OLYMPIA, Wash. — Legislation introdued by a Central Washington congressman aims to provide police officers in rural communities with the resources they need to combat the rampant opioid epidemic. Rep. Dan Newhouse (R-WA) introduced the Law Enforcement Officers Preventing (Drug) Abuse…
ELLENSBURG, Wash. — Non-pharmaceutical opioid use has caused a growing trend of overdoses in communities throughout the nation. Now, the Ellensburg Police Department (EPD) is attempting to prevent further overdose deaths as the city faces a record-pace for drug-related incidents.…
The mother of a man found dead in the Los Angeles home of Ed Buck has filed a wrongful death lawsuit against the longtime Democratic donor, alleging that he injected her son with a lethal dose of crystal methamphetamine.
A group of Prince fans reportedly are asking the US attorney for the District of Minnesota to convene a grand jury to investigate the singer's death.
A drug called K2 is believed to be behind more than 100 overdoses in New Haven, Connecticut, this week. Some of those who overdosed experienced speeding heart rates, difficulty breathing and vomiting. Others were found collapsed in a semiconscious or unconscious state on the New Haven Green, the downtown park.
Demi Lovato has entered rehab.
Demi Lovato is experiencing "complications" and remains hospitalized following her apparent drug overdose, two sources close to the singer tell CNN.
Demi Lovato has long been open about her struggles with substance abuse and mental health issues.
Musician Tom Petty died of an accidental drug overdose of several medications, a statement from his family, posted on tompetty.com, and a news release from the Los Angeles County Medical Examiner said Friday.