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Significantly more people are dying from heroin overdoses across the Washington D.C. area than were a few years ago -- and it's spurring new action in Virginia.
As heroin use continues to claim lives in Maryland, police officers are being trained to respond with a prescription previously only carried by paramedics.
Two Virginia women have been arrested on charges of having hundreds of packets of suspected heroin and a stun gun in their car in Rhode Island.
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As the number of people who use, and fatally overdose on, heroin has risen in recent years, authorities are seeing the return of an alarming development: heroin that, often unbeknownst to the user, is spiked with fentanyl.
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U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder Monday called heroin a "public health crisis" and urged first responders to help overdose victims by using a counter-agent known as Narcan, which has been used in Prince George's County for years.
A woman and her daughter have been convicted of smuggling kilograms of heroin into the U.S. from Guatemala.
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