| Feb 24, 2011
| 6:50 PM
One night a Crestwood police sergeant doing a routine building check noticed an open door to the office of psychiatrist Joel Carroll. Stepping inside the cluttered office, he discovered roaming cats, a Colt AR-15 assault rifle and other guns, ammunition,...
| Feb 12, 2011
| 2:55 PM
Florida's prescription-drug epidemic — already responsible for nearly seven deaths a day — is taking its toll on the youngest, most vulnerable in our communities: newborns.
In 2009, nearly 1,000 babies born in Florida hospitals were treated...
| Feb 9, 2011
| 4:24 PM
I guess Gov. Rick Scott includes dope dealing as one of the Florida industries he hopes to stimulate.
Scott wants to kill a prescription-drug database that would track the flow of narcotic pain killers coming from "pill mill" clinics. This will help keep...
| May 18, 2011
| 12:34 AM
HUNTINGTON BEACH ( KTLA) -- Two teenagers whose bodies were found in a vacant apartment died of accidental overdoses.
Aaron Saenz, 15, of Westminster and Chelsea Taylor, 16, were discovered January 21 in a vacant apartment on Huntington Village Lane....
| Jan 15, 2011
| 3:49 PM
Dan Phillips says he did what he could to help keep his 20-year-old son off the powerful prescription drugs he was addicted to.
The Orlando father installed a GPS device in his son's vehicle. He bought him a new cell phone and cleaned out the contacts in...
| Jan 5, 2011
| 10:45 PM
They're the most vulnerable members of our society and they are feeling the pain of state budget cuts. A local non-profit group that helps drug addicted babies has seen their funding slashed.
At the Pediatric Interim Care Center, in Kent, it's hard...
| Mar 8, 2011
| 11:46 AM
The Department of Health has accused a Kissimmee doctor of over-prescribing powerful, addictive drugs and an array of violations including improperly documenting his patients' medical history.
The state agency recently filed an administrative complaint...
| Mar 11, 2011
| 8:05 PM
A driver whose SUV struck and killed a bicyclist from Irvine in a December 2009 hit-and-run accident in Newport Beach received a three-year state prison sentence Friday, according to the Orange County district attorney's office.
Patricia Ann Izquieta,...
| Mar 23, 2011
| 4:50 PM
The California Highway Patrol has confirmed to Fox40 that a canine officer is recovering after being poisoned.
At roll-call for CHP officers tasked with protecting the Capitol, one is now missing. His name is Taz.
"Taz went home yesterday,"...
| Mar 28, 2011
| 6:09 PM
A longtime Lake County law enforcement official was tapped today to take over a county coroner’s office that has been shaken by recent criminal charges against two of its top officials.
Artis Yancey, who spent more than 20 years with the Waukegan...
| Mar 29, 2011
| 3:04 PM
A Bedford man is headed to prison for killing another man by giving him a lethal dose of drugs.
Jason Mann pled guilty Tuesday morning to involuntary manslaughter and drug distribution charges.
Prosecutors say he gave a 26-year-old friend so much...