U.S. Customs and Border Patrol has doubled its arrests in a year, but hard narcotics at the border have more than doubled.
Jarred Rome represented the U.S. at the Olympics in 2004 and 2012 and was found unresponsive in his hotel room after complaining of feeling unwell.
The drug is 10,000 times more potent than morphine and 100 times stronger than fentanyl, according to the DEA.
People largely do not become addicted to opioids after visits to the emergency room for car crashes, falls and other types of acute injuries that might warrant prescription painkillers, a new study shows.
Trump has repeatedly called on China to do more to stem the flow of fentanyl into the U.S., where it is helping drive the opioid crisis.
Cartels have "presses" that give the pills the name and likeness of their prescription counterparts after they are laced with fentanyl in "dirty barrels," according to WFXT Boston.
But federal policies to slow the opioid crisis could be supporting the market demand for fentanyl in the first place, according to public health experts.
More than 40 pounds of the opioid were discovered in the house in Dayton.
Kimberly Nelligan has appeared in court after she was arrested nearly a year after the death of her daughter.
Lewiston Police Officer Nicholas Meserve stole the fentanyl weeks before dying from an overdose.
The sheriff's office said the seized goods were "literally enough to kill every single resident" in the county.
"I think there's no more important point," Trump said of China giving the death penalty to drug dealers.
The victims, aged between 19 and 30, all seemed to know each other.
So far there have been 92 fatal overdoses in the county this year.
It is 50 times more potent than pure heroin and 80 to 100 times more powerful than morphine.
Prison staff are thought to have been exposed to synthetic drugs.
Carey Dean Moore has been on death row for almost 40 years.
Carey Dean Moore is set to be the first prisoner executed in Nebraska in two decades.
The 35-year-old was made chief just five months ago.
Flyers were placed on the windshields of approximately 15 to 20 cars parked outside a sheriff's office facility in Houston. It remains under investigation if more than the one flyer was laced.
Couple accused of aggravated manslaughter of a child after infant dies from drug overdose.
"Make no mistake, misuse of fentanyl will kill you!" warned a DEA special agent.
Our government is now dictating what constitutes acceptable prescribing of controlled substances, and patients who need potent pain medications are suffering.
Kellyanne Conway is in charge of the White House's efforts to tackle the opioid epidemic.