New numbers from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention indicate fatal overdoses were already up 16% from January through March of this year and intervention specialists said the stress and uncertainty from impacts of COVID-19 could drive that number higher.
The Coast Guard crew removed some of the 12,100 pounds of cocaine and 5,759 pounds of marijuana worth more than $2 million from a boat at Port Everglades.
Three accused Mexican drug traffickers were charged with conspiring to transport more than three tons of cocaine into the United States, said federal, state and local officials.
Officers say meth seizures have nearly doubled this year; criminals are getting more creative in the ways they smuggle drugs across the border and fear the problem will only get worse. FOX's Stephanie Bennett reports.
A former Los Angeles Angels employee was charged Friday by federal authorities in Texas for distributing fentanyl in connection to the deadly overdose of pitcher Tyler Skaggs, court documents revealed.
Floyd County Police have a new tool in their battle against the opiod crisis. Investigators say it's an efficient way to find drugs that are not in plain sight.
Auburn Hills police are investigating after three people were found dead and a fourth unconscious at a motel.
State attorneys general are finding a national settlement over the toll of opioids to be elusive, as some lawyers for state and local governments are renewing public criticism of the proposed deal with a group of companies led by the nation's largest drug distributors.
A woman who police say used heroin, overdosed and had hot water poured all over her in an attempt to wake her up, died 6 days after the incident.
"Parents please remind your kids the dangers of picking stuff up off the streets."
Two people were arrested in the Florida Panhandle after troopers found a bag filled with illegal drugs. The bag was labeled as, “Bag Full of Drugs.”
A 14-year-old boy has been arrested at a California border checkpoint of Mexico with three bundles of crystal methamphetamine strapped to his body, authorities said.
An Alabama man who was found to be in possession of meth and heroin during his arrest on Saturday had an unusual request for the arresting officers: to take a photo with them.
A 10-month-old girl had to be revived by South Florida paramedics after she overdosed on a drug she found on a bed, authorities said.
SAN DIEGO (AP) — A flesh-eating bacteria linked to the use of black tar heroin has killed at least seven people over the past two months in San Diego County, authorities said.
A mother and a grandmother in Anne Arundel county are facing a host of charges after an autopsy determined that an infant in their care died with fentanyl and morphine in his system.
President Donald Trump has donated his third quarter pay, roughly $100,000 to help fight the nation's opioid epidemic.
Former ‘American Idol’ contestant Antonella Barba has been sentenced to nearly four years in prison for carrying nearly two pounds of fentanyl in Virginia’s Hampton Roads area.
U.S. Border Patrol agents in California arrested a 16-year-old who they say was using a remote-controlled car to transport methamphetamine across the border from Mexico.
The man behind one of social media’s most widely circulated addiction and recovery blogs has a backstory that resonates with many of his followers.