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Husband Accused of Spiking Wife’s Cereal With Heroin, 5 Years After Her Death
The husband of a Michigan woman who died five years ago from what was thought to be an accidental overdose has been charged with her murder. He is accused of ...
September 2, 2019
Former Heroin Addict Celebrates a Year of Being Clean
A former heroin addict said she had months to live but was able to make a dramatic transformation ...
August 27, 2019
Cop Sees Homeless Pregnant Lady Injecting Drugs, So He Asks to Adopt Her Unborn Baby
Never did Albuquerque, New Mexico, police officer Ryan Holets expect the compelling story that he shared about adopting ...
July 27, 2019
Parents of Baby Who Died From Heroin Intoxication Charged With Felony Homicide
The parents of a 2-month-old baby girl who died of acute heroin and cocaine intoxication are facing felony ...
June 26, 2019
Police Arrest 51 People and Seize Guns, Cash and Drugs in a Massive Heroin Bust in Connecticut
Local, state and federal law enforcement conducted a massive heroin bust in Connecticut on Friday, resulting in 51 ...
May 19, 2019
Wire Service Content
Family Dog Survives Eating Five Bags of Heroin
A family dog in Australia survived the harrowing ordeal of swallowing six baggies of heroin. According to an ...
April 7, 2019
Former ‘American Idol’ Contestant Antonella Barba Accused of Delivering Fentanyl
Federal authorities have accused former "American Idol" contestant Antonella Barba of trying to deliver nearly two pounds of ...
February 13, 2019
16-Month-Old Boy Ingests Drugs Left By Mother Passed Out From Overdose, Police Say
A 16-month-old boy was hospitalized and treated with Narcan after ingesting drugs left behind by his mother, according ...
February 5, 2019
Coast Guard Nabs Illegal Immigrants, Heroin Off Puerto Rico Coast
The Coast Guard intercepted a vessel with 35 people on board headed to Puerto Rico, the agency said ...
January 10, 2019
Combatting the Third Opioid Crisis: Fentanyl
NEW YORK—Every day, more than 115 people in the United States die from opioid overdose, according to a ...
October 23, 2018
Authorities Break Up Heroin Trafficking Ring Involving Illegal Immigrants
Officials in Ohio have broken up a heroin trafficking ring that involved illegal immigrants among the ringleaders. Six ...
February 7, 2018
Bodycam Video Captures Florida Police Officer Being Dragged by Fleeing Vehicle
A police department in Florida has released dramatic footage of one of its officers getting dragged by a ...
December 24, 2017
Opioid Epidemic Changes Discourse on Drug Addiction
Learning her son was a heroin addict left Melissa Forsyth in a state of depression. "I just never ...
December 23, 2016
Bronx Battles Opioid Addiction as Death Rate Soars
NEW YORK—The Bronx and Staten Island, as unalike as they may be, share at least two unenviable traits: ...
December 18, 2016
Father Livestreams Moment Telling Son His Mother Died of Drug Overdose
Ohio Parents Brenden Bickerstaff-Clark and Lacy Wood were drug addicts raising their eight-year-old son Cameron Clark together. Bickerstaff-Clark ...
October 13, 2016
Parents Found Dead of Suspected Overdose; Child Told School Employee She Couldn’t Wake Them
It was a tragic start of the week for one Pennsylvania 7-year-old girl after she found her parents ...
October 5, 2016
Heroin Epidemic’s Ugly Face: Photo Shows Adults Passed in Car With Child
A now-viral photo of a 4-year-old boy in an SUV as his parents were passed out while allegedly ...
September 9, 2016
Police: Couple Passed out From Heroin in Hot Car With Small Child
A North Carolina couple has been accused of injecting heroin while a baby was still in the vehicle. ...
July 22, 2016
DEA: Heroin Epidemic ‘Unprecedented and Horrific’ as Number of Overdose Deaths Triple
Fentanyl disguised as prescription pills is a new phenomenon, appearing in the report for the first time. Those ...
June 30, 2016
Opioid Epidemic: Congress Approves 18 Bills to Tackle Problem, But No Funding
Focused on battling addiction, providing treatment, and teaching prevention, the bills laid out plans and legislation, but not ...
May 13, 2016
Is It Time to Rethink Post-Surgery Painkillers?
Experts recommend surgeons consider cutting back on the number of take-home opioid pills prescribed to patients post surgery. The ...
May 3, 2016
Washington University in St. Louis
Some Lawmakers Say Some Police Ill-Equipped for Overdoses
A group of 20 lawmakers backs a bill to require more rigorous medical training for police officers, borne ...
May 1, 2016
The Associated Press
America’s Deadly Drug Crisis Demands Moral Courage
There are staggering statistics of America’s drug abuse crisis that can appear sterile but the reality is human ...
April 7, 2016
Vincent J. Bove
6 Killed, 22 Overdosed From Suspected Counterfeit Painkillers in California
On March 24 the first cases began to pop up and in just a few days, it had ...
March 31, 2016
Roots of Opioid Epidemic Can Be Traced Back to Two Key Changes in Pain Management
Abuse of opium products obtained from poppy plants dates back centuries, but today we are witnessing the first ...
March 22, 2016
Matthew S. Ellis
Chronic Pain Patients Do Not Need Opioids—One Patient’s Encouraging Story
As a physician treating pain conditions, I firmly believe, as the government has just confirmed, that excessive use ...
March 20, 2016
The Most Damaging Gateway to Hard Drugs? Drugs Policy Itself
There is only one certainty about drugs—if you don't use them, you won't get addicted. Everything else we ...
March 8, 2016
Moody’s Downgrades Hong Kong Outlook to ‘Negative’ as Protests Continue
A Bipartisan House Group Rallies With Farmers for USMCA
OxyContin Maker Files for Bankruptcy, Faces Thousands of Lawsuits
Trump Questions Iran’s Denial of Saudi Oil Attack Involvement
Progressive Working Families Party Endorses Elizabeth Warren for 2020
Trump Responds to NY Times Correction: ‘The One Who Is Actually Being Assaulted Is Justice Kavanaugh’
Trump Administration to Look at Immigrants’ Social Media Accounts