DPD Chief To Discuss "Strategic Priorities" At Public Safety MeetingDallas police Chief Renee Hall will address several of the department's key strategies and priorities for the year, during a public safety committee meeting this morning.
More Than 50 Sick In Austin After Alleged Synthetic Drug UseInvestigators say emergency responders in downtown Austin have treated more than 50 people who got sick after allegedly using synthetic marijuana.
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.
Dallas May Steep Up K2 RegulationsConsidered more toxic to the human brain than marijuana, K2 may soon be regulated in Dallas.
New Laws Take Effect In TexasA measure allowing some epilepsy patients to get low-THC cannabis oil, Texas' first concession on medical marijuana, is one of nearly 700 new laws taking effect Tuesday.
Fake Marijuana Sickens Over 200 In AustinOn Saturday night alone, authorities in Austin reportedly handled 14 suffering from the side effects of K2. Although the synthetic drug is still legal under Texas state law until September 1st, Austin police are working to tamp down street-level dealers.
Feds Charge Dallas Smoke Shop Owners In Fake Pot CaseA federal crackdown on synthetic marijuana - or "spice" - has honed in on Dallas: A local smoke shop chain and its owner are among 28 accused of drug trafficking.
Synthetic Marijuana Use Spikes, Concerns LawmakersA spike in K2 or "spice" overdoses in marijuana-restrictive states such as Texas has sparked everything from investigation to legislation.
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.
Irving Teen Hospitalized After Using K2A 13-year-old Irving girl was hospitalized Saturday night after using synthetic marijuana, also known as K-2.
Police: Synthetic Marijuana That Caused Illness Came From DallasPolice in central Texas say synthetic marijuana that caused more than 30 people to fall ill was obtained in Dallas and sold by dealers in downtown Austin.
Affidavit: Tenant Making K2 Sparked Irving Apartment FireAn Irving man faces arson charges for triggering a massive fire at an apartment complex in Las Colinas last month. The blaze destroyed a total of 22 individual units and forced several people to jump from windows and balconies to safety.