Tulsa Police

12:56 pm
Fri June 13, 2014

StudioTulsa on Health: Battling Opioid Overdoses with a Drug Known as Narcan

Aired on Thursday, June 12th.

On this edition of ST on Health, we learn about Narcan, a/k/a Naloxone, which is a well-known and widely used opioid antagonist --- meaning, it's a drug that works to quickly block the effects of heroin, morphine, and similar opiates/sedatives. Narcan is thus administered in many instances where a person is experiencing (or has just recently experienced) a drug overdose; in this way, Narcan, which was originally developed in the 1960s, is thought to have saved some 50,000 lives nationally.

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Local & Regional
7:47 am
Fri November 2, 2012

Two Dead in Northeast Tulsa

TULSA, Okla. (AP) — Police are investigating after two people were found shot to death in a north Tulsa home.

Authorities say the man and woman were discovered shortly after midnight Friday at a home on East Newton Street. Investigators tell Tulsa television station KJRH  that a relative found the pair dead and called 911.

Authorities say they're still trying to piece together what happened. Authorities say the victims were both in their early 20s.

Anyone with information is asked to call Tulsa police.

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