| Sep 11, 2012
| 3:09 PM
A Muncie mother was arrested Monday, accused of causing her son's suicide.
Sabrina Howard faces charges of neglect and causing suicide, both class B felonies.
Police said she knew her 16-year-old son took dozens of her Xanax and Loratab pills back in...
| May 29, 2012
| 7:35 PM
In July 2010, a patient of Daytona Beach chiropractor Joseph Wagner accidentally overdosed within days of being prescribed painkillers, muscle relaxers and anti-anxiety drugs.
That patient lived. Five months later, another one of Wagner's patients ...
| May 30, 2012
| 2:19 PM
A Daytona Beach chiropractor who knew he was under investigation planned to flee to the Dominican Republic earlier this month and start a new life there, a federal prosecutor said Wednesday.
Joseph Wagner, who operated the Wagner Chiropractic &...
| Jun 7, 2012
| 2:59 PM
[Note: This article was originally posted on the Hartford Advocate's website on June 17, 2010. We're featuring it once again, due to the recent upturn in bath salts-related crime.]
The story about the British teenager who tore off his scrotum while...
| Jun 12, 2012
| 3:35 PM
Wichita police release new details about two officer-involved shootings in Wichita Monday evening.
The first shooting happened around 8:00 at Central and Woodlawn. Police were called to Central and Woodlawn, where a man identified as Michael Westendorff...
| May 9, 2012
The face of drug and alcohol addiction in our country is changing. It’s getting older.
Many are starting habits later and later in life. We spoke with a high profile North Texan who spent much of his forties in a fog.
At age 51, Brian Cuban has...
| Jun 28, 2012
| 4:20 AM
It must be true: What you don't know can't hurt you.
Earlier this year Kimberly McCarthy, 18, had the dubious distinction of having three mug shots in 17 days for the same crime: DUI, reports the Tampa Bay Times in St. Petersburg.
| Jun 29, 2012
| 11:42 AM
EL CAJON, Calif. -- A man who killed a 17-year-old El Capitan High School student over a drug deal and dumped his body near the San Vicente Reservoir on the Barona Indian Reservation was sentenced Friday to 21 years in prison.
Stanley Virgil Lloyd Jr.,...
| Nov 8, 2012
| 5:24 AM
Greenwood police are investigating an armed robbery at a Walgreens store late Wednesday night.
According to witnesses, a man entered the store at 1290 N. State Road 135 just before midnight and told the pharmacist he needed to pick up a prescription...
| Jul 9, 2012
| 8:37 PM
SAN DIEGO -- The number of deaths in which prescription drugs played a role increased from 2007 to 2011 in San Diego County, as did the number of pharmacies robbed and the number of opiate-related emergency room visits, according to the county's first...
| Jul 10, 2012
| 7:27 PM
Kayla Gerdes was sentenced today in Mineola for killing a 69 year old retired doctor. She was driving high when she lost control of her van and ran the woman down while she mowing her lawn.
The District Attorney wanted the maximum for Kayla Gerdes after...
| Sep 14, 2012
| 8:59 AM
A Muncie mother whose son died after overdosing on prescription medicine faces a neglect charge.
Police arrested Sabrina Howard earlier this week, charging her preliminarily with neglect and causing suicide.
Prosecutors announced Friday that they...