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Baker Unveils Plan To Fight Prescription Drug Abuse

Gov. Charlie Baker has unveiled the first steps his administration plans to take in fighting heroin and prescription drug abuse and addiction.

02/19/2015

Christopher Greene and Holly Solans. (Image Credits: Manchester Police Department)

NH Officer Buys ‘Desperate’ Suspect A Sandwich Before Arresting Her

A police officer bought a “desperate and hungry” suspect a sandwich before arresting her for theft on Friday morning.

02/13/2015

Naloxone Hydrochloride, also known as Narcan, is a nasal spray used as an antidote for opiate drug overdoses. (Image courtesy: CBS News)

AG Healey Seeks Details On Price Hike For Anti-Overdose Drug

Massachusetts Attorney General Maura Healey says she’s concerned about recent price spikes in the cost of a drug used to reverse heroin overdoses.

02/05/2015

State Police during Blizzard of 2015. (Photo credit: Mass. State Police)

Men Arrested For Heroin Possession, Driving Stolen Car During Mass. Travel Ban

Two men were arrested for driving a stolen car and possession of heroin while the travel ban was in effect for the blizzard.

01/27/2015

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I-Team: State Now Tracking ‘Substance Exposed Newborns’

The state’s new record keeping shows more than 1,500 substance exposed newborns over a nine month period.

01/16/2015

Gov. Charlie Baker begins his inaugural address. (WBZ-TV)

Gov. Charlie Baker Admits Wrong Recount Of Heroin Story During Inaugural Address

Massachusetts Governor Charlie Baker admitted Sunday that he did not get the details right of a story he told during his inaugural address.

01/11/2015

Two men have been charged with trafficking heroin after getting pulled over in Sturbridge. (Photo credit: Massachusetts State Police)

Two Arrested In Sturbridge For Alleged Heroin Trafficking

Two men were arrested by State Police on Route 84 in Sturbridge Saturday night for allegedly trafficking heroin.

12/20/2014

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Fighting State’s Heroin Epidemic Key To Charlie Baker’s Plans As Governor

Six months ago, WBZ NewsRadio 1030’s Mary Blake examined the state’s heroin epidemic in a 15 part series entitled “Heroin, from Prescription to Addiction.” Now she checks back to see what, if any progress has been made.

12/19/2014

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Police, State Officials Seek Tools To Fight Heroin Overdoses

Six months ago, WBZ NewsRadio 1030’s Mary Blake examined the state’s heroin epidemic in a 15 part series entitled “Heroin, from Prescription to Addiction.” Now she checks back to see what, if any progress has been made.

12/18/2014

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Number Of Heroin Overdoses Still Startling Around Massachusetts

Six months ago, WBZ NewsRadio 1030’s Mary Blake examined the state’s heroin epidemic in a 15 part series entitled “Heroin, from Prescription to Addiction.” Now she checks back to see what, if any progress has been made.

12/17/2014

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