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Two charged in Oshkosh heroin overdose death

Two cousins have been charged in connection to an Oshkosh woman's heroin overdose death.
Heroin users constantly face risk of overdose, death

- 1 month ago @ starnewsonline.com: Deaths from heroin overdoses in North Carolina rose from 38 in 2010 to 148 in 2012. Thirteen of those 148 were in New Hanover County. The NHRMC emergency departments treated 851 overdoses in 2013. Not all of those overdoses were related to heroin ...

Heroin Overdose Death Rates Explode Across VA

- 4 weeks ago @ your4state.com: The task force is investigating their third heroin overdose death in Frederick County in the last month, and reported four non-fatal heroin overdoses that happened just this past weekend. So far, there have been nine reported heroin overdose deaths in ...

Feds charge 5 midstaters in wake of heroin overdose death

- 3 weeks ago @ pennlive.com: He said Gries, Forrester and Stouffer also are charged with drug counts relating to the Feb. 7 heroin overdose death of Kyle A. Golter in Lurgan Township, Franklin County. The charges against Gries, Forrester and Stouffer carry penalties of up to life ...

Sheboygan woman pleads no contest to heroin overdose death

- 3 weeks ago @ ri.search.yahoo.com: A plea deal reached Thursday in a Sheboygan fatal heroin overdose case could lead to criminal charges against 20 other people involved in a large-scale drug distribution ring.

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New information from County Health Department shows increase in heroin deaths

After five heroin overdoses and at least one related death reported over a 24-hour-period in Syracuse last week, people want to learn more about the potentially deadly drug, and its popularity in our community.

Homicide charges filed in heroin overdose death

An Oshkosh man was charged Monday in connection to the death of an Omro man who died of a heroin overdose last month. Maurice D. Boraders, 28, was charged in Winnebago County Circuit Court Monday with first-degree reckless homicide, a felony that ...

Chardon shooting victim’s father died from OD on anniversary

CHARDON, Ohio - A coroner in Ohio says the father of a boy killed in a 2012 school shooting died of an accidental heroin overdose on the second anniversary of his son's death.

Doctor: Man convicted in heroin overdose death not competent

La Crosse Tribune: A doctor has found that a Madison man convicted in a town of Barre man's fatal drug overdose is not competent. The doctor also found that Malachi Hankel is not taking medications but is likely to regain competency, La Crosse County Circuit Judge Todd ...

Mother of teen who died from heroin overdose speaks about CNY heroin spike

CNYcentral.com: SYRACUSE -- Kali was a good kid. The 19-year-old was an honor student at ESM High School, held down a job, and paid for her own apartment. Her mother, Melissa Hosier, was stunned to find out she was using heroin in the summer of 2013. "I really didn't ...

W.Va. heroin overdose deaths triple

Charleston Gazette: CHARLESTON, W.Va. — The number of West Virginians who have died from heroin-related overdoses has tripled over the past five years, while fatalities caused by prescription pain pills have declined for the first time since 2009. Heroin overdose deaths ...

Heroin overdose deaths down, but not out in Cuyahoga County

The Plain Dealer: CLEVELAND, Ohio – Heroin overdose deaths in Cuyahoga County are down since Jan. 1, but Executive Ed FitzGerald says it is too soon to celebrate a victory in the fight against the drug. Officials estimated Monday that between 38 and 40 people fatally ...

Grand jury indicts Miller on new charge

An Effingham County grand jury indicted an Altamont man last week on drug-induced homicide charges stemming from the heroin overdose death of an Effingham woman earlier this year.

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Police arrest man in heroin overdose death

SFGate: BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Baton Rouge police have arrested a man who they believe administered a heroin injection that led to the overdose death of Guy Koontz Jr. Police tell The Advocate (http://bit.ly/QxWsVM ) interviews with Marc Roussel, 32, led ...

BR police arrest man on murder in heroin overdose death

The Advocate: Baton Rouge police on Friday arrested a man on second-degree murder who they believe administered a heroin injection that led to the overdose death of Guy Koontz Jr. Interviews with Marc Roussel led investigators to believe he injected Koontz, 42, with ...

Police arrest man in heroin overdose death - KALB-TV News Channel 5 & CBS 2

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - Baton Rouge police have arrested a man who they believe administered a heroin injection that led to the overdose death of Guy Koontz Jr.

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Heroin overdose suspected in Brentwood man's death

Exeter News-Letter: BRENTWOOD — Authorities are investigating after a 24-year-old Brentwood man was found dead of an apparent drug overdose believed to involve heroin, police said. Police and emergency personnel responded to a home on Birch Circle on March 30 after ...

Heroin overdose suspected in death

Exeter News-Letter: BRENTWOOD — Authorities are investigating after a 24-year-old Brentwood man was found dead of an apparent drug overdose believed to involve heroin, police said. Police and emergency personnel responded to a home on Birch Circle on March 30 after ...

Heroin overdose suspected in Brentwood man's death

BRENTWOOD — Authorities are investigating after a 24-year-old Brentwood man was found dead of an apparent drug overdose believed to involve heroin, police said.

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Batavia man gets 8 years for role in heroin overdose death

Aurora Beacon News: A Batavia man will spend eight years in prison after he pleaded guilty to drug-induced homicide in the heroin overdose death of a South Elgin woman a year ago. Nicholas C. Allen, 22, agreed to an eight-year prison sentence in exchange for pleading ...

Plea deal in heroin overdose death could lead to charges in drug distribution ring

SHEBOYGAN, Wis. — A plea agreement in a fatal heroin overdose case in Sheboygan County could lead to charges in a large drug distribution operation. Monica Sanchez pleaded no contest to first-degree reckless homicide and distributing heroin Thursday.

Madison man charged in heroin overdose death

A Madison man has been charged in connection with the 2013 fatal heroin overdose of a 24-year-old Madison man, the Wisconsin State Journal reports. Justin J. Morse, 26, was charged with first-degree reckless homicide in the March, 11, 2013, death of ...

Police arrest man in heroin overdose death

Baton Rouge police have arrested a man who they believe administered a heroin injection that led to the overdose death of Guy Koontz Jr.

Plea deal in heroin overdose death could lead to charges in drug distribution ring

SHEBOYGAN, Wis. — A plea agreement in a fatal heroin overdose case in Sheboygan County could lead to charges in a large drug distribution operation. Monica Sanchez pleaded no contest to first-degree reckless homicide and distributing heroin Thursday.

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Man arrested after heroin overdose ruled murder

WAFB.com: Baton Rouge man was arrested on charges of second degree murder after a man was found dead due to an apparent heroin overdose. Police say 42-year-old Guy Koontz, Jr. was found dead inside his home on February 27, 2014. Police say on March 27, ...

Drug overdoses suspected in two Benzie County deaths

UpNorthLive.com: A 22-year-old man was found dead Wednesday at a home in Colfax Township. Authorities found the man around 11 a.m. The Sheriff's Department says evidence at the scene suggests the cause of death was a heroin overdose. Another man was found dead ...

Police: Mark Mullins, of Walden, dead after apparent heroin overdose

News 12 Westchester: WALDEN - Heroin is believed to have claimed another life in the Hudson Valley last week. A Walden man was found dead on March 11 following an apparent heroin overdose, according to police. Police say Mark Mullins, 35, died after shooting up eight bags ...

Heroin overdose suspected in death

BRENTWOOD — Authorities are investigating after a 24-year-old Brentwood man was found dead of an apparent drug overdose believed to involve heroin, police said.

Man arrested after heroin overdose ruled murder

A Baton Rouge man was arrested on charges of second degree murder after a man was found dead due to an apparent heroin overdose.

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Dozens trained to use heroin overdose antidote

Dozens of people attended a training course Friday at Arms Acres in Carmel to learn how to use naloxone, an overdose antidote that has been shown to reverse near-deaths from heroin and other opiates. TJN 0419 narcan 1. Health worker Michael Duncan ...

LePage relents a bit on lifesaving heroin overdose antidote

Press Herald: The number of overdose deaths attributed to heroin quadrupled from seven in 2011 to 28 in 2012, the last year for which figures are available. The state medical examiner expects the total for 2013 to be higher still, and treatment professionals say ...

Heroin overdose antidote OK'd

Beloit Daily News: Called Evzio, the device contains naloxone, a long-used antidote for overdoses that is usually administered by syringe in ambulances or emergency rooms. But with the rise in drug overdose deaths, there has been a growing push to equip more people with ...

Heroin overdose antidote promises fewer deaths but raises questions over who

CAMDEN, N.J. — As deaths from heroin and powerful painkillers skyrocket nationwide, governments and clinics are working to put a drug that can reverse an opiate overdose into the hands of more paramedics, police officers and the people advocates say ...

LePage relents a bit on lifesaving heroin overdose antidote

After fighting wider access to naloxone, LePage says he would allow it for certain family members, but some ask why not police and EMTs.

Feds OK heroin overdose antidote

The government is taking a step to let friends or family treat someone they suspect has overdosed on heroin or powerful painkillers called opioids, while they're waiting on medical care.

FDA approves easy-to-use heroin overdose antidote

WASHINGTON (AP) — Friends and family will be able to take the first step to save a loved one from an overdose of heroin or powerful painkillers called opioids.

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