The state’s heroin problem is likely a lot worse than most Marylanders think. That’s one of the conclusions from the state’s emergency task force on heroin and opioids.
The White House launches a new multi-million dollar program to fight a nationwide heroin epidemic. Some of the money is coming right here to our area.
The mayor will announce plans for fighting the heroin epidemic Monday at 1 pm.
An FBI agent accused of abusing heroin from his own drug investigations and in the process botching dozens of cases has been sentenced to 3 years in prison.
A warning from Baltimore health officials–heroin is getting even more deadly. It’s now being laced with a powerful painkiller. Making matters worse, the antidote is harder than ever to get.
Rep. Elijah Cummings is calling on Maryland leaders to negotiate lower prices for a heroin overdose antidote to ensure first responders have the drug at hand when they need it.
Health officials are warning Baltimore residents that drug overdose deaths linked to a highly potent chemical commonly used to lace heroin are up 178 percent from last year.
Twenty-five people have been sentenced for their involvement in a heroin distribution ring in Caroline County, including the kingpin.
More than three dozen people have been indicted on charges stemming from a multistate heroin trafficking operation.
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.
Maryland’s health department says the state had a 21 percent increase in fatal drug overdoses in 2014, compared to the previous year.
Maryland Lt. Gov. Boyd Rutherford is bringing a task force on heroin abuse to western Maryland.