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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

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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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KCBS Cover Story: Rx Safe Marin Addresses An Epidemic Of Prescription Drug Abuse

A father grieving the loss of his son to a prescription medicine overdose has channeled his sorrow for good in helping organize and speak out for an innovative Marin County program that addresses the staggering epidemic of prescription drug abuse.

06/20/2014

A volunteer disposes a used syringe of heroin. (Sutanta Aditya/AFP/Getty Images)

‘Miracle Drug’ That Reverses Heroin Overdoses Now Being Given To Patients Prescribed Opiates

Doctors call it a miracle drug that reverses heroin overdoses. Now drug prevention programs are giving it to families and friends of opiate users, just in case of an accidental overdose.

05/01/2014

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Oakland Woman Dies After Apparent Overdose While At Coachella

An Oakland woman has died in an apparent drug and-or alcohol related overdose at the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival in Southern California.

04/18/2014

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