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Substance Abuse (INACTIVE)

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  • Military sexual assault victims break the silence

    Brian Lewis figures he could have dealt with the rape. It's the Navy's response to the attack that still haunts the Baltimore native. Lewis, the son of a Defense Department civilian who commanded his JROTC battalion in high school, sailed through...
  • The drug war doesn't fight crime, it fuels it

     The drug war doesn't fight crime, it fuels it
    Retired state police captain Leigh Maddox is absolutely right about Gov. Martin O'Malley's misplaced emphasis on law enforcement ("O'Malley is wrong: More arrests mean more crime," Oct. 7). When it comes to drugs, an increase in arrests could actually...
  • Columbia man pleads guilty to arson

    Columbia man pleads guilty to arson
    A Columbia man pleaded guilty this week in Howard County Circuit Court in connection with an April 5 incident where he burned his apartment, located in the 5400 block of Harpers Farm Road, and assault his wife, according to State's Attorney spokesman...
  • Hampden merchants call for closing methadone clinic

    Hampden merchants call for closing methadone clinic
    Citing reports of drug dealing, loitering, littering and other nuisances, Hampden merchants and a Baltimore City councilwoman are calling on the state to close a 3-year-old methadone clinic that overlooks The Avenue. "We want them shut down," City...
  • Harford council approves loan for Independent Can, water and sewer updates

    The Harford County Council narrowly approved a $125,000 economic development loan to Independent Can Company and also passed an updated water and sewer master plan during its meeting last week. The 10-year loan to Independent Can, an international...
  • Gimbel to lead drug education night for middle school parents [Rodgers Forge]

    Hear it from the expert! On Oct. 29, from 7-8:30 p.m., Mike Gimbel, former director of Baltimore County's Office of Substance Abuse, well-known radio and television guest and current substance abuse consultant, will tell you "everything you ever wanted to...
  • A tablet in every cell: Gansler's conversation starter

    A tablet in every cell: Gansler's conversation starter
    Maryland Attorney General Doug Gansler raised quite a few eyebrows recently when he suggested that inmates in the state's prisons be given tablet computers to help them further their educations, search for job opportunities online and keep in touch with...
  • Being Mikey's mommy, but only for a weekend

    Being Mikey's mommy, but only for a weekend
    My husband and I are just off a long weekend soloing with the Fabulous Mikey, perhaps the cutest 21/2 -year-old grandchild in the universe. And the smartest, too. After he was safely returned to the care of his mother — with no new scars or...
  • Police search for driver in fatal hit-and-run

    Police search for driver in fatal hit-and-run
    Detectives are searching for the driver of a white car that struck and killed a homeless man in North Baltimore early this month. Joseph Blake, 32, was killed Oct. 4 while walking in the 200 block of West North Avenue at about 12:38 a.m. Grainy...
  • Transportation is hot topic at District 21 town hall in Laurel

    Members of Maryland's District 21 delegation presented a report of highlights from this year's legislative session and listened to community members' concerns during a town hall meeting in Laurel on Monday, July 8. State Sen. Jim Rosapepe, and Dels....
  • Health officials blame heroin for spike in Maryland overdose deaths

    Health officials blame heroin for spike in Maryland overdose deaths
    Heroin overdose deaths soared last year in Baltimore, a city that has struggled with one of the highest rates of heroin addiction in the nation and with the violence that comes with illegal drug dealing. In 2012, 126 people died in the city from...
  • Government is broken, but there is another way to heal what ails us

    Government is broken, but there is another way to heal what ails us
    Can government solve the problem of poverty in America? It is a question worth asking because partisan politics is eroding the federal government's lead role in developing the social welfare policies that have defined much of the country's domestic agenda...