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.
A Salem, New Hampshire woman is facing charges after police say she was trading drugs for stolen merchandise from a suspect in dozens of area burglaries.
Three people from New Hampshire and one from Connecticut have been arrested on heroin trafficking charges after Vermont State Police pulled over a vehicle on Interstate 91 in Rockingham.
Four people were arrested after a drug sting on the Cape.
More than 700 law enforcement officers executed scores of federal and state arrest and arrest warrants in Connecticut, Massachusetts, New York, Puerto Rico and Rhode Island, officials said.
A probationary Boston firefighter allegedly caught buying heroin while on duty is off the job and facing charges.