Suspected drug dealer Alfonso Gomez-Santana has been charged with several felonies for possessing enough fentanyl to kill 12 million people, nearly four times the population of Orange County.
It’s the largest illicit pharmaceutical seizure in the department’s history. The police chief says the case totals enough drugs to kill more than 11,000 people.
The nation’s top public health agency is proposing changing — and in some instances, softening — guidelines for doctors prescribing opioid painkillers.
Two nurses died from fentanyl overdoses in a hospital bathroom. The DEA says UT Southwestern’s oversight is partially to blame.
Soldiers and police in Mexico have seized an industrial-scale meth and fentanyl lab that was so big it startled investigators.
South Dakota's latest anti-drug campaign slogan, “Meth. We’re On It,” has not been as well received as originally hoped.
"Sesame Street" is taking a new step to try to help kids navigate life in America — it's tackling the opioid crisis.
By the time drug enforcement agents swooped into his small medical office in Martinsville, Virginia, in 2017, Dr. Joel Smithers had prescribed about a half a million doses of highly addictive opioids in two years.
Purdue Pharma filed for bankruptcy in the first step in a complex, multibillion-dollar plan by the maker of OxyContin to settle thousands of lawsuits brought against it by state and local governments over the nation's deadly opioid disaster.
Dozens of hospitals across Texas are taking on big pharmaceutical companies and national pharmacies with a lawsuit to hold them accountable for the nation's opioid epidemic.
NORMAN, Okla. (AP) - An Oklahoma judge on Monday found Johnson & Johnson and its subsidiaries helped fuel the state's opioid crisis and ordered the consumer products giant to pay $572 million, more than twice the amount another drug manufacturer agreed to pay in a settlement.
An Oklahoma judge on Monday found Johnson & Johnson and its subsidiaries helped fuel the state's opioid crisis and ordered the consumer products giant to pay $572 million to clean up the problem.
A 17-year-old girl was found bound and gagged in the backseat of a car Monday night in Carlsbad and authorities say her abductors were her father and sister.