Pennsylvania has issued new guidelines for medical professionals on the use of opioid painkillers in an effort to stem the rising tide of prescription drug addiction.
A Delaware man wanted on shoplifting charges shoved baggies of heroin down his baby’s diaper when he was confronted by police, investigators said.
Child endangerment charges have been filed against a southern New Jersey father who allegedly was driving drunk with his two young children in the car.
Ocean County’s prosecutor is warning about the possibility of tainted heroin being sold in the county with a distinctive logo on it.
New Jersey Governor Chris Christie this week expanded a pilot program to allow every state police officer to carry the nasal spray version of Narcan, a drug that can literally save the life of someone overdosing on narcotics.
The task force will be made up of parents, teachers, civic organizations, students, medical professionals, law enforcement and religious leaders, and the Board says it’s already received more than a dozen applications from candidates.
Carlos Guzman and Hector Ramos were charged with Leader of a Narcotics Trafficking Network and Conspiracy to Distribute a Controlled Dangerous Substance.
Gov. Christie will announce the statewide expansion Tuesday of a program that allows police officers to carry and administer a drug that can quickly reverse a heroin overdose.
The Camden County Prosecutor’s Office is investigating after a suspect running from police was reportedly paralyzed after a slipping and falling during the pursuit.
Police arrested a man they said have 51 baggies of heroin in his possession in the parking lot a fast food restaurant in Delaware.
Marie Hunter, 32, and Christopher White, 28, are charged with endangering the welfare of a child. White is also charged with possession of a small amount of marijuana.
A mother and her boyfriend are facing charges after the woman’s six-year-old daughter allegedly brought 11 packs of heroin into a classroom at Commodore John Barry Elementary School Tuesday.
It’s taken nearly two weeks, but finally the Coatsville Area School District is opening up about its response to the discovery of heroin at Caln Elementary School.
According to those in the addiction-fighting business, fentanyl is about 50 times as powerful as heroin but without the euphoric rush.
Health officials in Philadelphia are warning about a deadly mix of heroin and the powerful narcotic fentanyl that has killed dozens of people in recent months.