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Substance Abuse (INACTIVE)

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  • Baltimore has another fit of panhandler anxiety

    Baltimore has another fit of panhandler anxiety
    Here we go again, with another call for a crackdown on panhandlers in Baltimore. The City Council, which recently provided millions of dollars in public financing for the big private development at Harbor Point — offices, hotels, residences —...
  • Towson gynecologist surrenders medical license amid drug investigation

    Towson gynecologist surrenders medical license amid drug investigation
    Towson gynecologist Dr. John Yacoub surrendered his medical license to state regulators Wednesday as he faced allegations of improperly distributing prescription drugs. He was not accused of wrongdoing related to images of patients' genitals found on his...
  • Everett H. Wilson, helped break color barrier at St. John's College

    Everett H. Wilson, helped break color barrier at St. John's College
    Everett H. Wilson, son of Eastern Shore sharecroppers who was one of the first African-American students to enroll at St. John's College in Annapolis and later became a social worker, died Tuesday of pneumonia at Anne Arundel Medical Center. The longtime...
  • Dwyer sentenced to 60 days for driving impaired, boating under influence

    Dwyer sentenced to 60 days for driving impaired, boating under influence
    When state lawmakers go home for the weekend during the General Assembly session that begins in January, Del. Don Dwyer Jr. won't. He'll go to jail. The Anne Arundel County Republican was sentenced Friday to 60 days in jail, to be served on weekends,...
  • Gansler says breaking up teen party was not his job

    Gansler says breaking up teen party was not his job
    When Maryland Attorney General Douglas F. Gansler arrived at a house party of teenagers in June, he pushed through the crowd, past youngsters dancing on a table and a smattering of red plastic cups. One of the revelers snapped a photo. As the night wore...
  • Anne Arundel collects more than 350 pounds of medicine at drug 'take back' event

    Anne Arundel collects more than 350 pounds of medicine at drug 'take back' event
    Anne Arundel County Police say they took in about 351 pounds of unused medicine during the department’s Prescription Drug Take Back initiative, held Oct. 26. The event was sponsored by the Drug Enforcement Administration and the Anne Arundel...
  • 1,700 pounds of prescription meds collected during Harford Drug Take-Back Day

    1,700 pounds of prescription meds collected during Harford Drug Take-Back Day
    Local, state and federal law enforcement officials took slightly more than 1,700 pounds of unused prescription medications in Harford County Saturday during National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day. Joseph Ryan, manager of Harford County's Office of Drug...
  • Residents press Arundel school board to consider later high school start times

    Residents press Arundel school board to consider later high school start times
    Annapolis High School student Dajuan Gay left an after-school job early Wednesday so he could petition the Anne Arundel County Board of Education for later school start time. The junior than left the board meeting to resume his regimented daily schedule...
  • Dwyer's bid for reduced sentence is denied

    Dwyer's bid for reduced sentence is denied
    A judge has denied Del. Donald Dwyer's request to shorten his 60-day jail sentence in drunken driving and drunken boating cases, the delegate's lawyer said. Attorney David Fischer of Glen Burnie asked for a hearing on reducing the jail term, which Dwyer...
  • Baltimore Outreach Services cooks up success for women at its shelters

    Baltimore Outreach Services cooks up success for women at its shelters
    When Latitia Carter and her then-12-year-old son sought temporary housing at Baltimore Outreach Services' emergency shelter in Federal Hill, she wasn't looking for a job — just a roof over her head while she rebounded from a rough spell that...
  • Everyone deserves a second chance [Commentary]

    Everyone deserves a second chance [Commentary]
    Government shutdown. Hyper-partisanship. Ideological warfare. Gridlock in Congress. While those are four things that too many associate with Washington, the reality is that along the banks of the Potomac, sensible minds from across the political and...
  • The failed experiment of Prohibition [Commentary]

    The failed experiment of Prohibition [Commentary]
    Every day, Maryland beer distributors safely and efficiently deliver thousands of labels of beer to local retail stores, restaurants and bars for Marylanders to purchase and enjoy — from the Baltimore Harbor to the Eastern Shore to the Washington...