A drug program aimed at getting addicts clean rather than sending them to jail goes into effect next week in Gloucester.
The correctional officer lost a son to heroin last year.
Two men were arrested after Medford police seized more than $40,000, an illegal gun and 50 grams of heroin.
Gloucester is taking a new approach in the fight against the heroin epidemic.
Top state and federal officials say more than 1,000 people died as a result of opioid-related overdoses in Massachusetts last year.
Police say the parents of a 3-year-old boy have been charged with endangering his welfare after they overdosed on heroin while giving him a bath in New Hampshire.
A Brockton man is facing charges of cocaine trafficking after police pulled him over on his moped.
The state’s growing heroin and prescription drug abuse crisis is getting the attention of the Massachusetts Medical Society.
Families who have suffered through addiction are sharing their stories with top state lawmakers.
Massachusetts state police are reporting more than 200 suspected heroin overdose deaths during the first three months of this, a figure that doesn’t even include the state’s three largest cities.