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UPDATED: Fri., Sept. 7, 2018, 5:51 p.m.

Mac Miller found dead inside home of suspected overdose

Mac Miller, the platinum hip-hop star whose rhymes vacillated from party raps to lyrics about depression and drug use, and earned kudos from the likes of Jay-Z and Chance the …

Seattle officials propose mobile safe injection site

Seattle officials say they are moving forward with plans for a safe drug-injection site in the city.

UPDATED: Sat., Feb. 10, 2018, 1:41 p.m.

Police: Lynnwood man raped dying woman, texted photos

A 19-year-old Washington state man police say raped a high school student as she died from a drug overdose and texted semi-nude photos of her saying she was still breathing …

Family: Tom Petty died of accidental drug overdose

Tom Petty’s family says his death last year was due to an accidental drug overdose.

Rapper, fashion star Lil Peep dies; drug overdose suspected

Rapper Lil Peep, a budding star whose emotional, downtrodden lyrics gained a cult following online, died of a suspected drug overdose Wednesday night. He was 21.

One of three overdose deaths in March did not involve heroin

Test results show that a woman who was one of three people to found dead in Spokane County on March 9 died from drug toxicity, according to the Spokane County …

Gorge concert death linked to meth, not ‘molly’

The death of a 21-year-old Gorge concertgoer originally blamed on the club drug “molly” has been linked instead to meth. Patrick D. Witkowski died in June of organ failure due …

Death at Paradiso due to dehydration, heat and meth, not molly

The death of 21-year-old man at the Gorge Amphitheater in June was not due to the drug “molly,” said Wayne Harris, Chelan County coroner.

UPDATED: Mon., July 1, 2013, 8:16 p.m.

Potentially deadly drug abuse worsening at concerts

Organizers of the electronic music festival Paradiso promised the event last weekend at the Gorge Amphitheatre would be an “electronic paradise.” Instead, one person died and dozens were hospitalized after …