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Jefferson County reaches 100 suspected overdose deaths already in 2023

The Jefferson County Coroner reported Monday the county has reached 100 suspected drug overdose deaths so far in 2023. There is an additional death that was from a confirmed overdose.

Overdoses overwhelm law enforcement — 'Enough fentanyl off Birmingham streets in 2022 to kill the entire state population of Alabama'

The Department of Homeland Security seized enough fentanyl off of Birmingham streets in 2022 to kill the entire state population of Alabama. Think about that for a minute.

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Senate Committee approves bill legalizing fentanyl testing materials

The Alabama Senate Health Committee on Thursday gave a favorable report to legislation making fentanyl testing equipment legal for...

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Blanchard formally qualifies for governor

Gubernatorial candidate Lynda “Lindy” Blanchard formally qualified with the Alabama Republican Party on Friday. “I am incredibly happy...

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Alabama law enforcement gets $1.6 million to fight drug crimes

Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey (R) awarded $1.6 million to continue the fight against illegal drugs and drug-related crime in the state. “Public...

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Alabama families struggle with loss as fentanyl claims lives

By Nicole Allshouse Homeland Security Investigations in Birmingham have seized more than 10 kilograms of fentanyl so far in 2021. The...

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Palmer: Fentanyl trafficking by Mexican drug cartels pose serious threat to U.S.

By Brandon Moseley Drug overdose deaths are up substantially. One significant component of that is the increasing amounts of fentanyl...