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CBS 2's Dave Savini takes a look at the drug GHB, which has the street name -- Liquid G. (Credit: CBS)

2 Investigators: Date Rape Drug Becoming Favorite For Recreational Use

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.

02/27/2013

Finley was scheduled to go on trial Monday for the charges, one count each of lying when buying a gun, selling a gun to a known felon and dealing marijuana. (Credit: STMW)

Former Gary Cop Pleads Guilty To Gun, Drug Charges

Former Gary police officer David Finley Jr. will admit he knowingly sold a gun to a felon in August and sold that same person drugs later the same day.

02/23/2013

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Recent Violence Prompts Police Drug Raids Across City

Police arrested 43 people and seized illegal drugs with an estimated street value of $23,000 during a series of raids around the city Thursday and Friday.

02/02/2013

Terrance O'Brien, Matthew Hudak, John Cichy. (Credit; DuPage County Sheriff)

Bond Set At $750K For Three Schaumburg Cops Accused In Drug Deals

Bond was set at $750,000 for three Schaumburg police officers accused of drug trafficking.

01/17/2013

Elaine Overton, 48, as been charged with a misdemeanor count of endangering the life of a child and a felony count of possession of a controlled substance. (Credit: Chicago Police)

Police: Woman Left 3-Year-Old Granddaughter On CTA Bus

She remembered the drugs, but not the child. Police say when a South Side who left her 3-year-old granddaughter on a CTA bus in the South Loop was arrested Wednesday night, they found heroin in her pocket.

01/04/2013

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Illinois To Increase Security For Prescription Drugs

More security is coming in the fight against people who would unlawfully get prescription drugs.

12/26/2012

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Teens Accused Of Torching Bushes

Two teens were arrested after allegedly setting bushes on fire Tuesday in far southwest suburban Minooka.

12/09/2012

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Some Kids Turning To ADHD Drugs For A Boost

When you think of drug rehab, cocaine and heroin may come to mind, but some different drugs are sending an exploding number of kids into treatment.

CBS 2–09/30/2012

Sam Hurd. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Former Bear Sam Hurd’s Co-Defendant Pleads Guilty In Drug Case

A Texas man accused of working with former Chicago Bear Sam Hurd to arrange large purchases of drugs is now facing prison time.

CBS Chicago–08/25/2012

Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Opinion: Big Cities’ People-in-Power Don’t Understand Crime And Murder

For America’s big cities: the people who are supposed to have, need to have, and claim to have all the answers simply don’t have a clue.

07/11/2012

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State Lawmakers Seek New Prescription Drug Aid Program For Seniors

Lawmakers who say the state health care cuts went too far are trying to move the pendulum back.

WBBM Newsradio–07/06/2012

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Almost 40 People Arrested During Sweep Of Harvey

HARVEY, Ill. (CBS) — The Cook County sheriff says he and his team took dozens of suspected criminals off the streets in Harvey last week. As WBBM Newsradio’s Lisa Fielding reports, sheriff Tom Dart says […]

07/03/2012

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19 Arrested In Federal Drug Trafficking Investigation

Federal prosecutors have charged 19 people for taking part in two drug rings that supplied large quantities of powder and crack cocaine to the city and suburbs.

06/07/2012

Movies

Film Takes Straightforward Approach To Drug Abuse At Naperville School

A documentary from a Naperville teen takes a blunt look at drug use in her high school.

CBS Chicago–05/25/2012

Lake County Sheriff's Deputy Robert Bell and canine officer "Conan" search inmate beds during a shakedown at the Lake County Jail on May 24, 2012. (Credit: Lake County Sheriff)

Surprise Shakedown At Lake County Jail Finds No Contraband

Inmates at the Lake County Jail were having coffee Thursday morning when officers with dogs stormed in.

CBS Chicago–05/24/2012

Cook County Medical Examiner's Office

Medical Examiner’s Office Suspends Autopsies For Some Deceased People

Due to staffing shortages, the Cook County Medical Examiner’s office has announced that full autopsies will no longer be performed in certain cases in which drugs or alcohol might have led to a person’s death.

CBS Chicago–05/16/2012

Heroin

Kane County Sheriff: Parents Need To Be Aware Of Heroin Epidemic

The top law enforcement officer in Kane County says he is disappointed more parents aren’t showing up for eye-opening presentations on the use of heroin by teenagers in the exurban county west of Chicago.

WBBM Newsradio–04/02/2012

Photo Of Marijuana Plants. (AP Photo)

Stevenson Students Arranged Drug Deals Via Text Messages, Police Say

Police say two students at Stevenson High School are now facing charges after an investigation into alleged drug sales.

02/08/2012

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Ex-Chicago Cop Pleads Guilty To Aiding Latin Kings Gang

A former Chicago Police Officer has admitted that he helped a greet gang steal drugs, cash and weapons, prosecutors announced on Friday

12/02/2011

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Waukegan Cops Shoot At Drug Suspect’s Vehicle

The Lake County Major Crime Task Force is investigating an officer-involved shooting in Waukegan where an officer shot at a suspect who escaped by driving away and injuring at least one officer.

11/10/2011

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