Drugs

Ecstasy tablets with a distinctive logo. (credit: Ross Land/Getty Images)

Grieving Parents Giving Teens Life Or Death Warning About Ecstasy

An impulsive decision at the Austin City Limits Music Festival cost the life of a college student from North Texas. Now, her parents are sharing a warning about drugs, to spare other families the same grief.

CBS 11–10/23/2014

LIQUID-METH

Liquid Meth Pours Into North Texas

A new twist on an old but deadly drug — liquid methamphetamine — is now pouring into and through the metroplex.

10/10/2014

Prescription Pills

Dispose Of Your Rx Drugs At Saturday Drug “Take-Back” Events

Do you have any old or expired drugs in your medicine cabinet? This weekend you’ll have the chance to dispose of them safely. Saturday is National Prescription Drug Take Back Day.

09/27/2014

Orlando Scandrick #32 of the Dallas Cowboys  (Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)

Scandrick ‘Excited’ To Return To Cowboys

Scandrick arrived at at the club’s Valley Ranch headquarters this morning and rejoined the team as the result of the NFL reaching an agreement with the NFL Players Association on changes to its performance-enhancing drug policy.

09/17/2014

A bag of crystal meth pills  (credit: Phil Walter/Getty Images)

Feds: 21 Arrested In Texas Aryan Brotherhood Drug Ring

Authorities in Texas say they’ve arrested 21 members of the Aryan Brotherhood prison gang in an alleged conspiracy to sell methamphetamine.

09/11/2014

Photo Credit: Dallas Police

Officer Fires At Suspect After Being Hit By Car

A police officer in Dallas was injured on Sunday night after being tossed onto the hood of a vehicle being driven by a suspect who was thought to be making a drug sale.

09/08/2014

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Texas Man Gets 20 Years In Synthetic Drug Deaths

A Texas man accused of selling synthetic drugs in every state and distributing the chemicals that resulted in the overdose deaths of two North Dakota teens was sentenced to more than 20 years.

08/28/2014

Mexican marines escort five alleged drug traffickers of the Zeta drug cartel in front of an RPG-7 rocket launcher, hand grenades, firearms, cocaine and military uniforms seized to alleged members of the Zetas drug traffickers cartel and presented to press on June 9, 2011 at the Navy Secretaryship in Mexico City. Fiven men were arrested and more than two hundred rifles, eleven pistols, military uniforms, differents caliber ammunitions and more than 200 kg of cocaine were seized in the Coahuila and Nuevo Leon States by the Navy. (credit: Yuri Cortez/AFP/Getty Images)

Weapons Smuggler Receives Almost 8-Year Prison Term

A man from Laredo was sentenced to almost 8 years in prison after he pleaded guilty to a weapons charge for trying to smuggle weapons to Mexico’s Zeta drug cartel.

08/27/2014

Nail polish (credit: by Chelsea Lauren/Getty Images for NYX Cosmetics)

New Nail Polish May Detect Date-Rape Drugs

Undercover Colors nail polish changes color when in contact with Rohypnol, Xanax and GHB so a person knows when to drink or dump a beverage.

08/26/2014

The Texas death chamber in Huntsville, TX (Photo by Joe Raedle/Newsmakers)

Execution Drug Cost Quadruples For Texas Prisons

The Texas prison agency is paying four times more for its execution drugs from a new supplier.

08/15/2014

body outline crime scene

Feds: East Texas Man’s Murky Death Tied To Drugs

Federal authorities have arrested a man suspected of selling drugs to an East Texas man whose mysterious disappearance prompted his family to criticize investigators for mishandling the case.

08/08/2014

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Pot Brownies May Land Texas Teen Life Sentence

A 19-year-old man who could face years in prison for making brownies laced with marijuana and hash oil said Wednesday he remains scared despite new evidence that his attorney believes should reduce the charges.

08/06/2014

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