| Dec 14, 2011
| 4:35 PM
A doctor formerly affiliated with three area hospitals is scheduled for a January hearing in federal court on charges that he exchanged prescription drugs for …...
| Apr 5, 2010
| 5:04 PM
During the day, Lawrence Neumann was a mild-mannered man, considerate, kind and loving to his wife of many years, Bonnie.
In the middle of the night, as they tried to sleep, he became someone else, screaming obscenities, grunting, kicking, punching...
| Mar 20, 2010
| 7:36 AM
LOS ANGELES -- Actress Brittany Murphy, who died in December at age 32, was getting at least 200 pills per month from January 2008 through August 2009, according to celebrity news outlet TMZ.
Murphy sometimes got as many as 400 pills under the alias Lola...
| Feb 17, 2011
| 6:22 PM
Sheriff Craig Webre announced a late night traffic stop in the southern part of the parish led to an
extremely unusual find and the arrest of a Golden Meadow man on a laundry list of charges. Shortly before midnight, deputies observed a white Buick...
| Feb 22, 2011
| 2:13 PM
Lake County Coroner Richard Keller resigned today after pleading guilty to two felony charges stemming from an investigation of a death at a methadone clinic.
Keller showed no emotion as he appeared in a Lake County courtroom this afternoon, speaking...
| Nov 3, 2011
| 4:36 AM
Overdoses from prescription painkillers are skyrocketing across the U.S., according to the CDC, and Hoosiers have not escaped what health officials are calling a public health epidemic.
"The disease was bigger than Bryan. In the end, he got caught up,...
| Nov 3, 2011
| 4:59 PM
A Washington County grand jury this week indicted a Hagerstown man on two counts of homicide by a motor vehicle in the death of a motorcyclist following a four-vehicle crash on Eastern Boulevard on Oct. 6, according to court records and prosecutors....
| Sep 20, 2011
| 4:39 PM
In Arkansas, two arrests at two schools are shedding light on what the sheriff calls a growing drug problem. The Baxter County Sheriff says an increasing number of students are abusing prescription pills at younger ages. Sheriff John Montgomery says...
| Nov 23, 2011
| 2:40 PM
Another Washington County Detention Center inmate and a Hagerstown woman have been charged in connection with a case in which a corrections deputy is accused of smuggling drugs to inmates.
Earlier this month, the Washington County Sheriff’s...
| Oct 12, 2011
| 10:57 AM
Q: The generic form of Xanax, alprazolam, does not work for me. It is at best 50 percent effective.
A few years ago, I was given alprazolam in place of Xanax. My panic attacks came back with a vengeance. I kept thinking I had missed a dose. After three...
| Sep 29, 2009
| 4:32 PM
The New York City medical examiner has released a report on the cause of DJ. AM's death. The phrase is "acute intoxication." In other words, homey got way too high and could not make it back down. TMZ says the......
| Feb 6, 2009
| 8:59 AM
Q: About a month ago, I started having nighttime anxiety and sleeplessness. My doctor suggested that I take one- half tablet of Klonopin to help with this issue. I have read that this drug can be addictive. What are my chances of developing a dependence...