November 14, 2018
Salem-News.com (Aug-20-2018 01:00)
Reduction in Deaths Due to Drug OverdoseSalem-News.com
Prescription drugs tend to act as a gateway drug to other serious drugs such as heroin.
(SALEM, Ore.) -
According to recent provisional death certificate data, there has been a decline in deaths by drug overdose. The data dates back to 2017 and reports that the decline was seen in 14 U.S. states. This is a sign that the preventive measure aimed at restricting the death toll are working.
Salem-News.com (Aug-06-2018 17:30)
Maura Healey, Attorney General, Massachusetts and her Lawsuit against Purdue PharmaMarianne Skolek-Perez Salem-News.com Investigative Reporter
Recently AG Healey "took on" the maker of OxyContin, Purdue Pharma, but did she really?
(MYRTLE BEACH, SC) -
Massachusetts Attorney General (AG) Maura Healey has filed a lawsuit against the multi-billion dollar pharmaceutical company, Purdue Pharma, maker of the highly addictive OxyContin.
Salem-News.com (Jul-31-2018 15:36)
Coke, Meth And Booze: The Flip Side of the Permian Oil BoomTsvetana Paraskova special to Salem-News.com
A subculture of drug cocktails haunts the oil industry.
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The fastest-growing oil region in the U.S. is fueling not only the second American shale revolution—it's fueling a subculture of drug and alcohol abuse among oil field workers.
Salem-News.com (Jul-19-2018 02:00)
The Deadly Side of Irvine That Nobody Wants to AddressTim King special to Salem-News.com
The El Toro Marine Corps base has left more than it's saga behind.
(SALEM, Ore.) -
Irvine, California, is a pricey piece of California paradise on the surface, but underneath, a city of deadly cancer clusters, with a sea of toxic carcinogens flowing beneath its streets.
Salem-News.com (Jul-17-2018 18:02)
Deputies Investigating Fatal Motorcycle CrashSalem-News.com
The motorcyclist died on scene.
(INDEPENDENCE, Ore.) -
Today, July 17th, at 2:22 p.m., deputies with the Marion county Sheriff’s Office were called to a two vehicle crash that occurred in the 7400 block of River Road South near the Independence Bridge.
Salem-News.com (Jul-12-2018 22:45)
FDA can be sued in Prescription Opioid Epidemic -- and should be!Marianne Skolek-Perez Salem-News.com Investigative Reporter
"...the clinical evidence review found insufficient evidence to determine long-term benefits of opioid therapy for chronic pain..."
(MYRTLE BEACH, SC) -
The FDA's approval of dangerous prescription opioids over the years can best be described as "fire, aim, ready" as the epidemic continues to rage out of control.
Salem-News.com (Jun-05-2018 02:14)
Bend Firefighter Killed in Motorcycle Crash with BearSalem-News.com
Tragedy is a reminder of unforeseen risks on the road.
(WARM SPRINGS, Ore.) -
39-year old Rhett Larsen, an off-duty firefighter from Bend, was riding a Harley-Davidson motorcycle eastbound when a large bear ran into his path on the Warm Springs Indian Reservation. He was unable to avoid the bear and struck the animal in the eastbound lane.
Salem-News.com (May-31-2018 19:35)
Head-on Fatal Crash with Pacific Power Truck on Hwy 199Salem-News.com
This crash is still under investigation.
(GRANTS PASS, Ore.) -
Today at approximately 8:48 AM, Oregon State Police Troopers and emergency personnel responded to the report of a two vehicle crash on US Hwy 199 near milepost 5, just south of Grants Pass in Josephine County.
Salem-News.com (May-29-2018 15:36)
One Dead, Two Injured in Crash Near MolallaSalem-News.com
Speed may have been a contributing factor in the fatal crash
(MOLALLA, Ore.) -
Witnesses called 911 Monday at 12:49 p.m., directing authorities to the 12000 block of S Dart Rd. in unincorporated Molalla, where a vehicle had left the roadway and rolled several times before coming to a rest.
Salem-News.com (May-21-2018 01:15)
Quadruple Fatal Crash Interstate 5 near Rice HillSalem-News.com
Witnesses are being sought that saw the red Acura driving the wrong way on the freeway.
(DOUGLAS COUNTY, Ore.) -
A red Acura Integra was southbound on Interstate 5 when for unknown reasons turned around and went northbound in the southbound lanes, colliding nearly head-on with a southbound Nissan Murano.