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Officials: Drug Overdose Killed Man Who Died Last Week in Philadelphia Police LockupOfficials with the Philadelphia Department of Health say 29-year-old Daniel Wichterman died of "accidental drug intoxication."
Coroner: Suspect In 6 Montgomery County Murders Killed Self Authorities say a man believed to have killed his ex-wife and five of her relatives earlier this month killed himself with a combination of drugs after the murders.
Law To Curb Fatal Overdoses About To Take EffectGov. Tom Corbett's administration says a prescription drug that can reduce fatalities from heroin overdoses is about to become more widely available in Pennsylvania to police and the public.
Montgomery County Task Force Will Examine Causes of Drug AbuseThe task force -- made up of representatives from law enforcement, social services, education, and the community -- is charged with coming up with solutions, short-term and long-term, to address the problems.
Delco DA Says It's Time to Equip Police in Pa. With Anti-Overdose TreatmentAs Camden County officials tout the success of having their officers carry Narcan to treat apparent overdose victims, officials in Pennsylvania say Harrisburg's delay is costing lives in that state.
Bensalem Police Stumble On 2 Women Suffering Possible Heroin OverdosesPolice say they were looking for a man wanted on a contempt charge. In a motel room they found two women breathing but unresponsive.
Drug Overdose Prevention Task Force Holds Series Of PresentationsThey're hoping to curb the rising number of drug overdoses in the area.
Delaware Law Offers Immunity In Reporting Drug OverdosesLegislation encouraging people in Delaware to report alcohol and drug overdoses without fear of being prosecuted is about to become law.
Police: Extra-Deadly Kind Of Heroin Being Sold In CamdenCamden's police chief is issuing a warning to that there's some potentially deadly heroin being sold by street drug dealers and buyers could put their lives in jeopardy if they use it.
Bucks County Doctor Faces Trial In Sex-For-Drugs CaseDr. Harris Newman waived his preliminary hearing and was held for trial on charges that include prescribing controlled substances in bad faith and delivery of a controlled substance.