Your neighborhood has probably changed a bit amid the pandemic. But there's one place that looks the exact same, and that's Kensington. As our Hank Flynn found out, people there are fighting a different battle – addiction.
A massive pill mill was busted and two doctors have been charged, prosecutors announced Tuesday.
Philadelphia City Councilman David Oh introduced a bill that would require the city to hold public hearings to obtain approval from communities before opening safe injection sites.
Black Balloon Day is a national and international event bringing awareness to overdose deaths.
Jail officials in Philadelphia are investigating the fentanyl overdoses of four inmates last week, three of whom died.
Senators Anthony Williams and Tina Tartaglione will introduce Senate Bill 933, which would prohibit supervised injection sites unless they are authorized by local governments.
A "Stop the Injections" rally is set to take place Sunday outside Constitution Health Plaza as plans for a supervised injection site in South Philadelphia remain on hold.
Winston Frias-Moya, 31, and Adalberto Villalona, 43, were arrested following a large drug bust in Bensalem, Bucks County.
Police say a mother wearing a Cookie Monster costume overdosed on heroin while sitting in her running car, shortly after she had dropped off her 9-year-old son at a babysitter’s home.
A spokesperson says Constitution Health Plaza has canceled plans to locate a supervised injection site at a South Philadelphia medical facility.
The U.S. Attorney was critical of the press conference held by Safehouse Wednesday morning that featured “understandably angry South Philadelphia residents.”
Councilman Oh’s resolution condemns what he calls a “lack of transparency and community participation in the rollout of a proposed injection site in South Philadelphia.”
Thursday morning, FOX 29’s Jeff Cole caught up with Mayor Kenney to talk about plans to open a supervised injection site in South Philadelphia.
South Philadelphia residents have opposed the idea of a supervised injection site in their neighborhood, and are frustrated with the way the plan was revealed to the public.
A nonprofit group said it will open the nation’s first supervised injection site in South Philadelphia next week to combat overdose deaths.
Purdue Pharma, the drug company that makes OxyContin, launched a $23.8 million ad campaign on Monday alerting victims where to file claims if they have been affected or harmed by the opioid.
A judge has ruled that Philadelphia's proposed supervised injection site does not violate federal law
State attorneys general are finding a national settlement over the toll of opioids to be elusive, as some lawyers for state and local governments are renewing public criticism of the proposed deal with a group of companies led by the nation's largest drug distributors.
Camden County has approved a fentanyl testing strip pilot program.
A Montgomery County man has been charged in the overdose death of a 38-year-old man after prosecutors say the suspect sold the victim fentanyl concentrated drugs.