US Mortality Rates Continue To Increase Due To Drug Overdose, Alcohol AbuseDrug overdose, suicide and alcohol abuse were among the reasons why life expectancy was shortening for Americans a new study published Tuesday found.
Inmate Dies After Meth-Laden Kiss; Girlfriend Gets 2 YearsAn inmate's girlfriend passed him seven balloons containing meth during a long kiss. The man died after two of the balloons ruptured in his stomach.
USC Student's Death At Off-Campus Apartment Believed To Be OverdoseThe death of a USC student whose body was found in an apartment near the university remains under investigation Wednesday.
Walgreens Offers Overdose-Reversing Drug, But Some Aren't Sure It's A Good IdeaSome families are worried that quick access to naloxone could do more harm than good.
Man's Death In Studio City 7-Eleven Parking Lot A Possible OverdosePolice say a man died in the parking lot of a 7-Eleven Friday morning from a possible drug overdose.
Addiction Expert Weighs In On Hoffman's DeathFamily, friends and fans of Philip Seymour Hoffman are reeling from the news of the 46-year-old actor’s death from an apparent drug overdose.
'The Face Of Heroin Has Changed,' Family Warns After Losing Son, 19The Isaac family is opening up about the drug that brought their 19-year-old son's life to an end on August 21, when he was found dead from a drug overdose.
River Phoenix Remembered 20 Years After His DeathRiver Phoenix was remembered Thursday night 20 years after the actor’s death outside a popular West Hollywood nightclub.
Legislation Would Help Track Drug-Overdose DeathsThe state Assembly has approved legislation that would require county coroners to report drug overdose deaths to the state medical board.
AEG Calls On Doctor To Testify In Jackson Wrongful Death SuitA doctor’s testimony was used in court Friday in the wrongful death lawsuit filed by Michael Jackson’s family.
New Drug "Spice": Legal, Untraceable, And On The Rise In The SouthlandOfficials say use of a dangerous new drug is rising in the Southland, and parents are shocked that it remains legal and accessible even as it sends teens to the hospital with terrifying health effects.
Criminal Charges Planned Against Pepperdine President's Son In Drug Death Of FriendThe Sheriff's department is planning to file criminal charges against the son of Pepperdine's president in the drug overdose death of a friend.
'Real World' Star Dead Of Apparent Drug Overdose At 29"Real World" star Joey Kovar, who was a cast member of a recent Hollywood season of the hit MTV show, was found dead Friday near his home in Chicago.
Sly Stallone's Son Sage Found Dead At 36Sylvester Stallone's son Sage, 36, has been found dead at his Los Angeles apartment. The "Rambo" star's son made his film debut opposite his father in "Rocky 5."
Agoura Hills Man, 19, Charged With Involuntary Manslaughter In Death Of NFL Player's SonAn Agoura Hills man was charged Thursday with involuntary manslaughter in the drug-overdose death of the 18-year-old son of retired NFL quarterback Erik Kramer.