Jason Harris from Michigan was convicted Wednesday of spiking his wife's cereal with heroin in 2014, which led to her death.
Border Patrol officers said that such packages are often equipped with a GPS tracker to allow smugglers to locate the drugs after they're dropped by the drone.
The children were removed from the parents after it was found they had been the victims of serious neglect.
The group is accused of stealing more than $950,000 "in motor vehicles, firearms, tools.. and other items to maintain their lifestyles."
"From the start, the mission was flawed by design," Senator Chris Murphy, a Democrat, said of the Afghanistan War.
"We're trying to prevent people from dying by taking these drugs," one organizer said. "[Regulate drugs]...because the street supply is unpredictable.""
Officers used a canine team to assist with inspection of the woman's car and eventually discovered 24 packages of heroin hidden in the tires.
A loaded Glock 17 and 62.6 grams of heroin were among discoveries made by LAPD officers in relation to the 33-year-old's arrest, police documents reportedly state.
Police in Texas said the baby's mother, Destiney Harbour, 21, had given birth at home in August and the infant had received no formal medical care since then.
The visibly nervous suspect was stopped by traffic control in El Vendrell, Catalonia, Spain.
Six people were arrested in New York City on Thursday night after authorities said they uncovered a drug "mill" that was distributing a large amount of heroin and fentanyl, some of it stamped with "Coronavirus" and "24 Black Mamba" branding.
Chris Taylor, a city councilman in Safford, was revived by paramedics after his wife found him unresponsive at home.
After being arrested on New Year's Day while burgling a house, Daniel Gregory Franco tried to convince the cops to let him go by offering them some heroin.
In an appearance on CNN, the Republican congressman stressed that marijuana legalization has a generational divide, rather than a partisan one.
Placencia told authorities he knew nothing about the drugs and was planning on eating the goat's intestines which he had allegedly purchased from a California rancher for $140.
A five-year-old boy in Holyoke, Massachusetts, reportedly brought a bag of heroin to school that was allegedly taken from his home.
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.
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 these drugs, public health experts warn
Jennifer Salfen-Tracy said her eldest son Cody Bishop is homeless in Las Vegas after becoming addicted to meth and heroin.
"This was a routine traffic stop that ended with a serious poison peddler behind bars," Flagler County Sheriff Rick Staly said after the arrest of suspect Derick McKay, 36.
The 54-year-old was rushed to a local hospital in L.A. after paramedics found him with self-inflicted wounds to the stomach.
"This study is incredibly important, as it shows us that there are drugs available to treat the opioid crisis," an expert told Newsweek.
The sheriff's office said the seized goods were "literally enough to kill every single resident" in the county.
"He still has capability and resources while his kids run his business for him," Derek Maltz, former Special Operations head of the Drug Enforcement Agency, told Newsweek.
Andres Lopez Elorez jailed for six years for crimes committed during "dark chapter" in his life.
Federal prosecutors contend that Kevin "Wood" Blair, 47, of Pasadena, California, worked in tandem with Detroit-native Delano "Bop Bop" Leflore, 37, to oversee a drug mule syndicate.
A recorded call played aloud in Brooklyn federal courtroom features a purported FARC rebel and Joaquín "El Chapo" Guzmán Loera. And Guzmán pushing the price down: "Listen, I'm going to buy 2 and leave Simon's [a nickname for Cifuentes] property to pay for the rest."