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.
Mother Found Guilty In Infant Death Involving Fentanyl-Filled Sippy CupA jury has found an East Hills woman guilty in the death of her 17-month-old child involving a fentanyl-filled sippy cup.
Police Seize Heroin/Fentanyl Worth $20K In RankinPolice seized heroin/fentanyl worth an estimated $20,000 in Rankin early Friday morning.
Mother Who Let Sons Store Fentanyl At Ambridge Home Sentenced To Community ServiceAuthorities say a Pittsburgh mother who admitted to letting her sons store fentanyl at her house has been sentenced to 300 hours of community service.
Police Seize More Than $62,000 Of Drugs In MonroevillePolice in Monroeville seized more than $60,000 in an ongoing narcotics investigation on Wednesday.
Controversial Tool Helps Drug Users Test Cocaine, Heroin For FentanylA controversial tool allows people who use street drugs such as cocaine and heroin to test whether their drugs are laced with fentanyl.
Man Sentenced In Fentanyl Incident That Sickened 18 SWAT OfficersA Pittsburgh man has been sentenced to prison in connection to an incident that sent 18 SWAT officers to the hospital for fentanyl exposure.
A Young Mayor, His Friend And A Fatal Attraction To OpioidsJanel Firestone found her son — the 24-year-old, just resigned mayor of the tiny Pennsylvania town of Mount Carbon — in what she assumed was a deep sleep.
Gateway Rehab's New Medical Director Weighs In On CDC’s Overdose Rate ReportA new report on overdose deaths released on Thursday by the Centers for Disease Control indicates more than 70,000 Americans died of overdoses in 2017.
Prosecutor: Cause Of Drug Exposure That Sickened 23 Ohio Prison Staff Members UnclearA prosecutor says investigators haven't been able to determine how an inmate and 23 staff members at a southern Ohio prison were exposed to and sickened by a mix of heroin and the potent painkiller fentanyl.
Amid Deepening Addiction Crisis, FDA Approves Powerful New OpioidDespite the ongoing opioid crisis plaguing the nation, the US Food and Drug Administration on Friday approved a new opioid medication five to 10 times more powerful than fentanyl.