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Winston-Salem man charged with murder after man dies from heroin overdose

CLEMMONS, N.C. — A Davidson County grand jury has indicted a Winston-Salem man on a second-degree murder charge after investigators linked him to the drug overdose death of a Clemmons man in March, authorities said Thursday. 122 more words


Mom charged after toddler found unresponsive from meth, fentanyl overdose

GRANITE CITY, Ill. — An Illinois mother faces several charges after her 17-month-old son overdosed on methamphetamine and fentanyl, according to KTVI.

Emergency officials found Billie Jean Cottle, 25, and the 17-month-old child unresponsive and showing signs of a drug overdose. 167 more words


Stories of Guilt

A story in which names are changed.

I was 20 when I first ate at California Pizza Kitchen.
It was a delightful time,
My two new friends and I – 857 more words

Free Write

A Death Fantasy

Ate almost a quart quart of ice cream today.
Felt sick for a while. Drank some water,
lotioned up my legs, wanted to overdose on Klonopin, 129 more words

'You want to order?' Fentanyl dealer emails Abbotsford police

It’s not often a drug dealer emails a police officer asking if they’d like to buy some fentanyl.

But that’s exactly what appears to have happened to Abbotsford Police Cst. 282 more words


Toddler recovering after apparent narcotics overdose; mother in custody

GRANITE CITY, Ill. — A mother is facing multiple charges after her 17-month-old son appeared to have a narcotics overdose.

Billie Jean Cottle’s toddler son was found unresponsive in the 130 block of Troeckler Lane in Granite City Monday night, according to the Madison County Sheriff’s Department. 127 more words


International Overdose Awareness Day coming to Kelowna

If anyone knows about the opioid crisis, it’s Helen Jennens of Kelowna.

She lost her two sons to overdoses — one in 2011, the other last year. 226 more words