- State says fewer Ohio teens abusing painkillers Updated: Mar-06-14 9:52 am
- APNewsBreak: Astros prospect details drug struggle Updated: Mar-03-14 7:57 pm
- Friends common source of abused prescription meds Updated: Mar-03-14 4:46 pm
- Cartels send ice from super labs to Mississippi Updated: Mar-01-14 12:06 pm
- NH leaders say addiction is driving crime Updated: Feb-28-14 3:17 pm
- Fallin praises bill targeting prescription drugs Updated: Feb-25-14 10:55 am
- Addiction agency counselor facing drug charges Updated: Feb-20-14 3:07 pm
- Pa. heroin addict to trial in mom's hammer death Updated: Feb-20-14 12:33 pm
- Vt. starts support program for addicts' families Updated: Feb-19-14 7:53 am
- MHHS volunteers to comfort drug-addicted babies Updated: Feb-10-14 11:56 am
- Northern New England tackles growing drug problem Updated: Feb-09-14 9:28 pm
- Proposed law targets prescription drug trafficking Updated: Feb-06-14 3:25 pm
COLUMBUS, Ohio - Fewer Ohio teens are abusing prescription painkillers and using heroin as efforts to address such abuse appear to be working, according to the state Health Department's most recent youth risk survey.
KISSIMMEE, Florida - Jon Singleton is considered the top first base prospect in baseball - a big, dynamic left-handed hitter with power and composure who can use the entire field.
CHICAGO - Most people who abuse addictive prescription painkillers get them for free from friends or relatives, while drug dealers are a relatively uncommon source for those at highest risk for deadly overdoses, a government study found.
GULFPORT, Mississippi - An underworld that traffics meth has found its way to South Mississippi, with Mexican drug cartels sending small groups to handle the delivery of meth in its most potent form.
CONCORD, New Hampshire - New Hampshire's law enforcement and corrections officials agree an "epidemic of addiction" is driving crime in the state while taxing corrections and court resources.
OKLAHOMA CITY - Gov. Mary Fallin is praising a bill designed to crack down on prescription drug abuse in Oklahoma by requiring doctors to check an online prescription database before prescribing highly abused narcotics.
NEW HAVEN, Connecticut - A counselor for the Connecticut Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services is facing charges that he conspired to sell painkillers and sometimes used a child as a go-between to do so.
EXPORT, Pennsylvania - A heroin addict was ordered to stand trial on charges she killed her mother by hitting the woman with a hammer then strangling her after the victim refused to let the suspect borrow her car to go buy drugs.
BENNINGTON, Vermont - The U.S. Attorney's office in Vermont has started a support program for family members of people who have died from using heroin.
MORRISTOWN, Tennessee - On Friday, Feb. 14, Morristown-Hamblen Healthcare System is kicking off a new program to help babies born addicted to drugs used by their mothers during pregnancies.
AUGUSTA, Maine - In the rural towns and cities of northern New England, a rising drug-abuse problem is overwhelming law enforcement, affecting hundreds of infants each year and sparking calls to action by state leaders who say enough is enough.
COLUMBIA, South Carolina - Lt. Gov. Glenn McConnell, taking aim at what he called "a criminal cancer that will affect the health of seniors," proposed legislation Thursday making it a crime to possess prescription drugs illegally and imposing tough penalties for prescription drug trafficking in South Carolina.