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  • Second chance for youthful offenders

    Second chance for youthful offenders
    The arguments against allowing people who were sentenced to life without parole before they turned 18 to become eligible for parole now are flawed and misleading ("Allow children sentenced to life a second chance," March 6).
  • Some correctional facilities treating addicts with medication

    Some correctional facilities treating addicts with medication
    As the state grapples with what many call a heroin epidemic, a growing number of correctional facilities are starting to treat addicted inmates with medication in an effort to prevent fatal overdoses. While many jails and prisons only offer counseling...

    Reducing overdose deaths in 2015

    Reducing overdose deaths in 2015
    At a time of partisan gridlock, one issue is attracting attention across the aisle. Drug overdoses in the United States have escalated into a full-fledged public health epidemic. The Centers for Disease Control report that more than 16,000 people died...

    'Orange Is the New Black' author talks about today's Big Change Baltimore event

    'Orange Is the New Black' author talks about today's Big Change Baltimore event
    Piper Kerman, author of "Orange Is the New Black: My Year in a Women's Prison," will be one of the featured speakers at the Big Change Baltimore forum from 3:30 to 7 p.m. today at Center Stage, 700 North Calvert St. Her book has been adapted into a...

    Bringing addicts in from the streets

    Bringing addicts in from the streets
    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...