Mets Pitcher Receives MLB's First Lifetime Ban After Failing Third Drug TestMets reliever Jenrry Mejia became the first player to receive a lifetime ban under Major League Baseball's drug agreement after testing positive for a performance-enhancing substance for the third time.
Ex-Girlfriend Confronts Restaurateur For Attempts To Induce MiscarriageA former Southland restaurateur was sentenced Friday to nine years in prison for trying to kill his then-girlfriend's unborn baby by giving her a drug often used to terminate pregnancies.
LA County To Cap Ticket Sales, Require Anti-Drug Messaging At Electronic Music EventsOfficials say limiting ticket sales and setting age restrictions is aimed at making "raves" and other county events safer.
Woman Opens Up About Effects Of GHB After Drug Is Believed To Have Played Role In Death In Venice BeachA drug suspected of killing a woman at a Venice Beach party over the weekend is turning up more and more in the Southland.
Woman Dies, 2 Hospitalized After Apparent GHB Overdose In Venice BeachFirefighters and paramedics responded to a residence at 23rd Street and Speedway just before 5 a.m.
West Hollywood Woman Sues Insurance Over Company's Alleged Refusal To Pay For DrugA West Hollywood woman is fighting her insurance company after she says it refused to cover the cost of an expensive drug she says would cure her of hepatitis C.
Josh Hamilton Won't Be Disciplined Under MLB Drug ProgramLos Angeles Angels outfielder Josh Hamilton will not be disciplined by Major League Baseball for his latest problems involving alcohol and a drug of abuse.
Boy Tests Positive For Cocaine Following Drug BustAuthorities say a 5-year-old boy who was found sitting near a half-pound bag of cocaine after his parents were arrested on suspicion of dealing drug had cocaine in his system.
Cee Lo Pleads No Contest To Slipping Woman EcstasySinger Cee Lo Friday morning pleaded no contest to slipping a woman ecstasy during a dinner date a downtown restaurant.
Investigators: Driver Took Prescription Drug Before Deadly CrashSan 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.
Newport Beach Doctor Under Investigation For Prescription Drug Overdoses An Orange County doctor was under investigation Wednesday in the deaths of two patients who died of prescription drug overdoses.
Patient Safety Supporters Call For Mandatory Drug Testing For Doctors 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.