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D.C. Heroin Dealer Gets 30 Years in Connection with 3 Customer Deaths

A D.C. drug dealer has been sentenced to 30 years in prison after three of his customers in Fairfax County died.

04/19/2014

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Anne Arundel Police To Begin Carrying ‘Narcan’ To Combat Heroin Overdoses

Anne Arundel County police officers will soon begin carrying “Narcan,” a drug that can reverse the effects of a heroin overdose, the department announced Monday.

03/24/2014

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Holder: Heroin An ‘Urgent Public Health Crisis’ Across US

Attorney General Eric Holder is calling the increase in heroin-related deaths an “urgent public health crisis” and says first responders should carry with them drugs to reverse the effects of an overdose.

03/10/2014

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Woman, Daughter Convicted of Heroin Smuggling

A woman and her daughter have been convicted of smuggling kilograms of heroin into the U.S. from Guatemala.

02/24/2014

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Sen. Udall’s Son Charged With Burglary, Car Break-Ins

The son of U.S. Sen. Mark Udall has been charged with breaking into a home and four cars after allegedly using heroin.

02/20/2014

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Vienna Man Pleads Guilty to Role in Girl’s Heroin Death

A Vienna man who admitted letting a teenage girl die from a heroin overdose rather than seeking help and then dumping her body has pleaded guilty to a federal charge.

02/10/2014

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D.C. Bar Showing Philip Seymour Hoffman Marathon As Tribute

A bar in Washington is paying tribute to actor Philip Seymour Hoffman with a movie marathon.

02/09/2014

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Pen Gun, Drugs Found During Glen Burnie Raid

Police in Anne Arundel County say they found drugs and a rare “pen gun” during a raid on a Glen Burnie hotel room.

02/09/2014

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Dem Rep: Ask Hoffman If Pot Is As Dangerous As Heroin

Democratic congressman Steve Cohen invoked the recent death of famed actor Philip Seymour Hoffman to make a point about how certain drugs are more harmful than others.

02/05/2014

Homeless woman injects herself with heroin.

New Wave of Heroin Claims Hoffman and Others

News of the death of Oscar-winning actor Philip Seymour Hoffman from an apparent heroin overdose seemed like an echo from the past, a blurry memory of a dangerous drug that dwelled in some dark recess of American culture.

02/04/2014

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