Heroin

In Philadelphia, Judges Rule Against Opening A Medical Site To Safely Inject Heroin

In Philadelphia, Judges Rule Against Opening A Medical Site To Safely Inject Heroin

4 days ago   |   NPR

A federal appeals court ruled the effort by nonprofit Safehouse to open a "supervised injection site" to prevent overdose deaths is laudable but illegal under the so-called...
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Pair busted in Albany after leaving heroin, oxycodone in rental car: sheriff's office

4 days ago   |   NY Daily News

The pair were busted Wednesday after dropping their vehicle off at a rental car company at the Albany International Airport, the Albany County Sheriff's office said.
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Suspect charged after Nelson County man dies of apparent heroin overdose

Suspect charged after Nelson County man dies of apparent heroin overdose

7 days ago   |   WLKY

The Nelson County Sherriff's Office made a drug arrest following a deadly overdose in their district.
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Ukraine seizes ton of heroin destined for Europe

12 days ago   |   ABC News

Ukrainian officials say they have seized about 1.1 tons of heroin that smugglers intended to take into European Union countries and that four Turkish citizens have been detained
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Stephen Schaefer's Hollywood & Mine

Stephen Schaefer's Hollywood & Mine

12 days ago   |   Boston Herald

By chance, courtesy of TCM, I've watched two Hollywood hits of yesteryear that I doubt would or could ever be made today. As what was once termed ‘Battle of the Sexes'...
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Police Defunding and Legal Shrooms? Justice Reform Faces Hard Questions in 2021

Police Defunding and Legal Shrooms? Justice Reform Faces Hard Questions in 2021

18 days ago   |   Politico

One of the biggest unfinished stories of November's election was the sweeping changes voters demanded of the American justice system. Dozens of states and cities had...
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Olivia de Havilland: An Unsung Heroine of American Labor History

Olivia de Havilland: An Unsung Heroine of American Labor History

22 days ago   |   Politico

Over her eventful 104 years, more than half of them as a Hollywood leading lady, Olivia de Havilland was many things. The doe-eyed brunette, who died in July, was Errol Flynn's...
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Baltimore man sentenced to nearly 14 years in prison for selling fentanyl-like drug that killed Harford resident

25 days ago   |   Baltimore Sun

A Baltimore man was sentenced to almost 14 years in federal prison for selling drugs, specifically heroin and a fentanyl-analogue that killed a person in Harford County in 2017.
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This Was Supposed to Be the Year of the Female Movie Hero

28 days ago   |   Wired

From Wonder Woman 1984 to Black Widow, heroines were going to bust the box office in 2020. Then, they didn't.
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1959: William S. Burroughs' ‘Naked Lunch' is published

1959: William S. Burroughs' ‘Naked Lunch' is published

1 month ago   |   Arizona Daily Star

The tale of heroin addiction and paranoia was first published as “The Naked Lunch” in Paris by Olympia Press. Beat writer Burroughs based much of it on his own experiences with...
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Martin Luther King Jr. honored with socially distant events nationwide

Martin Luther King Jr. honored with socially distant events nationwide

The nation observed a largely virtual celebration of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s legacy Monday amid the coronavirus pandemic. Read more ...

FBI investigates tip that a woman stole a laptop from Pelosi's office to...

FBI investigates tip that a woman stole a laptop from Pelosi's office to potentially sell to Russia

In a new criminal court case against a woman alleged to have entered the U.S. Capitol on Jan. 6, the FBI noted that a tipster raised the possibility of a laptop being stolen... Read more ...

Man lived inside O'Hare Airport for 3 months before detection: prosecutors

Man lived inside O'Hare Airport for 3 months before detection: prosecutors

CHICAGO - A man who was living inside O'Hare International Airport managed to escape detection for three months, according to prosecutors. Aditya Singh, 36, is charged with... Read more ...

What President-elect Biden can and can't get from an evenly divided Senate

What President-elect Biden can and can't get from an evenly divided Senate

Here's what a 50-50 Senate really gets - and doesn't get - President-elect Joe Biden as he takes office Read more ...

'Rooting hard for you': Will departure notes end with President Trump?

'Rooting hard for you': Will departure notes end with President Trump?

The 32-year tradition could be in peril this year. President Trump has vowed not to attend President-elect Biden's inauguration on Wednesday. That makes it less likely Trump... Read more ...

LIVE: DC parade celebrates iconic civil rights leader Martin Luther King Jr

LIVE: DC parade celebrates iconic civil rights leader Martin Luther King Jr

WASHINGTON - Communities around the country will celebrate Martin Luther King Jr. Day Monday, commemorating the iconic civil rights leader days after his birthday. Due to the... Read more ...

Kyrie Irving ruled out by Nets for seventh straight game

Kyrie Irving ruled out by Nets for seventh straight game

The Nets are going to have to wait a little longer for Scary Hours. Kyrie Irving was ruled out for Monday night's Martin Luther King Jr. Day tilt against Milwaukee due to... Read more ...

FBI vetting Guard troops in DC amid fears of insider threats ahead of...

FBI vetting Guard troops in DC amid fears of insider threats ahead of inauguration

Army Secretary Ryan McCarthy said Sunday that officials are conscious of potential threats, but he and other leaders say they have seen no evidence of any threats Read more ...

Duke falls out of AP Top 25; Gonzaga, Baylor remain 1-2

Duke falls out of AP Top 25; Gonzaga, Baylor remain 1-2

Gonzaga and Baylor maintained their grip on the top two spots in The Associated Press men's basketball poll Monday. Read more ...

Yankees trade options in wake of ‘BS' Luis Castillo rumor: Sherman

Yankees trade options in wake of ‘BS' Luis Castillo rumor: Sherman

Luis Castillo came. Luis Castillo vanished. A rumor zipped around the internet Sunday that the Reds ace was on the brink of being traded to the Yankees. Reds GM Nick Krall, in... Read more ...