| Dec 13, 2012
| 1:14 PM
Victor Levi Colbert allegedly stabbed Rodney Smith to death in Smith's Bel Air apartment, an assistant state's attorney said during Smith's bail review hearing Wednesday in Harford County District Court.
Colbert, whose turned 31 on Dec. 3, was arrested...
| Mar 13, 2013
| 1:36 PM
There's no magic bullet that will suddenly solve all the problems in a community like Baltimore's Oliver neighborhood, not even the small army of city officials who descended on the East Baltimore community this week. But the effort is still worth it if...
| Mar 28, 2013
| 2:55 PM
Harford County sheriff's deputies arrested a Baltimore man on drug charges early Thursday morning after the suspect fled while deputies were attempting to stop him for speeding.
According to the Sheriff's Office, Reginald S. Artis, 34, of the 2500 block...
| Oct 2, 2012
| 4:47 PM
Twenty-one people, including 10 suspected gang members and associates, were arrested recently as part of a wiretap investigation that dismantled a large gang and drug operation in Harford County.
The wiretap investigation by the Harford County Task...
| Jun 4, 2011
| 4:25 AM
Civil rights activist Rev. Al Sharpton was a guest host on MSNBC the other night, and he and guest James Peterson of Lehigh University made the case that the "War on Drugs" has largely been a war on poor African-Americans.
In a segment called "Crack...
| Nov 6, 2010
| 10:46 PM
Kevin Brown knew he was hooked on crack cocaine. That was obvious each time he set off on another smoking binge. But Brown says he never imagined that he also suffered from a mental illness until he walked into Baltimore Behavioral Health Inc.
A day or...
| Apr 14, 2011
| 5:30 AM
Not all addictions live up to their advance press.
In the past decade, it's become common to casually and humorously describe a favorite activity in the parlance of chemical dependency. People speak of being "addicted" to chocolate or high-fat foods,...
| Nov 7, 2010
| 3:59 PM
Second of two parts; read the first part
For much of his adult life he'd been a slave to cocaine, marijuana, prescription pills and alcohol. Twice he had gone through weeks of intensive psychiatric and drug treatment at Baltimore Behavioral Health Inc.,...
| Jun 22, 2011
| 10:55 PM
The Harford County Sheriff's Office says it has a suspect in custody after deputies recovered several grams of crack cocaine near a vehicle damaged in a severe accident along U.S. Route 40 Wednesday.
A deputy on Route 40 westbound attempted to make a...
| Jun 24, 2011
An Abingdon man is facing a long list of charges after allegedly speeding away from a traffic stop, crashing into another car and, with a broken leg, running from the accident scene where police found suspected crack cocaine.
Around 9:15 p.m. Wednesday,...
| Jun 23, 2011
| 5:25 PM
Daniel Brannon fought back tears as he spoke of going from childhood addiction to recovery in his 40s. He recounted those along the way who never gave up on him through countless stints of rehabilitation, homelessness, imprisonment and failed attempts...
| Jun 24, 2011
| 7:39 AM
An Abingdon man faces drug and traffic charges after police say he tried to flee a crash along U.S. Route 40 Wednesday and Harford County Sheriff's deputies recovered several grams of crack cocaine nearby.
A deputy on Route 40 westbound near Abingdon...