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Baltimore City Schools Officer Pleads Guilty To Federal Drug Charges

By McCarton Ackerman

Napoleon McLain, Jr. could spend up to 40 years in prison for conspiring to distribute crack cocaine. MORE  

Police in Baltimore Suburb Will Carry Heroin Overdose Spray

By McCarton Ackerman

Anne Arundel County is believed to be the first Maryland county to allow its police to use Narcan kits, which its chief hopes will both save lives and prevent crime. MORE  

An Epidemic of Heroin Overdoses

By Shawn Dwyer

Philip Seymour Hoffman’s tragic death has shined a public light on an epidemic of heroin-related deaths that has until now been largely ignored. MORE  

Baltimore Prison Guards in Mass Drug Indictment

By McCarton Ackerman

Thirteen female guards are accused of helping gang members run a national drug ring from behind bars. MORE  

Superbowl Star Ray Lewis Denies IGF Allegations

By Ben Feuerherd

The Ravens linebacker denies claims he took banned IGF hormones to recover from an injury. MORE  

A Fatal Attempt to Outsmart Addiction

By Jennifer Matesa

The mother of Carrie John—a post-doctorate substance-abuse researcher, whose IV drug-related death made headlines—is still trying to untangle her tragedy. How could somebody so well-informed succumb? MORE  

The Quick Fix: A Real-Time Round-Up of Today's News

By Will Godfrey

Low Drinking Age Laws Raise Adult Women's Suicide Risk, Teen "Watched Pal OD on Heroin" and Called 911 Next Morning, and Reporter Hallucinates After Eating "World's Hottest" Chilli. MORE  

The Quick Fix: A Real-Time Round-Up of Today's News

By Will Godfrey

Mexican Drug War Spreads to the Web, Young Irish Alcoholics Rally in Dublin, and Simon Cowell Plots to Spice Up X Factor with Free Booze for Contestants. MORE  

The Quick Fix: A Real-Time Round-Up of Today's News

By Will Godfrey

Morning Smoke Brings Extra Cancer Risk, The Wire's "Snoop" Actress in Real Heroin Conviction, and Traffickers Letting the Postman Do the Work. MORE  

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Islamic State Reportedly Using Drug Trade To Fund Operations

Despite drugs being expressly forbidden, the Islamic militants may have seized upon trafficking routes once used by Al-Qaeda.

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Morning Roundup: Oct. 22, 2014

'Buffy' star Nicholas Brendon heading to rehab, Murietta mayor resigns after DUI crash, and man arrested after leaving 'smelly' bag of drugs on bus.

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Kentucky Files $1 Billion Lawsuit Against OxyContin Maker

The Commonwealth of Kentucky has joined two California counties and the city of Chicago in suing the makers of the highly addictive painkiller.

10/21/14 7:30pm
Yonkers Police Officers Charged With Lying About Drugs to Obtain Search Warrant

Dario Tena fell 30 feet to his death after Christian Koch and Neil Vera lied to a judge in order to obtain a warrant.

10/21/14 5:30pm
Toys "R" Us Sells ‘Breaking Bad’ Figurines That Come With Bags of Meth, Cash

A Florida mother and fan of the show has started a campaign to have the toy store chain remove the figures from their shelves.

10/21/14 3:30pm

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