Drugs

Crews rescued a man who was impaled while trying to climb a fence. He said he was high on the drug "Flakka" at the time. (Source: Fort Lauderdale Fire Rescue)

Exclusive: Man On “Flakka” Impaled While Trying To Climb Fence

For the second time in two months the dangerous new drug Flakka took center stage at the Fort Lauderdale Police Department.

03/24/2015

Millions worth of cocaine found on a cargo boat on the Miami River. (Source: US Customs Border Patrol)

$9 Million Worth Of Cocaine Found Inside Cargo Vessel

A total of 797 pounds of cocaine were found inside a cargo vessel at the Miami River.

03/23/2015

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Lawmakers Look To Drug ‘Antagonist’ To Halt Overdoses

House and Senate committees this week backed proposals aimed at helping stop potential drug overdoses.

03/06/2015

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Prescription Costs On The Rise

Insurance companies are changing the way you pay for your prescription drugs. In some cases, the idea of a copay is going away.

02/27/2015

(Source: CBS4)

Report Suggests Trend In Prescription Drug Errors Filled By Pharmacists

Anyone who has picked up a prescription knows a pharmacy counter can be a busy place that can sometimes lead to mistakes.

CBS Miami–02/20/2015

Levaquin  (Source: CBS4)

Powerful Antibiotic Could Be A Prescription For Danger

They are some of the most widely prescribed type of antibiotics. But instead of making patients better, many say they’ve never been sicker. The most popular among them is Levaquin.
Tonight, CBS4’s Chief Investigate reporter Michele Gillen reports that the FDA is being pushed to increase the warnings about how these drugs should be used.

CBS4–02/13/2015

(Photo by Gustavo Caballero/Getty Images for Ultra Music Festival)

Researchers Document Drug Use At Ultra Music Fest

After 16 years it’s no secret, Ultra Music Festival has definitely earned a reputation of being a humungous mosh pit of psychotropic uppers and downer drugs.

WPOWFM–02/11/2015

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Florida Man Gets 28 Months In Stolen Meds Case

A Florida man was sentenced to 28 months in prison for his role in a prescription medication theft case. The drugs were later sold in New Jersey.

12/09/2014

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Feds Charge 21 Alleged Members Of Miami Gang

Federal prosecutors say 21 people are charged with numerous offenses in a crackdown on a violent Miami street gang known as the “Big Money Team.”

10/08/2014

(Source: BSO)

BSO Deputy Charged With Stealing Drugs Bonds Out

Suspended Broward Sheriff Deputy Eduardo Mesa bonded out of jail Thursday evening.

09/04/2014

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