Maryland’s historic capital is known for sailing and shopping, a place where people eat seafood at waterside restaurants. It’s not a place that city police considered a destination for people looking to buy heroin — at least, not until recently.
There’s a renewed warning from health workers across the nation on the dangers of caffeine. This comes after an Ohio teen dies from an overdose of the drug. Maryland doctors are especially on edge as one of the first cases turned up in Hagerstown.
Annapolis Police have announced charges against nine alleged heroin dealers.
There’s shock on the College Park campus of the University of Maryland after the death of a popular hockey player.
A Hampstead woman is serving 18 months of home detention for manslaughter stemming from the drug overdose death of her 4-year-old daughter.
A growing heroin epidemic in Anne Arundel County has police there now arming all of their officers with a life-saving drug. Until now, it’s something only medical first responders there have carried.
A powerful street drug is making its way through Maryland and police say it’s contributing to a number of crimes in Anne Arundel County.
A dramatic surge in heroin deaths is happening across the country. Health officials warn it’s because of a lethal new trend–spiking heroin with powerful painkillers.
Pushing for change. In the United States, one person dies every 19 minutes from a prescription drug overdose. So the government wants to crack down on popular painkillers.
A Carroll County woman charged with murder in the drug overdose death of her 4-year-old daughter has been released on bail.
Montgomery County police say as many people have died from heroin overdoses in the last few months as in the previous three years combined.
Drugs and deaths. The Maryland Health Department is addressing a 15 percent hike in fatal drug overdoses in Maryland.