| Dec 16, 2013
| 4:11 PM
A Southern California pain doctor who was featured in a 2012 Times investigative report on patient overdose deaths was barred Monday from writing prescriptions for some narcotics and other widely abused drugs.
John Dimowo pleaded not guilty in a court...
| Sep 24, 2013
| 5:55 AM
Whether it's alcohol, marijuana, heroin, prescription medication or newer, synthetic substances like K2, it's easy for teenagers to access drugs in Howard County.
At least, that's what dozens of high school students have told Joan Webb Scornaienchi,...
| Sep 26, 2013
| 12:00 PM
According to US Weekly magazine, rumors during the U.S. Open tennis tournament were true.
Actress Kaley Cuoco, best known for her starring role in the highly popular TV comedy "The Big Bang Theory" and her role in Priceline commercials with actor...
| Sep 30, 2013
| 6:30 AM
In February, there was a sizeable drug bust at Texas Christian University in Fort Worth. The media covered the story in great detail. While making my morning coffee, one update stopped me dead in my tracks. Marijuana, cocaine, methamphetamine and...
| Nov 27, 2013
| 4:52 PM
The Johns Hopkins School of Medicine has suspended a junior faculty member after she was charged with helping her roommate sell prescription pain pills through the online drug market Silk Road.
Alexandra Gold was in the second year of a two-year...
| Nov 4, 2013
| 3:46 AM
It looks like this mom found out the hard way that it's not always 'better living through chemistry' after allegedly conducting a school science project -- on her son.
Heather McAuliffe , a West Boca mom of a first grader, is accused of emailing her...
| Nov 4, 2013
| 1:31 PM
Ravens left offensive guard Kelechi Osemele will be placed on injured reserve and undergo season-ending back surgery, coach John Harbaugh announced today.
"He's heading to IR," Harbaugh said. "He's working right now with the doctors and his...
| Nov 5, 2013
| 4:21 AM
Ravens cornerback Asa Jackson has been reinstated by NFL commissioner Roger Goodell from the reserve-suspended list.
And the NFL has been granted the Ravens a roster exemption for Jackson through Monday. They can place Jackson on the active roster at...
| Nov 29, 2013
| 2:03 PM
The authorized use of drugs to treat attention deficit disorder continues to rise among Major League Baseball players, according to statistics included in a report released Friday.
MLB players received a record 119 exemptions to use ADD drugs last...
| Dec 4, 2013
| 2:56 PM
A show of hands for all the true believers in the Greg Schiano Redemption Tour.
Not me. I didn't figure him to become a "hot seat" guy. I just figured for him to be long gone, by the end of the season at the latest.
Now, maybe not. Probably not....
| Nov 7, 2013
| 3:25 AM
Back from an eight-game suspension for his second violation of the NFL performance-enhancing drug policy, Ravens cornerback Asa Jackson vowed there won't be a third misstep, and he's determined to make the most of this chance.
"Definitely, it's been a...