The rise and fall of an Eagle Scout’s deadly fentanyl empire
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — The photo that flashed onto the courtroom screen showed a young man dead on his bedroom floor, bare feet poking from the cuffs of his rolled-up jeans. Lurking on a trash can...
ACLU: Kansas inmate could die without opioid-addiction meds
WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — The Kansas and Missouri affiliates of the American Civil Liberties Union have sued the Federal Bureau of Prisons on behalf of an inmate they claim could die without a drug...
Son’s opioid addiction subjects mom to goodbye after goodbye
FOUNTAINDALE, Australia (AP) — Deb Ware stared in numb horror at her son, a frail, 22-year-old man in diapers who looked like he'd had a stroke.
Opioid crisis goes global as deaths surge in Australia
BLACK RIVER, Australia (AP) — The coroner's sense of futility was clear, as he investigated the death of yet another Australian killed by prescription opioids.
- Australian mother Deb Ware is in a race to save her son from a crippling addiction to opioids.
- When this Australian woman begged her doctors to fix her knee pain, they sent her away with opioids. Addiction and depression followed.
- This Australian man watched in horror as his friend was broken by an opioid addiction fed by Australia's easy access to the drugs.
Where did the Sacklers move cash from their opioid maker?
Ninety minutes outside London, a turn down a narrow lane leads past fields of grazing cattle to a sign warning "Private Keep Off." Around an elbow bend, a great stone manor, its formal gardens and...