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.
KRLD Investigation: Synthetic Drugs Are Hard To Trace and Hard To ProsecuteSynthetic drugs are illegal. Yet there are few prosecutions. They can cause deaths, yet few are ever reported.
KRLD Investigation: Recovery from Synthetic Drugs Is Possible - But So Is Permanent DamageSynthetic street drugs are unpredictable.
KRLD Investigation: Synthetic Drugs Particularly Tough For Parents And Authorities To TackleThe fight for parents to protect their children from street drugs is generations old.
Judge Issues Gag Order In Case Of Slain, Mentally-Disabled TeenA West Texas judge has issued a gag order in the case of a pregnant, mentally disabled teen found slain with her uterus removed.