Drug Overdose

A kit of Naloxone, a heroin antidote that can reverse the effects of an opioid overdose, is displayed at a press conference about a new community prevention program for heroin overdoses in which New York police officers will carry kits of Naloxone, on May 27, 2014 in New York City. The New York Police Department is being provided 19,500 kits for officers; the program will begin after officers receive training. The Naloxone is administered nasally. (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

Man Who Overdosed In Mundelein Revived After Officers Inject Naloxone

Police 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.

03/03/2015

Nolan McMahon (Credit: DuPage County Sheriff)

$1M Bond For Man Charged With Drug-Induced Homicide

A 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.

08/10/2013

(File photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

Five Hospitalized After Bad Reaction To Drugs In Bridgeport

Police said they have not determined what drug, or drugs, they were under the influence of.

07/26/2013

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911 Tape Reveals Accused Judge’s Pleas For Colleague To Wake Up

A former southern Illinois judge who has been charged with drug possession can be heard on a 911 tape trying to revive a colleague who died of a cocaine overdose.

06/03/2013

File Photo Of Ambulance (AP Photo)

Indiana Woman Found Dead In Portage Hotel Room

A Griffith, Ind. woman was found dead from an apparent drug overdose Wednesday morning in a Portage hotel room.

12/29/2011

Charles Best (left); Sherry Best, charged in connection with the death of their sister-in-law, Melissa Best.

Brother-In-Law Admits To Role In Concealing Woman’s Fatal OD

A man from Round Lake Park, charged with concealing his sister-in-law’s homicide, has admitted to his role in the crime and agreed to testify against his wife.

CBS Chicago–10/27/2011

Heroin use (file image: CBS)

Bill Would Grant Immunity When Drug Overdoses Are Reported

Legislation in Springfield would grant immunity when individuals call 9-1-1 to report a drug overdoses. Sponsors hope that will save lives, CBS 2’s Dana Kozlov reports.

10/24/2011