Doctors, Hospitals Work To Reduce Addictive Painkiller UsageThe opioid epidemic in Colorado is getting more attention from a group trying to combat the problem at the source.
Woman Orders Yoga Mat, Gets $400K In Illegal Drugs InsteadAuthorities say each oxycodone-type pill had a street value of about $20, making the total drug bust worth as much as $400,000.
Doctor Indicted On Illegal Oxycodone Activity 'Faints' In CourtA Boulder doctor facing drug charges had a medical episode during a hearing in a courtroom on Tuesday morning.
Man Arrested In Raid On Northglenn Home Has Ties To White SupremacyTwo months after a large-scale raid on a home in Northglenn, federal prosecutors are revealing what was found and who was arrested.
Wheat Ridge Doctor Sentenced For Distributing OxycodoneA doctor in Wheat Ridge is headed to federal prison for illegally distributing oxycodone.
Got Vicodin? Get Ready For Tighter Reins On Pain PillsTake Vicodin? America's most popular narcotic pain pill will soon be harder to get if the FDA has its way. Yet doctors and others have fought tighter control over prescribing this addictive and often abused medication. CBS4 Medical Editor Dr Dave Hnida disagrees, and explains why he thinks the new rules are good ones.
Veteran Jeffco Deputy Busted For SteroidsA veteran Jefferson County sheriff’s deputy is due in court later this week following his arrest earlier this year for possession of anabolic steroids and oxycodone.
U.S. Attorney For Colorado: 'Epidemic' Abuse Of Prescription DrugsThe U.S. Attorney for Colorado has called the abuse of prescription drugs an "epidemic."
Wheat Ridge Doctor Pleads Guilty To Illegally Prescribing Pain KillersA doctor in Wheat Ridge has pleaded guilty to illegally prescribing pain killers.
108-Year Sentence For Assault On Douglas County Sheriff's DeputyA man accused of driving off with a sheriff's deputy hanging off the side of his car and nearly backing into another officer has been sentenced to 108 years in prison.
Black Market For Prescription Meds Thriving In Metro AreaLaw enforcement authorities may be fighting an uphill battle against illegal prescription medication resales as a CBS4 Investigation found powerful prescription pain medications being resold on popular websites.
Colorado Drug Bust Nets 15 SuspectsThe Colorado attorney general has charged 15 people over accusations they sold large amounts of controlled medication.