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No Charges Filed In Overdose Death Of Prince

(CNN) — Carver County Attorney Mark Metz announced Thursday that no one will be charged in connection to Prince’s death in April 2016.

Prince, whose full name was Prince Rogers Nelson, was found unresponsive in an elevator at Paisley Park, his home and recording studio in Chanhassen, Minnesota. 605 more words

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Overdose deaths continue to rise as police tackle growing opioid crisis

Last year, 20 Peterborough residents died of suspected overdoses. Deputy police chief Tim Farquharson said the city is on track to double that number this year. 435 more words

Canada

N. Bay Woman Accused Of Doing Nothing In Son's Overdose Death

PETALUMA (CBS SF) – A 34-year-old transient and her friend were arrested on suspicion of manslaughter and child endangerment early Monday morning after her 16-year-old child died of a possible drug overdose and they allegedly didn’t call for help, police said. 357 more words

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Organ Donations From Overdose Deaths Are Saving Lives

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SHREWSBURY (CBSMiami) – As the nation battles the opioid epidemic that is claiming lives in record numbers, there is a new glimmer of hope that those tragic deaths are providing second chances for complete strangers. 311 more words

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Into Nothingness

Over the last few weeks I have noticed these old pictures of opium dens creeping into my Pinterest feed. I must have, at some point, saved something that red flagged me for these black and white glimpses into history. 207 more words

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In Opioid Epidemic, Some Cities Strain To Afford OD Antidote

BALTIMORE (AP) — On a Baltimore street corner, public health workers hand out a life-saving overdose antidote to residents painfully familiar with the ravages of America’s opioid epidemic. 873 more words

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Peterborough police investigate 3 drug overdose deaths

Peterborough police are dealing with three deaths believed to have been caused by illicit drug use.

They are most likely accidental overdoses and are not related, according to police Staff Sergeant John Lyons in a statement issued late Saturday night. 127 more words

Crime