New statistics released from the Chief Medical Examiner’s Office reveals an uptick in overdose deaths in the Elm City.
DAYTON, Ohio (AP) — Trey Landers survived one of his hometown’s worst moments. Now he’s contributing to one of its best. A Dayton native, the senior guard has helped lead the University of Dayton basketball team to its best start ever at 26-2 and to No. 4 in the current Associated Press poll, its highest […]
State attorneys general are finding a national settlement over the toll of opioids to be elusive, as some lawyers for state and local governments are renewing public criticism of the proposed deal with a group of companies led by the nation’s largest drug distributors. A group of top state lawyers in October announced the framework […]
Accidental drug overdose deaths have increased in 2019 mostly due to opioids, according to a report by the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner.
Harm reduction kits are set to roll out in New Haven on Tuesday, but some fear they’ll do more harm than good.
There’s a new “Judge” in the fight against the opioid crisis in Naugatuck: the town’s new police K-9.
Court-Appointed Special Advocates, or CASAs, are volunteers who speak for the more than 4,000 children in the Connecticut foster care system.
Officials announced the city of New Britain is getting $650 thousand from the federal government to help fight the opioid crisis.
BOSTON (AP) — Two former drug company executives were sentenced Tuesday to more than two years in federal prison in a bribery and kickbacks scheme that prosecutors say helped fuel the opioid crisis. Richard Simon, a Seal Beach, California, resident and the former national sales director at Insys Therapeutics, was sentenced in federal court in […]
BOSTON (AP) —The founder of an Arizona pharmaceutical companyarrived at federal court in Boston on Thursday to be sentenced for orchestrating a bribery and kickback scheme that prosecutors said helped fuel the opioid crisis. John Kapoor, the 76-year-old former chairman of Insys Therapeutics, was found guilty of racketeering conspiracy last May after a trial that […]