Got DRUGS?   Join 97.9 The Box and our Radio One Family in support of the U.S. Department of Justice & Drug Enforcement Administration. We’re encouraging everyone to participate in the 12th National Prescription Drug Take Back Day on Saturday, October 22nd, 2016 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Prescription drug abuse is a growing dilemma […]

Drug kingpin El Chapo is rumored to have escaped prison for a third time on Friday.

Following her involvement in a federal housing scam, reality star Big Freedia will be heading to rehab for drug testing.

With blackface costumes already making their rounds on social media, one dad found another way to be creatively offensive.

Lamar Odom has landed back in the news this month after the death of his best friend Jamie Sangouthai, who allegedly passed away as a result of drug…


Via One of the four men who accused Bishop Eddie Long of sexual misconduct was arrested this week in Florida on suspicion of being a drug dealer, reports the Atlanta Journal-Constitution. Jamal Parris, 24, was driving a white 2011 BMW in Miami Beach Tuesday evening when a Florida Highway Patrol officer noticed that it […]

Apparently some east coast drug dealers think pretty ‘high’ of rapper Lil Wayne and R&B singer Brandy. Newark, New Jersy police officers recently pulled over an SUV and found 500 bricks of heroin worth an estimated $250 million stuffed in various stash compartments in the vehicle. Many of the bricks were labeled with the name, […]

T.I. is catching a lucky break now that an L.A. County District Attorney has rejected the drug case stemming from his arrest last month. According to TMZ, Tip won’t be prosecuted because he’s already set to serve 11 months in prison for probation violation. Additionally law enforcement sources tell TMZ that there were significant legal issues over […]


Random drug testing isn’t unusual at private schools, but it’s new for public schools in the Houston area. The policy change is a direct result of a drug bust at Columbia High School last April. Sixteen students were charged with felonies after undercover officers discovered they were selling everything from marijuana to cocaine. That was […]