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Second Man Arrested in Probe of Mac Miller’s Overdose Death

(Havasu City Police Department via AP) LOS ANGELES — An Arizona man has become the second person arrested on drug charges as authorities investigate the overdose death of rapper Mac Miller. Police gave no details on the connection between him and 26-yea...
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Number of US Overdose Deaths Appears to Be Falling

NEW YORK — U.S. overdose deaths last year likely fell for the first time in nearly three decades, preliminary numbers suggest. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on Wednesday posted data showing ...
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New Mexico Little League Park Plagued by Hypodermic Needles

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — A New Mexico Little League park is fighting a battle against discarded syringes with attached hypodermic needles amid the region's outgoing opioid epidemic. "The needle problem affects all the fields. We even find them in the dugout, whe...
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Former Fresno News Anchor Found Dead in Glendale

Chris Burrous, a weekend news anchor at Los Angeles TV station KTLA and a former Fresno newsman, has died. Glendale police say the 43-year-old Burrous was not breathing when paramedics were called to a Days ...
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Radio Host Art Bell Died of Prescription Overdose

LAS VEGAS — Art Bell, a former syndicated AM radio host best known for nightly shows in the 1990s featuring paranormal themes and conspiracy theories, died of an accidental overdose of prescription drugs, authorities in Nevada said Wednesday. An autopsy fou...