BURNHAM | A 26-year-old man was arrested Monday on a felony drug charge after officers with a search warrant found prescription drugs and cash inside a Burnham residence, police said.
VALPARAISO | The Valparaiso Police Department continues to be a drop-off point for unwanted and expired prescription drugs and in 2013, more than 1,580 pounds were collected.
GARY | Officials rolled out campaigns Thursday that aim to put an end to smurfing and prescription drug abuse.
HIGHLAND | The Highland Police Department collected 503 pounds of prescription medications on Saturday as part of the National Prescription Drug Take Back Day.
SCHERERVILLE | The Schererville Police Department has established a drop-off box for residents to leave unwanted, unused or expired prescription medication.
PORTAGE | SWAT team members serving an arrest warrant for alleged drug dealing swarmed the home of a 56-year-old Portage man late last month. Inside that Central Avenue apartment, officers said they discovered a cache of drugs — not heroin or cocaine, but dozens of bottles of prescription pi…
MARKHAM | The Cook County Sheriff's Office is partnering with the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration and various other law enforcement agencies in the national Prescription Drug Take-Back Initiative, the sheriff's office has announced.
HAMMOND | A Merrillville doctor who worked with his employees to put more than half a million prescription painkillers on the underground market was sentenced Wednesday in federal court to about five years in prison.
INDIANAPOLIS | Attorney General Greg Zoeller urged more than 300 Hoosier health care workers and law enforcement officials Tuesday to find ways to halt the illegal distribution and misuse of prescription drugs in Indiana.
INDIANAPOLIS | Region residents with leftover or unwanted prescription drugs can turn them in for safe disposal at more than a dozen local police stations between 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. Saturday.
VALPARAISO | With prescription drug abuse on the rise, police departments around the county again will participate in National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day on Saturday in the hopes of preventing addiction.
According to a Mayo Clinic report, more than half of the internal medicine residents questioned, about 52 percent, reported some symptom of burnout.
VALPARAISO | Some of the most prevalent drugs being abused by the region's young people aren't found on the streets of a big city -- they're found in the medicine cabinets of suburban homes.
The top two U.S. companies managing prescription drug benefits are uniting in a $29.1 billion deal they said will help achieve key goals of the health care overhaul: reining in costs and improving patients' health.
VALPARAISO | Three Valparaiso High School students face drug-related charges after one boy found expired pills at home possibly intended for the recent collection blitz, police said.
VALPARAISO | A group of Valparaiso High School freshmen were taken to the Porter County Juvenile Detention Center this week after police said they were buying and selling prescription drugs at school.
The Indiana State Police in conjunction with the Drug Enforcement Administration will be collecting prescription drugs as part of the second annual National Take Back Initiative.
Indiana Attorney General Greg Zoeller urges Hoosiers to take advantage of National Prescription Drug Take Back Day on Saturday.
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