U.S. Attorney David Hickton: America Is 'Bathed' In Prescription DrugsDavid Hickton says America is “bathed” in prescription drugs and the combination of pain killers being over-prescribed and street level heroin, has led to the current crisis.
Hickton: Some Pa. Coroners Not Forthcoming With Overdose DataDavid Hickton says some of the state's coroners are thwarting efforts to gather overdose data needed to fight Pennsylvania's heroin and opioid epidemic.
Heroin Meeting In North Hills Hears From Mother Who Lost Son To OverdoseSeveral hundred people turned out Thursday night at St. John & Paul Catholic Church in Wexford at a meeting focusing on an increase in overdose deaths because of the opioid epidemic.
Advisory Group Close To Revealing Plan To Tackle Opioid & Heroin EpidemicLocal leaders are getting closer to figuring out how they plan to tackle an opioid and heroin addiction epidemic.
Baldwin Borough Police Dept. Honored With International AwardOne local police department is setting a high standard for its officers, and is now celebrating an international achievement.
Feds: 2 Belarus Men Got $1.35M Stolen In Phishing ScamTwo men have been charged by authorities in Belarus with receiving $1.35 million stolen in a phishing scheme from the bank account of a Pennsylvania oil and gas drilling company.
Former Police Sgt. Accused In Scuffle Indicted By Federal Grand JuryA former Pittsburgh Police sergeant, accused of using excessive force, has been indicted by a federal grand jury on charges of deprivation of civil rights and falsification of a record.
Man Charged With Killing Witness In Pittsburgh Heroin ProbeA man is charged with killing a Pittsburgh woman who was cooperating with authorities in a related money laundering investigation.
U.S. Attorney: Clergy Accused Of Sexual Abuse Could Face Consequences Under Civil RICO StatuteThe grand jury report sent shockwaves through the Altoona-Johnstown Diocese with revelations that 50 priests and religious leaders allegedly sexually abused hundreds of child victims.
KDKA Investigates: Feds Throw Book At Suspected Heroin DealersU.S. Attorney David Hickton says he's using every weapon he can in the war on heroin, including the toughest law on the books.
U.S. Attorney Hickton: “Making Every Resource Available” In Wilkinsburg InvestigationThe pain of Wednesday night's mass shooting in Wilkinsburg is still fresh.
Feds 'Working On Arrests' In Recent String Of Heroin OverdosesWestern Pennsylvania's federal prosecutor says investigators are working on arrests linked to roughly 30 non-fatal heroin overdoses in recent days.