Heroin

Equipped and staffed to reverse overdoses, New York City’s new, privately run “overdose prevention centers” are a bold and contested response to a storm tide of opioid overdose deaths nationwide.

Iconic rap collective Three 6 Mafia has experienced major career highs as well as a few downfalls, including group splits that threatened their musical future together. Surviving member Juicy J recently opened up about how heavy drug use also played a major role in why they originally parted ways.

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Police in Georgia charged a man with felony murder after he allegedly sold heroin that led to the overdose death of a 22-year-old man. According to AJC.com, 28-year-old Antoin Thornton was arrested last Thursday, about two months after he sold heroin to the man. The victim, who was not identified, reportedly overdosed on the heroin, […]

One Illinois man is sitting in prison thinking about why he tried to buy fast food with drugs! WIFR reports that a 34-year-old has been arrested after a restaurant employee says he tried to buy his food with drugs. Darryl Ross was arrested just outside of the restaurant in the parking lot by the Winnebago […]

10/3/17- How did a grandmother get straws filled with drugs into a jail? That’s what we’re wondering! A West Virginia woman was charged with possession of drugs after she smuggled straws filled with heroin and other drugs to her grandson in jail. Seriously? Like BlackAmericaWeb.com on Facebook. Follow us on Twitter and Instagram Sign Up For Our Newsletter!

SCRANTON, Pa. (AP) — Police say a Pennsylvania drug suspect was all wet when he urinated in his pants in the hope that it would dissolve the heroin and cocaine in his pocket. The (Scranton) Times-Tribune says 42-year-old Wesley Autrey sold heroin Tuesday during an undercover sting in Scranton. When police tried to arrest him […]

Desperate times call for desperate measures: a Chinese woman swallowed 78 bags of heroin- and survived! Click on the audio player to hear why she would do such a thing and more on this story in this edition of The Jazzy Report on The D.L. Hughley Show. Sign Up For Our Newsletter! Listen to the “The D.L. Hughley Show” […]

GREENSBURG, Pa. (AP) — A woman in western Pennsylvania is accused of selling heroin from a hospital intensive care unit and a hospital room. Spokeswoman Jennifer Miele (MEE’-lee) for Excela Westmoreland Hospital in Greensburg says hospital security became suspicious of the large number of people flowing in and out of the woman’s room. Greensburg police […]

NEW YORK (AP) — Tests have confirmed there was heroin in at least some of the scores of plastic packets in the apartment where Philip Seymour Hoffman was found dead, a law enforcement official said Monday, and authorities are working to determine whether the drug was mixed or tainted with anything else. Medical examiners have […]

HATFIELD, Mass. (AP) — Massachusetts state police say they’ve stopped a car carrying 1,250 packets of heroin stamped “Obamacare” and “Kurt Cobain” and arrested the four people inside it. Police say a trooper was making a traffic stop in Northampton when another car passed and he noticed several violations. He stopped the car a short […]

QUINCY, Mass. (AP) — A couple accused of killing their 5-month-old daughter by giving her a bottle of formula with heroin in it were charged with manslaughter on Friday. Ryan Barry and Ashley Cyr, both of Quincy, just south of Boston, were arrested Friday. They pleaded not guilty and were ordered held on $200,000 cash […]

  People are crazy. They will go to extreme lengths to hurt those they feel have wronged them in their lives. A man in Redmond,…