Patrick Kennedy, one of the nation’s leading advocates for better treatment of the mentally ill, was in Boston Thursday, sharing his own struggle with bipolar disorder and addiction.
Massachusetts state police say a traffic violations in the western Massachusetts town of Holyoke have led to the arrest of a Vermont woman who was transporting about 1,400 packets of heroin back to her state.
As a result of an investigation and search of the vehicle, police found 100 grams of heroin and 60 grams of cocaine.
A Massachusetts driver and his passenger are in jail in Rhode Island after a state police traffic stop for speeding led to the discovery of 200 packets of suspected heroin in their vehicle.
Two men were arrested in a pair of drug busts in Brockton and Weymouth.
Task force officers set up surveillance in Brockton where they suspected a large-scale heroin deal was taking place.
Prescription drug and heroin fatalities in the U.S. surpass homicides and traffic deaths.
There have been 64 overdoses in the city traced to heroin just since the beginning of the year.
Boston police are reporting a significant heroin bust at a home on Washington Street in Roxury.
Boston native and former NHL player Chris Nilan was a guest in studio Friday morning on the Toucher and Rich Show and talked about a wide array of topics, starting with his time growing up in Boston.