Heroin

Alix Tichelman appears in a Santa Cruz court, July 9, 2014. (CBS)

Prostitute Accused In Google Executive Heroin Death Linked To 2nd Death In Georgia

Police in an Atlanta suburb are reopening the investigation into the September drug-related death of a man who once dated an alleged prostitute now facing charges in the heroin overdose death of a Google executive.

07/10/2014

Alix Catherine Tichleman was arrested in the heroin overdose death of a man in the Santa Cruz boat harbor. (Santa Cruz Police)

Admitted Prostitute Arrested In Heroin Overdose Death Of Google Executive On Santa Cruz Yacht

A woman who has admitted to being a prostitute was arrested Friday in the November heroin overdose death of a Google executive on a docked yacht.

07/08/2014

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Police Find Meth Lab At Fresno Retirement Community

Fresno police have arrested a 64-year-old man suspected of cooking methamphetamine in his apartment at a retirement community.

06/16/2014

A volunteer disposes a used syringe of heroin. (Sutanta Aditya/AFP/Getty Images)

‘Miracle Drug’ That Reverses Heroin Overdoses Now Being Given To Patients Prescribed Opiates

Doctors call it a miracle drug that reverses heroin overdoses. Now drug prevention programs are giving it to families and friends of opiate users, just in case of an accidental overdose.

05/01/2014

(CBS)

Man, Woman Arrested For Possessing Stolen Property In Petaluma

A man and woman were arrested in Petaluma early Friday morning after being found with stolen property, police said.

03/10/2014

Michael Lott, a rapper who performs under the name "Miami the Most." (CBS)

Bay Area Rapper Arrested In Las Vegas On Drug Charges

A Bay Area rapper on the run from for more than seven months had his luck run out in Nevada this week, when he was arrested. Authorities said the rapper is associated with a music label that operated as a front for drug trafficking.

11/30/2012

Kirsten Dempsey

Capitola Drug Rehab Counselor Arrested For Selling Heroin

A drug rehabilitation counselor was arrested this week on suspicion of selling heroin from her home in unincorporated Capitola, according to the Santa Cruz County Sheriff’s Office.

06/08/2012

Police Sirens

Authorities Say Santa Clara County Is Heroin Hub For Mexican Cartels

The land of high tech has also become ground zero for the distribution of heroin and other narcotics to the rest of the nation, the Santa Clara County District Attorney’s Office said Thursday.

05/17/2012

Ecstasy pills. (Sean Garnsworthy/Getty Images)

Feds Bust Ecstasy Ring Linked To Bay Area Rap Label

Several rappers connected to a Bay Area music label are being charged with taking part in a nationwide Ecstasy ring.

04/24/2012

Lawrence Livermore Lab. (CBS)

Lawrence Livermore Lab Missing Cocaine, Amphetamine Samples

awrence Livermore National Laboratory failed to properly track cocaine, amphetamines, opium and black tar heroin that undergoes forensic evidence testing and other uses, leaving personnel unable to determine if the drugs had been misused or misappropriated.

CBS San Francisco–02/17/2011

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