SATURDAY, AUG. 13, 2016, 8:38 P.M.
A growing number of dealers around the nation face prosecution for the fatal heroin and fentanyl overdoses of their customers. Michael Millette was charged not just with drug dealing, but …
THURSDAY, AUG. 11, 2016, 5:12 P.M.
The alleged leader of a heroin trafficking organization tied to Seattle has been arrested in Mexico and returned to the U.S. to face charges, authorities said Thursday.
TUESDAY, AUG. 9, 2016, 2:07 P.M.
Authorities in northern Mexico said Tuesday the murder of the director of the Miss World Mexico beauty pageant was a targeted killing.
TUESDAY, AUG. 9, 2016, 1:57 P.M.
A 40-year-old Idaho man has pleaded guilty to distributing methamphetamine resulting in the overdose death of a Montana man last year.
TUESDAY, AUG. 9, 2016, 11:15 A.M.
An international drug ring that used containers labeled “sea cucumbers” to send millions of dollars’ worth of cocaine, heroin and fentanyl to western New York via California and Mexico has …
TUESDAY, AUG. 9, 2016, 11 A.M.
A Utah sandwich shop employee has been arrested on accusations he put methamphetamine and THC into the drink of a uniformed police officer.
FRIDAY, AUG. 5, 2016, 10:58 A.M.
A three-term northern Virginia mayor was arrested on drug charges after he tried to trade two grams of methamphetamine for sex acts in what turned out to be an undercover …
TUESDAY, AUG. 2, 2016, 2:24 P.M.
Authorities say a Phoenix woman has been arrested in her daughter’s death after giving the toddler methamphetamine in an effort to counteract the methadone she had consumed from an open …
MONDAY, AUG. 1, 2016, 8:37 A.M.
Investigators believe drugs or alcohol were a factor in two single-vehicle crashes that injured four people Sunday near Deer Park.
FRIDAY, JULY 29, 2016, 3:10 P.M.
A Minnesota judge overseeing Prince’s estate narrowed down the wide pool of potential heirs for the late superstar’s fortune on Friday, ruling out nearly 30 claimants while ordering genetic testing …
FRIDAY, JULY 29, 2016, 1:26 P.M.
Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner signed legislation Friday making marijuana possession in small amounts punishable by fines but not jail time.
FRIDAY, JULY 29, 2016, 10:58 A.M.
A spokesman for Montel Williams says the television personality was detained by customs officials at an airport in Germany after inadvertently leaving prescription marijuana powder in his luggage.
TUESDAY, JULY 26, 2016, 5:46 P.M.
A drug deal led to a gunfight in a north Spokane parking lot Saturday, leaving one man in jail, one in the hospital and three unidentified suspects on the loose.
Medical marijuana dispensaries can now legally open in Hawaii, but not one is ready to do so.
THURSDAY, JULY 14, 2016, 10:22 P.M.
Court documents show the Pennsylvania State Police have paid $195,000 to settle a lawsuit filed by a New York man who spent 29 days behind bars after troopers mistook homemade …
WEDNESDAY, JULY 13, 2016, 4:49 P.M.
Congress sent President Barack Obama a compromise bill Wednesday aimed at curbing abuse of heroin and other drugs, a nationwide epidemic that kills more than 100 Americans every day.
WEDNESDAY, JULY 13, 2016, 2:48 P.M.
A measure that seeks to expand the availability of medical marijuana in Montana has qualified for the November ballot.
WEDNESDAY, JULY 13, 2016, 12:29 P.M.
Washington officials say they plan to require a new “Not For Kids” label on edible marijuana products sold at the state’s legal pot shops.
WEDNESDAY, JULY 13, 2016, 12:06 P.M.
Juno Therapeutics and its CEO, Hans E. Bishop, are being named in a lawsuit over whether the biotechnology company misled investors about the death of a patient in a key …
MONDAY, JULY 11, 2016, 1:49 P.M.
Shaun Patrick Kelly was arraigned on a murder charge Monday for allegedly forcing a Post Falls man to eat a lethal dose of methamphetamine at gunpoint.
FRIDAY, JULY 8, 2016, 6 P.M.
Seth Pettengill’s obituary reveals the struggle of heroin addiction and the heartbreak of parents.
FRIDAY, JULY 8, 2016, 11:09 A.M.
Shares of Juno Therapeutics plunged more than 27 percent Friday, a day after halting a midstage study on a potential leukemia treatment following two patient deaths.
WEDNESDAY, JULY 6, 2016, 1:39 P.M.
The city of Chicago and Pfizer announced an agreement Wednesday committing the drugmaker to disclosing the serious risks of addiction in its marketing of prescription opioid painkillers.
WEDNESDAY, JULY 6, 2016, 6:31 A.M.
More Americans will now have access to a drug that could help treat their opioid addiction, Sylvia Burwell, U.S. secretary of health and human services, announced Tuesday, even as she …
WEDNESDAY, JULY 6, 2016
The grandson of a former Post Falls mayor died last August after investigators say he was forced at gunpoint to eat a fatal dose of methamphetamine.
MONDAY, JULY 4, 2016, 2:39 P.M.
Rising drug prices are creating anxiety for patients, politicians and physicians across the country, with little relief in sight.
THURSDAY, JUNE 30, 2016, 3:10 P.M.
Canada launched a task force Thursday to study the regulation of recreational marijuana ahead of a legalization measure the government plans to send to parliament in the Spring of 2017.
THURSDAY, JUNE 30, 2016, 2:30 P.M.
Vancouver officials have voted to expand the number of marijuana shops allowed in the city.
THURSDAY, JUNE 30, 2016, 10:24 A.M.
Nearly 15,000 drug cases might have been undermined after a forensic lab technician was accused of shoddy work, according to a New Jersey judge.
WEDNESDAY, JUNE 15, 2016, 4:38 P.M.
When police showed up at his north Spokane home Friday night, a man allegedly barricaded himself in a bathroom with his 3-year-old son and multiple containers and syringes of heroin.