| Jul 18, 2013
You can often see it in their eyes, if you take the time to look: That far away gaze tells you they are somewhere else — maybe in the future or the past, but not the present.
Or sometimes their eyes dart this way and that, like those of a...
| Jul 15, 2013
| 6:35 PM
A Bunker Hill, W.Va., woman accused of selling a lethal dose of heroin to a man who died at her home in March 2012 was sentenced Monday on grand larceny and uttering convictions in an unrelated case.
Autumn T. Blaine, 38, entered an Alford plea Monday...
| Jul 13, 2013
| 4:28 PM
Heroin has been around since the 1800s. Most think it’s the drug for bigger, inner-cities or only associate it with Euro-trash dealers glorified in movies. An opioid first marketed by Bayer Pharmaceutical Products in 1898 as a morphine substitute...
| Aug 29, 2013
| 2:02 PM
SOUTH BEND – A police report obtained by WSBT-TV sheds some light on a deadly traffic crash involving an Indiana State Police trooper.
The night of March 7, 3 people were taken to the hospital after a State Police squad car driven by Trooper Ben...
| Aug 23, 2013
| 6:21 AM
A growing number of pain killer abusers are turning to heroin.
The trend is being seen on the street in Northwest Michigan, as well as being confirmed in a national study released Thursday about opioid abuse.
People in the United States, between ages 18...
| Aug 22, 2013
| 4:05 AM
FRANKFORT — People from across the country rallied Wednesday at the Kentucky Capitol hoping to ultimately influence state lawmakers to legalize marijuana for medicinal purposes.
Members of the House and Senate Committee on Health and Welfare...
| Aug 26, 2013
| 6:10 PM
Two men were indicted by a grand jury Monday on charges related to the death of 14-year-old Jena Dolstad, who was injected with a fatal drug dose days before Christmas 2011.
Sean Michael Warner, 28, was previously charged by the State of Alaska, and he ...
| Aug 10, 2013
| 11:27 AM
The aspirin tablets in the bottle were of various colors and the little boy thought they were candy, so he helped himself.
When I saw the empty bottle I called the base hospital at Beale Air Force Base in California, where I was stationed, and was...
| Aug 2, 2013
| 5:05 AM
For Mike Graham, what started as an aggravation of an old football injury led to a number of failed spinal fusion surgeries before doctors decided to implant a pump to regularly release doses of morphine to try to ease his chronic pain.
| Jun 20, 2013
| 4:33 PM
“[In Copper Season 2] we wanted to raise the stakes and dive into the 1860s political machine by bringing in a Boss Tweed-like character to shake things up,” says co-creator and executive producer, Tom Fontana. “With the addition of...
| Jul 8, 2013
| 1:05 PM
The tall, lanky patient enters the room bent over and shuffling like a man twice his age. He climbs on a gurney and lies back, head throbbing. Then Carlton Haywood pulls out a bottle of Tums, relief-in-waiting for the nausea he fears will come.