| Jan 26, 2012
| 6:39 PM
The family of a Stockton woman, who had been missing since 1998, was notified that her remains were identified about nine months late.
The San Joaquin Sheriff’s Department said Tracy Melton's case "fell through the cracks."
A bone fragment was...
| Jan 30, 2012
| 5:25 PM
San Joaquin’s Sheriff says he worries about bringing accused serial killer Wesley Shermantine to his county to look for more burial locations.
During a press conference Monday afternoon, Sheriff Steve Moore says he learned of a plan to bring...
| Feb 1, 2012
| 9:36 AM
By Todd Kleffman
A Lincoln County man is being held without bond after he allegedly fired shots at a witness involved in a drug trafficking case against him.
Jerry L. McAninch, 40, of 425 Simms Spur Road, is lodged in the Lincoln County Regional Jail...
| Sep 13, 2012
| 9:40 PM
An Aberdeen man was sentenced Thursday to 40 months in prison on a felony drug charge.
Shawn A. Duffy, 35, was found guilty by a Brown County jury last month of unauthorized possession of methadone and possession of drug paraphernalia. He was acquitted...
| Sep 17, 2012
| 9:29 PM
SAN DIEGO -- A man who admitted illegally distributing thousands of prescription painkillers, including oxycodone, methadone and morphine, was sentenced Monday to five months in custody and seven months in a residential re-entry center.
| Sep 25, 2012
| 3:35 PM
The family of a 7 year-old is suing, after he almost died when a drug mixup by his pharmacy left him accidentally overdosed on the wrong medication. The pharmacist's mea culpa may not be nearly enough to avoid legal action and the threat of losing his...
| Sep 28, 2012
| 10:48 AM
A Severn couple already facing drug and weapons charges after rescue workers and police were called to their house for a report that their child accidentally took methadone are now also under indictment on child abuse and neglect counts.
| Sep 28, 2012
| 9:23 PM
Recognize this woman?
She's accused of using an ID ripped off from a car prowl in Renton, on the west side of the state, to try and get forged prescriptions for powerful pills like oxycodone and methadone, filled at several pharmacies around eastern...
| Nov 11, 2012
Terry Smith collapsed face-down in a pool of his own vomit.
Lynn Blunt snored loudly as her lungs slowly filled with fluid.
Summer Ann Burdette was midway through a pear when she stopped breathing.
Larry Carmichael knocked over a lamp as he fell...
| Jul 23, 2012
| 5:04 AM
If you're a pill-popping parent who believes that you can handle everything just fine — then think again.
Here's another tragic reason pain pills and parenting don't mix.
A Port Charlotte couple, Amber Rose Landry, 29, and Scott Paul Landry, 31,...
| Jul 23, 2012
| 11:34 AM
Two Wichita youngsters are taken to the hospital, one of them remains in serious condition, after taking medicines that were left out.
One of the children is a two-year-old boy who drank some unknown prescription medication while his parents were...