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.
Rubio To Hold Hearing On Heroin 'Epidemic'Sen. Marco Rubio is headed to the nation’s capital Thursday to hold a hearing on heroin-related issues.
Heroin, Fentanyl Deaths Skyrocket In FloridaMedical examiners have recorded a sharp increase in deaths related to opioid overdoses, especially in South Florida.
Found: Wafers Packed With Heroin At FLL Customs officials discovered something not belonging in a bag of wafers in South Florida over the weekend.
Sheriff: 1 Dead As 11 People Overdose In Central FloridaPolice are investigating at least 11 overdoses that resulted in one death in Cape Canaveral and Merritt Island.
Watch Out Flakka, DEA Says Heroin Is Making ComebackThe synthetic drug flakka has dominated headlines in South Florida. From mother abandoning her baby to a man impaled on a fence, all you hear about is flakka, flakka, flakka. But a well-known drug is making a comeback and the Drug Enforcement Agency is worried.
Fla. Men Accused Of Forcing Female Prisoners Into ProstitutionA central Florida man and his two associates allegedly recruited women inmates and used them as prostitutes once they were released from prison.
Focus on South Florida: Heroin EpidemicThe sudden death of actor Philip Seymour Hoffman has put the spotlight back on what some say is a growing heroin epidemic in this country. Michele focuses on that with a local substance abuse counselor.
NY Police: Hoffman's Heroin Didn't Have Additive Linked To Overdose Deaths Heroin recovered at Oscar-winning actor Philip Seymour Hoffman's New York City apartment after he was found there dead with a syringe in his arm has tested negative for the powerful additive fentanyl.