Report: Heroin-Related Deaths Down; Fentanyl Deaths UpOverdose deaths related to heroin are declining in Massachusetts as fatal overdoses linked to the use of fentanyl are on the rise.
Stepfather Held On $25,000 Bail Following Toddler's DeathPolice said Leo Witham brought the child to the Hampton Fire Department after noticing he was unresponsive. They said they found an open container of fentanyl at Witham's home.
Mom Who Overdosed In Front Of Daughter Admits She Hit Rock BottomA mother who overdosed in front of her two year old daughter at a Lawrence store is speaking out about her addiction and determination to get help.
Fentanyl-Related Overdose Deaths On Rise In MassachusettsOverdose deaths related to the use of the synthetic opioid fentanyl are continuing to rise in Massachusetts.
Plea Agreement Calls For 20-Year Sentence In NH Teen's Overdose DeathA plea agreement for a man accused of giving a 17-year-old girl a powerful painkiller that caused her death at a New Hampshire motel calls for a 20-year prison sentence.
Boston Police Warn Of Fentanyl Disguised As OxycodoneBoston Police are warning that a small blue pill being sold on the street illegally as Oxycodone has actually been found to be the deadly drug Fentanyl.
State Police Seize 'Extremely Dangerous' Narcotic Causing Overdose DeathsA kilo of Fentanyl was found in a South Boston man's SUV on Route 495.
Opioid-Related Deaths Continue To Rise In MassachusettsThe number of opioid-related deaths in Massachusetts continues to climb, fueled by the use of fentanyl, a powerful synthetic opiate that's often mixed with heroin, according to new statistics.
Nashua Mother And Daughter Charged With Selling HeroinA mother and daughter were arrested Friday after an investigation into the sale of heroin in Nashua.
DEA Agents, Haverhill Police Charge Man With Trafficking HeroinDEA agents and Haverhill Police have charged a man with trafficking heroin following his arrest Friday afternoon in a McDonald's parking lot.
Two Charged After Tewksbury Bust; Fentanyl-Laced Heroin SuspectedA man and woman were found with 30 kilograms of a substance believed to be the deadly synthetic opioid fentanyl Friday, Middlesex District Attorney Marian Ryan announced Monday.
Police Warn About 'Hollywood' Heroin Linked To 5 Deaths In Mass.There is now a new warning about an even more deadly batch of heroin that has made its way into the state.