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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

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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

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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