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Former Pro Football Player and Bruton Alum’s Cause of Death Revealed

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WILLIAMSBURG -- The cause of death for professional football player, Lorenzo Taliaferro, has been released by the medical examiner. Taliaferro died on December 16, 2020...

This Virginia Beach dentist ran an opioid fraud scheme

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NORFOLK -- A Virginia Beach dentist was sentenced Wednesday to nearly eight-and-a-half years in prison for conspiracy to distribute prescription opioids and muscle relaxant...
(WYDaily file)

People overdose in all communities and one organization is making Williamsburg more aware

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This Saturday, people across the world will be gathering to observe International Overdose Awareness Day and in the heart of the Williamsburg community, locals...

Indictment: This Iowa day care operator supplied fentanyl and heroin to a dealer in Virginia Beach

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The owner of an Iowa day care center has been indicted in federal court in Norfolk for allegedly conspiring to distribute heroin and the...

Norfolk files suit against big pharma

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NORFOLK – The city has filed a lawsuit against the nation’s largest pharmaceutical manufacturers and distributors for their alleged role in creating a widespread...
York-County Sheriff’s Office deputies are now equipped with Naloxone, a potentially life-saving drug that is administered after a drug overdose. (WYDaily/File photo)

School nurses, jail officers can now carry naloxone. Are local jails and schools going to keep more on hand?

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Starting in July, some facilities across Virginia will have greater access to a life-saving drug to combat opioid overdoses: Naloxone. In late February and early...

Sentara hosts free opioid awareness event

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HAMPTON -- Sentara Careplex Hospital is hosting an event for kids and adults about the opioid epidemic on Friday. This event is open to the...

School district hosts first opioid awareness event for families

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HAMPTON -- The city's schools district will host a free event about drug use and opioid addiction at the Jones Magnet Middle School Tuesday. The...