Aug 17 2018
New Haven fire chief John Alston said responders received calls just after 8 a.m. reporting multiple individuals experiencing overdose symptoms, including unconsciousness, vomiting and nausea.
Police say there haven't been any deaths linked to the overdoses, although two people were hospitalized in critical condition.
As was the case on Wednesday, the synthetic drug K2 was suspected.
"Nationwide, this is an issue for every city, every agency", Alston said.
Lt. Ernest Jones, an emergency medical technician for the New Haven Fire Department, told the Register he's had his job for five years, and never had such an abnormal day at work. New Haven police said one person is in custody.
Police and fire officials said the K2 was potentially laced with some type of opioid.
Authorities said most of the New Haven patients responded to high doses of Narcan given at the hospital and they were released.
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President Donald Trump withdrew from a landmark 2015 nuclear deal between Iran and world powers. He added, "America is turning up the pressure and we want the United Kingdom by our side".
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He also branded interest rates as a "tool of exploitation" which should be kept as low as possible. Trump has described his detention as a "total disgrace" and urged Erdogan to free him immediately.
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Do not forget to drain water from tires, cans, flowerpots, clogged rain gutters, rain barrels, toys and puddles. The agency says an adult resident of the town of Mead fell ill on July 27 and was hospitalized the next day.
New Haven Police Chief Anthony Campbell said the number includes 15 people who overdosed within 45 minutes of each other on Wednesday morning at the New Haven Green, a large city park.
There have been mixed reports regarding the possibility that the drugs may have been laced with an opioid.
"We're getting another call of a person", Alston said.
He says one of the victims still had some of the drug, which was sent off to a lab for testing. Emergency responders rushed to one victim as officials were giving a news conference nearby on Wednesday morning. The state Department of Public Health and the Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services have been assisting New Haven officials throughout the day.
Synthetic cannabinoids like K2 are human-made chemicals that can be either sprayed on dried plants and smoked or sold as liquids to be inhaled in e-cigarettes or other devices.
Fontana said 72 people were brought to hospitals and four refused to be treated or transported to hospitals.
"Today's emergency is deeply troubling and illustrative of the very real and serious threat that illicit street drugs pose to health of individuals", the Democratic governor said in a statement.
A similar incident occurred on July 4, when more than a dozen people in the same park were treated for sicknesses related to synthetic marijuana, The Associated Press reported.
Aug 17 2018
Trump signs defense policy bill with watered-down China measures
Trump thanked several lawmakers during his speech, but he did not mention McCain, a former US Navy pilot and a prisoner-of-war. McCain National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2019 at Fort Drum , New York, on Monday.
Aug 15 2018
Erdogan says Turkey to 'boycott' United States electronic goods
Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan gestures prior to delivering a speech in Ankara, Turkey, Tuesday, Aug. 14, 2018. The lack of interest-rate action has coincided with a marked worsening of Turkey's relations with the US.
Aug 15 2018
Chris Sutton Issues Damning Criticism Of Celtic Board After Champions League Disaster
The Hoops travelled to the Greek capital with the third qualifying round tie evenly poised at 1-1 from the first leg, but found themselves two goals down after 50 minutes.
Aug 14 2018
Omarosa: I never signed that 'draconian' White House nondisclosure agreement
The recordings came out as Omarosa promotes her new book " Unhinged , ' where she turns on her former boss and 'Apprentice " host. Minutes later, Trump retweeted Frank Luntz denying a claim in Manigault Newman's book that Luntz heard Trump use the N-word.
Aug 14 2018
Man who stole plane and died in crash had North Dakota ties
They described the man as "suicidal" and said he "acted alone". "We're just trying to find a place for you to land safely". The Bombardier Q400 turboprop is designed for short-distance flights and can seat 76 passengers, Alaska Air said.
Aug 14 2018
Emergency declared ahead of Charlottesville anniversary
A defined security area will be established around downtown that will include security checkpoints limiting access to pedestrians. Later, a woman was killed when a auto drove into a crowd of people opposing the white nationalists, and dozens more were injured.
Aug 12 2018
How major US stock indexes fared Friday
Declining issues outnumbered advancing ones on the NYSE by a 1.04-to-1 ratio; on Nasdaq, a 1.10-to-1 ratio favored advancers. The S&P technology index fell 0.8 per cent, with Intel down 2.6 per cent after Goldman Sachs downgraded the stock to "sell".
Aug 11 2018
Jose Mourinho takes a swipe at United’s critics
Jose Mourinho and Manchester United got both in their opener against Leicester at Old Trafford and, for a week at least, the storm clouds around Old Trafford will lift.
Aug 05 2018
States vow to press fight against Trump's auto fuel rules
Federal and California officials would soon meet about the proposal, Wehrum said, adding, "All of us want one national program". More than a dozen states follow California's standards, amounting to about 40 percent of the country's new-vehicle market.
Aug 04 2018
Apple becomes the world’s first trillion-dollar company
The stock has risen more than 21 per cent this year and an eye-watering 50,000 per cent since it became a public company in 1980. Most of the people reading this are probably on an Apple device right now or own at least one product they have offered.
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