Spike in King Co. overdose deaths linked to fentanyl-laced pills, powders

If you need Help: Opioids | National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) Cataldo Ambulance medics and other first responders revive a 32-year-old man who was found unresponsive and not breathing after an opioid overdose on a sidewalk in the Boston suburb of Everett, Massachusetts, U.S., August 23, 2017. REUTERS/Brian Snyder The recent increase in overdoseContinue reading “Spike in King Co. overdose deaths linked to fentanyl-laced pills, powders”

Seattle braces for drug 50 times more potent than heroin

From: Komonews.com By Molly Shen Friday, April 8th 2016 Caleb Banta-Green tracks drug use through UW’s School of Public Health. He encourages users to have the antidote naloxone on hand, to buy time in an overdose. “Fentanyl is extremely potent,” said DEA Assistant Special Agent in Charge Doug James. “It takes microgram quantities to getContinue reading “Seattle braces for drug 50 times more potent than heroin”

Man beaten unconscious by panhandlers. ALSO KIRO REPORT ON CAPITOL HILL CRIME.

Man beaten unconscious by panhandlers, By Jillblocker (from Capitol Hill Blog) Panhandler assault: An attacker dragged a bleeding man to the front steps of a Capitol Hill building and stomped on his head during an attack sparked by the victim taking too long to give him money, according to the Seattle Police Department. A witnessContinue reading “Man beaten unconscious by panhandlers. ALSO KIRO REPORT ON CAPITOL HILL CRIME.”