| May 19, 2012
| 11:30 AM
"Fine," he shrugged. "It's not eating at airports that I'm afraid of."
We weren't there to catch a flight. We were completing homework from Ian's therapist, who was trying to desensitize him to the airport environment. The next month, I was returning to...
| Aug 14, 2012
| 8:55 AM
VISTA, Calif. -- Prosecutors outlined some of the evidence against a Carlsbad homemaker accused of shooting her husband to death in the family's home while the couple's children were in another room.
Jason Harper, 39, was shot and killed Tuesday, Aug. 7....
| Apr 16, 2012
| 7:40 PM
Covington police arrest a 40 year old man at an early morning party in possession of a variety of illegal drugs. Police say they responded to a loud music complaint in the 500 block of West 5th Ave. and found a man with cocaine, valium, marijuana and...
| Nov 24, 2012
I've been thumbing through a book that claims to contain 1,003 facts that will scare the you know what out of you.
I can't tell you the actual name of the book because this is a newspaper, and if the past is any indicator it is read by a lot of 3-year-...
| Apr 21, 2012
| 5:20 PM
Eight American soldiers died of overdoses involving heroin, morphine or other opiates during deployments in Afghanistan in 2010 and 2011, according to U.S. Army investigative reports.
The overdoses were revealed in documents detailing how the Army...
| Apr 26, 2012
| 7:10 AM
In a move to improve treatments for post-traumatic stress disorder, the Army is discouraging the use of traditional definitions such as feelings of fear, helplessness and horror — symptoms that may not be in a trained warrior's vocabulary. It also...
| May 1, 2012
| 7:45 PM
While most parents think to check the liquor cabinet or smell their teen's breath after a party, some are realizing that youths are turning to a much more elusive drug.
Without a thought, you see it everyday when you open the medicine cabinet and brush...
| May 8, 2012
| 11:32 AM
Thomas Kinkade, the popular painter who died in April at age 54, was killed by an accidental overdose of alcohol and Valium, according to the medical examiner of Santa Clara County, Calif.
The autopsy report of the artist, which was released Monday,...
| Nov 7, 2012
| 12:05 PM
An Aberdeen man has been given a chance to keep a prescription drug charge from his record.
Kody B. Schnaser, 20, pleaded guilty to unauthorized possession of the prescription tranquilizer Valium. Lori Ehlers, chief deputy state's attorney, said that...
| Nov 7, 2012
| 7:31 PM
A Berkeley County man is accused of bartering prescription medication for secretarial services, according to Berkeley County Magistrate Court records.
George H. Van Wagner, 59, of 56 Majestic Court, Martinsburg, was arraigned Tuesday by Magistrate Joan...
| May 25, 2012
| 7:13 AM
Police arrested a 28-year-old Baltimore man who attempted to swallow a bag full of crack cocaine outside the Crossroads Tavern in Anne Arundel County early Friday, police said.
Kenneth Tyrone Smith, of the 3700 block of Brooklyn Ave., was charged with...