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25 Sentenced For Caroline County Heroin Ring

Twenty-five people have been sentenced for their involvement in a heroin distribution ring in Caroline County, including the kingpin.

06/23/2015

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41 People Charged In 4-State Heroin Trafficking Ring

More than three dozen people have been indicted on charges stemming from a multistate heroin trafficking operation.

06/16/2015

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Man Who Had $10M Worth Of Heroin In Home Sentenced

A man who prosecutors say had $10 million worth of heroin and more than $800,000 in cash stashed in his Baltimore home has been sentenced to more than 12 years in prison.

05/29/2015

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Maryland Reports 21 Percent Increase In Fatal Overdoses

Maryland’s health department says the state had a 21 percent increase in fatal drug overdoses in 2014, compared to the previous year.

05/19/2015

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Regional Summit On Heroin Abuse Focuses On Western Md.

Maryland Lt. Gov. Boyd Rutherford is bringing a task force on heroin abuse to western Maryland.

05/18/2015

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Suspected Heroin Found Inside Baltimore NAACP Offices

Suspected heroin found inside the Baltimore offices of the NAACP. Court records show the man now facing charges is the son of the organization’s president.

05/07/2015

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Maryland Addressing Heroin OD Problem On Multiple Fronts

Maryland’s rising rate of fatal heroin overdoses might not have one cure, but lawmakers and activists are hoping a combination of actions will be a step in the right direction.

04/16/2015

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Police: I-95 Traffic Stop Leads To 750 Heroin Packets

Maryland State Police say a North Carolina man is facing drug charges after a traffic stop on Interstate 95 led to the discovery of hundreds of packets of heroin.

04/02/2015

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Ex-FBI Agent Pleads Guilty In Drug Tampering Case

An 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.

03/31/2015

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Bill That Would Strengthen Heroin Laws Returns To Committee

A bill that would hold heroin dealers responsible in the case of a fatal overdose is returning to the committee level.

03/23/2015

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Former NBA Star Speaks To Students About Addiction Battle

In college, he started using marijuana and cocaine. When he made it to the NBA, he became a heroin addict.

02/19/2015

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Md. Joins Task Force To Tackle Heroin Crisis

Maryland’s growing heroin epidemic has the state’s attorney general teaming with neighboring states to tackle heroin trafficking.

02/12/2015

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