Tag: Overdose

SF Overdose Deaths Rise In 2019

SAN FRANCISCO—Citywide substance use trends show that overdose deaths totaled 441 in 2019, an increase from 259 deaths in 2018, according to an annual...

Bill Proposing “Safe Injection Sites” In SF Rejected

SAN FRANCISCO—A bill which would have allowed the city of San Francisco to open facilities to address drug overdoses has failed to pass in...

Cameron Pettit Charged In Death Of Rapper Mac Miller

HOLLYWOOD HILLS—Cameron James Pettit, 28, was arrested and charged on Wednesday, September 4 with distributing deadly fentanyl-laced pills that triggered an accidental drug overdose...

Rapper Mac Miller Dead At 26

STUDIO CITY—Rapper Mac Miller was found dead on Friday, September 7, in his home in Studio City, TMZ reported. He died from an apparent...

Demi Lovato Hospitalized For Overdose

HOLLYWOOD HILLS—On Tuesday, July 24, TMZ broke news that singer, songwriter and actress Demi Lovato was transported to a hospital after an apparent drug...

SFPD Uses Narcan Kits To Save Lives

SAN FRANCISCO—The San Francisco Police Department partnered with the Harm Reduction Coalition’s Drug Overdose Prevention and Education project last year, according to a press...

Three People Arrested For Making And Selling Fentanyl

SAN FRANCISCO—Three people were arrested and accused of manufacturing and selling fentanyl illegally. The three people had an alleged fentanyl manufacturing operation in the...

Lamar Odom’s Friend Bobby Heyward Dies

HOLLYWOOD—Basketball star Lamar Odom has lost another one of his close friends. Writer and producer Bobby Heyward, 30, died of a drug overdose on...
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