Washington County Reporting Alarming Increase In Fatal Overdoses, Experts Blame Fentanyl-Laced DrugsWashington County law enforcement and drug counselors say there’s been an alarming increase in fatal overdoses.
Mother Charged With Murder After Toddler Ingests FentanylA mother has been charged with murder after her 2-year-old son consumed the drug fentanyl.
State Police Seize $45M Worth Of Drugs In 2020State police seized $45 million worth of illegal drugs last year.
Man Sentenced For Giving 14-Year-Old Boy Fatal Dose Of Fentanyl And Burying Body In Shallow Grave Under A CowAn Ohio man has been sentenced to a minimum of six years for giving a 14-year-old boy a fatal dose of fentanyl and then burying his body in a shallow grave under a cow.
New Castle Drug Ring Dismantled, 13 People ChargedA drug trafficking organization based in New Castle has been dismantled, federal prosecutors say.
Couple Arrested, Charged With Homicide After Toddler Dies With Fentanyl In His SystemA Baldwin couple is facing a lengthy list of charges, including criminal homicide, after their 1-year-old son died of a drug overdose.
Law Enforcement Officials Announce Charges Against Local Gang For Trafficking FentanylMore than two dozen people have been charged in connection with a fentanyl trafficking ring in Pittsburgh's eastern neighborhoods and Wilkinsburg.
Allegheny Co. Reports More Than 560 People Died Of An Overdose In 2019Allegheny County's Chief Medical Examiner says 564 people died of an overdose last year -- an increase of 72 compared to 2018.
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.
Nearly $10,000 Worth Of Drugs Seized During Raid On Leetsdale HomeTwo people were arrested after police say they found nearly $10,000 worth of drugs in a Leetsdale home.
Mayor Peduto Pens Letter To State Lawmakers Calling For Decriminalization Of Fentanyl Test StripsMayor Bill Peduto is calling on state lawmakers to decriminalize fentanyl test strips, saying they are “an effective opioid overdose prevention strategy.”
Men Accused Of Selling Fatal Drugs To Mac Miller Scheduled To Go On Trial Next YearThe men accused of selling the drugs that killed Pittsburgh rapper Mac Miller will stand trial in 2020.
Man Part Of Fentanyl Trafficking Ring Gets 13-Year SentenceAuthorities say a Pennsylvania man who was part of a drug trafficking operation that sold fentanyl on the dark web has been sentenced.
'I Was Screaming': Mom Charged After Her Baby Overdoses On Heroin-Fentanyl MixtureA North Dakota mother of three was arrested after authorities said her 8-month-old baby overdosed on opioids.
Report: Pennsylvania Fentanyl Crisis Costs Taxpayers Approximately $25B Per YearPennsylvania's fentanyl crisis is costing taxpayers billions, according to a new report by Auditor General Eugene DePasquale.