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No Charges Against Officers In Maryland Stun Gun Death

Five police officers involved in the stun-gun-related death of a home invasion suspect won't be criminally charged, citing that the man died from drug-induced "excited delirium in the setting of police restraint."

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'Paranoid' Bank Exec Told Cop He Used Bath Salts

After he was badly injured in May by two LAPD officers, top Deutsche Bank executive Brian C. Mulligan alleged that police manufactured a report that painted him as a snarling, thrashing man who told the officers that he'd recently ingested drugs known as "bath salts."

Synthetic Drugs: In-Custody Deaths May Spike

A face-chewing attack in Miami and several other bizarre assaults have opened law enforcement's eyes to a new wave of designer synthetic drugs that turn its users into monsters.

Ga. Man High On 'Bath Salts' Shook Off Multiple TASER Shots

Gwinnett County (Ga.) Police officers subdued a 21-year-old man who had ingested "bath salts" after hitting him with four TASER shots. Karl Laventure, 21, of Atlanta was arrested after threatening to eat customers at a golf range and screaming about rapper Tupac Shakur and religion.

No 'Bath Salts' In Miami Cannibal Attack

The man who was fatally shot by a Miami Police officer after chewing off a homeless man's face was not under the influence of "bath salts" during the attack.

Video: The Hazards of 'Bath Salts'

Officers who may confront a subject under the influence of bath salts must approach with caution. However, several doctors interviewed by POLICE Magazine offered suggestions for dealing with this emerging threat.

'Bath Salts' User Describes Overdose

A former "bath salts" user tells CNN he "felt so evil" during an overdose when last using the drug.

Miami Cannibal Attack

A Miami man have been under the influence of "bath salts," a new form of LSD, when he chewed off the face of another man on the Miami Causeway. Read the full story here.

Feds Temporarily Ban Chemicals Used in 'Bath Salts'

The U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration has issued an emergency order banning three chemicals used to make street drugs known as "bath salts" and "plant food." The chemicals will be illegal for at least 12 months, and could be banned for another six months.

Pa. Man On Bath Salts Assaults Trooper

A police stun gun had "little to no effect" on a Pennsylvania man who reportedly was under the influence of bath salts when he assaulted a state trooper.