While fentanyl and heroin are still driving overdose deaths in the U.S., meth has emerged as one of the nation’s top culprits.
Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost compared the amount of fentanyl seized in the bust to "a weapon of mass destruction."
A mother whose overdose photo went viral three years ago — after responding officers found her slumped over the in the front seat of her car, still holding a syringe, with her infant son in the back — has shared an incredible update celebrating three years of sobriety.
Two people have been arrested and nearly $600,000 worth of drugs were seized during a large drug bust in Phoenix.
(AP) -- The nation's three dominant drug distributors and a big drugmaker have reached a tentative deal to settle a lawsuit related to the opioid crisis just as the first federal trial over the crisis was due to begin Monday, according to a lead lawyer for the local governments suing the drug industry.
The opioid crisis cost the U.S. economy $631 billion from 2015 through last year — and it may keep getting more expensive, according to a study released by the Society of Actuaries.
"Sesame Street" is taking a new step to try to help kids navigate life in America — it's tackling the opioid crisis.
Arizona’s attorney general is having misgivings about agreeing to Purdue Pharma’s proposal to settle litigation over the opioid crisis.
The Drug Enforcement Administration was “slow to respond” as America grappled with a rising opioid epidemic, the Justice Department’s inspector general said in a report Tuesday that faulted the agency for cutting back use of a key enforcement tool and continuing to raise production quotas even as the number of deaths rose.
By the time drug enforcement agents swooped into his small medical office in Martinsville, Virginia, in 2017, Dr. Joel Smithers had prescribed about a half a million doses of highly addictive opioids in two years.
The Arizona Attorney General's Office says 11 people face charges accusing them of involvement in an opioid ring that allegedly stole identities of health care providers to write fake prescriptions. Four of the defendants indicted are currently on the run.
The Yavapai County Sheriff's Office says a traffic stop in Chino Valley led to police officers seizing drugs and the arrests of drug dealing suspects.
Phoenix Police say they confiscated 2,000 fentanyl pills, along with cocaine, marijuana, handguns and nearly $10,000 in cash from a man who admitted to selling drugs.
Purdue Pharma filed for bankruptcy in the first step in a complex, multibillion-dollar plan by the maker of OxyContin to settle thousands of lawsuits brought against it by state and local governments over the nation's deadly opioid disaster.
Wednesday's news of a $12 billion deal being reached with 2,000 local governments over the nation's opioid crisis is being met with mixed reviews by attorneys general across the country.
OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma reached a tentative deal Wednesday with about half the states and thousands of local governments over its role in the nation's deadly opioid epidemic, but criticism by several state attorneys general clouded prospects for an end to litigation against the company and the family that owns it.
Officials with the Pinal County Sheriff's Office say two men were arrested after a deputy found two packages of pills inside their vehicle.
Family members of a 6-year-old girl who likely overdosed on opioids have been charged with abuse and first-degree murder.
A man has been arrested in connection to the death of rapper Mac Miller.
Medical examiners say a Northern Arizona University football player died of an opioids overdose.