The estimate eclipsed the previous high last year of about 72,000 drug overdose deaths, up by 29 percent.
Kaitlyn Van Dorn and Blake Pavey were arrested and charged on Saturday with child neglect. According to arrest records, Van Dorn was also charged with probation violation, while Pavey was released after posting $15,000 bond.
The West Virginia city of Huntington and surrounding Cabell County sued the nation's three largest opioid distributors after more than 700 people died over five years in a county with a population of less than 100,000.
Three individuals have been arrested in Cambridge, Ontario, in connection to the death of a toddler that they are related to as a result of a drug overdose.
The Coronavirus pandemic has earned the United States a new record for annual drug overdose deaths at 81,000, the Centers for Disease Control reported this week.
Google's search algorithm effectively facilitates the purchasing of highly lethal fentanyl.
While the overdose itself was an unpleasant experience, the trip may have had "positive effects" on the chronic foot pain that the woman was suffering from, according to a case study report.
Chris Taylor, a city councilman in Safford, was revived by paramedics after his wife found him unresponsive at home.
He said his presidency would be careful not to be "overzealous" in regulating opioid prescriptions "in a way that hurts people who actually need medication."
Authorities have charged Ed Buck, a prominent Democratic donor, in the 2017 overdose death of Gemmel Moore, who he is alleged to have injected with methamphetamine. Buck, who is a 65 year old white man, is alleged to have repeatedly preyed on gay black men.
"They left him to die," his grandfather said.
Three victims have been found partially clothed in vacant buildings and in various stages of decomposition.
A black bear was hunted and fatally shot after William Lee Hill, Jr.'s remains were found.
The 35-year-old was made chief just five months ago.
The last Surgeon General advisory was issued in 2005 and involved warning expecting mothers about the dangers of alcohol.
The number of children admitted to hospitals and pediatric ICUs for opioid-related cases rose from 797 patients between 2004 and 2007, to 1,504 patients between 2012 and 2015.
Of all deaths, three out of four fell into one of these top 10 categories.
The report also confirms that white, middle-aged adults are being hit hardest by the opioid epidemic.
Overdose deaths were up 14% in 2014 compared to 2013.