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Md. Woman Pleading Guilty In 4-Year-Old Daughter’s OD Death

A Carroll County lawyer says his client is pleading guilty to manslaughter in the drug overdose death of her 4-year-old daughter.

02/12/2014

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Carroll County Woman Arrested For Fatal Drug Overdose Of 4-Year-Old Daughter

A Carroll County mother was arrested Friday for the March death of her 4-year-old daughter.

09/06/2013

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Spike In Heroin Deaths Reported In Montgomery County

Montgomery County police say as many people have died from heroin overdoses in the last few months as in the previous three years combined.

08/14/2013

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Maryland Sees Increase In Heroin Deaths

Fatal overdoses from drugs and alcohol rose 15 percent in Maryland from 2011 to 2012, driven by a 54 percent increase in heroin-related deaths, according to a report released by the state health department on Wednesday.

07/10/2013

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Police Identify 2 Men Found Dead In Vehicle

Annapolis Police have identified two men who were found dead in a vehicle at a gas station.

04/22/2013

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D.C. To Give Limited Immunity To Overdose Witnesses

People who seek medical assistance for drug overdoses will get limited legal protections under a bill signed recently by District of Columbia Mayor Vincent Gray.

12/11/2012

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`The Corner’ Protagonist Dead At 35 In Baltimore

A man whose life was the focus of “The Corner,” a book about a year on a drug-plagued Baltimore street corner, has died.

08/04/2012