• In this Wednesday, Aug. 24, 2016, file photo, Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte gestures with a fist bump during his visit to the Philippine Army's Camp Mateo Capinpin at Tanay township, Rizal province east of Manila, Philippines. Since Duterte unleashed a massive anti-drug crackdown after taking office barely two months ago, nearly 2,000 suspected drug pushers and users have been killed. He has called the pope a son of a bitch, the U.S. ambassador gay, the United Nations inutile, and threatened to declare martial law if the Supreme Court meddles in his work. But, according to a survey early last month, he has the support of nearly 91 percent of Filipinos. (AP Photo/Bullit Marquez, File)

    Filipinos seen backing Duterte despite rising drug killings

    MANILA, Philippines (AP) — On the day he was sworn into office, President Rodrigo Duterte went to a Manila slum and exhorted residents who knew any drug addicts to “go ahead and kill them yourself as getting their parents to do it would be too painful.”

  • Dozens treated as heroin overdose spikes hit several states

    CINCINNATI (AP) — Officials in several states are scrambling to deal with a series of heroin overdose outbreaks affecting dozens of people and involving at least six deaths.

  • This booking photo released Friday, Aug. 26, 2016, by the Dallas County Sheriff’s Department, shows Texas Rangers reliever Jeremy Jeffress, who was arrested in Dallas on a drunken driving charge.  (Dallas County Sheriff’s Department via AP)

    Rangers reliever Jeremy Jeffress charged with DWI in Dallas

    DALLAS (AP) — The Texas Rangers placed reliever Jeremy Jeffress on the restricted list Friday following his overnight arrest on a drunken driving charge.

  • In this photo taken, Aug., 11, 2016, Mickey Munday talks to a reporter in Love Park in North Miami, Fla. When he was one of Miami's notorious "cocaine cowboys" in the 1980s, Mickey Munday made millions of dollars flying loads of drugs for Colombia's Medellin and Cali cartels. He knew infamous Medellin kingpin Pablo Escobar. He liked to fly his illicit cargo to out-of-the-way landing strips in the Everglades using high-tech gadgetry such as night-vision goggles. (AP Photo/Alan Diaz)

    A Miami ‘cocaine cowboy’ finds redemption with love locks

    NORTH MIAMI, Fla. (AP) — When he was one of Miami’s notorious “cocaine cowboys” in the 1980s, Mickey Munday made millions of dollars flying loads of drugs for Colombia’s Medellin and Cali cartels.

  • In this Aug. 11, 2016 photo, rebels of the 48th Front of the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia stand in formation in the southern jungles of Putumayo, Colombia.  With a cease-fire with the Colombian government in place, gone are the days when they had to change camp every few days for fear of being stunned in their sleep by bombs falling from the skies. (AP Photo/Fernando Vergara)

    AP EXPLAINS: How Colombia conflict developed over decades

    With Colombia’s government and the country’s biggest rebel movement announcing an agreement on a historic peace deal, The Associated Press explains how the conflict began and developed over the decades.

  • Ohio sheriff pleads not guilty to drug, theft charges

    FREMONT, Ohio (AP) — An Ohio sheriff who is up for re-election this fall pleaded not guilty Wednesday to charges that he stole medications from prescription drug disposal drop boxes, deceived doctors into giving him painkillers and misused department funds.

  • A photo provided by the Greene County Sheriff's Department shows Derrick Dearman, a suspect in the Saturday massacre of five adults in Citronelle Ala. Dearman, of Leakesville, Mississippi, will be charged with six counts of capital murder, Mobile County sheriff's spokeswoman Lori Myles said Sunday, Aug. 21, 2016. (George County Sheriff's Department via AP)

    Man held in 5 slayings blames massacre on drugs

    CITRONELLE, Ala. (AP) — A man accused of slaying five people at an Alabama home brought an ax to attack his victims, striking one who had been sleeping in a reclining chair, and also used guns he took from the house to shoot them, an Alabama sheriff said Tuesday.

  • In this Feb. 4, 2007 file photo, Prince performs during the halftime show at the Super Bowl XLI football game at Dolphin Stadium in Miami. The disclosure that some pills found at Prince's Paisley Park home and studio were counterfeit and contained the powerful synthetic opioid fentanyl strongly suggests they came to the superstar illegally. Prince died April 21, 2016, of an accidental fentanyl overdose. (AP Photo/Chris O'Meara, File)

    Counterfeit pain pills likely came to Prince illegally

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The disclosure that some pills found at Prince’s Paisley Park home and studio were counterfeit and contained the powerful synthetic opioid fentanyl strongly suggests the pills came to the superstar musician illegally.

  • In this Sept. 20, 1992, file photo, Los Angeles Raiders starting guard quarterback Todd Marinovich (12) runs out of the pocket and is tackled by Cleveland Browns linebacker Richard Brown (52) during second quarter action in Los Angeles. Marinovich has been arrested after being found naked with marijuana and possibly methamphetamine in a stranger's backyard in Southern California. Irvine Police Cmdr. Mike Hallinan said Monday, Aug. 22, 2016, that Marinovich was arrested Friday, Aug. 19, after a call saying a naked man was on a hiking trail near homes. (AP Photo/Kevork Djansezian, File)

    Ex-USC and Raiders QB Marinovich arrested naked with drugs

    IRVINE, Calif. (AP) — Former USC and Los Angeles Raiders quarterback Todd Marinovich has been arrested after being found naked with marijuana and possibly methamphetamine in a stranger’s backyard in Southern California.

  • Correction: Prince Death story

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — In a story Aug. 21 about pills found at Prince’s estate after his death, The Associated Press misidentified a synthetic drug found in some pills. It was U-47700, not U-4770.