Local Leaders Reinforce DOJ's 3-Step Approach To Opioid EpidemicRoberto Salcedo has great memories of his older brother Guillermo.
Fentanyl Crackdown Goes To GovernorAfter an impassioned debate over minimum-mandatory sentences, the Florida Senate voted Friday to send a bill to the governor that would impose tough penalties on people convicted of trafficking in fentanyl and related opioid drugs.
Opiate Overdose: Why Broward Drug Users Don't Know What They're TakingEvery two hours, someone in South Florida overdoses on drugs.
Controversial Needle Program Aims To Curb Heroin Health CrisisGiving needles to drug addicts sounds like a recipe for disaster.
Miami-Dade Creates Opioid Addiction Task Force To Combat Drug EpidemicMiami-Dade authorities met on Monday with the goal of reducing opioid and heroin addiction.
Heroin: The Silent Killer Pt. 3Heroin claims thousands of lives each year. The so-called "Silent Killer" can ruin lives, but recovery is possible.
Heroin: The Silent Killer Part 2Every day in South Florida, first responders are answering heroin overdose calls at a rate of one every two hours. Local leaders say we are at “crisis level”.
Heroin: The Silent Killer Part 1On any given day in South Florida, paramedics will field at least a handful of overdose calls.
Florida Summit Explores Scope Of Opioid Drug ProblemA summit is being convened in Boca Raton to explore the scope of abuse of heroin and other opioid drugs and examine ways to tackle the problem.
Man Accused Of Doing Heroin In Car With Child, Pregnant WomanA man is behind bars after Broward deputies say he was doing heroin in a car with his 3-year old girl and a woman pregnant with twins.
Obama Administration Launching New Strategy In Opioid EpidemicWith the heroin and opioid epidemic killing almost a hundred Americans every day, the Obama administration is now renewing its strategy to fight the public health crisis.
Infant Found In Car With Two Unconscious Adults, Possible Heroin OD Say PoliceAn accident in Miami led police to discover a 2-month-old baby in the car and two adults unconscious.