Ocean City police have arrested two northern Virginia residents on heroin charges after a traffic stop.
As many people have died from heroin overdoses in Montgomery County in the last few months as in the previous three years combined, police say.
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.
A new United Nations report finds that hundreds of millions of people across the world smoke weed.
Customs officials at Dulles International Airport say a Nigerian woman set an unfortunate record when she allegedly tried to smuggle nearly five pounds of swallowed heroin into the country.
A Pennsylvania man returning to Washington Dulles International Airport is charged with attempting to smuggle more than $300,000 worth of heroin into the United States, hiding the drugs in soccer clothes and a banner.