Drug Deaths Outnumber Highway Deaths in VirginiaDeaths from heroin and opioid use outnumbered highway fatalities in Virginia for the first time last year.
3rd College Student from Md. Arrested in Club Drug OverdosesA fifth Wesleyan University student was arrested Friday in the investigation into a rash of on-campus drug overdoses that sent a dozen people to the hospital.
Vigil Set For Teen Who Died at Maryland Concert Officials at a northern Virginia high school are planning a candlelight vigil for a teenager who died of a suspected drug overdose at a recent concert in Maryland.
2 Dead From Suspected Overdoses at Md. ConcertTwo people are dead from possible drug overdoses during an all-day “block party” at Merriweather Post Pavilion.
Heroin Drives Spike in Overdose Deaths in Md. Maryland had a 33 percent increase in drug overdose deaths in the first quarter of this year.
Heroin Overdose Rise Prompts Maryland Crackdown 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.
Howard County Announces Program to Prevent Drug OverdosesA new program is underway in Howard County to help residents use a nasal spray to save a life.
Study: Friends, Not Dealers, Most Common Source of Abused Prescription Meds Most people who abuse addictive prescription painkillers get them for free from friends or relatives, while drug dealers are a relatively uncommon source for those at highest risk for deadly overdoses, a government study found.
Maryland Sees Increase in Drug OverdosesFatal overdoses from drugs and alcohol rose 15 percent in Maryland from 2011 to 2012, driven by a 54 percent increase in heroin-related deaths.
Two Men Found Dead in Car in AnnapolisTwo men were found dead in a car in the 1200 block of Forest Drive in Annapolis Sunday morning.