A Hollywood man police say who led a cocaine distribution ring in St. Mary’s County has been sentenced to more than 14 years in prison.
The deputy prime minister of Vietnam will be visiting the District of Columbia’s drug court to see how it works.
Adam Kokesh, the outspoken gun activist who was arrested earlier this month at his Fairfax County home on drug and firearm charges, is being transferred to D.C. to be charged in the incident.
A Prince George’s County police officer and more than a dozen other people have been indicted in the District of Columbia as part of a broad drug-dealing investigation.
Outspoken gun advocate Adam Kokesh was granted $5,000 bond Monday morning, according to multiple reports.
Fatal overdoses from drugs and alcohol rose 15 percent in Maryland from 2011 to 2012, driven by a 54 percent increase in heroin-related deaths.
Research in teens adds fresh evidence that the 1980s “crack baby” scare was overblown, finding little proof of any major long-term ill effects in children whose mothers used cocaine during pregnancy.
Spotsylvania County police say a school employee has been arrested on charges relating to an alleged relationship with a 17-year-old girl and supplying her with drugs.
Millions of uninsured Americans with drug and alcohol addictions will become eligible for insurance when the federal health care overhaul goes into effect next year. More than 2,000 D.C. residents, 100,000 Virginia residents and 41,000 Maryland residents are among them.
A new sheriff who was cracking down on the drug trade in southern West Virginia’s coalfields was shot to death Wednesday in the spot where he usually parked his car for lunch, and State Police said the suspect was in a hospital with gunshot wounds inflicted by a deputy who chased him.