Opioids

Ohio police help seize enough carfentanil to kill up to 1.2 million, lab results reveal

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Police in Ohio on Friday announced that what they thought was the seizure of fentanyl in a Nov. 7 drug bust actually ended up being carfentanil.Read more

Meth use surpasses heroin use in Indiana, researchers say

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Amphetamine use has surpassed opioid use according to the Public Health Analyst for Indiana’s High Intensity Drug Trafficking Area (HIDTA) program.Read more

Companies reach $260 million deal to settle opioids lawsuit

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The settlement means the closely watched trial will not move forward now.Read more


Opioid settlement talks broaden ahead of 1st federal trial

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Efforts to settle thousands of lawsuits related to the nation's opioid epidemic intensified Wednesday ahead of the scheduled start of arguments in the first federal...Read more

'He is ready to get help': Mom posts update on son battling addiction

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A Facebook post by a mom from Missouri sharing her story about her son’s addiction went viral last week, and on Tuesday, she posted an uplifting update on her son.Read more

‘These pictures were taken 7 months apart’ - Mom shares photos of son to bring awareness to addiction

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A Facebook post by a Missouri mother sharing her story about her son’s addiction has gone viral.Read more

'We're not alone' - 'Sesame Street' tackles addiction crisis

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"Sesame Street" is taking a new step to try to help kids navigate life in America — it's tackling the opioid crisis.Read more

Purdue Pharma opioid deal blasted as records show $13B to Sacklers

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Purdue's filing for bankruptcy protection last month removed the company from federal litigation in Cleveland that involves some 2,600 local governments, Native American...Read more

Doctor facing life in prison for thousands of opioid doses

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In the past two decades, opioids have killed about 400,000 Americans. Read more


11 people overdose in a 24-hour period in Tippecanoe County

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There’s a drug crisis in Tippecanoe County and it's not just opiates.Read more

OxyContin maker reaches tentative opioid-crisis settlement

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Some 2,000 local governments have tentative agreement to settle opioid casesRead more