Call Girl Who Killed Google Executive Gets Six Years

Call Girl Who Killed Google Executive Gets Six Years

Alix Catherine Tichelman, the California call girl who gave a lethal dose of heroin to a Google executive, will serve six years for his death. Dubbed the “Harbor Hooker,” “Call Girl Killer,” and “Black Widow of Silicon Valley,” Tichelman was accused in the death of Forrest Timothy Hayes, a Google X executive, who was found […]

Drug Overdose in Prison?

Drug Overdose in Prison?

It is difficult to imagine a person dying of a drug overdose while incarcerated but it does happen.  It was recently reported that two prison inmates at Alaska’s Lemon Creek Correctional Facility were treated for drug overdoses. Both men were hospitalized. In a separate incident, troopers report that an inmate tried to smuggle illegal contraband […]

Drug Overdose: Prescription Painkillers Poison 46 Americans Every Day

Drug Overdose: Prescription Painkillers Poison 46 Americans Every Day

Poisonings through drug overdose have tripled in the U.S. in the past three decades and, according to a recent report published earlier this month by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), 46 Americans die every day from an overdose of prescription painkillers. These prescriptions are primarily opioid or narcotic pain relievers. Twice as […]