Overdose

San Francisco City Hall (credit: HECTOR MATA/AFP/Getty Images)

San Francisco Sheriff’s Sgt. Saves Man Found Overdosed In City Hall Restroom

A San Francisco sheriff’s sergeant helped save the life of an unconscious man suffering from a drug overdose who was found locked in a City Hall bathroom stall Tuesday night, the sheriff’s department said Thursday.

08/20/2015

Alix Tichelman appears in a Santa Cruz court, July 9, 2014. (CBS)

Woman Dubbed ‘Call Girl Killer’ Gets 6 Years In Jail For Google Exec’s Death

The woman accused of injecting Google executive Forrest Timothy Hayes with a fatal dose of heroin and leaving him to die, was sentenced to 6 years in prison Tuesday.

05/19/2015

A kit of Naloxone, a heroin antidote that can reverse the effects of an opioid overdose, is displayed at a press conference about a new community prevention program for heroin overdoses in which New York police officers will carry kits of Naloxone, on May 27, 2014 in New York City.  (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

San Francisco Police Now Carrying Drug To Reverse Opioid Overdoses

San Francisco police officers will now have a way to save people from drug overdoses.

03/12/2015

Alix Tichelman appears in a Santa Cruz court, July 9, 2014. (CBS)

Attorney For Prostitute Charged In Death Of Google Exec Aboard His Yacht Says Other Women Did Drugs With Him Before He Overdosed

An attorney for a Northern California prostitute charged with killing a Google executive with an overdose of heroin aboard his yacht says other women visited the man and may have done drugs with him before he died.

12/06/2014

Medical marijuana. (Gabriel Bouys/AFP/Getty Images)

States With Medical Marijuana Laws Have Fewer Overdose Deaths From Other Drugs

A new study of states which have implemented medical marijuana laws shows those states also have lower rates of drug overdose deaths.

08/27/2014

Alix Tichelman appears in a Santa Cruz court, July 9, 2014. (CBS)

Silicon Valley Call Girl Pleads Not Guilty In Google Exec’s Overdose Death

A high-priced prostitute accused of leaving a Google executive to die on his yacht in California after shooting him up with a fatal hit of heroin has pleaded not guilty to manslaughter and heroin charges.

07/16/2014

Screenshot of MyRedBook.com after being shut down by the FBI on June 25, 2014. (CBS)

Call Girls, Money & Power In Silicon Valley: Tech Exec Shares His Story

After a Google executive’s death from a heroin overdose aboard a yacht in the Santa Cruz harbor was linked to a high-priced prostitute, many were left wondering how a high-powered executive got mixed up in a world of call girls and deadly drugs.

07/16/2014

Alix Tichelman, wearing a prison jumpsuit and handcuffs, appears in a Santa Cruz court, July 9, 2014. (CBS)

Police Say Prostitute Searched For Legal Defense Online After Google Exec’s Heroin Death

A high-priced prostitute charged in the overdose death of a Google executive aboard a yacht in California had searched online for how to legally defend herself after giving a lethal dose of heroin, police in California said Thursday, as authorities in Georgia reopened another overdose case.

07/10/2014

Alix Tichelman appears in a Santa Cruz court, July 9, 2014. (CBS)

Prostitute Accused In Google Executive Heroin Death Linked To 2nd Death In Georgia

Police in an Atlanta suburb are reopening the investigation into the September drug-related death of a man who once dated an alleged prostitute now facing charges in the heroin overdose death of a Google executive.

07/10/2014

Alix Catherine Tichleman was arrested in the heroin overdose death of a man in the Santa Cruz boat harbor. (Santa Cruz Police)

Admitted Prostitute Arrested In Heroin Overdose Death Of Google Executive On Santa Cruz Yacht

A woman who has admitted to being a prostitute was arrested Friday in the November heroin overdose death of a Google executive on a docked yacht.

07/08/2014

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