A kit with naloxone, also known by its brand name Narcan, is displayed at the South Jersey AIDS Alliance in Atlantic City, N.J. on Wednesday, Feb. 19, 2014. An overdose of opiates essentially makes the body forget to breathe. Naloxone works by blocking the brain receptors that opiates latch onto and helping the body "remember" to take in air. (AP Photo/Mel Evans)

Overdose Epidemic: The Push to Save Lives


It’s a problem we’ve been tracking for months – the drug overdose epidemic. Now, we’re talking to those on the front lines of the fight.


3 people face charges in sex trafficking case

Three people have been charged with allegedly taking young women from Massachusetts to Rhode Island with the intent of forcing them to participate in commercial sexual activity.


Heating units, humidifiers recalled for fire hazard

Brand names for the heating units include Amana, Century, Comfort-Aire, Goodman, and York International, while the recalled humidifiers were manufactured by Great Innovations and sold exclusively by QVC.

New York Islanders defenseman Brian Strait (37) collides with New York Islanders' Zdeno Chara during the first period of an NHL hockey game in Boston, Thursday, Oct. 23, 2014. Chara left the game during the first period for unspecified reasons, according to team officials. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa)

Chara injured as Bruins lose to Islanders

The Boston Bruins lost the game to the New York Islanders 3-2 and then waited to find out how long they will be without their captain and No. 1 defenseman, Zdeno Chara.

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Celtics assistant coach denies larceny charge

Boston Celtics assistant coach and former player Walter McCarty has pleaded not guilty to larceny for allegedly failing to pay $18,000 he owes for the purchase and installation of cabinets.