2012

Chemist's education questioned in drug lab scandal

BOSTON (AP) – A Massachusetts chemist whose alleged mishandling of drug samples has thrown thousands of criminal cases into question testified under oath that she holds a master’s degree in chemistry from the University of […]

09/25/2012

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