| Aug 14, 2013
| 10:43 AM
It is mid-morning on a recent Friday in West Baltimore, and there is a long line snaking down the street and around the corner. Why? Vendors are dispensing free heroin samples.
In other areas of the city, buyers are risking arrest and drug contamination...
| Aug 2, 2013
| 6:11 PM
A grandmother has been charged with killing her 1-year-old grandson and injuring a granddaughter by rubbing methadone on their gums, Baltimore police say.
Towanda Reaves, 50, was arrested Thursday and charged with murder and multiple assault charges....
| Jul 3, 2013
| 6:17 AM
ATLANTA (AP) — Overdose deaths in the U.S. are rising fastest among middle-aged women, and their drug of choice is usually prescription painkillers, the government reported Tuesday.
"Mothers, wives, sisters and daughters are dying at rates that we...
| Jun 26, 2013
| 7:22 PM
A Hedgesville, W.Va., man has been charged in five pharmacy robbery cases in Berkeley and Washington counties in the last six months, according to court documents.
Jesse Lee Gibson, 27, was arraigned Wednesday by Berkeley County Magistrate Harry L....
| Jan 25, 2013
| 7:44 AM
A movie producer was arrested this week on suspicion of driving under the influence of methadone and the prescription drug Adderall after he allegedly crashed his Corvette into a parking pole in Glendale, according to police....
| Jan 24, 2013
| 2:27 PM
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A movie producer was arrested Tuesday on suspicion of driving under the influence of methadone and the prescription drug Adderall after he allegedly crashed his Corvette into a parking...
| Apr 5, 2013
Tucked between a hair salon and a gift shop on bustling Las Olas Boulevard is a mysterious gated door with simple instructions: "Enter thru alley."
Once you loop around the block and walks past the trash canisters that fill this back street, a rainbow...
| Apr 5, 2013
| 3:57 PM
A Severn mother who, despite a poison center's admonition to get her son to a hospital immediately, waited until her child began having a seizure from sipping his father's methadone, was placed on three years' probation Friday.
Kimberly Brooks, 28,...
| Apr 2, 2013
The day after her ex-husband's funeral in January, Sabrina Lumpkin started calling every public official she could think of, trying to get someone to pay attention.
Warren Lumpkin, 34, had died in a Southwest Baltimore house of heart complications...
| Mar 13, 2013
| 1:26 PM
NORTHERN MICHIGAN — Four people were arrested in Northern Michigan on Monday following a multi-county drug bust from the Straits Area Narcotics Team (SANE).
On Monday, a 33-year-old Cheboygan man was arrested on a traffic stop in Cheboygan County....
| Mar 16, 2013
| 4:02 PM
It's got a nice ring, but don't get too cocky, basketball fans. Granted, you have one of the two best non-sporting sporting events (in which no scoring happens), but you will never touch the first day of the NFL Draft.