'EPIC' 5K Brings Conversation Of Substance Abuse To The TableIn just five years, heroin overdoses in Colorado have gone up by 350 percent, according to the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration.
Colorado's Heroin, Opioid Problem Gets Help From The Federal GovernmentColorado is set to get hundreds of thousands of dollars from the federal government to fight the heroin and the opioid epidemic.
State Works To Lower Overdose DeathsAfter seeing a rise in usage and deaths, the federal government and Colorado leaders have worked for the past three years to lower or at least curb prescription drug addictions and heroin use.
Heroin Overdose Antidote Offers Hope For Vulnerable InmatesNaloxone, also known by the brand name Narcan, has become a key tool in curbing overdoes resulting from the nation's opioid abuse epidemic.
Drugs With Street Value Of $1,288,000 Seized, 3 Arrested In DurangoThree people have been arrested after a long-term narcotics investigation in southwestern Colorado.
Colorado Man Arrested In Flagstaff After A Police ChaseAuthorities say what began as a report of possible explosives in a Flagstaff store parking lot ended with a police chase and drug arrest.
Woman Who Rammed Police Cruisers May Have Been High On HeroinPolice believe a woman who rammed a police cruiser then led them on a chase through Arvada was on heroin.
Drugs, Stolen Property Found During Search Of Monument HomePolice in Monument arrested four suspects after an investigation turned up drugs, stolen vehicles and guns.
State Troopers Confiscate 7 Pounds Of Heroin During Traffic StopPolice in Golden confiscated several pounds of drugs when they pulled over a driver for a routine traffic stop.
Tucson Man Sentenced To 19 Years For Delivering Heroin To DenverA man was sentenced to more than 19 years in prison for his acknowledged role in a Tucson-based heroin trafficking ring that sent drugs to Denver.
Health & Human Services Secretary In Denver To Talk HeroinPrescription drug abuse in Colorado has dropped by 18 percent, but heroin use has become an epidemic. On Friday federal and state officials talked about how to fight the deadly trend.
Hickenlooper, HHS Chief Discuss Prescription Drug AbuseA federal health official is visiting Colorado to highlight the problem of prescription drug abuse and to praise the state for addressing the issue.