| Oct 30, 2013
| 1:31 PM
An Irvine mother accused of planting drugs in the car of a PTA volunteer at her son's school pleaded guilty Wednesday to a false imprisonment charge, the Orange County district attorney's office said.
Jill Bjorkholm Easter, 40, will serve one year in...
| Sep 27, 2013
| 9:57 AM
There was a moment in my life during college when I was extremely sick. I was bed-ridden for almost half the school semester in extreme pain.
Doctors told me that what caused my illness was lack of rest, stress and not eating well. I could blame no...
| Sep 23, 2013
| 12:24 PM
LANCASTER — A Garrard County magistrate was arrested Monday on six new felony charges for allegedly selling the prescription painkiller oxycodone, court records show.
On Friday, a Garrard grand jury indicted Ronnie Lane, 73, of Highbridge Road, on...
| Jul 20, 2013
NEWPORT NEWS -- During the time span that police say Katherine Parker and Eddie Ezzell were murdered last year, Brian Thomas Smith said he was in their home to buy drugs but he didn't kill them.
Smith said he just bought methadone and Percocet from the...
| Aug 21, 2013
| 5:30 PM
A man described by residents and police in an Aleutian Islands town as a known drug dealer was turned around at the local airport and run out of town by parents when he arrived from Anchorage Tuesday.
Locals in the East Aleutians Borough community of...
| Aug 22, 2013
| 10:16 AM
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The Indiana Medical Licensing Board is considering tighter rules that doctors would have to follow when prescribing painkillers.
The proposal follows concerns about overdose deaths from drugs such as Vicodin, Percocet and...
| Aug 13, 2013
| 4:14 PM
Charged with policing inmates in the Baltimore City Detention Center, correctional officer Jennifer Owens admitted to doing the opposite Tuesday.
Owens, who worked as a correctional officer in the Baltimore jail from 2007 to 2013, pleaded guilty to a...
| Jul 31, 2013
| 7:42 AM
The new substance abuse program director at the Boyle County Detention Center jokes that some staff members who do not recognize him wonder if he’s an inmate.
Dan Maynard, 56, is a substance abuse counselor and Christian minister who acknowledges...
| Jul 26, 2013
| 9:36 AM
Dogs trained to sniff out drugs and alcohol will make 60 surprise visits to school campuses in Burbank over the next academic year under a new contract approved by district officials.
The $11,100 agreement approved during last week’s school board...
| Jul 23, 2013
| 1:20 PM
In California, someone who wants a doctor's prescription to get medical marijuana can obtain one for just about any "health-related" reason, including writer's cramp. Of course, you do have to pay the pot doctor's fees first.
In Colorado, a new audit...
| Jul 3, 2013
| 10:30 AM