DEA: Prescription Pills For Sale Online, On Social Media Often Laced With Deadly Dose Of FentanylAccording to the DEA, most counterfeit pills are illegal manufactured with chemicals from China and manufactured in Mexico to look like opioid medications such as oxycodone, hydrocodone, alprazolam, or stimulants like amphetamines.
Fuquan Johnson and Enrico Colangeli's Apparent Overdose Deaths Have LA Comedy Community In MourningThe marquee at the Ha Ha Comedy Club on Lankershim Boulevard in North Hollywood displays an uncharacteristically somber message, reading "Rest In Peace Fuquan Johnson and Enrico Colangeli." 
Comedian Fuquan Johnson, Two Others, Dead After Apparent Drug Overdose, Model And Comedian Kate Quigley Expected To RecoverComedian Fuquan Johnson and two others died after reportedly overdosing on cocaine laced with fentanyl at home in Venice Saturday.
Riverside County DA Charges LA Man, Woman In Fentanyl BustA man and a woman were arrested Tuesday night in Murrieta on suspicion transportation of narcotics for sale, the Riverside County District Attorney's Office announced.
DEA Agents Going Online In Effort To Catch Drug Dealers, DistributorsInside the federal building in downtown Los Angeles, Drug Enforcement Administration agents scour the internet using code words to find drug dealers, many of whom have moved their sales online.
Goldstein Investigation: 9 USC Students Die In Single Semester, 3 From Accidental Fentanyl OverdosesCBS2 has obtained autopsy reports for seven of nine USC students who died in a four-month time span during the fall semester of last year — deaths that sent shockwaves through the ritzy campus.
Police: 3 Men Who Believed They Were Taking Cocaine Overdose On FentanylThe men confirmed to the officers that they had ingested the powder believing it to be cocaine.
Probation Officer Hospitalized After Possible Fentanyl Exposure, Office EvacuatedA probation officer was hospitalized Tuesday after possibly being exposed to fentanyl while handling a backpack.
4 People Hospitalized After Reported Fentanyl Exposure, 1 In Grave ConditionThe manager of an extended-stay hotel said the hotel had been deemed safe and that operations had returned back to normal Tuesday night after a massive morning response to what authorities called an example of the ongoing opioid epidemic.
DEA: Large Number Of Counterfeit Prescription Pills From Mexico Contain Lethal Doses Of FentanylThe light blue tablets are stamped with an M on one side. The other side of the innocuous-looking tablets are stamped with a “30” and line that bisects the pill. The DEA says they are being manufactured in mass quantities by Mexican drug cartels.
Enough Fentanyl To Cause 4M Overdoses Seized In Single OC BustThe 18 pounds of fentanyl has a street value of $1.25 million.