A North Carolina mother was arrested with enough fentanyl to kill 1 million people, and sheriff's officials say her 4-year-old was in the vehicle when she was stopped by deputies.
As Virginia prepares to legalize adult possession of up to an ounce of marijuana on July 1, drug-sniffing police dogs from around the state are being forced into early retirement, following a trend in other states where legalization has led to K-9s being put out to pasture earlier than planned.
Two Cincinnati police officers saved the life of a woman who overdosed on fentanyl using medication that reverses the effects of opioids they purchased themselves after the department's supply ran out.
Sadly, during the coronavirus pandemic, Milwaukee County has seen a sharp increase in overdose deaths.
Texas Governor Greg Abbott said Friday that authorities at the border in Texas have apprehended enough fentanyl to kill every single person in the state of New York, slamming the Biden administration for appearing clueless about the severity of the crisis.
"Smugglers are under the false assumption that they can disguise drugs within food to throw off canines and their handlers," officials said in a statement. "On the contrary, canines have the ability to detect a target odor among a myriad of other odors.
Police in a southeastern Kentucky community are working with a federal drug enforcement agency to identify the source of suspected overdoses that resulted in three deaths and sickened several other people, including two officers.
Authorities said Gregory Paul Ulrich, 67, was angry about his medical treatment before he shot five workers and detonated three apparent pipe bombs at an Allina Health clinic.