| Aug 22, 2013
| 2:46 PM
The Harford County Sheriff's Office is continuing its investigation into Saturday night's fatal shooting of a break-in suspect who police and the victim's family and friends believe may have been under the influence of a synthetic drug similar to those...
| Aug 15, 2013
| 12:52 PM
Michael Jackson’s ex-wife Debbie Rowe returned to the witness stand Thursday, crying as she described the singer “begging for relief” from medical issues and treatments she said were “horribly painful.”
It was the second...
| Aug 15, 2013
| 6:35 PM
OAKLAND — A state-sanctioned oversight panel on Thursday announced that officials would press ahead with plans to open the troubled eastern span of the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge to traffic around Labor Day weekend.
The single-tower, self-...
| Aug 5, 2013
| 1:33 AM
Alarmed by reports of kids and adults getting sick on synthetic drugs, South Florida declared war on the manmade weed and psychoactive bath salts being sold openly at local stores.
Cities and counties throughout the region passed bans last year after...
| Aug 3, 2013
| 4:34 PM
A blonde walks up to a kiosk at the Swap Shop on Saturday and asks for a packet of Cloud Nine, a popular brand of synthetic marijuana.
A clerk reaches behind the counter and hands over a powder-blue packet with a smiley-face cloud. She doesn't realize...
| Aug 15, 2013
| 11:18 AM
Redlands police began distributing warning letters Thursday to local businesses, advising them that the sale and use of toxic, synthetic chemical drugs known as “Spice” and “bath salts” will be banned in the city.
In the wake...
| Aug 9, 2013
| 4:46 PM
The son of a Mat-Su Valley state lawmaker entered a guilty plea to a federal drug distribution charge, admitting he was the ringleader of an international “bath salts” distribution ring and offered drugs used in a fatal overdose.
| Jul 3, 2013
| 1:21 PM
Addressing a Harford County crowd interested in learning the latest social threats posed by chemical abuse, U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration Special Agent Chip Cooke pointed out that synthetic drugs with names like "spice" and "bath salts," which...
| Jul 2, 2013
| 7:23 AM
VALPARAISO, Ind. (AP) — Authorities say a northwestern Indiana teenager who died after a seizure in his home's front yard had taken a synthetic version of LSD.
Porter County police have arrested an 18-year-old man on drug dealing charges and say...
| Feb 5, 2013
| 12:34 PM
When a woman smashed into a Moopark home with her car last June, police at first thought they were dealing with a garden-variety DUI. Instead, the incident led Ventura County prosecutors to file charges against three alleged distributors of "bath......
| Jan 28, 2013
| 4:36 PM
TALLAHASSEE — Good morning and happy Monday. Hope you all had a good weekend. * The Sun Sentinel writes that even with the crackdown by state and local authorities on synthetic drugs, fake pot and bath salts are still easy to find. * The Orlando...