San Bernardino County sheriff detectives say Josh Smith, of Hesperia, was on a prescription drug that caused him to lose consciousness and have sent the case to the district attorney for possible prosecution.
An Orange County doctor was under investigation Wednesday in the deaths of two patients who died of prescription drug overdoses.
Families who claimed to have been victimized by dangerous or intoxicated doctors announced Monday the delivery of hundreds of thousands of signatures for a ballot measure that would require mandatory drug testing for doctors.
Authorities say a drug drop-off bin at the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Santa Clarita Valley station was – for at least one day – a sentimental treasure chest for one Southland family.
An Orange County Congressman was among over a dozen Washington lawmakers Wednesday to call on President Obama to declassify marijuana as one of the nation’s most dangerous drugs.
A drug used for centuries in Southeast Asia is becoming increasingly popular in the Southland. Some officials say kratom is addictive and dangerous but it’s still legal to buy it in California, even for minors. Lawmakers in some states are currently proposing legislation to ban the drug completely.
Heroin use across the Valley – which is currently home to some 1.8 million people – has seen an “astronomical rise” over the last decade, according the nonprofit BILY.
The Los Angeles Police Department will be stepping up patrols for impaired drivers over the upcoming New Year’s Eve holiday.
A sophisticated, secret drug tunnel has been uncovered along the San Diego-Tijuana border, U.S. officials said Thursday.
Singer CeeLo Green Monday pleaded not guilty to a charge of slipping ecstasy to a woman.
Over a dozen people working at two Southland truck yards have been arrested in connection with three Mexican drug smuggling operations, prosecutors said Thursday.
Judge Rejects OC Fire Authority’s Effort To Recover Cost In Search For Missing Trabuco Canyon Hikers
The Orange County Fire Authority will not be reimbursed for the cost of a search for two teenaged hikers near Trabuco Canyon, a judge ruled Friday.
A 23-year-old Lancaster man was in custody after a routine traffic stop uncovered a mobile drug lab, authorities said Tuesday.
A Southern California man’s tradition of handing out cash totaling $1,000 to homeless men was broken when he was turned away by a shelter on Christmas Day.
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health Saturday issued an official warning against the usage of “bath salts.”