Dr. Patrick Lank, an emergency room physician at Northwestern Memorial Hospital, said synthetic cannabinoid – or Spice – is nothing new; but what is new is the different forms that are popping up.
Suburban mother of three Shannon Ryan recorded cell phone video to document her son Nick Ryan’s heroin addiction.
Three people are accused in a shooting that injured two people last week during a drug deal gone bad in northwest suburban Wheeling.
Prosecutors have pulled back the curtain a little on the largest drug case ever made in Illinois, publicly revealing for the first time the secret testimony that the Flores brothers turned against Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman and his powerful Sinaloa drug cartel.
Cook County Sheriff’s officers doing a home-monitoring check on Chicago’s West Side found an assault rifle and drugs in the home of a man who is now calling home the county jail, reports WBBM’s Mike Krauser.
CBS 2 cameras were in Garfield Park Tuesday morning and captured what appears to be drug buying. Two community activists say they’re speaking out because the dealing, needs to stop.
According to the suit, Glenview police are required to record every traffic stop using audio and visual recording devices from their squad car. However, in June 2013 – the day Joseph Sperling was stopped – a Glenview officer disabled his vehicle’s recording devices at the request of a Chicago officer.
A top lieutenant of the drug kingpin ‘El Chapo’ is being held in Chicago where he faces federal drug charges.
Relatives of a dead southwest suburban teenager don’t believe they’re getting all the facts about her death, and they want police to say more.
Almost all health insurance policies are now required to cover substance abuse treatment under the Affordable Care Act.
Two north suburban men who advertised narcotics for sale on Craigslist—drugs which turned out to be vitamins—were arrested after a sting by undercover sheriff’s detectives.
Police found a submachine gun, a revolver, 156 bags of heroin, and 260 bags of heroin, during a search of a Gage Park apartment, after catching a man selling drugs.
Rapper pleaded guilty to testing positive for drugs while on probation, and judge sentenced him to 90 days in the Haymarket Center.
A street drug has hit the streets of suburban Chicago. It can cause deadly gangrene infections just days after it’s used. CBS 2’s Mike Parker reports.
Nabil Anas provided the Palos Park woman with cocaine, and prostituted her several times over the last few weeks, and then used the money to buy drugs and pay for motel rooms.
Narcotics officers executed a search warrant at Margarito Raygoza’s home and found about 50 pounds of cannabis and “bulk quantities” of heroin, cocaine and crystal methamphetamine, police said.
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.”
A Minnesota man nabbed at O’Hare Airport with more than 85 pounds of the stimulant Khat told authorities he did not know the drug was illegal.
Are missing prescription drugs from Cook County Stroger Hospital supplying illegal street sales of painkillers and other narcotics? CBS 2’s Pam Zekman reports.
Experts say the problem drugs are Ecstasy, a combination amphetamine and hallucinogen, and its sister drug, “Molly.” CBS 2’s Mike Parker reports.