Brutal incidents like a couple being lit on fire by apparent crack thieves suggest things could get even worse in a state known for its heroin woes.
For a while, at least, there were no wars and no worries—just fun, easy money.
We caught him selling a small amount of crack: only 57 grams.
Benjamin Marra ends his run on VICE with one final colorful and violent comic strip.
The actual dollar cost of addiction for an individual can be catastrophic.
Nancy "was married to the money and introduced America to the stove," fans say, so it's only natural that Fetty would celebrate her life with song.
Prosecutors say Lonnie Franklin, Jr. murdered ten black women and tried to kill one more. If convicted, he would be the longest-active serial killer in Los Angeles history.
From hackers invading baby monitors to stolen cop cars to mass pig heists, here are some of the most bonkers capers of 2015.
In our documentary Rob Ford's Sobriety Coach: Inside the Manic Life and Work of Bob Marier, we spent time with Marier to get an inside look at his unique process.
"Oh my god. Stop doing that."
If Paul Hannaford's stories about suicide attempts, smearing his body with his own feces, and injecting himself with dirty, blunted needles don't make you afraid of heroin, nothing will.
Experts aren't sure about how or why it started—all they know is it's getting bigger.
Some advice that would have been more useful than: "You will die if you do drugs."
We meet up with Oscar-winner Benicio Del Toro to discuss his latest film and the hurdles of being a minority actor in Hollywood.
Word of Alberto 'Alpo' Martinez's apparent release from a little-known federal prison witness protection program is resonating on the street.
GHB, mephedrone, and meth have become so popular at gay sex parties that many sex workers say they're expected to take these drugs as part of their jobs.
The crack problem in Frankfurt's Bahnhofsviertel neighborhood has gotten so bad, residents are nostalgic for the days when heroin was addicts' drug of choice.
"Sometimes regular civilians are less intimidating than a police officer. I really believe in the power of social control coming from within the community itself."
For a number of young players released from their contracts, selling large quantities of cocaine seems like the easiest way to maintain the lifestyle they once enjoyed.
Millions of us take drugs. But for those who aren't feeling great about themselves, the need for escapism can be stronger. Unfortunately, this chemical sanctuary can worsen people's mental health.
Tanayah Sam was about to be convicted for armed robbery before skipping bail and heading to Yemen to study Islam—a decision that saved his life.
Taken by Índio Badaróss – the artist known as "the Basquiat of Cracolândia."
On Christmas Eve, a guy named 'Dollar Billions' sprayed a woman with a hose to get her off his property, and for internet points.
This is how the United Kingdom would be taking drugs if the law had anything to do with how harmful they actually are.