Gene Vittone, the late Washington County district attorney, will be remembered for his dedication to his job and the compassion he showed to individuals dealing with drug addiction.
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A recent report from the National Safety Council that shows Americans are more likely to die from an accidental opioid overdose than in a vehicle crash reveals how U.S. towns and cities are struggling to manage the opioid crisis. But the Washington Opioid Overdose Coalition, which was formed in 2016 to fight the opioid epidemic, is showing progress is possible.
An assault-style rifle, 9 mm pistol and cocaine packaged for sale were seized when a search warrant was served at a Washington home Friday morning, police said.
Attorney General Jeff Sessions and Scott W. Brady, U.S. Attorney for the Western District of Pennsylvania, announced “Operation Synthetic Opio…
Since the formation of the Washington County Opioid Overdose Coalition, the county's approach to the opioid epidemic that continues to ravage the country has been "night and day."
At Washington County's annual salary board reorganization, an annual 3 percent raise for the commissioners and other elected officials took effect, and the board granted the same raise to salaried employees.
A partnership between the University of Pittsburgh and numerous coroners across the state is helping to target the heroin epidemic.