Well-Known Attorney Charged For Smuggling Drug-Soaked Paper For Allegheny County Jail Inmates At A Cost Of Up To $1,000A well-known attorney is accused of smuggling drug-soaked paper into the Allegheny County Jail to sell to inmates.
Lockdown Ends At Pa. State Prisons After Dozens Of Employees SickenedPennsylvania's state prisons are resuming normal visits and all inmates are no longer confined to their cells
New Procedures To Combat Prison Drug Smuggling Costing Pa. About $15MThe head of Pennsylvania's prison system says it's costing the state about $15 million to implement new procedures to combat drug smuggling.
What Is K2? Drug Believed To Be Sickening Prison Employees Explained By Addiction ExpertAn addiction expert says he doesn't understand how prison employees are getting sick from reportedly coming into contact with a synthetic drug called K2.
SCI Somerset Employees Sickened After Finding Inmates Smoking, SCI Greene Guard Also HospitalizedAt least five workers at the state prison in Somerset County were taken to the hospital Thursday, as well as a guard at SCI Greene.
Synthetic Drugs Believed To Be Cause In Rash Of Prison Employee IllnessesSynthetic drugs are believed to be the cause in a rash of illnesses among Pennsylvania prison employees.
Pennsylvania Prisons Placed On Lockdown As Mystery Illnesses ProbedPennsylvania's state prisons are on lockdown after staff members required treatment in recent weeks from exposure to a yet-unidentified substance described as a liquid synthetic drug.
Local Expert Offers Warning About Designer Drug Often Mixed With Candy, ChocolateThere’s a warning from a local expert about a new designer drug that's often mixed with candy or chocolate. It's called "smiles" or 2-CI, and it's being blamed for some deaths nationwide.
State Police Raid Local Businesses For Synthetic DrugsState police and a drug task force raided nearly a dozen local gas stations and convenience stores for synthetic drugs. Investigators are expecting to fill a U-Haul truck by the end of the day. The raids are a result of a two-month undercover investigation.