Public health officials have identified a sharp decline in overdose deaths involving prescription painkillers for the first time in a decade.
For more than a year, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security has been investigating a secretive Internet-based marketplace suspected of connecting manufacturers of poisons and other controlled substances with potential buyers, according to court records.
Twenty-nine employees of a Jurupa Valley trucking company were overcome Friday evening by fumes of an unknown substance, according to the Riverside County Fire Department.
A San Francisco man arrested earlier this week after federal agents found a crude bomb in his apartment had attempted to buy lethal toxins over the Internet, according to an FBI affidavit unsealed Friday.
A San Francisco man arrested this week after federal agents found a crude bomb in a messenger bag in his apartment attempted to buy lethal toxins over the Internet, according to an FBI affidavit unsealed Friday.
Beverly Hills police called off their search Friday night for three men suspected of shooting a woman in her home in an attempted robbery.
Two California counties sued five of the world's largest narcotics manufacturers on Wednesday, accusing the companies of causing the nation's prescription drug epidemic by waging a "campaign of deception" aimed at boosting sales of potent painkillers such as OxyContin.
The owner of a nail salon in Orange is facing pandering and pimping charges for allegedly inducing an employee to agree to perform sex acts with an undercover police officer posing as a customer.