Overdose

Los Angeles

Two Drug Dealers To Plead Guilty In Mac Miller’s Studio City Overdose Death

LOS ANGELES (CBSLA) – Two men are set to plead guilty Tuesday to supplying the fentanyl-laced pills which lead to…

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Los Angeles

LAPD Officer, 2 Others Hospitalized After Possible Fentanyl Exposure In Porter Ranch

LOS ANGELES (CBSLA) — At least three people, including an LAPD officer, were rushed to a hospital Monday after possibly…

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Entertainment & Arts

100,000 Americans Reportedly Died Due To Drug Overdose In 12-Month Period—Which Is More Than Gun Violence And Car Crashes Combined, As Fentanyl Use Skyrockets

#Roommates, the COVID-19 pandemic saw the rise of many things, but perhaps the most deadly was the massive increase in…

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Chicago

US overdose deaths topped 100,000 in one year, officials say

NEW YORK (AP) — An estimated 100,000 Americans died of drug overdoses in one year, a never-before-seen milestone that health…

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Health

US recorded more than 100,000 drug overdose deaths in the first year of Covid lockdowns

The U.S.’s national drug problem has reached a harrowing mark. From April 2020 to April 2021, the first full year…

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New York

Overdose Deaths Reached Record High as the Pandemic Spread

“Many people are dying without knowing what they are ingesting,” she added. People struggling with addiction and those in recovery…

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Health

Illinois opioid overdose deaths increased by 50% during the early months of the COVID-19 pandemic

Opioid overdose deaths spiked dramatically during the COVID-19 pandemic, a new study finds. Researchers from the Northwestern University Feinberg School of…

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Los Angeles

Inland Empire Parents Charged In Death Of Toddler Who Overdosed On Fentanyl

Adler Metcalf (left) and Sandy Acuna (right) have been booked on suspicion of murder in the death of their 15-month…

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Los Angeles

Ryan Reavis Agrees To Plead Guilty For Role In Mac Miller’s Fatal Overdose

LOS ANGELES (CBSLA) — A man has agreed to plead guilty to a federal criminal charge for supplying counterfeit pills…

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Business

Michael Bloomberg pledges US$120 million to curb drug overdose deaths

Michael Bloomberg will spend US$120 million in an effort to reduce the soaring numbers of deaths from drug overdoses,…

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