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.
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.
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.