The Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) launched a new program in February to crack down on meth trafficking in key U.S. cities, and Phoenix was one of eight cities chosen for "Operation Crystal Shield."
As the world tackles the coronavirus pandemic, it may be easy to forget about Arizona’s epidemic, the opioid crisis.
Purdue Pharma, the drug company that makes OxyContin, launched a $23.8 million ad campaign on Monday alerting victims where to file claims if they have been affected or harmed by the opioid.
A Safford city councilmember has suspended his campaign for Congress after suffering a heroin overdose.
State attorneys general are finding a national settlement over the toll of opioids to be elusive, as some lawyers for state and local governments are renewing public criticism of the proposed deal with a group of companies led by the nation's largest drug distributors.
Border Patrol agents in the Yuma Sector stopped two smuggling attempts at the Interstate 8 immigration checkpoint and the drugs have a street value of over $300,000.
Phoenix Police officials say a 20-year-old man has been arrested after a DEA task force that included the Phoenix Police found over 100,000 fentanyl pills and other drugs in a bust.
A pregnant woman was found smuggling fentanyl inside her body by Border Patrol agents, according to CBP officials.
FOX 10 has obtained a medical examiner report on the death of an ASU student in late 2019.
U.S. Border Patrol agents at the Interstate 19 immigration checkpoint arrested a man after they discovered that he was transporting fentanyl.
The Mohave County Sheriff's Office says when deputies attempted to conduct a traffic stop on a vehicle, the occupants threw suitcases out of the car that broke open, causing a cloud of white powder to be strewn across the road.
Authorities say two people are under arrest following one of the largest fentanyl pill seizures in Arizona's history.
The founder of an Arizona pharmaceutical company was ordered to spend 5 1/2 years in prison Thursday for orchestrating a bribery and kickback scheme prosecutors said helped fuel the opioid crisis.
Scientists who’ve studied the curious chemistry of the opioid tramadol use an array of adjectives to describe it: “unpredictable,” “messy,” “crazy.”
SAN DIEGO (AP) — A flesh-eating bacteria linked to the use of black tar heroin has killed at least seven people over the past two months in San Diego County, authorities said.
Melania Trump was booed at a youth summit in Baltimore.
A White House official says Trump has given the $100,000 he would be paid in the quarter to the Office of the Assistant Secretary of Health, which oversees federal public health offices and programs, including the surgeon general's office.
Taking what she sees as a potentially life-saving step in the aftermath of nine recent USC student deaths -- some of which are suspected of being drug overdoses -- the president of a university sorority said she hopes to make the overdose-reversal drug Narcan available to her members.
South Dakota's latest anti-drug campaign slogan, “Meth. We’re On It,” has not been as well received as originally hoped.
While fentanyl and heroin are still driving overdose deaths in the U.S., meth has emerged as one of the nation’s top culprits.