President Joe Biden will pivot from touting bold initiatives to reassuring voters and pledging bipartisan policy solutions as he grapples with a new Republican majority in the House of Representatives.
Drug overdoses have now surpassed deaths from car crashes and guns, as well as the flu and pneumonia in the United States. Law enforcement is scrambling to catch up.
The jury deliberated the case for six days, which included evidence of Guzman shipping 25 to 30 tons of cocaine each year.
The Rockbridge Drug Task force said methamphetamine use is widespread. It’s an epidemic, it’s dangerous, and it’s not going away anytime soon.
The state has declared opioid addiction a public health emergency, and Narcan is now available locally. But some argue the problem of drug addiction isn’t a new one.
In an attempt to combat drug use in Rockbridge County, Commonwealth’s Attorney Chris Billias has introduced a new strategy he hopes can make a difference.