Two California counties have filed a lawsuit accusing five drug companies of waging a campaign of deception to boost the sales of painkillers behind the nation’s prescription drug addiction problem.
People familiar with the negotiations tell The Associated Press that baseball players and management hope to reach a new drug agreement this week that would increase initial penalties for muscle-building steroids and decrease suspensions for […]
Almost all health insurance policies are now required to cover substance abuse treatment under the Affordable Care Act.
Two young men and a young woman have been arrested after a shooting that left a man in critical condition.
Multiple law-enforcement agencies descended on a West Sacramento neighborhood Tuesday for a gang sweep and drug bust.
Authorities say they have taken down a large drug-trafficking operation in the Central Valley, arresting 11 people and seizing drugs and weapons.
A 53-year-old California man has pleaded no contest to two marijuana-related charges in San Joaquin County, freeing him to be deported to Mexico to face allegations that he participated in the slayings of eight municipal government officials 13 years ago.
In a well-kept neighborhood, filled with holiday cheer, police say Philip and Murissa Ching were dealing drugs right out of their home.
An 11-day-old infant died in July after she was allowed to leave the hospital with her mother, despite testing positive for drugs when she was born. Now, the Yuba County District Attorney’s Office says the mother may not even face murder charges.
The Mexican cartel is known for drugs, murder and kidnappings. Now, investigators say the notorious criminal organization is living and working in Northern California.
Police say they found drug paraphernalia and 4.2 pounds of heroin with an estimated street value of more than $152,000.
The leader of a drug smuggling ring that shipped cocaine and marijuana cross-country in luxury cars has been sentenced to 13½ years in prison.