Project D.U.M.P. Fights Opioid Crisis, Collects Unused Prescription DrugsFor the past year, Sheriff Deputy Joe Cirigliano has been on the front line of the opioid crisis, collecting unused prescription drugs, nearly a ton of them.
Feds: McKesson Agrees To Pay $150M In Pill Shipment CaseFederal prosecutors say McKesson Corp. has agreed to pay $150 million to settle allegations that the drug wholesaler failed to detect and report pharmacies' suspicious orders of prescription pain pills.
Feds Announce Charges In Pittsburgh-Area Prescription FraudFederal prosecutors in Pittsburgh have charged 18 people in 13 separate indictments with fraudulently obtaining prescription painkillers from government insurance programs then re-selling them on the street.
Officials Issue Warning About Online Prescription Drug ScamWith so many online pharmacies, ordering prescription medication over the Internet has become a common practice.
New Pouch Offers Safe Way To Dispose Of Unused MedicationsWith the prevalence of opioid overdoses, a company has come up with a safe way to dispose of leftover pills.
Study: Prices Of More Than 400 Drugs Have Skyrocketed In Past Few YearsMuch has been made recently about the astronomical price-hike on EpiPens, but that’s not the only prescription that’s gone up in price recently. The price on hundreds of drugs has skyrocketed without much notice.
Pharmacy Thefts In Washington Co. Have Police StymiedPolice are investigating unusual cases of prescription drug theft in Washington County.
Woman Arrested In Connection With Several Cranberry Twp. Burglaries A woman has been arrested in connection with several burglaries in Cranberry Township.
Police: Woman Breaking Into Cranberry Twp. Homes, Looking For Drugs & MoneyPolice in Cranberry Township are warning residents to be on the lookout for a woman who has been breaking into homes.
Lawsuit Accuses CVS Of Overcharging For Generic DrugsPharmacy giant CVS is allegedly bilking customers with a deceptive pricing scheme affecting more than 400 generic drugs, claims a Washington, DC-based law firm seeking class action status to recover the cash.
Drug-Related Deaths On The Rise In Westmoreland CountyA drug epidemic is claiming a record number of lives, and officials say there's no sign of a slowdown.
Doctor, Teacher, Corrections Officer Charged In Prescription Drug RingA prescription drug ring is allegedly traced back to an area podiatrist.