Heroin Overdoses

Heroin

Orland Park Hosting Heroin Awareness Program

Orland Park Fire Protection District Chief Ken Brucki says there were at least six heroin overdose deaths in Orland Park last year, among about 60 heroin overdose ambulance calls. The antidote Narcan was used to save most of those lives.

07/15/2014

Heroin

Coroner: Heroin Deaths On The Rise In DuPage County

DuPage County is seeing a spike in heroin deaths, and the man who sees most of those victims is trying to educate people of the drug’s evils.

WBBM Newsradio–09/25/2013

Emerson Harris and Maximilian Kalemba are charged with drug-induced homicide for allegedly selling drugs to different people who died from overdoses. (Credit: Will County Sheriff)

2 Alleged Heroin Dealers Charged With Drug-Induced Homicide

Authorities say Emerson D. Harris, 24, and Maximilian Kalemba, 21, of southwest suburban Homer Glen, sold drugs to different people that ultimately led to their deaths.

03/05/2013

Palos Hills Overdose

Pregnant Mom Charged After Palos Hills Overdose Incident

A pregnant mother has been charged with child endangerment, joining two other people who were charged after one woman died and three people passed out from overdoses in Palos Hills earlier this week.

CBS Chicago–04/02/2011