McIver Jr. Returned To Jail For Bail ViolationEd Russell McIver Jr., out on bail on a charge of attempting to kill a Fort Worth policeman, is back behind bars after law enforcement officials say drugs were found at his home.
US To Raise Cap For Docs Prescribing Opioid Addiction DrugThe Obama administration is increasing the number of patients whom doctors can treat for opioid addiction with a medication called buprenorphine.
O.J. Mayo Dismissed, Disqualified From NBA For Drug ViolationMayo spent the past three seasons with the Milwaukee Bucks. He averaged 7.8 points in 41 games last season, including 24 starts.
Man Sentenced After K2 Binge Leads To ‘Zombie Feels’ And MurderA Dallas man was convicted of killing his friend while high on PCP and K2.
Overdoses Overwhelm Medical Examiners & CoronersSoaring numbers of overdose deaths are adding to woes already plaguing medical examiner and coroner offices, resulting in a shortage of spots to store bodies and long delays in autopsies and toxicology testing.
Marijuana Traffickers Plead Guilty to Federal ChargesTwo men from Moore County, Texas have pleaded guilty to federal offenses stemming from their roles in trafficking major quantities of marijuana.
Anti-Overdose Drug Now Available At Texas WalgreensAn over-dose reversal drug called Naloxone, often known by the brand name Narcan is now available over the counter in Texas.
Trucker Accused In 2014 Crash That Killed Four To Stand TrialThe Texas truck driver accused of causing a 2014 crash that killed four members of a women's college softball team has been ordered to stand trial.
Spiraling Drug Costs Prompt Call For Major Medicare ChangesCongressional advisers say the rising cost of drugs is unsustainable, and they're recommending major changes to Medicare's popular outpatient prescription program.
New Synthetic Drug U-47700 Has Keller Police ConcernedDuring a recent drug raid at a home, agents seized several drugs including LSD, meth, ecstasy, "bath salts", marijuana, DMT, Oxycodone, Xanax and 100g of a deadly synthetic opioid known as U-47700.
Obama Cuts Prison Sentences For 42 Drug OffendersPresident Barack Obama has shortened the sentences of 42 people serving time for drug-related offenses, continuing a push for clemency that has ramped up in the final year of his administration.
Official Says Prince Died Of Opioid OverdoseA law-enforcement official tells The Associated Press that tests show the music superstar died of an opioid overdose.