Rowland Heights Doctor Convicted Of Second-Degree Murder For 3 Overdose DeathsThe deaths occurred between March and December 2009.
Old Prescription Drugs Accepted During Take-Back EventSouthern California residents can get rid of unwanted or outdated prescription drugs by dropping them off at designated collection sites.
Murder Trial Begins For Rowland Heights Doctor Accused In 3 Men's Drug DeathsAttorneys were set to deliver opening statements Monday in the trial of a California doctor charged with murder in the deaths of three young men who overdosed on prescription pain killers.
Local Doctor, 82, Accused Of Taking Part In Prescription-Drug RingA local doctor in his 80s, along with five other people, have been indicted for allegedly taking part in a widespread prescription drug ring.
Burglar Attempts To Steal Prescription Drugs From Sherman Oaks Doctor's OfficeA man was in custody Saturday for allegedly breaking into a doctor's office.
Are Prescription Drugs Covered Under My Health Insurance?Under the Affordable Care Act, most health insurance policies must cover prescription drugs.
Doctor Warns Of 'Drug Dealer's Dream' Painkiller Made Of Pure HydrocodoneA new opioid painkiller with five to ten times the power of Vicodin has ER doctors worried about a disastrous spike in overdoses and deaths.
Encino Doctor Indicted On Charges He Unlawfully Prescribed NarcoticsAn Encino doctor has been charged with prescribing and selling narcotic drugs without a legitimate reason, according to a grand jury indictment unsealed Friday.
LA Participates In National Drug Take Back DayAngelenos are being urged to dispose of potentially dangerous, expired, and unwanted prescriptions during Saturday's National Drug Take Back Day.
LAPD, Kaiser Permanente Hold Collection Sites For Unwanted Rx DrugsAuthorities are encouraging Southern California residents to rid their homes of potentially dangerous prescription drugs that are expired or that they no longer need.
Elite Unit Of LAPD Trained To Recognize If Someone Is High On DrugsAn elite unit of the Los Angeles Police Department can tell if someone is under the influence of prescription or illegal drugs without ever having to wait for lab results.
Report: Prescription Drug Abuse Growing Problem In LA CountyStatistics show that prescription drug abuse is such a problem in L.A. County that drug overdose is now the third leading cause of injury-related deaths.