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.
Heroin Use On The Rise In South FloridaWhen renowned actor Phillip Seymour Hoffman was found dead in his New York apartment Sunday, he reportedly had a syringe in his arm and dozens of envelopes of what is believed to be heroin in his home.
Glee Star Died Of Heroin & Alcohol OverdoseA coroner says 'Glee' actor Cory Monteith died of an overdose of heroin and alcohol.
Focus on South Florida: The New AddictsHeroin addictions and deaths are on the rise in Florida, the unintended consequence of the government crackdown on pill mills. Michele discusses the problem with a former heroin addict and the community liaison for "Acceptance House", a detox and rehab facility in South Florida.
Dangerous Drug Creating New AddictsThere is a new epidemic of people who have been addicted to opium pills switching over to another dangerous drug which has gotten easier and cheaper to acquire.