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The Medical Board of California has launched an investigation into a string of 16 fatal overdoses tied to powerful narcotics prescribed by a prominent Orange County physician. Dr. Van Vu, a pain management specialist in Huntington Beach, was featured in...
Two teenagers whose bodies were found Jan. 21 in a Huntington Beach apartment died of accidental overdoses, the Orange County Sheriff-Coroner has declared. Aaron Saenz, 15, of Westminster, and Chelsea Taylor, 16, of Huntington Beach both had methadone,...
Huntington Beach has decided to levy a utility tax on the residents of Sunset Beach when they are annexed, an action previously thought to be unconstitutional without giving them a vote. Taking a second look at the laws, the city has determined it must...
For more than two decades, Timothy Gulley walked through life under the suffocating cloud of drug addiction. The 52-year-old electrician was in and out of jail and struggled to hold onto a job as he chased his next high. Many nights his mother refused...
Tags: Defendants, Prosecution, Columbus Park, Criminals, Heroin
Rabies prevention The Department of Health offers information on how to prevent the spread of rabies and what to do in the event of exposure. Rabies is most often seen in raccoons, bats, foxes and skunks. Information: 410-222-7168 or visit aahealth.org....
Linda Fletcher lives in fear of reliving a nightmare: a son dying from a heroin overdose. Her son Kris Klipner succumbed to the drug in 2007. He was 28. Klipner's half-brother battles the same kind of depression as Kris. He suffers the same heroin...
The 5-year-old child with Down syndrome was dirty, alone and wandering around a Boynton Beach apartment complex. When an investigator from the state Department of Children and Families arrived Monday, they found the boy was back home — and his home...
An alleged Mission Viejo drug dealer is scheduled to be arraigned Friday on a charge of murder in the death of a 21-year-old woman by providing her with a lethal dose of drugs and then refusing to take her to the hospital after she lost consciousness....
Tags: OxyContin (drug), Murder, Prosecution, Drug Trafficking, Heroin
Tucked between a hair salon and a gift shop on bustling Las Olas Boulevard is a mysterious gated door with simple instructions: "Enter thru alley." Once you loop around the block and walks past the trash canisters that fill this back street, a rainbow...
A Severn mother who, despite a poison center's admonition to get her son to a hospital immediately, waited until her child began having a seizure from sipping his father's methadone, was placed on three years' probation Friday. Kimberly Brooks, 28,...
The day after her ex-husband's funeral in January, Sabrina Lumpkin started calling every public official she could think of, trying to get someone to pay attention. Warren Lumpkin, 34, had died in a Southwest Baltimore house of heart complications...
The number of oxycodone-related deaths in Orange and Osceola counties — where hundreds of people accidentally overdosed on prescription drugs in recent years — plunged during the first half of 2012 compared with the same period in 2011,...
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