'The Wire' Star Michael K. Williams Died Of Accidental OverdoseMichael K. Williams, the award-winning actor who rose to stardom for his portrayal of robber-turned-vigilante Omar Little on the HBO series “The Wire,” died of an accidental overdose.
Drug Overdose Deaths Jump In 2019 To Nearly 71K, A Record High, CDC SaysDrug overdose deaths in the United States jumped last year by a projected 4.8%, wiping out a slight decline in 2018 and setting a new record high, according to preliminary data released Wednesday by the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's National Center for Health Statistics.
Jason Patton Baker Sentenced In Teen Josiah Klaes' Overdose DeathA 46-year-old Millersville man was sentenced to 15 years in prison in the overdose death of 16-year-old Josiah Klaes.
Singer Toni Braxton's Niece Died Of Overdose In MarylandR&B singer Toni Braxton's niece died of an overdose inside a Maryland home back in April, according to TMZ.
25-Year-Old Baltimore Police Officer Dies Of Apparent Opioid Overdose In Motel RoomA 25-year-old Baltimore city police officer has died after an apparent overdose inside a motel room.
Police Identify 2 Food Vendors Dead From Overdose At FairPolice were called to the West Friendship Fairgrounds after an employee found the men dead in the bunkhouse.
Overdose Total Hits 76 In Connecticut Park Near YaleThe number of overdose victims linked to a suspected bad batch of synthetic marijuana has risen to 76 in New Haven, Connecticut.
Police: 4 Doses Of Narcan Used To Revive Man Who Overdosed With Infant In CarPolice removed an 18-month-old child from the back seat of the vehicle. The child was eventually released into the mother’s custody.
In Opioid Epidemic, Some Cities Strain To Afford OD AntidoteCities like Baltimore are feeling the financial squeeze as they rely on naloxone to try and counteract rising overdose rates.
Man Dies From Heroin Overdose In Anne Arundel JailPolice say a Calvert County man died Saturday after overdosing on heroin while in custody at the Anne Arundel County Detention Center.
7-Eleven Clerk Recognized For Saving Life Of Customer Suffering From OverdoseAn Anne Arundel county teen is being hailed a hero for saving the life of a customer at the 7-Eleven where he works.
1-Year-Old Boy Dies After Suspected Opioid OverdoseAuthorities say a 1-year-old boy who was believed to have overdosed on opioids and was revived with an antidote drug has died.
DMV Unites to Battle Opioid State of EmergencyMaryland's opioid state of emergency gets added support from D.C. and Virginia.
Drug 100 Times More Powerful Than Heroin Responsible for Multiple Deaths in Md.A new drug, 100 times more powerful than heroin, is finding its way onto Maryland streets.
Officials: Carfentanil Blamed for 4th Death in MarylandOfficials say a fourth overdose death in Maryland has been linked to the synthetic drug carfentanil.