Fentanyl

23 May 2012 - Los Angeles, California - Antonella Barba. American Idol Season 11 Finale - Arrivals held at Nokia Theatre LA Live. Photo Credit: Byron Purvis/AdMedia/Sipa USA

Former 'American Idol' Contestant Antonella Barba Gets Nearly 4 Years In Prison

Barba has been sentenced to nearly four years in prison for carrying nearly 2 pounds of fentanyl.
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In this July 13, 2013, file photo, rapper Mac Miller performs on his Space Migration Tour in Philadelphia. (Photo by Owen Sweeney/Invision/AP, File)

3 Charged With Providing Drugs That Killed Rapper Mac Miller

U.S. prosecutors say three men arrested during the investigation into rapper Mac Miller’s deadly overdose last year have now been charged with providing the drugs that killed him.
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 Mac Miller performs during the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival at Empire Polo Club.

Second Man Arrested In Probe Of Mac Miller's Overdose Death

An Arizona man has become the second person arrested on drug charges as authorities investigate the overdose death of rapper Mac Miller.
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23 May 2012 - Los Angeles, California - Antonella Barba. American Idol Season 11 Finale - Arrivals held at Nokia Theatre LA Live. Photo Credit: Byron Purvis/AdMedia/Sipa USA

Indictment: Ex-'American Idol' Contestant Was a Drug Courier

A recently unsealed court document says a former contestant on both "American Idol" and "Fear Factor" worked as a courier for a drug ring...
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Apr 21, 2017; Indio, CA, USA; Mac Miller performs during the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival at Empire Polo Club.

Autopsy Finds Rapper Mac Miller Died From Drugs and Alcohol

The L.A. County coroner's report named the 26-year-old Miller's cause of death as "mixed toxicity," saying cocaine, alcohol and the powerful opioid fentanyl were found in his system.
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Prince

Minnesota Prosecutor Won't File Charges In Prince's Death

The prosecutor in the Minnesota county where Prince died said Thursday that no criminal charges will be filed in the musician's death, effectively ending the state's two-year investigation into how Prince got the fentanyl that killed him.
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Prince Toxicology Report Reveals 'Exceedingly High' Level of Fentanyl

The music legend had 67.8 micrograms of fentanyl per liter of blood in his system.
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