Overdose Surge: 70+ Suspected Overdoses Lead to Multiple Deaths in Austin; 2 Detained

Austin, Texas – Two individuals have been detained as persons of interest following an outbreak of drug overdoses that has resulted in multiple fatalities, according to the Austin-Travis County EMS. Since Wednesday, the EMS has responded to approximately 70 suspected overdose cases, with the possibility of more cases emerging in the coming days. The eight … Read more

Toxic Drug Alert Issued in Williams Lake After Multiple Overdoses and Fatalities

Williams Lake, British Columbia – A recent toxic drug alert has been issued for the residents of Williams Lake. The alert, set to remain in effect for the week, comes in response to a series of overdoses, including fatalities, linked to the use of down or fentanyl within the community. Interior Health, in a news … Read more

Fatal Overdoses Spark Warning from RNC About Illicit Drug Use

St. John’s, Newfoundland and Labrador – The Royal Newfoundland Constabulary is issuing a warning to the public following a series of recent deaths in the province. Over the past week, there have been five reported deaths in the northeast Avalon and in Labrador, prompting concerns about the availability of dangerous and potentially fatal illicit drugs … Read more

Fentanyl Outbreak in Cameron County: 12 Overdoses and 8 Deaths Reported

First responders in the Rio Grande Valley in Texas are facing a surge in fentanyl-related overdose calls, with 12 reported cases and 8 resulting in fatalities over the past week, according to Cameron County officials. The influx of fentanyl-related incidents presents a new and challenging situation for law enforcement and medical authorities in the region. … Read more

Fentanyl Overdoses in Williamson County: 1 Dead and 3 Hospitalized in Alarming Week

WILLIAMSON COUNTY, Texas – Last week, the Williamson County Sheriff’s Office responded to four suspected fentanyl overdoses, one of which resulted in a fatality. According to reports, a woman in her 30s passed away in the Brushy Creek area, while the other three non-fatal overdoses involved individuals in their 20s. A sheriff’s sergeant commented that … Read more

Federal Indictment: Congers Man Accused of Causing Multiple Overdoses and Deaths from Fentanyl Dealing

A federal indictment charges a 25-year-old from Congers, NY with two counts of narcotics distribution resulting in two deaths and four counts of causing serious bodily injury to four others due to fentanyl overdoses. Justin Turnick was arrested Wednesday for drug dealing in Rockland County, facing a statutory prison sentence of 20 years to life … Read more

Denver Officials Suspect Drug Overdoses in Connection to String of Outdoor Deaths

Denver, Colorado – Officials in Denver are investigating a string of deaths that occurred outdoors and may be linked to drug overdoses rather than the bitter cold weather. Over the past week, five incidents resulted in deaths not classified as homicides, according to the Denver Police Department. While the Office of the Medical Examiner has … Read more

Conspiracy Members Sentenced to Federal Prison for Fatal Teen Overdoses in North Texas

CARROLLTON, Texas – A federal judge has sentenced three individuals to a combined 35 years in prison for their involvement in a drug conspiracy linked to the deaths of three teenage girls in North Texas. The conspiracy is tied to at least 12 juvenile overdoses, with three of them proving fatal in Carrollton and Flower … Read more