Records Show Drugmakers Increased Opioid Shipments As Crisis GrewNewly released data shows how drugmakers and distributors increased shipments of opioid painkillers across the U.S. as the nation's addiction crisis accelerated.
Dallas Doctor Carlos Luis Venegas Sentenced To 13 Years For Prescribing Narcotics To Homeless For No Medical ReasonCarlos Luis Venegas, 62, was convicted of conspiracy to distribute a controlled substance following a five-day trial in early February.
Opioid Crisis Hits Texas High School Students HardAlmost 15 percent of our high school students are using opioids without prescriptions, according to the Office of the Attorney General of Texas. That’s one in seven students.
Denton Narcotics Unit Seizes $1.5M In DrugsDrugs with an estimated street value of more than $1.5 million were seized during a drug bust in Denton.
Denton Parole Officer Arrested, Accused Of Receiving Drugs From ParoleeInvestigators say they were tipped off that Bush requested an unscheduled meeting with a parolee in the parking lot of the parole office where he works.
Men Sentenced For Trying To Sell 2,000 Oxycodone PillsProsecutors say they recruited people, often homeless, and had them get prescriptions for pain medications such as oxycodone and hydrocodone
Autopsy: Texas A&M Fraternity Member Died Of Alcohol, DrugsThe Travis County Medical Examiner's Office on Monday said the 20-year-old sophomore died of a lethal mixture of alcohol and drugs.
$140K In Drugs Stolen From Texas Pharmacy Owned By MayorThe mayor of Big Spring also happens to own the town pharmacy, so the city leader was one of the first to learn his business had been burglarized.
Feds Bust North Texas Prescription Drug Ring Four North Texans have pleaded guilty to illegally getting their hands on prescription painkillers, then selling the pills on the streets.
FDA Chief Defends New Painkiller As Criticism Intensifies Debate over a powerful new painkiller ratcheted up Thursday as the head of the Food and Drug Administration defended the drug's approval.
Powerful New Painkiller Has Some Addiction Specialists Worried A powerful new opiate has been approved by the FDA and will hit the market next month, but some Doctors are already sounding the addiction alarm.
FDA Wants Limits On Most Prescribed PainkillerThe Food and Drug Administration is recommending new restrictions on prescription medicines containing hydrocodone, the highly addictive painkiller that has grown into the most widely prescribed drug in the U.S.
Police Nab Suspect In Dallas Pharmacy RobberyPolice in Dallas had been investigating a pharmacy robbery, but it was tips from the public that ultimately helped them identify and locate the man believed to be responsible.