New Haven

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A 2-year-old girl living in a rental home in New Haven, Connecticut, tested positive for lead in her blood. The levels were nine times what the federal government says will cause irreversible development problems.

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Federal authorities have charged an advocate for the homeless with distributing synthetic marijuana in New Haven, Connecticut. The charges come after the drug caused more than 100 overdoses on and near the city green.

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President Trump’s nominee for drug czar, Jim Carroll, was in Connecticut on Monday in response to more than 100 overdoses on the New Haven Green last week believed to be from the synthetic marijuana-like drug K2.

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Authorities in New Haven, Connecticut, say they’re still not sure what was in a batch of synthetic marijuana, known as K2, that has caused nearly 100 overdose cases in the city over the last two days.

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Authorities in New Haven, Connecticut, say they’re still seeing drug overdoses after more than 70 people were hospitalized due to what officials believe to be a tainted batch of synthetic marijuana, called K2.