Several "drug crew" members have been arrested for allegedly selling the deadly batch of fentanyl-laced heroin from which actor Michael K. Williams overdosed. The feds credit video surveillance footage of the drug deal to help arrest four men.

Actor Michael K. Williams' death, which was ruled an accident, was caused by the lethal combination of fentanyl, p-fluorofentanyl, heroin and cocaine, the New York City Medical Examiner's Office confirmed.

During Friday's edition on NewsOne Now, Jerrold Winter, Ph.D, Professor of Pharmacology and Therapeutics at the University of New York at Buffalo spoke with Roland Martin about pain management, opioid dependence and the true meaning of addition.

Four suspected heroin dealers were arrested late Tuesday in connection to the death of Oscar winning actor Philip Seymour Hoffman, 46, who was found dead in his New York City apartment Sunday afternoon after overdosing on heroin, reports the NY Post. RELATED: Philip Seymour Hoffman: Oscar Award Winning Actor Found Dead After receiving a tip from a heroin […]

A Long Island dad is now facing drug and child endangerment charges in Suffolk county after cops say he toted along his eight month-old daughter as he sold heroin in Central Islip — all because he could not find a babysitter. Tyreek Langs, 23, was in possession of five bags of heroin, worth about $500, when […]

LOS ANGELES — A deputy charged with smuggling heroin inside a burrito into a courthouse jail was initially kicked out of the Sheriff’s Department training academy after a bumbling performance that was captured by Fox TV cameras for a reality show, a newspaper reported Friday. Henry Marin later returned to the academy and became a […]

Long gone are the days when television characters were simply housewives and husbands. TV reflects the reality in which we live. As channels like HBO, Showtime, and AMC produce more edgy programming, more drug dealers and other criminals are cast as central characters. From the suburbs of California and New Mexico to the streets of […]

Cornell University Student, Keri Blakinger was caught with $150,000 worth of heroin in a tupperware jar in Ithaca, New York. Gawker reports: Police arrested Cornell senior Keri Blakinger while she was holding $150,000 worth of heroin, which she confessed was hers. A Cornell Daily Sun staffer, Keri posed in bikinis on Facebook—and lived in a […]

Despite its lovely name, Valentine Ave. in the Bronx is one of the worst drug spots in the city, so notorious that the U.S. drug czar brought along six bodyguards when he visited in June. A two-block stretch of Valentine, just steps from the historic cottage where Edgar Allan Poe lived, has come to resemble Washington […]

From TheGrio.com: A woman has been charged with smuggling heroin into Florida’s Charlotte County Jail by hiding it in her vagina. Katrina Montez Wade, 37, was arrested on May 20th when deputies raided a suspected drug den in Port Charlotte. Wade and another woman went to jail on trafficking charges after detectives say they found […]

From HipHopWired.com: Police in California are on the hunt for members of a local gang after they say they’ve begun targeting teens in the area by offering them free samples of cocaine and teaching them how to smoke it.