State Rep. Jim Struzzi Pushes For Bill That Legalizes Fentanyl Test StripsA local state representative is continuing to push for a bill that would legalize fentanyl test strips for personal use in Pennsylvania.
Officials Investigate After 3 Inmates Overdose On DrugsAuthorities are investigating after three inmates at a West Virginia jail overdosed on unknown drugs.
Pittsburgh Paramedics Responding To Growing Number Of Accidental OverdosesThe opioid crisis seems to be mounting by the day.
Officials Hope To Reverse Trend Of Increasing Overdose-Related Deaths In Washington CountyThe drug problem in southwestern Pennsylvania is ramping up again.
Man Makes Guilty Plea In Connection With 2017 Drug Overdose DeathA guilty plea has been made in an overdose death from 2017.
Allegheny County Overdose Deaths Up 22% In 2020Allegheny County says it saw a 22% increase in overdose deaths in 2020.
Pennsylvania Department Of Health Says Overdose Deaths Are DownThe Pennsylvania Department of Health says overdose deaths are down throughout Pennsylvania.
Prosecutor Warns Public After Cluster Of Drug Overdoses That Left Three DeadA district attorney in southeastern Pennsylvania has issued a public health warning in the wake of a series of drug overdoses believed to involve the same substance.
Pittsburgh Police Warn Of 'Tainted, Potentially Deadly' Batch Of Drugs Going Around After South Side OverdosesPolice are warning the public about the possibility of a deadly batch of drugs going around Pittsburgh.
Local Man Accused Of Delivering The Drugs That Killed His Brother Stands TrialA local man is on trial for allegedly distributing the drugs that his brother fatally overdosed on.
Local Man Sentenced 10 Years In Prison For Trafficking Drugs That Led To A DeathA Pittsburgh man was sentenced 10 years for distributing Schedule I and II drugs that contributed to a fatal overdose in April 2016.
Washington Man Arrested, Charged In OD Death Of Man He Sold Heroin ToA Washington man was arrested for selling heroin/fentanyl that killed 31-year-old Justin Platt in February.
Autopsy Reveals Tom Petty Died Of Accidental Drug OverdoseTom Petty's family says his death last year was due to an accidental drug overdose.
Coroner: Mom May Have Absorbed Drugs Through Skin While Cleaning After Son's Suspected OverdoseOfficials say a Pennsylvania woman may have died after coming into contact with drugs while trying to clean up from her son's suspected overdose.
Man Charged After Not Allowing First Responders To Help Dying GirlfriendAn Indiana County woman died of a drug overdose after her boyfriend refused to allow first responders in to help.