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Educating children is key in the battle against synthetic drugs. Read More
Putting people in jail for manufacturing and selling drugs, even if those drugs are so new they aren't technically illegal yet. The News 4 I-Team looks at how federal and local lawmakers are trying to fight back against a flurry of... Read More
The News4 I-Team went to Quincy, Massachusetts, to see how the police department there is using new technology to test suspected drugs. Read More
The News4 I-Team has brand new numbers showing synthetic drug overdoses now exponentially outnumber EMS runs for heart attacks, strokes and other drug overdoses, putting a huge strain on the city’s already stressed-out emergency... Read More
Poison Control says it’s seen a record number of calls for synthetic drug overdoses this year – many centered here in the D.C. region. Read More
D.C. police say their success in pulling illegal manufactured drugs from store shelves has led to a new battle on our streets. For the first time, the man in charge of the MPD’s undercover narcotics busts talks about what’s worked... Read More
D.C. Pretrial Services will be the first agency of its kind in the nation to test for synthetic drugs. Read More
The News4 I-Team received exclusive access to the DEA laboratory on the front lines of the new drug war against synthetic drugs to show you what they really look like and why they’re so challenging for law enforcement. Read More
Ismelda Ramos Mendoza, 36, of Bladensburg, Maryland, was...
Pediatric cancer research is one of the least funded and proposed budget cuts to NIH will deplete it even more. A family whose child died from pediatric cancer is set to testify on Capitol Hill to save the funding. News4’s Shomari Stone reports.
Police said the victim was involved in a crash between two vehicles along southbound Maryland Route 301 in Upper Marlboro, Maryland before 7:30 p.m. Tuesday.
Days after two students were charged with sexually attacking a 14-year-old girl in a Rockville High School bathroom, News4 learned Montgomery County Public Schools will review the security of all 25 of its high schools in April.
The female high school student who was planning to bomb her school and shoot students and teachers referenced the Columbine and Newtown attacks in her diary and believed she would be the first female mass shooter, police say.
The new signals are designed to improve safety for pedestrians and bicyclists at the two locations.