Nurses Given Prison Time For Stealing Opioids From HospitalsTwo Colorado nurses will serve time in jail after pleading guilty to stealing opioids from health care facilities.
No Charges Filed In Overdose Death Of PrincePrince died from an accidental overdose of the opioid fentanyl in April 2016.
Group Compares Heroin Epidemic To Deadly Viral PandemicThere is a new partnership between federal, state and local agencies. The group compares the heroin and fentanyl epidemic to a deadly viral pandemic.
Police Officers Treated After Being Exposure To Cocaine And MethTwo police officers and two evidence technicians were on a service call when they were exposed to a powdery substance.
Trump's Plan For Opioid Crisis Includes Death Penalty For High-Volume TraffickersPresident Trump has previously said "a drug dealer will kill 2,000, 3,000, 5,000 people during the course of his or her life" and not be punished as much as a murderer.
'Kilo Car' Covered With Fake Heroin And Fentanyl As Warning To DriversThe "Kilo Car" is covered in fake drugs to highlight the real problem of stolen vehicles leading to other serious crimes.
Woman Warns Of 'China White' After Near-Death ExperienceFamily members of three heroin users believe their loved ones died recently from an overdose of a drug known as China White.
Tom Petty Died From Accidental Drug Overdose, Family SaysThe family of musician Tom Petty released a statement Friday saying he died from an "accidental drug overdose."
Registered Nurse Charged With Stealing Drugs Intended For PatientsA registered nurse who worked at North Colorado Medical Center was charged Thursday with stealing fentanyl and morphine from the hospital’s stockpile.
Colorado Man Arrested In Fentanyl Bust With 7 Million Lethal DosesIt’s being called the largest Fentanyl bust in the history of New York City, and the man arrested for it is from Colorado.
Coroner: 'We Have Seen' Synthetic Opiates Like Fentanyl Mixed With MarijuanaFentanyl is 50 to 100 times more powerful than morphine and has been attributed to the increasing number of fatal drug overdoses across the U.S.
Parents Who Lost Son To Overdose Warn About Mail-Order DrugsKris Randall thumbed through a family photo album, remembering the good times before September of 2015 when her son overdosed on a dangerous cocktail of heroin and fentanyl, a synthetic opiate.