| Sep 4, 2012
| 4:40 PM
A 28-year-old Harford County woman accused of causing a fatal accident near Bel Air in July 2011 has pleaded guilty to a single count of manslaughter by motor vehicle, the county state's attorney said, and will serve a prison term of five years.
| Sep 5, 2012
| 5:39 PM
A 28-year-old Severn man was arrested on multiple gun and drug charges Tuesday after paramedics responded to his home and found his 5-year-old son had ingested methadone, according to Anne Arundel County Police.
Paul Kristopher Brooks, of the 1200...
| Jun 10, 2012
| 1:55 PM
Amber Brown, 24, was complaining of chest pains the night police say she and her girlfriend drank alcohol and injected each other with heroin in their Northeast Baltimore apartment. Brown passed out and never woke up; her companion could face criminal...
| Jun 11, 2012
| 11:44 AM
The decision of the state medical examiner to rule the overdose death of a 24-year-old heroin addict as a homicide has rekindled questions about whether city and state officials are routinely under-reporting Baltimore's number of annual murders....
| Sep 28, 2012
| 10:48 AM
A Severn couple already facing drug and weapons charges after rescue workers and police were called to their house for a report that their child accidentally took methadone are now also under indictment on child abuse and neglect counts.
| Dec 7, 2012
| 6:34 PM
As efforts to crack down on the abuse of prescription drugs have worked, a new problem has emerged, with addicts who can no longer get their fix by popping pills turning to the old-fashioned street drug heroin, health and law enforcement officials say....
| Feb 7, 2013
| 5:43 PM
A Severn father was found guilty of child neglect on Wednesday, but was acquitted of the most serious charge facing him — child abuse — in a case that stemmed from his 5-year-old son losing consciousness after drinking methadone.
| Nov 10, 2012
| 1:10 PM
Last month, the Federal Bureau of Investigation released its accounting of all arrests made by law enforcement agencies across the fruited plain. Cops and federal agents made 12,408,899 arrests in the USA in 2011. No wonder we're known around the world as...
| Apr 5, 2013
| 3:57 PM
A Severn mother who, despite a poison center's admonition to get her son to a hospital immediately, waited until her child began having a seizure from sipping his father's methadone, was placed on three years' probation Friday.
Kimberly Brooks, 28,...
| Apr 2, 2013
The day after her ex-husband's funeral in January, Sabrina Lumpkin started calling every public official she could think of, trying to get someone to pay attention.
Warren Lumpkin, 34, had died in a Southwest Baltimore house of heart complications...
| Feb 5, 2013
| 7:49 PM
Police testified Tuesday that a Severn man, whose 5-year-old son lost consciousness last September after drinking methadone that the father acknowledged buying, waited more than an hour after the boy initially became ill to call for help because he "was...
| Mar 21, 2011
| 4:22 PM
Here's Bob Swank's recap of Episode 2 of America’s Next Great Restaurant. I'm not watching the show but I am really enjoying these recaps -- Bob Swank should have the recap of last night's episode soon, and then we'll be......