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Drugs and driving an underrated danger

A new study found that 1 in 3 drivers involved in deadly crashes have at least one drug in their system, and users behind the wheel are three times more likely to kill someone.

Sunday - 09/29/2013, 09:16am EDT

Tags: driving, Jamie Forzato

Congressman: Alexis' drug may have had 'problem' side effect

Navy Yard shooter Aaron Alexis may have been taking a prescription drug with a potentially dangerous side effect, according to one lawmaker.

Friday - 09/20/2013, 10:57am EDT

Tags: john aaron, Jeff Miller, Aaron Alexis, Navy Yard, Navy Yard shooting, prescription drugs

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Fairfax Co. charges 2 with multimillion-dollar drug sales

Police say an undercover investigation over the last several months has led to the arrest of two men believed to be connected to major drug cartels.

Wednesday - 09/18/2013, 01:40pm EDT

Tags: arrest, Fairfax County, Hank Silverberg

Youth substance abuse down; heroin abuse climbs

Though substance abuse is declining among teenagers, heroin use is on the rise among Americans of all ages.

Wednesday - 09/04/2013, 05:50pm EDT

Tags: Nick Iannelli, heroin

N.Y. festival deaths shine spotlight on club drug Ecstasy

The deaths of two music festival-goers in New York has shone a spotlight on a repackaged form of Ecstasy known as Molly.

Tuesday - 09/03/2013, 04:24pm EDT

Tags: ecstasy, Thomas Wise, Inova Health System, george washington university, Johns Hopkins University

Jackson seeks to set record straight on his past

Republican nominee for lieutenant governor E.W. Jackson admitted that he used marijuana and experimented in other controlled substances in his youth, and acknowledged that he was forced to file for bankruptcy during a news conference where he sought to clear the air about his past.

Wednesday - 06/12/2013, 07:56pm EDT

Tags: E.W. Jackson, Virginia Lieutenant Governor race, bankruptcy

Police to pursue drug dealers' landlords

Police in Hagerstown plan to step up efforts to pursue landlords who rent to drug users and dealers.

Monday - 06/03/2013, 04:14pm EDT

Tags: landlord, evictions, police, crime, Hagerstown, Md.

Dumfries pharmacy robbed for meds

Prince William County police are looking for a young man who robbed a pharmacy in Dumfries for pain medications Thursday.

Friday - 05/24/2013, 05:15pm EDT

Tags: police, crime, robbery, Dumfries, Va.

Increasing the likelihood of faulty medical device reporting with new app

Got a problem with a medical device, drug, or vaccine? Now, there's an app for that.

Friday - 05/17/2013, 09:06am EDT

Tags: Paula Wolfson, medical app, MedWatcher, FDA, medical devices, Doug Wood

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