U.S. health officials say middle-aged women are the fastest-growing group of people dying from drug overdoses.
The poison center in Dallas is one of six across Texas, supported entirely by state and federal funds. Texas lawmakers are considering whether to shut down two of the centers.
It was earlier this month that two North Texas high school students died after a night of drugs and alcohol in Grapevine. Monday the Medical Examiner listed both their cause of death as Mixed Drug Toxicity.
As they returned to class at Southlake Carroll High School from winter break, several students wore purple to remember two classmates who died from a drug overdose.
Grapevine police released more information about the house where two teenagers were found dead, of apparent drug overdoses. Officers found the bodies of Southlake Carroll High students Kyle McNutt and Chase Nunez on Saturday.
The Texas attorney general’s office has resolved its case against a Dallas-based mail-order compounding pharmacy over a shipment of a misbranded drug ingredient blamed for three Pacific Northwest deaths.
Christopher Graham has been sentenced to 75 years in prison for assisting in another man’s death from a drug overdose and trying to conceal the crime by setting fire to a home.
A North Texas teenager died last weekend while attending a concert at Fair Park in Dallas. Now, another big concert is coming to the venue.
More than a dozen teens and young adults in the Flower Mound area are in custody after being indicted on either drug related or gun violations. Most are accused of conspiring to sell heroin.