Florida Schools Could Get Antidote To OverdosesMedicine cabinets at Florida schools could get a new addition: an antidote for people who overdose on opioids such as heroin.
Broward County Commissioners Take First Step Towards Suing Drug Companies Over Opioid CrisisBroward County commissioners gave the go ahead Tuesday to sue drug companies because of the opioid crisis.
Smuggled Drugs At Center Of Death Investigation Involving InmatesMiami-Dade Police and Miami-Dade Corrections are taking a hard look at how drugs were smuggled into the county jail, resulting in the death of two inmates.
Coast Guard Offloads Cocaine And Heroin Worth $300 Million At Port EvergladesThe Coast Guard is offloading about 10 tons of cocaine in Port Everglades.
Baby In The Backseat, Woman Reportedly Overdoses On Heroin A woman overdosed with her 18-month-old baby in the car, parked on the streets of Miami, police say.
South Florida Mother Knows Pain Of Opioid Crisis All Too WellKristen Tersch's son overdosed on a mixture of cocaine and fentanyl.
Medical Examiner Confirms Child Died From Fentanyl, HeroinMedical examiners determined a 10-year-old boy died from exposure to Fentanyl and Heroin.
Child Found Crying In Van With Mom Unconscious, Behind The WheelA witness called police after finding a mother, unconscious in a car, with her child crying and saying, "I just want to go to school!"
Town Hall Discussion Focused On Stopping Opioid Epidemic City and county officials, law enforcement, healthcare and addiction specialists all gathered at City Hall in Pembroke Pines on Thursday for a town hall meeting on how to take on the opioid epidemic.
Man Found Guilty Of Transporting Heroin In Batteries A Pennsylvania man has been found guilty of transporting $1 million in heroin from Atlanta to New York City.
12 Arrested In Heroin Crackdown, Dubbed 'Operation: Dragon Slayer II'Law enforcement put a dent in a narcotics operation with sweeping arrests across Miami-Dade County.
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.