Members of the Connersville community attended an anti-drug rally Saturday after there were 20 overdoses in 20 days in the town of 13,000.
Arrests relating to drugs increased on the IU-Bloomington campus, but arrests for alcohol and reports of sex offenses were down.
Heroin use has been increasing in the U.S., and addiction often has a high price that isn't just financial.
Sen. Jim Merritt wants synthetic drug penalties on par with cocaine and heroin offenses.
Indiana prisoners were sentenced in the investigation involving a drug ring.
Indiana has the 17th highest drug overdose mortality rate in the country, a report from Trust for America’s Health indicates.
Treating babies who were exposed to addictive drugs in the womb cost Indiana hospitals $30 million in 2011.
Indiana legislators have passed three versions of a synthetic drug ban, but some say it needs to be updated again to differentiate between kinds of drugs.
The bill no longer requires women to undergo an ultrasound before using abortion-inducing drugs.
Officials hope the dog will help crack down on illegal drug traffic in the city.