Police: Wipe Shopping Cart Handles To Avoid Possible Exposure To Fentanyl, Other DrugsAuthorities say deadly drugs like fentanyl can be left on the handles in powder form and enter the victim's body through contact with the skin.
Pair Busted for Heroin, Fentanyl Production & SalesHartford Police have arrested two people they say produced and sold Heroin and Fentanyl out of an apartment in the Capitol City.
Police Seize 1 Kilogram Brick Of Fentanyl Worth $1 MillionConnecticut State Police say they seized one kilogram of the powerful opioid fentanyl with a street value of $1 million during a traffic stop.
ME: Accidental Overdose Of SCSU StudenteOfficials say a Southern Connecticut State University student found unresponsive in his campus apartment died of a drug overdose from a substance similar to the opioid fentanyl.
OCME Says Drug Deaths On RiseThe Office of the Chief Medical Examiner is out with 6-month figures when it comes to drug intoxication deaths in Connecticut.
Hartford Man Sentenced In Two Drug OverdosesThe victims were found at an Enfield motel and survived
Medical Examiner: Overdose Deaths In Connecticut Up 25 PercentConnecticut’s Chief Medical Examiner says 917 people died from accidental drug overdoses in 2016. The figure is a 25-percent increase from the 729 that died in 2015.
Three Arrested In Hartford Drug BustHartford Police say they worked with agents from the FBI to conduct a drug bust in an apartment on Franklin Avenue yesterday.
$1.5M Fentanyl Bust In DerbyDerby police have seized 55 pounds of fentanyl after pulling over a tractor trailer. Police say they found the powerful synthetic opioid in the cab of the truck.
Man Sentenced In Fatal OverdosesA Connecticut man who sold fentanyl-laced cocaine that killed three people and sent 14 others to the hospital after he overdosed on the same drugs has been sentenced to seven years in prison.
Three Arrested In New Haven Area OverdosesThree people have been arrested in connection with last week's drug overdoses in the New Haven area in which three people died and nearly two dozen others were sent to the hospital.
Fatal Drug Overdoses Increase In ConnecticutMany involve heroin, but the rate of the overdose increase may be slowing