Does My Health Insurance Cover Substance Abuse Treatment?

Almost all health insurance policies are now required to cover substance abuse treatment under the Affordable Care Act.


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Police: Drug Deal Gone Wrong Preceded Shooting In Elk Grove

Two young men and a young woman have been arrested after a shooting that left a man in critical condition.


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Law Enforcement Officers Conduct Drug, Gang Operation In West Sacramento Neighborhood

Multiple law-enforcement agencies descended on a West Sacramento neighborhood Tuesday for a gang sweep and drug bust.


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Authorities Target Drug-Trafficking Ring In Central Valley

Authorities say they have taken down a large drug-trafficking operation in the Central Valley, arresting 11 people and seizing drugs and weapons.



Man Convicted Of Drug Charges Being Deported To Mexico To Face Murder Charges

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.


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Roseville Couple Accused Of Dealing Drugs, Hiding Stash In Child’s Bedroom

In a well-kept neighborhood, filled with holiday cheer, police say Philip and Murissa Ching were dealing drugs right out of their home.


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DA: Linda Mother Won’t Face Murder Charges In 11-Day-Old’s Death

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.


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Mexican Drug Cartel Moves Into Northern California

The Mexican cartel is known for drugs, murder and kidnappings. Now, investigators say the notorious criminal organization is living and working in Northern California.


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California Couple Arrested With 4 Pounds Of Heroin In Arizona

Police say they found drug paraphernalia and 4.2 pounds of heroin with an estimated street value of more than $152,000.


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Calif. Man Sentenced In NY Cocaine Smuggling Case

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.


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Newcastle Man Arrested For Drug Possession

A Newcastle man was arrested in Auburn for possession of drug paraphernalia.


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Newborn Death: Procedural Problem Possibly Why CPS Released Drug-Positive Infant To Mother

An 11-day-old infant died after being allowed to leave the hospital with her mother, despite testing positive for drugs when she was born. Now the question remains, who’s at fault?