Two alleged drug traffickers in California who were arrested last week for being in possession of 150,000 fentanyl pills — enough to kill millions of people — were released back onto the streets, officials said.
Alameda County Sheriff's Department announced Thursday that they arrested eight suspects during a massive drug seizure and confiscation of a gun.
Senator Scott Wiener on Thursday announced that the Assembly passed legislation that would authorize safe injection sites in Oakland, San Francisco, and Los Angeles.
Suspected drug dealer Alfonso Gomez-Santana has been charged with several felonies for possessing enough fentanyl to kill 12 million people, nearly four times the population of Orange County.
GOP Rep. Lauren Boebert, a freshman representing Colorado’s 3rd district, is pushing to classify the synthetic opioid fentanyl as a weapon of mass destruction.
San Francisco's new District 6 Supervisor Matt Dorsey proposed legislation Tuesday that would establish "drug enforcement priority zones" near the city's facilities that serve those recovering from substance or alcohol addiction.
A woman was arrested after U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers found 0.006 pounds of fentanyl that was wrapped inside a condom the woman placed inside her vaginal cavity.
An apartment complex just feet from the Santa Rosa Police Department was where officers found the lifeless body of 15-month-old Charlotte Krostick, her home filled with signs of fentanyl use, police say.
San Francisco's newest supervisor says his background and experience will help him address some of the city's biggest issues. Matt Dorsey attended his first Board of Supervisors meeting Tuesday morning just one day after being sworn into office.
Defense attorneys for pharmaceutical manufacturers and retailers on Tuesday said they never misled doctors and didn’t cause a flood of opioids into San Francisco, fueling an overdose crisis at the center of a major trial underway in federal court.
Two opioid manufacturers, a distributor and pharmacy giant Walgreens flooded San Francisco’s streets with prescription drugs of the past two decades and helped drive demand for the illicit fentanyl market that’s caused a city-wide overdose crisis, attorneys for the city said Monday.
Nearly 100 pounds of illicit fentanyl is off the streets thanks to sheriff's detectives and the Alameda County Narcotics Task Force, sheriff's officials said Saturday.
The city of San Francisco has agreed to a $10 million settlement with Endo pharmaceuticals for the company’s role in the opioid epidemic.
The Fox Theatre in Redwood City plays host to the Zach Fest this weekend. But it's no ordinary music festival, it's a father's love letter to the memory of his son.
The parents of Linus Blom said the Los Gatos High School senior was a star wrestler on the rise. He was even asked to try out for the Finish national team.
San Francisco has met its goal of hiring 200 public health workers to support the Tenderloin community.
Fatal fentanyl overdoses among teenagers are on the rise across the country as Center for Disease Control and Prevention numbers show deaths annually have topped 100,000.
Police in Lorain, Ohio, shared a photo of a seized fentanyl pill pressed with what appears to look like the word “Tylenol.”
Officials with the San Francisco Department of Public Health issued a warning Thursday to the general public about a recent trend of fentanyl being found in other drugs like cocaine.
The 90-day emergency declaration aimed at cleaning up San Francisco's Tenderloin District expires Thursday. The mayor’s office is saying just because that order is expiring; it doesn't mean the work is over.