Philip Seymour Hoffman

Homeless woman injects herself with heroin.

‘Killer Heroin’ Causing Fatal Overdoses in East

On an icy night last month, a man entered a grocery store here, walked past the displays of cake mix and paper towels, and went into the bathroom, where he injected himself with heroin.


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D.C. Bar Showing Philip Seymour Hoffman Marathon As Tribute

A bar in Washington is paying tribute to actor Philip Seymour Hoffman with a movie marathon.


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Dem Rep: Ask Hoffman If Pot Is As Dangerous As Heroin

Democratic congressman Steve Cohen invoked the recent death of famed actor Philip Seymour Hoffman to make a point about how certain drugs are more harmful than others.


Homeless woman injects herself with heroin.

New Wave of Heroin Claims Hoffman and Others

News of the death of Oscar-winning actor Philip Seymour Hoffman from an apparent heroin overdose seemed like an echo from the past, a blurry memory of a dangerous drug that dwelled in some dark recess of American culture.