Generation Heroin: Recovering Addict Sets Up One-Of-A-Kind Sober BarYou'd never know by looking at him, but Chris Reed is the new face of addiction. He's clean-cut, fresh-faced, well-dressed, and well-spoken. He grew up in Algonquin and attended Jacobs High School.
Generation Heroin: "One Bag Unleashed A Monster"Tim Ryan started drinking at 13, and was dabbling in drugs soon after. In his early 30's he tried heroin for the first time.
Generation Heroin: Mom Discovers Not One -- But Two -- Sons Are HookedIf your loved one was addicted to heroin, would you know? For most parents and loved ones, the revelation comes as complete surprise and many learn after it’s too late.
Generation Heroin: Police Call Rising Heroin Use 'An Epidemic'Since 2012, heroin has taken a life every three days in Chicago’s suburbs. WBBM's Lisa Fielding has this first part in her series, "Generation Heroin."
Three Women Arrested At O'Hare After Cops Find $3M Of DrugsPa Yang, 57; Mai Vue Vang, 58; and True Thao, 52 were each charged with one felony count of manufacturing and delivering more than 900 grams of heroin or heroin analogs, according to Chicago Police.
Head Of Illinois Physicians Group Praises Efforts To Increase Availability Of Heroin Antidote Naloxone The head of the state’s premier physicians group is applauding efforts to make a life-saving heroin antidote available to more people, professional and otherwise, reports WBBM Political editor Craig Dellimore.
Will County Set To Host Summit On Heroin CrisisWith Will County headed towards possibly breaking a dubious record, officials were set to host an annual summit to tackle the deadly heroin epidemic.
Man Had 1,400 Bags Of Heroin Hidden Inside His Body, Police SayA New York City man has pleaded not guilty after police say they found more than 1,400 bags of heroin stashed inside his body.
Congressman Bob Dold To Introduce Bill Giving State Grants To Increase Access To Heroin Antidote A north suburban family's loss may result in a heroin antidote becoming more readily available.
Walgreens To Begin Selling Heroin Antidote Without PrescriptionWalgreens has announced it will now be offering the heroin antidote Naloxone over the counter without a prescription, a move law enforcement officials say will save lives.
2 Investigators: Suburban Man Loses Battle With HeroinThe recent death of Adam Silvers shows how dangerous relapses can be for former heroin users. CBS 2's Dave Savini reports on efforts to help others.
The Heroin Addiction EpidemicFrom opium dens to morphine addiction, heroin use has been cited in American historical accounts since the 1800's. And, now, professionals are concerned how this old drug has, indeed, made its comeback in a major way.