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First responders on the New Haven Green amid a series of overdoses. Photo by WTIC's Matt Dwyer.
Matt Dwyer
August 17, 2018 - 6:13 pm
NEW HAVEN, Conn. (AP) — A 53-year-old man has been arrested in connection with more than 100 synthetic-marijuana overdoses, many of them in the same New Haven park, after authorities say they caught him with 32 bags of the drug, police said Friday. Some of the victims identified John Parker, of New...
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John Silva
August 17, 2018 - 10:20 am
(New Haven, Conn./WTIC) - Officials in New Haven offered an update on the K2 synthetic marijuana crisis that has gripped the city for the past few days. At a Friday morning news conference, police officials said there'd been no new overdoses today. Since Tuesday, they say there've been over 100...
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An ambulance crew on the New Haven Green amid a series of overdoses. Photo by WTIC's Matt Dwyer.
Matt Dwyer
August 16, 2018 - 6:22 pm
By DAVE COLLINS Associated Press Police swarmed a Connecticut park near Yale University and searched people's homes for drugs Thursday in an effort to prevent more overdoses from a batch of synthetic marijuana blamed hospitalizing more than 70 people. Social workers and mental health professionals...
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AP
August 16, 2018 - 3:44 pm
NEW HAVEN, Conn. (AP) — Police in Connecticut are swarming a city park near Yale University and searching people's homes for drugs in an effort to prevent more overdoses from a batch of synthetic marijuana. More than 70 people were hospitalized in a 24-hour period in New Haven. City Police Chief...
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AP
August 16, 2018 - 9:15 am
NEW HAVEN, Conn. (AP) — Over seventy people overdosed Wednesday at or near a Connecticut park from a suspected bad batch of "K2" synthetic marijuana, requiring paramedics to be stationed there to provide treatment, authorities said. No deaths were reported, but officials said two people suffered...
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Morgan Cunningham
August 16, 2018 - 4:41 am
(NEW HAVEN, CT/WTIC Radio)_ Detectives were working in New Haven when they heard gunshots near the 200-block of Ferry Street around 12:50 early this morning. They went to the area, where they located a shooting victim at 222 Ferry Street. The victim has been identified as 25-year-old Odell Maziede...
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