| Oct 21, 2012
| 11:26 PM
A carjacking attempt with a knife was reported Saturday morning near a methadone clinic on Main Street.
El Centro police received the report around 9:10 a.m., after a resident alleged that a man with a scruffy beard and wearing a black shirt and black...
| Apr 30, 2012
| 4:36 PM
Methadone clinics are often seen as the bad neighbor nobody wants.
Residents concerned about crime and other quality-of-life issues often protest if they even hear word of a methadone clinic, which treats those addicted to heroin and other opiates, is...
| May 1, 2012
| 3:51 AM
Today's forecast calls for mostly cloudy skies in the Baltimore area, with showers and a high near 81 degrees. Tuesday night is expected to be mostly cloudy, with a low around 60 degrees.
Check our traffic updates for this morning's...
| May 2, 2012
| 1:21 PM
I guess this a great thing: Facebook will now allow users to enroll as organ donors.
Organ donation is one of the easiest and most important decisions a person can make. It gives life, hope and comfort.
More than 112,000 people are in waiting lists...
| May 4, 2012
| 9:02 AM
For many years, some Baltimore area neighborhood groups have fought strenuously against the addition of methadone clinics to their communities on the grounds that such facilities inevitably bring loiterers and traffic, depress property values and increase...
| May 21, 2012
| 2:00 PM
An estimated 3.5 million cancer patients around the globe are in severe pain from their disease, but many get no relief.
In poor countries the cost is considered too high for drugs like morphine when such opioids are often stolen, abused or not taken...
| May 10, 2012
| 9:00 AM
Isn't it a bit disingenuous for the University of Maryland School of Medicine to use its own research to justify locating a methadone treatment center in the 1100 block of West Pratt Street ("Study: Methadone clinics don't draw crime," May 1)?
| Nov 5, 2012
| 10:09 AM
Staten Island residents who are already dealing with the devastating aftermath of Hurricane Sandy, are now being told to be on alert after a local man was busted for impersonating a Red Cross worker.
According to authorities, officers spotted Alfonso...
| Aug 23, 2012
| 1:05 AM
The trial of an Aberdeen man accused of improperly possessing the prescription painkiller methadone began Wednesday morning.
Shawn A. Duffy, 35, is also charged with keeping a place for the sale and use of drugs and possession of drug paraphernalia....
| Aug 23, 2012
| 3:53 PM
A Brown County jury today found an Aberdeen man guilty of two of the three drug-related charges he faced.
The jury of 10 women and two men deliberated for about an hour and 20 minutes before determining that Shawn A. Duffy, 35, was guilty of unauthorized...
| 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.