A Bothell man who was involved in a major drug ring bust in 2020 was sentenced to 10 years in prison on Tuesday, according to the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ).
A mother is mourning the loss of her son, who died in Seattle from a fentanyl overdose in mid-November. Now, she hopes her story will help bring light to the ongoing drug crisis impacting families across the nation.
A 28-year-old man has pled guilty to controlled substances homicide for causing the overdose death of his friend back in 2020.
Walmart has agreed to pay $3.1 billion to settle lawsuits nationwide over the impact of the prescriptions its pharmacies filled for powerful prescription opioid painkillers.
Mike Kersey, who has been clean and sober for 23 years, works every day to help others overcome obstacles to getting treatment for addiction through his relentless work as the president of Courage to Change Recovery Services in Everett.
A mother is turning her heartbreak into a drive for change after losing two of her sons to drug-related incidents.
The nation’s top public health agency on Thursday softened its guidelines for U.S. doctors prescribing oxycodone and other opioid painkillers.
The event provides a safe and convenient way to dispose of unneeded medications at more than 4,000 drop-off sites nationwide.
Local and federal law enforcement announced on Wednesday that 11 people have been arrested for their involvement in a massive drug trafficking operation with connections to a Mexican cartel.
Last week, detectives with the Snohomish Regional Drug Task Force recovered about $1.5 million worth of drugs from an Everett apartment.
Two people were arrested in Bellingham and another in North Carolina in connection to trafficking more than 75,000 fentanyl pills into Whatcom County.
The first payments from a $518 million settlement with the nation’s three largest opioid distributors will begin reaching Washington communities in December.
Detectives say they’ve put a stop to one of the most prolific fentanyl operations in Snohomish County, which was allegedly being run by just one person.
A march on Washington D.C scheduled for this weekend will demand lawmakers take immediate action to curb the surging numbers of drug overdose deaths in America.
A new tool used in the fight against opioid overdose fatalities is coming soon to the South Sound.
Police are warning parents about a new rainbow-colored form of fentanyl that has made its way to the Pacific Northwest, and can easily be mistaken for candy.
Fentanyl again is proving to be a serious public safety crisis with a rash of overdoses in the north Sound.
The Ohio counties convinced the jury that the three pharmacies played an outsized role in creating a public nuisance in the way they dispensed pain medication.
Two Marysville residents were arrested by federal agents on Thursday following the discovery of an alleged fentanyl pill manufacturing lab inside the home.
Overdoses and deaths connected to the powerful opioid fentanyl are rising so fast in King County that health and county officials are calling it a public health crisis.