BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Federal officials on Thursday announced that a northern Idaho county with a drug-trafficking problem will be included in a regional enforcement network and will face a...
BENNINGTON, Vt. (AP) — The town of Bennington is considering a plan to swap almost 23 acres of town land on the edge of the community for a downtown Vermont Army National Guard armory.
MANCHESTER, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky’s incoming governor and attorney general promised a united front Monday to combat the state’s drug epidemic as they celebrated new recovery efforts in a region hard...
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine said Friday that evidence recently made public makes clear that drugmakers were responsible for the deadly opioid crisis and that they had lied about...
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration reported Wednesday that coca cultivation and cocaine production in Colombia dropped slightly in 2018 for the first time in six years, but it remained at...
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — President Donald Trump's drug czar on Monday touted the president's plan for a U.S.-Mexico border wall as a way to save American lives by helping stem the flow of illegal...
New Haven, Connecticut, became what officials called "ground zero" Monday for efforts to shine a light on the dangers of drugs, as President Donald Trump's nominee for drug czar visited a city reeling from more than 100 recent overdoses on synthetic marijuana.
Jim Carroll met with Gov. Dannel P. Malloy, U.S. Sen. Richard Blumenthal, Mayor Toni Harp and first responders to discuss the overdoses, as well as the country's opioid crisis.
BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) — The amount of land where peasants and drug traffickers harvest the plant used to make cocaine has surged to a record high in Colombia, a White House report said Monday, a boom that could further test historically close relations with the United States.
JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — Alaska expects to receive federal funding to help combat drug trafficking, following a request from Gov. Bill Walker.
The federal Office of National Drug Control Policy announced Tuesday that areas around Anchorage, Fairbanks and Juneau had been designated as high-intensity drug trafficking areas.
Walker's office said the designation covers three of the state's four judicial districts — most of Alaska.
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump has tapped deputy White House chief of staff Jim Carroll to serve as the administration's next drug czar.
Carroll's position as head of the Office of National Drug Control Policy will make him the most public face of the administration's efforts to fight the opioid epidemic — an effort critics say hasn't gone nearly far enough.
DUBOIS, Pa. (AP) — The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation says 59 vehicles crashed in a snowy pileup along a western Pennsylvania highway, and three people were hurt.
PennDOT spokesman Jim Carroll says 22 tractor-trailers and 37 cars are involved in the crash on Interstate 80 in Jefferson County.
The county's director of emergency services, Tracy Zents, says the three suffered minor to moderate injuries and were transported to hospitals.
ERIE, Pa. (AP) — The state Department of Transportation says a section of westbound Interstate 90 in northwestern Pennsylvania has reopened after a 15-vehicle pileup being blamed on lake-effect snow.
The crash closed the interstate in Erie County early Thursday afternoon. That's when at least 15 people were hurt in chain reaction crashes near Girard, about 20 miles southwest of Erie.