Drugs

Screenshot of Silk Road, a black market marketplace of drugs and other illegal services. The website has been closed after the arrest of Ross William Ulbricht in San Francisco on October 1, 2013. (CBS)

DEA, Secret Service Agents Charged With Stealing Digital Currency During Silk Road Investigation

Two former federal agents have been charged with stealing digital currency during their investigation into an online black market that allowed users to buy and sell drugs and other illegal items.

03/30/2015

A kit of Naloxone, a heroin antidote that can reverse the effects of an opioid overdose, is displayed at a press conference about a new community prevention program for heroin overdoses in which New York police officers will carry kits of Naloxone, on May 27, 2014 in New York City.  (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

San Francisco Police Now Carrying Drug To Reverse Opioid Overdoses

San Francisco police officers will now have a way to save people from drug overdoses.

03/12/2015

Marijuana

Solano Deputies Respond To Domestic Violence Call, Find Guns, Pot, Lab, Honey Oil; 2 Arrested

Sheriff’s deputies found 95 marijuana plants with a street value of $285,000, a sophisticated butane honey oil conversion lab, two ounces of honey oil and three handguns.

03/12/2015

(CBS SF)

Martinez Police Chase Ends In Crash, Drug Bust

A police chase in Martinez came to an abrupt end Wednesday morning.

03/11/2015

Sylvia Smith of San Francisco is facing eviction. (CBS)

Grandmother In Rent-Controlled Apartment Accused Of Dealing Drugs By New San Francisco Landlord

A 70-year-old grandmother is fighting to stay in her rent-controlled apartment in San Francisco’s Mission District after a new landlord accused her of buying drugs for neighbors.

03/10/2015

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TSA Security Screeners Accused Of Helping Smuggle Meth Through SFO

Two security screeners at San Francisco International Airport were arrested and arraigned today on charges of conspiracy to distribute methamphetamine and accepting a bribe from a third suspect, who is also in federal custody.

03/06/2015

Oakland police cruisers (CBS)

16 Arrested In Oakland Gang Violence Crackdown

Oakland police and other law enforcement agencies made another attempt at reducing gang violence Thursday by arresting 16 people they said are involved in two East Oakland gangs.

03/05/2015

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Five Albany Middle School Students Rushed To Hospital After Ingesting Pills

Five students at Albany Middle School were hospitalized after apparently taking pills Wednesday morning.

02/25/2015

Medicine

Consumers Paying More For Prescription Drugs As More Insurers Drop Copays

The price of prescription drugs has been skyrocketing, but until now most people haven’t noticed because they were only responsible for the copay. Consumers could soon pay the difference, as copays become a thing of the past.

02/18/2015

police car lights emergency generic

Napa Couple Arrested After Baby Found In Car Near Heroin, Uncapped Needles

A Napa couple was arrested Wednesday night after being found in possession of drugs and needles within reach of a 1-year-old child.

02/13/2015

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