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Substance Abuse (INACTIVE)

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  • Upset about police shooting of teen [Letter]

    Am I the only parent of a teenage boy who lost their breath when they read about the fatal shooting of Seth Beckman, the 19 year old who was shot and killed by a Harford County Deputy because he was suspected of breaking into a closed snowball stand?...
  • Ravens' Dumervil: 'Coming here has been great'

    Ravens' Dumervil: 'Coming here has been great'
    There is noise all around Elvis Dumervil. Terrell Suggs is singing to no one in particular. Lardarius Webb is playfully yelling at a teammate. The sound of a whistle followed by the boom of a coach's voice is heard from an adjacent field. About 50...
  • A prevention-first approach to child sexual abuse

    The recent FBI raid that arrested three men in Maryland as part of Operation Cross Country that netted 150 alleged pimps in 76 cities illustrates significant governmental efforts in detecting and arresting sex offenders, including pimps and buyers. But...
  • O'Malley names commission on medical marijuana

    O'Malley names commission on medical marijuana
    Gov. Martin O'Malley on Thursday named 11 people, including health professionals, lawyers, a police chief and a prosecutor, to a commission to oversee Maryland's new law legalizing marijuana use for medical reasons. The panel, which is scheduled to...
  • Methadone clinic draws fire at community meeting

    A boisterous meeting Thursday night did nothing to change the minds of two Baltimore City Council members who said a complaint-prone methadone clinic in Hampden should be closed. "We're engaged in a struggle," said City Councilwoman Mary Pat Clarke, who...
  • Baltimore curfew push questioned by ACLU, police union

    Baltimore curfew push questioned by ACLU, police union
    With city leaders pushing to impose earlier curfews on Baltimore's youth, civil liberties advocates and researchers say such measures don't deter crime and truancy and lead to police targeting children from poorer areas. And though Police Commissioner...
  • Md. has too many problems for O'Malley to be focused on the national stage

    Md. has too many problems for O'Malley to be focused on the national stage
    As a Democratic candidate for governor in 2014, I am appalled at the article, "O'Malley taking effort national" (July 31) which describes Gov. Martin O'Malley's raising $500,000 for his potential campaign for president. He clearly is shortchanging the...
  • Time-out for student testing

     Time-out for student testing
    The Sun's recent editorial regarding student testing ("Md. should skip the MSA," Sept. 17) offered thought-provoking insight, yielding additional perspective. Citizens are already advised that test scores will flatten next year as they did this year. No...
  • 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...
  • Columbia Town Hall tonight to discuss teens' drug use

    Columbia Town Hall tonight to discuss teens' drug use
    Whether it's alcohol, marijuana, heroin, prescription medication or newer, synthetic substances like K2, it's easy for teenagers to access drugs in Howard County. At least, that's what dozens of high school students have told Joan Webb Scornaienchi,...
  • Grief counseling center to get new building on North Avenue

    Grief counseling center to get new building on North Avenue
    The emotional component of the crises that occur in the city all too often winds up in a North Avenue grief counseling room. This destination for some needed healing is little known in the world of Baltimore philanthropic circles. But that will be...
  • Balto. Co. unveils prescription drug drop-off boxes

    Balto. Co. unveils prescription drug drop-off boxes
    The steel boxes in front of 10 of Baltimore County's police precincts look like library book drop-off stations, but they are part of a plan to reduce the county's drug overdose deaths. On Friday, county officials unveiled the drop boxes, which are...