It’s an old drug with a new name and it’s turned lethal, and federal authorities say it’s gaining popularity in Chicago. One agent described the rising use of the club drug as “a time bomb.”
DuPage and federal drug hunters are celebrating what they see as a victory for the good guys with charges against 31 in a heroin distribution ring.
Chicago Police, the Drug Enforcement Administration and other agencies announced a major drug bust this afternoon, WBBM’s Terry Keshner.
Businessmen, college students and body builders are among the people taking this drug, not realizing how addictive and deadly it can be. CBS 2’s Dave Savini takes a look at the drug GHB, which has the street name — Liquid G.
The Chicago Crime Commission said no criminal since Al Capone has been more deserving of the title “Public Enemy Number One” than Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman, head of the Sinaloa drug cartel in Mexico, which is responsible for much of the street gang violence in the city.
Police departments around the Chicago area and the country are taking part in the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration’s prescription drug turn-in program Saturday, taking unwanted drugs so they don’t end up in the wrong hands.
Chicago Police and federal agents investigating methamphetamine distribution made a huge bust, arresting three men and seizing more than $5 million in narcotics.