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.
Officials Giving Serious Look At Drug Shoot-Up RoomsAn alarming 47,000 overdose deaths across the U.S. in 2014 has pushed elected leaders to consider what was once unthinkable -- government-sanctioned sites where users can shoot up under the supervision of a doctor.
Leaders Discuss K2 Drug Problem At City Hall MeetingLeaders in Dallas are trying to figure out what it will really take to stop a growing drug problem. Today city officials will hear from police and discuss plans on how to combat K2.
Police Investigate K2 Overdoses In Downtown DallasIs one man behind a rash of drug overdoses in downtown Dallas? CBS 11 News has learned of at least 10 more K2 overdoses this week alone.
Suspect Linked To Dallas Drug Death Caught In CaliforniaA police chase in California ends the arrest of a North Texas man suspected of providing drugs to a Dallas teen who died of an overdose. It was the first time the 19-year-old had apparently used heroin.
Save A Life On National Prescription Drug Take-Back DayA national initiative aimed at saving lives allows residents to dispose of unwanted prescription drugs in a convenient and responsible way.
Free Synthetic Drugs Forum Being Held In PlanoParents in McKinney just want to know how three McKinney teenagers got their hands on what's believed to be called N-bombs, which is a synthetic form of LSD.
Heroin Use Reaching Epidemic Levels Across North TexasU.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.
Drug Overdose Deaths Spike Among Middle-Aged Women U.S. health officials say middle-aged women are the fastest-growing group of people dying from drug overdoses.
Grandson Of T. Boone Pickens Died From Heroin OverdoseA Tarrant County medical examiner has determined that the 21-year-old grandson of T. Boone Pickens died from an accidental heroin overdose in January.
List Of Drugs & Equipment At House Where Teens Suspected Of OverdosingGrapevine 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.
Two Grapevine Teenagers Dead In Suspected Narcotics OverdoseTwo Grapevine teenagers were found dead on Saturday morning after ingesting illegal narcotics throughout the previous evening, according to Grapevine Police.