In response to the nation's opioid crisis, the City of Fall River announced Friday that it would join communities from across the country in pursuing legal action against companies that produce, supply and distribute opioids.
NEW BEDFORD - A 22-year-old woman is dead of an apparent overdose.
New Bedford Police responded to the woman's Holly Street home after 4 P.M. Monday and performed CPR on the woman. She was transported to St. Luke's Hospital where she was pronounced dead...
Members of the legal, legislative and medical fields gathered at the University of Massachusetts School of Law Friday to participate in a roundtable discussion on the opioid epidemic and legal solutions to the crisis.
When it comes to the opioid epidemic throughout the nation, almost any suggestion to fix the problem is welcome.
This week, the mayor of Ithaca, New York, proposed opening a facility where heroin addicts could take the drug under supervision, hopefully curbing the amount of overdoses in the community...
As part of his budget proposal, President Obama is including $1.1 billion to address the nation's opioid epidemic.
Congressman William Keating says he's glad the problem is being addressed in a large way by the administration. Speaking on "The Taylor Cormier Show, Keating says if the proposal is approved, $920 million would go toward community-based programs that already exist, which he says