Police Taking Measures To Protect K-9s From Potential Opioid OverdosesPolice K-9s are vulnerable to powerful, illegal opioids like fentanyl that have flooded cities across the country, but in Southern California, officers are doing all they can to protect the animals whose life's purpose it is to work.
Overdoses, Several Arrests Linked To Gummy Bears Laced With DrugsAt least four high school students have been treated recently for possible drug overdoses after eating gummy bears which were allegedly laced with narcotics.
Legendary Rocker Tom Petty Died From Accidental Overdose Of 7 Mixed Medications, Coroner SaysAccording to the statement on the musician's website, the coroner found Petty "passed away due to an accidental overdose as a result of taking a variety of medications."
Study: Many 'Accidental' Opioid Deaths Actually SuicidesThe study also claims the overwhelming opioid epidemic across the nation has made surveillance and prevention of suicides more difficult.
1 Dead, 3 Hospitalized After Overdosing On Drug At Newport Beach BarOne man is dead and three more have been hospitalized after overdosing on a drug at a Newport Beach bar.
4 Men Hospitalized Following Apparent Overdose At Newport Beach ClubParamedics used gurneys to pull the men, who appeared to be in cardiac arrest, out of the building.
AP: Investigators Looking Into Whether Prince Died From OverdoseInvestigators are looking into whether Prince died from an overdose and whether a doctor was prescribing him drugs in the weeks before he was found dead at his home in suburban Minneapolis, a law enforcement official told The Associated Press on Thursday.
3 More People Sickened By Unknown Drug In Same Section Of Skid Row Where Others Fell IllThree people were sickened by an unknown drug Saturday in the same section of Skid Row where at least six others became ill the previous night.
At Least 6 Homeless Men Overdose On Drug Believed To Be Spice On Skid RowThe homeless men were all transported to the hospital.
Huntington Beach Police Hope Public Can Lead Them To Men Who Left Overdosed Woman At HospitalThe 24-year-old woman died from an apparent overdose.
Rowland Heights Doctor Convicted Of Second-Degree Murder For 3 Overdose DeathsThe deaths occurred between March and December 2009.
Issue Of Deadly Overdoses Raised At Event In Orange CountyEvery person in the room has lost a loved one to an overdose.