Five Possible Overdose Individuals Rushed to Hospital in Granada Hills
Five individuals were rushed to the hospital for possible drug overdoses in Granada Hills Saturday morning.
Seventh Teen Ingested Pills Linked to Death of Bernstein HS Student, LAPD Says
A seventh teen was a ‘victim’ of ingesting pills believed to be linked to the death last week of a 15-year-old girl who was a student at Bernstein High School in Hollywood, the LAPD said Tuesday.
San Diego Deploying Free Narcan Vending Machines to Help Combat Opioid Epidemic
San Diego County could soon have a new weapon in its arsenal to help fight its growing problem with opioid addiction.
Record Number of Americans Died of Overdose Deaths in 2021, CDC Says
The Centers for Disease Control revealed Wednesday that the U.S. set a grim record in 2021 with 107,000 overdose deaths.
More Than 107,000 Americans Died of an Overdose Last Year, Setting New Record
The provisional 2021 total translates to roughly one U.S. overdose death every 5 minutes.
Record Fentanyl Deaths Impact Local Families
Drug overdose deaths top 100,000 annually for the first time, driven by fentanyl, according to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention. Provisional data shows drug overdose deaths rose by 28.5% over a 12-month period ending in April 2021.
Fentanyl Deaths Rise at Alarming Rate
All across Southern California, fentanyl deaths are happening at an alarming rate. And with the recent crackdown on doctors and companies for flooding the market with pain pills, people are increasingly turning to the online black market where they’re unwittingly buying dangerous fake drugs. Lolita Lopez reports for the NBC4 I-Team at 11 p.m. on March 28, 2022.
Anaheim Sees Rash of Apparent Drug Overdoses In One Hour
Four people apparently overdosed on opioids and died in about an hour in Anaheim Monday.
Demi Lovato Renounces ‘California Sober,' Says They Are Now ‘Sober Sober'
Pop star Demi Lovato is renouncing their “California sober” ways and says they’re now entirely sober, just three years after nearly dying during a drug overdose.
100,000 Americans Died of Drug Overdoses in One Year — A Never-Before-Seen Record
Experts believe the top drivers are the growing prevalence of deadly fentanyl in the illicit drug supply and the COVID-19 pandemic.