Westminster woman charged with intent to distribute after being found with suspected heroin, cocaine, fentanyl

A Westminster woman faces 10 charges including possession of drugs with intent to distribute after police arrested her Jan. 26. Kristina M. Hurst, 39, of the unit block of Charles St., was charged with two counts of possessing drugs with intent to distribute, two counts related to possessing drugs in a place of confinement, two counts of possessing drug paraphernalia, three counts of possessing drugs that are not marijuana, and one count of possessing equipment used to administer drugs with intent to distribute, online court records show. Hurst was released on $10,000 bond Jan. 26, according to online court records. Hurst’s charging documents became available the week of Feb. 3. Maryland State Police pulled over a red Ford Ranger that had a plate light out at about midnight on Jan. 26 on Md. 140, east of Reese Road, according to charging documents. A K-9 dog alerted police to the presence of drugs in the vehicle, charging documents state. Police said Hurst was a passenger in the vehicle. In the center console, police found three gel capsules containing suspected heroin/fentanyl, one burnt spoon with suspected heroin/fentanyl residue, and a hypodermic needle, according to chargi...

Algorithmic Lace bra designed for style and comfort post-mastectomy dezeen-logo dezeen-logo

Designer Lisa Marks has combined traditional handicrafts with technology to create a unique bra especially for people who have had mastectomy surgery. The Algorithmic Lace bra is designed to fit the form of an individual’s body after they have had breast tissue removed during cancer treatment. The bespoke design has two distinct advantages: first, it forgoes the underwire of a typical bra that can cause pain post-surgery, and second, it can create the illusion of symmetry and curves underneath. US health department statistics show that as many as 60 per cent of women were opting not to get reconstruction after a mastectomy, an option known as “going flat”. “For women who have had a mastectomy, there is nothing that fits them,” Marks told Dezeen. “They have mastectomy bras that can hold a prosthetic, but there isn’t anything they can wear that fits their current shape.” While other solutions might be more practical for everyday, Marks imagines people might choose the Algorithmic Lace bra for special occasions and intimate moments. Marks won the Lexus Design Award 2019 in Milan for the design. A part of the faculty at Georgia Instit...