AHN Program Using Alternative Treatments, Not Opioids, For Pain ManagementLocal doctors are now treating pain without using addictive medicine.
Allegheny Co. Jail Warden: 'Suspected Liquid Narcotic' May Be Responsible For Sickening 11 EmployeesThe Allegheny County Jail remains on lockdown until further notice, after 11 employees suddenly got sick from an unknown substance on Sunday.
Man Steals Prescription Narcotics During Armed RobberyA man was taken into custody after he robbed a Plum pharmacy Saturday morning.
Police Carry Drug Kits To Save K-9s From Opioid OverdosesPolice dogs simply follow their noses to sniff out narcotics. But inhaling powerful opioids can be deadly, so officers have a new tool to protect their four-legged partners: naloxone, a drug that has already been used for years to reverse overdoses in humans.
Doctors Finding Ways To Combat Pain Medication AddictionFor some people, prescription painkillers are a gateway to drug abuse.
Police Pull Man Over For Speeding, Find Thousands In Cash In CarState police pulled a man over for speeding in Armstrong County on Friday night and found a large amount of cash in the car.
Mother Accused Of Lashing Out At Officers After Being Found Passed OutA local mother is accused of lashing out at police officers and other first responders after she was found passed out on a bench on the South Side with her child.
Police Arrest Man After Pharmacy Robbed One person is in custody after allegedly trying to rob a Shaler pharmacy.
More Than 50 Arrest Warrants Issued For Drug Bust In PitcairnThe Allegheny County Police Department held a news conference Friday afternoon to announce the results of a recent narcotics round up.
Police Seize Drugs, Arsenal Of Weapons From Mt. Washington HomeA man is under arrest after police seized drugs, body armor and an arsenal of weapons from a home in Pittsburgh’s Mount Washington neighborhood.
Police: Hospital Worker Stabbed In Neck By Man Denied Pain MedsA Sharon hospital employee was stabbed in the neck Sunday afternoon by a man who couldn’t get pain medication.
Local Undercover Officer Mourns Loss Of Beloved K-9 PartnerAn Allegheny County Police drug-sniffing dog had to be put down by his owner this week after becoming ill.
Investigation Underway After Heart Transplant Patient Overdoses An investigation is underway after a heart transplant patient allegedly overdosed on drugs at UPMC Presbyterian hospital.
Care Home Supervisor Could Face Charges Over Stolen NarcoticsA supervisor from a personal care home could be facing charges for allegedly stealing narcotics.
Pennsylvania Woman Accused Of Smuggling Drugs In Her PrivatesA Pennsylvania woman’s trip south of the border ended in a very unusual arrest. Agents say they found her hiding drugs in her private parts.