Attorneys: OxyContin maker agrees to tentative settlement

Attorneys: OxyContin maker agrees to tentative settlement

Attorneys for some 2,000 local governments say they have tentative agreement to settle opioid cases with Purdue Pharma.

Email: Opioid talks fail, Purdue bankruptcy filing expected

Email: Opioid talks fail, Purdue bankruptcy filing expected

Attempts to reach a nationwide settlement over the opioid crisis with OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma have hit an impasse, and the company is expected to file for bankruptcy.

Free Naxalone to be distributed to PA residents to stop overdoses

Free Naxalone to be distributed to PA residents to stop overdoses

The only location in Mercer County is at the Mercer County State Health Center on McQuiston Drive in Jackson Center.

Purdue Pharma says settlement talks in opioid cases not over

Purdue Pharma says settlement talks in opioid cases not over

A breakdown in negotiations between Purdue Pharma and state attorneys general could make a complicated legal case over the toll of opioids in the U.S. even messier.

MLB, union to discuss opioids testing after Skaggs death

MLB, union to discuss opioids testing after Skaggs death

Major League Baseball and the players' association will discuss the possibility of more widespread testing for opioids following the death of Los Angeles Angels pitcher Tyler Skaggs.

Generic drugmaker Mallinckrodt settles 2 opioid lawsuits

Generic drugmaker Mallinckrodt settles 2 opioid lawsuits

One of the largest makers of generic opioids has settled a lawsuit with two Ohio counties in a move that means the company will not be a defendant in next month's first federal trial over the toll of the opioid crisis.

Pennsylvania gets $75M more in federal aid for opioid fight

Pennsylvania gets $75M more in federal aid for opioid fight

Pennsylvania will receive another $75 million in federal aid to fight the opioid-addiction crisis, money that Gov. Tom Wolf's administration says will help with treatment, prevention and education.

China says Trump's claims about fentanyl origin are false

China says Trump's claims about fentanyl origin are false

China says it's not the source of the fentanyl that's killing Americans, contrary to President Donald Trump's recent tweets blaming China for the drug deaths.

Judge grills US attorney who opposes injection site plan

Judge grills US attorney who opposes injection site plan

A federal judge in Philadelphia has been grilling the city's top federal prosecutor over his opposition to a supervised injection site meant to address the opioid crisis.

Judge: Drugmakers, others can face trial over opioids crisis

Judge: Drugmakers, others can face trial over opioids crisis

A federal judge overseeing litigation related to the nation's opioids epidemic has ruled that claims against Purdue Pharma and other drug companies can move to trial as the OxyContin maker tries to reach a settlement.