| May 28, 2011
For 20 years, the Pediatric Interim Care Center (PICC) in Kent has been a safe haven for drug addicted babies. It’s a place where infants go to detox from drugs they had no choice in taking.
"This is a little one that we're trying to get off her...
| Dec 15, 2009
The federal government's annual report of kids’ alcohol and drug abuse seems reassuring: Compared with earlier in the decade, use of hallucinogens was down in 2008, marijuana use was way down, and use of methamphetamines was way, way down.
| Jul 22, 2009
Michael Jackson's death puts the world of prescription drug abuse into the spotlight, again.
Marilyn Monroe, Elvis Presley, Heath Ledger and Anna Nicole Smith are just a few who have died due to mixing prescription drugs. And now it seems Michael Jackson...
| Dec 14, 2009
Smoking marijuana is becoming even more popular among U.S. teens, and they have cut down on smoking cigarettes, binge drinking and using methamphetamines, according to a federal survey released earlier this month.
More teens also are getting high on...
| Apr 2, 2009
WASHINGTON (AP) - Seattle Police Chief Gil Kerlikowske said Wednesday that as national drug czar, he would take a balanced, science-based approach to the job. He also told the Senate Judiciary Committee he will help develop a strategy to help address...
| May 7, 2009
| 12:05 PM
Seattle Police Chief Gil Kerlikowske has been named the country's director of the Office of National Drug Control Policy.
The Senate approved the nomination Thursday.
Kerlikowske is a 36-year law enforcement veteran. He has said he will take a balanced,...
| May 29, 2009
(WGN-AM)- A recent study reveals that almost 90 percent of men arrested in Chicago have drugs in their system.
The Office of National Drug Control Policy released the findings on Thursday, which looked at the drug use of men arrested in 10 metropolitan...
| Dec 14, 2009
| 4:32 PM
The federal government's annual report of kids' alcohol and drug abuse and attitudes about that abuse seems reassuring enough: Compared with that of recent years, marijuana use is down, use of hallucinogens is way down and use of methamphetamine is......
| May 19, 2010
| 4:24 PM
It's her Destiny to perform at tonight's dinner: Beyonce at the Grammy Awards in January. (LA Times/Jay Clendenin) by Katherine Skiba And the prize goes to: Beyonce. The Grammy award-winning superstar will perform Wednesday night on the South Lawn......
| May 11, 2010
| 5:58 PM
The Seattle Chief of Police Search Committee is now in a closed door executive session deliberating who to choose for the top three candidates to pass on to Mayor Mike McGinn. The committee is expected to make a vote around 8:15 PM.
The three finalists...
| May 14, 2010
| 7:50 AM
Seven names from Washington State were read aloud by Congressman Dave Reichert and former SPD Chief Gil Kerlikowske in a somber ceremony to dedicate the names of fallen officers. SPD Officer Tim Brenton, Lakewood officers Mark Renninger, Greg Richards,...