US Overdose Deaths Increase 29%, Hit Record High During PandemicOverdose deaths soared to a record 93,000 last year in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic, the U.S. government reported Wednesday.
Report: Overdose Deaths Hit Record In West VirginiaThe number of fatal drug overdoses in West Virginia hit a record last year, according to preliminary state data showing at least 1,275 residents died.
Police: Woman Charged After Baby Girl In Her Care Overdoses On HeroinAn infant remains hospitalized after she overdosed on heroin that she ingested while a woman who was supposed to be caring for her slept, authorities said.
Woman Sentenced To Jail For Role As Suspected Drug Dealer In 2017 Overdose DeathA woman who was arrested in 2019 in connection with a drug overdose death in 2017 has been sentenced to serve time in jail.
Police: Mom Dressed In Cookie Monster Costume Overdoses After Dropping Child Off At Babysitter'sA Westmoreland County woman is facing child endangerment charges after police say she dropped her child off with a babysitter then apparently overdosed in her car while wearing a cookie monster costume.
Men Accused Of Selling Fatal Drugs To Mac Miller Scheduled To Go On Trial Next YearThe men accused of selling the drugs that killed Pittsburgh rapper Mac Miller will stand trial in 2020.
Man Charged In Heroin-Laced Vape Sicknesses Of Two High School StudentsPolice in West Virginia say they have identified another source of suspected heroin-laced vaping solutions that sickened two high school students.
Warning: Two Morgantown Teenagers Overdosed On Heroin-Laced Vape PensOver the past 24 hours, two high school students in Morgantown, West Virginia have overdosed on heroin-laced "vape pens."
Man Charged With Allegedly Selling Drugs That Killed Mac Miller Pleads Not GuiltyA man charged with selling rapper Mac Miller the drugs that killed him last year has pleaded not guilty.
Three Men Charged With Providing Drugs That Killed Mac MillerThe three men that were arrested in connection to the death of Mac Miller have been charged.
Police: 11-Month-Old Overdoses On Heroin While Parents Were Asleep In CarAn 11-month-old in Chester County is recovering from a heroin and fentanyl overdose.
Several Health Centers Will Distribute Free Naloxone Throughout Pa.Several state health centers will be giving out free Naloxone later this month to try to curb opioid overdose rates.
Man Sentenced To 2-5 Years In Prison For Involuntary Manslaughter After Overdose DeathA man was sentenced for involuntary manslaughter after delivering heroin to a man that ultimately would overdose.
Jury Finds Man Accused Of Delivering Drugs That Killed His Brother GuiltyA jury found a Greensburg man guilty of delivering and selling his brother drugs that ultimately killed him.
Police: 4 Rushed To Hospital Following Possible Overdose At Cedar PointFour people were taken to the hospital after possibly overdosing at Cedar Point.