"Our Tommy died of an opioid overdose. We can't lose another generation"
Losing her son to addiction turned this mother into an advocate for people with substance abuse disorders.
Xylazine fears grow as "zombie" drug spreads across U.S.
A drug which eats the flesh from inside out is rapidly spreading across America. Overdoses are hard to treat, and many may be unaware they're taking it.
Zombie drug tranq can lead to necrosis, amputations and death
Xylazine has spread to 36 states as addicts use it to prolong their high.
Biden's marijuana pardons unlikely to make big midterm splash
Marijuana legalization is supported across the political spectrum, but the president's announcement is unlikely to sway voters, according to one strategist.
Florida Grandma Allegedly Brought Heroin, Cocaine and Baby to Prison Visit
Police said there was more heroin and cocaine found in the woman's car.
'My Brother Was Addicted to Alcohol and Heroin, It Changed Our Lives'
He was admitted to hospital in Wisconsin 34 times in one year because of his addictions
Newborn Girl Died After Mum Shot Heroin While Giving Birth: Police
Deputies said Alabama woman Amanda Malpas could be charged with murder following the death of her newborn baby.
Baby Found in Stroller Car Seat 4 Days After Mum Died of Overdose: Police
Police in Oregon said the baby boy had been found virtually unresponsive and was suffering from severe dehydration, malnourishment and severe diaper rash.
Eric Adams Compares Cheese to Heroin While Touting Plant Based Diet
The mayor took some criticism on social media after he compared the dairy product to the opioid on Monday.
Driver Who Fell Asleep Behind Wheel, Killed Cyclist, Caught Smoking Heroin
Investigators were told by two witnesses that they saw a Jeep Cherokee drive onto the shoulder, hit the cyclist, then keep driving.
U.S. Navy Seizes $4M in Heroin From Iranian-Manned Fishing Vessel
The roughly 849 pounds of heroin were destroyed at sea by U.S. forces after being seized by an international naval task force.
Biden is Latest President to Confront Rising Opioid Deaths
Provisional CDC data shows more than 53,000 Americans died of opioid-related drug overdoses in 2021.
Jason Harris Sentenced to Life for Spiking Wife's Cereal With Heroin
In November, a jury convicted Harris of first-degree murder, solicitation of murder, and delivery of a controlled substance causing death in 2014.
Man Arraigned in 2018 Double Homicide Allegedly Over $20K in Drug Money
A man pleaded not guilty in a Vermont court Wednesday to two counts of aggravated murder related to a 2018 shooting allegedly over $20,000 in drug money.
Michigan Man Convicted of Murder After Spiking Wife's Cereal With Heroin
Jason Harris from Michigan was convicted Wednesday of spiking his wife's cereal with heroin in 2014, which led to her death.
Drone Carrying Heroin, GPS Tracker Captured After Flying Over Border
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.
Father Injects Toddlers With Heroin 'To Get Them To Sleep'
The children were removed from the parents after it was found they had been the victims of serious neglect.
Group Called 'The Sopranos' Allegedly Stole $1M in Items
The group is accused of stealing more than $950,000 "in motor vehicles, firearms, tools.. and other items to maintain their lifestyles."
Kinzinger, Murphy Tweet Contradicting Memories From Afghanistan Trip
"From the start, the mission was flawed by design," Senator Chris Murphy, a Democrat, said of the Afghanistan War.
Free Heroin, Cocaine and Meth Distributed in Front of Police Department
"We're trying to prevent people from dying by taking these drugs," one organizer said. "[Regulate drugs]...because the street supply is unpredictable.""
Agents Bust Woman Attempting to Cross Texas Border With Heroin Worth $1.5M
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.
Former Panic! At The Disco Bassist, Arrested on Drug Charges in Las Vegas
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.
Baby on Life Support After Being Found With Injection Marks
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.
Man Busted With 16 Bags of Heroin Under His Face Mask
The visibly nervous suspect was stopped by traffic control in El Vendrell, Catalonia, Spain.
Traffickers Selling Coronavirus and Kobe Bryant-Branded Heroin, DEA Says
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.
Arizona Army Veteran Running for Congress Suspends Campaign After Overdose
Chris Taylor, a city councilman in Safford, was revived by paramedics after his wife found him unresponsive at home.
Minnesota Man Offers Police Heroin to Avoid Jail Time
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.
Rep. Gaetz Calls Out Kellyanne Conway on Marijuana Stance
In an appearance on CNN, the Republican congressman stressed that marijuana legalization has a generational divide, rather than a partisan one.
Heroin and Meth Discovered Hidden at Alaska Airport in Rancid Goat Meat
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.
Massachusetts Child Brings Heroin to School in a 'Spider-Man' Bag
A five-year-old boy in Holyoke, Massachusetts, reportedly brought a bag of heroin to school that was allegedly taken from his home.