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Perhaps one of the most infamous Black drug lords in U.S. history has died, according to his family. Frank Lucas, 88, was known as the “Godfather of Harlem” and the subject of the 2007 hit movie American Gangster, starring Denzel Washington, died on Thursday, May 30, 2019, according to his nephew, Aldwan Lassiter. Lucas came…

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Federal, state and local officials have broken up a massive interstate drug ring that was being operated as a family business. Law enforcement officials stated that at least 12 of 17 suspects have been arrested in a drug distribution ring that shipped drugs between Phoenix’s Sky Harbor International Airport and John F. Kennedy Airport in…

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  The Georgia Bureau of Investigation has issued a warning about two new versions of the synthetic opiate fentanyl. “According to a warning issued by the GBI: The Georgia Bureau of Investigation’s Crime Lab in Cleveland, Georgia, has identified two new fentanyl analogues, acrylfentanyl and tetrahydrofuran fentanyl. Both of these synthetic opioids had not previously been…

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The Georgia Bureau of Investigations has issued a public safety warning over deaths linked to a killer drug on the streets of metro Atlanta. The drug is a synthetic opioid called furanyl fentanyl and it’s so powerful it could kill by a single touch or inhaled residue. A batch of furanyl fentanyl was discovered in a…

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In a nation that has been plagued by illegal drugs and the associated violence, citizens turn to cops for assistance and protection, Now, once again, the nation’s faith has been misplaced as more than a dozen cops have been busted in a multistate drug ring in Virginia and North Carolina. The undercover operation, called “Operation…

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The plague of heroin addiction has made news recently as people across the nation are overdosing at alarming rates. The city of Louisville, Kentucky is now taking center stage as at least 52 people have overdosed on heroin in a 36-hour period. Louisville Metro Emergency Services reported a string of 911 calls that started last…

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The death of ’80’s pop star George Michael has left his fans around the world in shock. The singer’s body was found by his boyfriend Fadi Fawaz, a celebrity hairdresser. Fawaz recently described the discovery of Michael’s body to media. He stated, “We were supposed to be going for Christmas lunch. I went round there…

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In a story that shows the dangers of allowing drug dealing to occur in a home, a grandmother has been sentenced to jail. Police and prosecutors claim that Lisa Davis, 44, of Warren, Ohio, knew her sons were dealing drugs from her home. Staying at the home also was her daughter Carlisa Davis, 19, and…

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A dangerous synthetic form of heroin imported from China has now been banned in the U.S. The drug known as Pink has been responsible for a string of heroin overdoses and at least 50 deaths. The drug is known to chemists as U-47700 and usually appears as a white powder and is shipped to the…

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The growing epidemic of heroin use in the U.S. is once again making headlines. Hope, Indiana, police officers found Erika Hurt passed out behind the wheel of her car in the parking lot of a store. Her 10-month-old child was crying in the backseat. The syringe was still in Hurt’s hand when the officers responded to the…

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A tragic string of drug overdoses in a small Pennsylvania town continues as a couple was found dead by their daughter. Police state that a 7-year-old girl told her school bus driver that she couldn’t wake up her parents. When she arrived at school she told administrators that she had fed and dressed herself and got…

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President Barack Obama recently visited Atlanta to discuss an initiative to propose a $1.1 billion in funding to address the prescription opioid abuse and heroin use. The event was held at the AmeriMart, a building that’s nestled in downtown Atlanta near Centennial Olympic Park, CNN Center, and Philip’s Arena. But only a few minutes drive…

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Hours after news broke that “Love & Hip Hop” star Mendeecees Harris was sentenced to 97 months in prison for trafficking cocaine and heroin through Rochester, New York, the 37-year-old usedts, shortly after the Judge Frank Geraci Jr. handed down the sentence, Harris stood up in court and apologized to the city of Rochester as his…

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  Cops have issues like every other ordinary citizen, but the recent discovery of an FBI agent who was a heroin junkie in the prestigious Washington, D.C. field office has become epic. FBI agent Matthew Lowry, 33, went missing from the office last September 2014. Colleagues feared the worst since he was involved in high…

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