oxycodone

Oxycodone overdoses: 4 dead in 24 hours

In a 24-hour period, at least four people have died of overdoses likely from synthetic oxycodone pills, and now San Diego police are looking for the drug's supplier.

NASCAR CEO Brian France arrested on DWI, drug charges

NASCAR CEO Brian Z. France apologized and said he is taking a leave of absence after he was arrested on New York's Long Island on allegations of aggravated driving while intoxicated and possession of a controlled substance.

What is Percocet? Drug facts, side effects, abuse and more

Percocet is a painkiller that's part of a family of drugs known as opioids. Though some are derived naturally, such as heroin or morphine, others are synthesized in a lab, including hydrocodone and oxycodone. Percocet is the brand name of a drug that mixes oxycodone and acetaminophen, the generic name for drugs such as Tylenol.

Distributors in stuffed-animal oxycodone ring sentenced

Man from Onalaska gets 4 years, woman from La Crosse gets 14 months

An Onalaska man and a La Crosse woman were sentenced Wednesday in connection with a stuffed animal Oxycontin distribution ring, according to the the United States Attorney for the Western District of Wisconsin's office.

Heroin investigation yields two arrests

A man and a woman were arrested after deputies carried out a search warrant as part of an investigation into heroin sales, according to the Sauk County Sheriff's Office.

Wisconsin Rapids Dentist Sentenced For Drug Prescriptions

A federal judge has sentenced a Wisconsin Rapids dentist to prison for improperly writing prescriptions to obtain oxycodone.According to prosecutors, Edward McGrath wrote about 207 prescriptions from April 2009 through April 2010 to get the drug.He wrote prescriptions for someone…