A 17-year-old was taken to the hospital after an overdose Wednesday night.
Hundreds of students, parents, and advocacy groups in northern Virginia came together Wednesday to discuss drug use in schools. The goal is to prevent the rise of youth overdoses.
A D.C. man was sentenced to 20 years in prison for running a fentanyl and cocaine drug trafficking operation that caused the deaths of two people, officials say.
Sold at gas stations across the country under names like “ZaZa Red” and “Neptune’s Elixir,” tianeptine use can lead to serious health complications and even death, officials say.
A woman was arrested after police found cocaine in the backseat of a car, in arms reach of three kids under the age of seven.
“I am a stupid songwriter y'all, but I have first hand witnessed this in a way most people have not," Jelly Roll told Congress. "Almost every person in this room has lost a friend, family member or colleague to the disease known as addiction."
A Loudoun County high school student survived a suspected overdose that happened just five days into the new year.
A student was rushed to the hospital after overdosing at an Arlington County high school just days after returning from winter break, officials say.
Police are on the lookout for a woman wanted for fatally shooting a woman over an argument about fentanyl pills, police say.
Two adults have been arrested in Virginia following an incident at an elementary school in which a group of fourth-grade students became sick after ingesting gummy bears from a bag that contained residue testing positive for fentanyl, officials say.
A family in Fairfax County is warning others of the dangers of fentanyl after their 18-year-old son’s death.
In a significant development, a routine traffic stop in North Carolina unveiled a staggering amount of fentanyl, enough to potentially cause the death of 27 million people, exceeding the state's population.
The Supreme Court is wrestling with a nationwide settlement with OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma that would shield members of the Sackler family who own the company from civil lawsuits over the toll of opioids.
Police responded to a Loudoun County school in Leesburg on Tuesday morning for a suspected overdose.
Car pulled over I-15 near Temecula had 81 pounds of fentanyl pills hidden inside
Authorities say an armed robber stole a bottle of oxycodone at gunpoint from a CVS pharmacy in D.C.
“The only thing more depraved than trafficking deadly fentanyl is trafficking deadly fentanyl designed to look like candy to appeal to teenagers,” said Attorney General Merrick Garland.
Maryland’s Opioid Operation Command Center is partnering with local health departments across the state to find ways to intervene in schools. On Thursday, they hosted a town hall to listen to dozens of those impacted by opioids.
Virginia Governor Glenn Youngkin issued an executive order Wednesday aimed at preventing teen overdoses.
A ninth student at Park View High School overdosed on fentanyl Tuesday, the Loudoun County Sheriff's Office confirmed to FOX 5. The incident happened off campus but it’s the latest one reported in a span of just three weeks.