| Oct 6, 2012
| 2:17 AM
Most of us have seen the commercials warning parents and other adult family members to safeguard their prescription medications from teenagers. Those warnings hit home this week when eight Imperial County teens in two cities and two separate cases...
| Oct 8, 2012
| 11:42 PM
Life is looking brighter for eight local teens who were rushed to the emergency room last week after ingesting prescription medication.
All four Calexico teens that overdosed on prescription pills last Wednesday have been released from Rady Children&...
| Oct 30, 2012
| 5:36 PM
Teen prescription drug abuse can devastate families, destroy marriages and can leave a child dead or severely disabled.
Many parents would probably be shocked to hear that they may be their son or daughters drug dealer.
Aaron Rubin started abusing...
| Nov 4, 2012
| 12:36 PM
Naomi Morgan reached her limit when her doctor recommended a third surgery for chronic back pain.
Tired of being cut open only to have the pain return, Morgan, a 65-year-old nursing assistant, began looking for a less invasive and hopefully more...
| Aug 28, 2012
| 9:26 AM
A Volusia County chiropractor accused of prescribing painkillers and muscle relaxers to patients using another doctor's name pleaded guilty to federal charges in Orlando on Tuesday.
Joseph Wagner, who is prohibited from prescribing controlled...
| May 29, 2012
| 7:35 PM
In July 2010, a patient of Daytona Beach chiropractor Joseph Wagner accidentally overdosed within days of being prescribed painkillers, muscle relaxers and anti-anxiety drugs.
That patient lived. Five months later, another one of Wagner's patients ...
| May 30, 2012
| 2:19 PM
A Daytona Beach chiropractor who knew he was under investigation planned to flee to the Dominican Republic earlier this month and start a new life there, a federal prosecutor said Wednesday.
Joseph Wagner, who operated the Wagner Chiropractic &...
| Jul 2, 2012
| 3:02 PM
ROLLA, Mo. -- A woman from Jerome is accused of supplying the prescription drugs that killed her boyfriend last winter. The Phelps County prosecuting attorney last Friday charged Laurie Ann Wilkinson, 43, with second-degree murder and distribution of a...
| Jan 18, 2012
| 6:27 PM
POWAY, Calif. - There is a growing movement to educate parents and students about the dangers of prescription drugs in San Diego.
The problem of teenagers using and abusing prescription medication has become such an epidemic, a group of local leaders and...
| Feb 1, 2012
| 7:05 AM
Editor’s note: Taken from the Danville 911 records, the Police Blotter represents a history of the initial calls and the information used by the dispatcher to send officers to investigate complaints. It is not necessarily an indication of what the...
| Mar 23, 2012
| 4:04 AM
LOS ANGELES (KTLA) -- The L.A. County Coroner's Office says Whitney Houston's death was an accidental drowning in the bathtub of her suite at the Beverly Hilton Hotel.
But, in its preliminary report, the coroner cites 'effects of atherosclerotic heart...