City Council Calls For Ban On Synthetic Drugs After Skid Row OverdosesThe Los Angeles City Council adopted an emergency motion Friday asking city prosecutors to prepare an ordinance that would ban synthetic marijuana and other drugs recently blamed for an outbreak in which more than 50 people in Skid Row were sickened.
14 Hospitalized After Becoming Sickened In Downtown LA's Skid RowThis is the second time in four days paramedics were sent to the same area to treat people with similar symptoms.
At Least 6 Homeless Men Overdose On Drug Believed To Be Spice On Skid RowThe homeless men were all transported to the hospital.
Spice The Poodle Returned To Culver City Robbery VictimThe owner said thieves nabbed her two small dogs from her Culver City home on Nov. 21.
$1,000 Reward Offered For Safe Return Of 'Spice' The PoodleThe owner of a 3-year-old poodle offered a $1,000 reward Sunday for the safe return of her dog.
'Spice', Bath Salts Seized In Raids; Smoke Shop Owners CitedSheriff's deputies in San Bernardino County conducted the investigation into reports of military personnel and local teens purchasing synthetic narcotics, authorities said Friday.
New Drug "Spice": Legal, Untraceable, And On The Rise In The SouthlandOfficials say use of a dangerous new drug is rising in the Southland, and parents are shocked that it remains legal and accessible even as it sends teens to the hospital with terrifying health effects.
Popular Spice May Prove Useful Beyond The KitchenA UC Irvine researcher says a spice that is common in Indian curries and other Asian dishes may be so packed with antioxidants and other good chemicals that it might extend the lifespan of humans.