Fentanyl Addict's Mother Leads Rally in San Francisco's TenderloinOn Wednesday, the mother of a man struggling with addiction held her own protest on a notorious corner in San Francisco's Tenderloin.
Drug Expert: U.S. Needs an 'Operation Warp Speed' for Opioid EpidemicA new federal report shows how the coronavirus pandemic has created a perfect storm when it comes to drug overdose deaths.
COVID Lockdown Stress Leads to Spike in Opioid Overdose DeathsDuring the COVID pandemic, according to a new CDC report, the United States has set a record when it comes to overdose deaths.
Mendocino County Deputy Hospitalized After Fentanyl Exposure At JailA correctional deputy with the Mendocino County Sheriff's Office is recovering after being exposed to fentanyl while a suspect was being booked last week, deputies said.
Concord Police Officer Saves Life Of Toddler Suffering Fentanyl PoisoningA police officer is being hailed for his actions to save the life of a toddler suffering from a fentanyl drug poisoning in Concord.
Overdose Death Leads To Santa Rosa Fentanyl ArrestA 55-year-old Santa Rosa man has been arrested following a drug overdose death early Saturday morning.
UPDATE: Fentanyl Found At Dublin School Where Janitor DiedThe powerful drug fentanyl was found near two janitors discovered unresponsive inside a Dublin middle school library after being reported missing, Dublin police said Thursday.
'Smothered By Lawlessness;' Feds Announce SF Tenderloin Drug Ring Bust, Rail Against Lax ProsecutionA drug ring that federal officials say was enabled by lax prosecution and contributed to what law enforcement calls a public health emergency in San Francisco Tenderloin District has been broken up in a multi-agency operation.
Feds Charge Pittsburg Man In Walnut Creek Fentanyl Overdose Death Federal prosecutors charged a Pittsburg man with allegedly selling fake Oxycodone pills laced with fentanyl to a Walnut Creek man in June that led to his overdose death.
Santa Clara County Sees Rise in Fentanyl Overdose DeathsDeaths by fentanyl overdoses in Santa Clara County almost doubled since last year, according to the Santa Clara County Medical Examiner-Coroner.
Brentwood Mother Charged With Murder In 2-Year-Old Son's Death From Fentanyl IngestionA Brentwood mother is facing murder charges in the death of her two-year-old son after it was determined he died after ingesting fentanyl she had in her possession.