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‘Moonrise’ Held Days After Overdose Deaths At Similar Music Festival

Despite a call to cancel it, the massive electronic dance festival “Moonrise” is happening at Pimlico. The concern follows two overdose deaths at a similar festival last week at Merriweather Post Pavilion.

08/09/2014

Mad Decent Block Party

Organizers, City Officials Vow To Keep Weekend’s Concert Safe

Preparations are underway as the city prepares to host a two-day electronic dance music concert this weekend. It comes just days after two people died and 19 others were hospitalized during a similar concert at Merriweather Post Pavilion.

08/06/2014

heroin od

New Council To Address Drug Overdoses In Md. Head-On

Fighting a deadly problem. Governor Martin O’Malley recently signed an executive order in a push to prevent the growing number of drug overdoses in Maryland. It’s a problem getting out of control.

07/26/2014

heroin od

DEA Forms Task Force Targeting Heroin Dealers Across Md.

In Maryland, it’s a killer more deadly than guns. Heroin deaths have reached epidemic levels in the state. Now the Drug Enforcement Agency has started a task force to go after heroin dealers.

07/10/2014

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Md. Man Pleads Guilty In Drug Conspiracy

A Maryland man has pleaded guilty to being a member of a drug trafficking conspiracy while employed as an officer with the Baltimore City School Police Force.

07/07/2014

ishmael

Drug Case Dropped After Baltimore County Police Cadet Allegedly Stole Evidence

Breach of trust. More fallout from the theft of Baltimore County police evidence. The state’s attorney has now had to drop a drug case and a trial in a murder case has been delayed.

07/04/2014

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4 Men Arrested In Major Heroin Trafficking Organization

A major heroin trafficking ring is busted by Maryland State Police. The massive operation stretched from Baltimore County to the Eastern Shore.

07/03/2014

molly drug

Experts Warn Party Drug ‘Molly’ Rampant In Maryland

Dozens of people are rushed to the hospital after taking the popular party drug known as “Molly.” It happened at a concert in Boston, but experts say the drug is rampant in Maryland.

06/27/2014

Ishmael

Cadet Charged With Stealing Drugs, Money From Evidence Room

Baltimore County Police have charged a cadet with stealing tens of thousands of dollars’ worth of drugs and money from the department’s evidence room.

06/25/2014

marijuana

Pope Warns Legalizing Marijuana A Very Bad Idea; Mizeur Disagrees

Legalizing marijuana has been a hot topic. Maryland gubernatorial candidate Heather Mizeur is saying she’d like to make it legal in Maryland.

06/20/2014

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More Than 40 Arrested In St. Mary’s After Raids

Authorities in St. Mary’s County say they arrested more than 40 people following a series of raids intended to disrupt the drug trade in the county.

06/09/2014

Alvis Fox

Police Accuse Father & Son Of Being Drug Traffickers

A father and son from Anne Arundel County face a long list of charges.

04/22/2014

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