Chicago Giving Departing Inmates Overdose-Reversing DrugChicago now gives at-risk inmates the overdose-reversing drug naloxone upon their release from jail and Los Angeles is poised to follow suit, putting the antidote in as many hands as possible as part of a multifaceted approach to combatting the nation's opioid epidemic.
Doctor Denies Charges In Federal Drug Conspiracy CaseA former Frederick physician has pleaded not guilty to federal narcotics and fraud charges.
Ex-FBI Agent Pleads Guilty In Drug Tampering CaseAn FBI agent accused of abusing heroin from his own drug investigations and in the process botching dozens of cases has pleaded guilty in his own case.
House Passes Bill To Repeal Mandatory Minimum SentencesA bill to repeal mandatory minimum prison sentences for certain drug-related charges has cleared the Maryland House of Delegates.
Ex-FBI Agent Charged With 64 Counts In Drug Tampering CaseFueled by an addiction to prescription painkillers, an FBI agent abused heroin from his own drug investigations and in the process botched dozens of cases involving suspected drug traffickers in multiple states, according to details that emerged Friday.
DEA Agents Stop Tampa Bay Medical Staff At BWI In National Substance Abuse ProbeFederal drug enforcement agents showed up unannounced Sunday to check at least three visiting NFL teams' medical staffs as part of an investigation into former players' claims that teams mishandled prescription drugs. Tampa Bay was stopped at BWI.
Maryland Man Gets 7 Years In Fatal Heroin SaleA Maryland man has been sentenced to seven years in prison after pleading guilty to providing heroin to a man who died after using the drug.
9 Indicted In $8M Cocaine Trafficking RingMillions in drugs, jewelry and luxury cars were all seized as the feds busted a major drug trafficking ring. Investigators say they've dismantled one of the largest suppliers of cocaine in the Baltimore area---and the accused kingpin owns several Baltimore businesses that police say he used to hide drug money.
Ex-Md. Governor's Grandson Arrested In Drug CaseThe grandson of former Maryland Gov. Harry Hughes has been arrested on 20 drug and theft charges.
27 Indicted For Participating In 3 Drug RingsA Baltimore grand jury has returned indictments against 27 people allegedly involved in three heroin distribution networks.
Md. Dentist Fined $35,000 In Federal Drug CaseA federal judge is fining a dentist $35,000 for illegally distributing the prescription painkiller oxycodone from his Hagerstown office.
Police Seize Ammo, Guns And Drugs From Cecil County HomeA major gun and drug bust in Cecil County.