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Alaska Airlines Pilot Says She Was Raped by Captain

He remains at work, Betty Pina alleges in lawsuit against airline

(Newser) - Last June, an Alaska Airlines pilot reported that her captain drugged and raped her during a layover in Minneapolis. Nine months later, he's still in the job, according to her lawsuit against the airline. It describes how Betty Pina, 39, and Paul Engelien, 50, arrived in the concierge room... More »

Cops: Subway Worker Didn't Drug Officer

Tests showed no drugs in drink, officer's system

(Newser) - An 18-year-old Subway employee has been cleared of charges two months after he was accused of drugging a police officer's drink . Tanis Ukena was arrested Aug. 8 in Layton, Utah, after a uniformed police officer who'd consumed part of a Subway drink and sandwich reported feeling intoxicated. Ukena... More »

Subway Employee Accused of Drugging Officer's Drink

Tanis Ukena allegedly put THC and meth into the cop's drink

(Newser) - A Subway employee in Utah has been arrested on accusations he put methamphetamine and THC into the drink of a uniformed police officer, the AP reports. A probable cause statement filed Tuesday says the Layton police sergeant immediately felt impaired after getting the drink Monday. He struggled to find the... More »

Cee Lo Accused of Drugging Woman

Singer's lawyer says claim just an extortion attempt

(Newser) - A woman accusing Cee Lo Green of sexual assault claims that the music star drugged her with Ecstasy, and she secretly recorded a conversation in which he admits guilt, reports TMZ . The woman says she went on a date with Cee Lo in July, but woke up hours later naked... More »

Ex-Broadcom Boss Charged With Drugging Exec Drinks

Dozens of drug, fraud charges for billionaire

(Newser) - Broadcom's co-founder has been indicted on an astounding spate of federal fraud and narcotics charges, the Wall Street Journal reports. Henry Nicholas III is accused of using and distributing drugs over a seven-year period while directing a criminal stock options-backdating conspiracy that cost the firm billions. Prosecutors claim he secretly... More »

Drugged California Tourist Killed by Train in Rome

Traveler stumbled onto track after cappuccino spiked by thief

(Newser) - An elderly American tourist drugged by a thief was killed by a train as he wandered along the tracks in a daze, the Los Angeles Times reports. The 76-year-old traveler and his wife were befriended by a man who gave them drug-laced cappuccinos in a Rome train station and then... More »

Immigrants Allege Border Drugging

Say they were forced to take psychotropic drugs during deportation proceedings

(Newser) - Two illegal immigrants say they were drugged against their will by U.S. officials trying to deport them, their ACLU lawyer said yesterday. The two men, one Indonesian and one Senegalese, claim to have been injected with pyschotropic drugs during deportation proceedings; neither had been diagnosed with a mental illness... More »

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