6 Hospitalized For Drug Overdoses At South Austin Nursing HomeSix men were taken to the hospital Thursday morning, after paramedics responded to a report of overdoses at a nursing home in the South Austin neighborhood.
Doctors Warn About Spike In Fentanyl Deaths In Cook CountyDoctors at Stroger Hospital warned about synthetic versions of fentanyl, which are being mixed in a deadly cocktail with heroin and cocaine.
Overdose Analysis On West Side Leads Police To Drug And Gun ArrestsDrug overdoses on Chicago’s West Side helped police get dozens of alleged gang members and drug traffickers off the streets.
Autopsy: Inmate Overdosed On Bus To StatevilleClifford V. Nelson, 49, was being transferred from the Cook County Jail and was found unresponsive on the bus about 9:50 a.m. Feb. 27 at Stateville in Crest Hill, according to the Will County coroner’s office.
Lake County Deputies Respond To 4th Overdose In 10 DaysIn the past ten days, Lake County deputies have responded to four overdoses with one resulting in death.
Heroin Overdoses Spike In Lake CountySix people have died in the past week in Lake County from heroin overdoses.
Man Charged With Homicide In Overdose Of Officer’s StepdaughterBrent Tyssen, 22, was ordered held in lieu of $400,000 bail on Saturday at the Leighton Criminal Court building.
Ohio Boy Seen In Car With Passed-Out Adults Gets New HomeA 4-year-old Ohio boy pictured in police photos in the back seat of a car while his grandmother and her boyfriend were slumped over from a drug overdose is moving in with other relatives.
Lake County Sheriff’s Deputies Save Man From OverdoseDeputies responding at 1:17 p.m. to a call of an overdose at a home in the the 33600 block of North Evergreen Drive found a 22-year-old man unconscious and barely breathing in the basement, according to a statement from the Lake County sheriff’s office.
Man Dies Of Suspected Overdose Outside Spring Awakening Music FestivalSteve Vongkoth was found at 11:05 p.m. Saturday near Soldier Field in the 1400 block of North Museum Campus Drive, according to police and the Cook County medical examiner’s office.
Man Who Overdosed In Mundelein Revived After Officers Inject NaloxonePolice responded to the 0-100 block of North Emerald and found a man unresponsive on the bathroom floor, according to a statement from Mundelein police. The man showed symptoms of opiate overdose and police retrieved a Naloxone auto-injector kit from their squad car to revive the man.
$1M Bond For Man Charged With Drug-Induced HomicideA west suburban man was ordered held on $1 million bond Friday, charged with selling heroin to a teenage boy who died of a drug overdose last month.

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