Text DFW to 24042 to join 97.9 The Beat’s mobile club for exclusive news (Terms & Conditions). Follow The Beat On Twitter: 4 Houston, Texas police officers were recently shot at a heroin drug house, trying to serve a warrant. 2 of the suspects were killed after having the shoot out with police. The fifth officer […]

During Friday's edition on NewsOne Now, Jerrold Winter, Ph.D, Professor of Pharmacology and Therapeutics at the University of New York at Buffalo spoke with Roland Martin about pain management, opioid dependence and the true meaning of addition.

There are going to be a mad drug dealer and some very disappointed drug users. But the police are having some fun, while sending a message to the intended recipient of the drugs with this comment, “Hey! Navi. Are you missing some substance, better known as heroin?” Calgary police’s post stated. “If so, we really […]

Paul LePage inferred that out-of-state Black drug dealers not only are to blame for his state's growing heroin problem, but for impregnating white women too.

This is so sad. And this information is what no one wanted to hear. Academy Award winning and distinguished actor Philip Seymour Hoffman was allegedly…

Police say that a substitute teacher in a Pittsburgh-area high school passed out in class after allegedly being high on heroin. Read the full story here: http://www.nbcnewyork.com/news/weird/Substitute-Teacher-High-on-Heroin-Passes-Out-in-Classroom-Police-228200711.html

Maybe everybody needs to find a different way to come into Texas?? Cuz the Border Patrol has already busted Snoop, Willie Nelson and Fiona Apple with drugs! Today, the Border Patrol Station has busted another rapper with DRUGS !! TMZ is reporting that the St. Louis Rapper’s tour bus was searched after the drug dogs […]

A former sheriff’s deputy from Los Angeles County was sentenced Monday to two years behind bars after getting busted trying to smuggle heroin, concealed in a burrito, into a courthouse jail. Read the Full Story Here: http://www.nbcdfw.com/news/weird/Ex-Deputy-Sentenced-for-Smuggling-Heroin-Stuffed-Burrito-into-Jail-160288655.html