Heroin packets, a syringe and spoon are shown. (credit: AP Graphics)

Heroin Use Reaching Epidemic Levels Across North Texas

U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder is calling the increase in heroin-related deaths an “urgent public health crisis” and says first responders should carry with them drugs to reverse the effects of an overdose.


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550-Pound Xanax Bust Highlights Rise In Prescription Drug Abuse

Federal agents arrested two Dallas men Sunday after they watched them accept a shipment of 550 pounds of the drug Xanax, according to federal documents.


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Dallas Man Gets 20 Years For Distributing Heroin

A Dallas man who helped run a heroin ring in the Dallas-Fort Worth metroplex has been sentenced to 20 years in federal prison.


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Indictment Returned In Death Of T. Boone Pickens’ Grandson

A suspended TCU student has been indicted on one count of felony murder in the death of T. Boone Pickens’ grandson in January.


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Grandson Of T. Boone Pickens Died From Heroin Overdose

A Tarrant County medical examiner has determined that the 21-year-old grandson of T. Boone Pickens died from an accidental heroin overdose in January.


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Indictment Returned In North Texas Heroin Ring

Authorities say 16 people have been indicted in an undercover investigation of a heroin ring operating in North Texas.


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Internet Addiction Alters Brain Like Drugs

A new brain study shows that people can be addicted to the internet, and it might cause the same brain changes that are seen in drug addicts.


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Flower Mound Heroin Investigation Leads To 17 Arrests

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.


Drugs Confiscated in Three Ellis County Cases

It’s been a bad week for Ellis County drug dealers.  It started Sunday when Ennis police found about 800 marijuana plants growing