Prosecutor: Prince Thought He Was Taking Common PainkillerPrince thought he was taking a common painkiller but instead ingested a counterfeit pill that he probably did not know contained fentanyl, a Minnesota prosecutor said Thursday as he announced that no charges would be filed in the musician's death.
N. Bay Woman Accused Of Doing Nothing In Son's Overdose DeathA 34-year-old transient and her friend were arrested on suspicion of manslaughter and child endangerment early Monday morning after her 16-year-old child died of a possible drug overdose and they allegedly didn’t call for help.
Feds Bust Major 'Dark Web' Marketplace For Illegal DrugsThe Justice Department Thursday announced the seizure of the largest criminal marketplace on the internet, AlphaBay, which operated for over two years on the dark web and supplied deadly illegal fentanyl to Californians.
Drug-Sniffing Police Dogs To Receive Antidote In Event Of OverdoseIn the first program of its kind in California, drug-sniffing K-9 units will be given antidote in event of overdose.
$7 Million In Heroin Seized In Fresno County Drug BustUndercover officers in Central California say they made a drug bust valued at nearly $7 million on the streets, seizing just a few pounds of a synthetic heroin.
Deadly Counterfeit Opioid Pills Fooling Experts, Killing CaliforniansCalifornia leads the nation in opioid-related deaths, but the toll is growing by thousands of more deaths a year due to counterfeit painkillers.
3 Arrested For Making, Selling Fentanyl In San FranciscoAuthorities have arrested three people in San Francisco accused of manufacturing and selling illegal fentanyl, a highly potent opiate.
Prince Joins List Of Stars Dead From Drug OverdosesStars, including Michael Jackson, Judy Garland and Marilyn Monroe, whose lives ended with an overdose...
Fentanyl Turns Up In Bay Area After Fatal Overdoses In SacramentoFourteen people in the Sacramento area have fatally overdosed on a pill disguised as a popular painkiller, and now the drug has turned up in the San Francisco Bay Area.
Woman Helps Nab Suspected San Jose Drug Dealer After Brother's OverdoseA South Bay woman went looking for justice after her brother's deadly overdose.