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NH Parents Allegedly Overdose On Heroin While Giving Toddler A Bath

Police say the parents of a 3-year-old boy have been charged with endangering his welfare after they overdosed on heroin while giving him a bath in New Hampshire.

04/17/2015

Drugs taken from a moped driver (Photo credit Mass. State Police)

Moped Driver Charged With Trafficking Cocaine

A Brockton man is facing charges of cocaine trafficking after police pulled him over on his moped.

04/07/2015

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State Doctors’ Group To Meet On Addiction Crisis

The state’s growing heroin and prescription drug abuse crisis is getting the attention of the Massachusetts Medical Society.

04/05/2015

Gov. Baker at Opioid Addiction Working Group hearing (WBZ-TV)

Mass. Lawmakers Hope To Turn Addicts’ Horror Stories Into Solutions

Families who have suffered through addiction are sharing their stories with top state lawmakers.

04/02/2015

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217 Suspected Massachusetts Heroin Overdose Deaths This Year

Massachusetts state police are reporting more than 200 suspected heroin overdose deaths during the first three months of this, a figure that doesn’t even include the state’s three largest cities.

04/01/2015

Police seized drugs and cash from inside a Worcester apartment. (Image Credit: Worcester Police Department)

Police Seize Kilo Of Heroin, $150,000 Cash From Worcester Apartment

Six people were arrested after the drugs and money were found inside a Blackstone River Road apartment in Worcester.

04/01/2015

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Police: 3 Men Had $1M In Heroin In Everett

Three men charged with being in possession of about $1 million worth of heroin were arraigned Friday in Malden District Court, police say.

03/20/2015

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Spike In Fatal Heroin Overdoses Prompt Dire Warnings By Police

A spike in fatal heroin overdoses in a short period of time has prompted police departments across the state to warn residents about the dangerous and growing epidemic.

03/10/2015

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Overdose Task Force Created By Gov. Baker Prepares For First Meeting

A task force created by Gov. Charlie Baker to tackle the state’s heroin and prescription drug abuse crisis is getting to work starting on Tuesday.

03/07/2015

Melissa Boucher (Manchester PD photo)

Overdose Leads To Bank Robbery Arrest In Manchester, NH

Police say a bank robbery suspect was arrested after she overdosed on heroin in Manchester, New Hampshire Tuesday morning.

03/03/2015

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