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Man Charged With Homicide In Overdose Of Officer’s Stepdaughter

(CBS) — When Sydney Schergen died of a drug overdose last year, Theresa Almanza found herself in an unusual position.

Almanza, a Chicago Police gang officer accustomed to solving crimes involving other people’s families, set out to seek justice for her own stepdaughter. 515 more words

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Fentanyl in Canada will get worse before it gets better: RCMP report

Fentanyl use and distribution has exploded in Canada over the last 12 months, and it’s going to get worse before it gets better, says a new RCMP report examining the deadly drug. 342 more words

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Salt Lake City officers use Naloxone for the first time to revive woman after heroin overdose

SALT LAKE CITY – Salt Lake City Police used Naloxone for the first time to save a woman’s life. Officers found themselves at the right place at the right time Wednesday evening in the Rio Grande District in Salt Lake City. 250 more words

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Girl, 2, Tries To Revive Mom After She Collapses In Public After Apparent Overdose -- Watch

This is absolutely heartbreaking. Inside a Family Dollar store, a toddler girl desperately and frantically tried to wake up her passed-out mom who appeared to be unconscious after a drug overdose. 325 more words

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