Drugs

Bill Cosby. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Bill Cosby Deposition Details Affairs, Drugs

Under oath in a hotel — away from the TV cameras and the soapbox where he did his public moralizing — Bill Cosby sketched a very different image of America’s Dad: a philanderer who plied young women with quaaludes, claimed to be adept at reading their unspoken desires and tried to use his wealth to keep “Mrs. Cosby” in the dark.

07/19/2015

Drugs and cash allegedly seized from a Lawrence home and vehicle on Friday. (Photo Credit: Massachusetts State Police)

State Police: Heroin, Guns, $350,000 Seized From Lawrence Man’s Home, Truck

A 35-year-old Lawrence man is facing several charges after police allegedly found seven kilos of heroin, two guns and more than $350,000 in cash during a multi-agency search of his home and a truck on Friday.

07/11/2015

From left, Hall of Fame baseball player Hank Aaron and actor Bill Cosby receive their Presidential Medals of Freedom. (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

Push To Revoke Bill Cosby’s Presidential Medal of Freedom

U.S. Sen. Claire McCaskill of Missouri says she supports efforts to have President Barack Obama revoke Bill Cosby’s Presidential Medal of Freedom.

07/09/2015

Hemp-infused biscuits. (WBZ-TV)

Hemp-Infused Dog Biscuits May Help Pets In Pain

We hear a lot about medicinal marijuana and its ability to relieve pain in people. Now, some pet owners are saying something similar might be able to help their dogs and cats.

06/25/2015

(Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Baker To Release Details, Recommendations From Opioid Panel

A surge in overdoses claimed the lives of more than 1,000 people in the state last year.

06/21/2015

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Lawmakers, Community Leaders Push Criminal Justice Overhaul

Beacon Hill lawmakers and community leaders are planning to push this week for legislation designed to overhaul the state’s criminal justice system.

06/07/2015

Boston Mayor Marty Walsh (WBZ-TV)

Boston Mayor Willing To Lead Charge Against Legalized Marijuana

Supporters of legalized marijuana are working to put the issue on the ballot for voters to decide in 2016.

06/01/2015

EdiPure Red Fish (Photo credit Harvard police)

Children Sickened By Marijuana-Laced Gummy Candies, Police Say

Police in Harvard are warning parents that children in the area are using edible drugs and getting sick.

05/20/2015

NBOMe (WBZ-TV)

I-Team: Teen Dies After One Hit Of Designer Drug NBOMe

Local police departments, district attorneys and federal drug agents are sounding a warning about a powerful designer drug that’s growing in popularity among teenagers.

05/19/2015

Correctional Officer Dennis Laubner (Photo credit Essex County Sheriff)

Correctional Officer, Inmates Team Up To Save Heroin Overdose Victim’s Life

The correctional officer lost a son to heroin last year.

05/19/2015

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