Coroner: Cocaine Among Drugs Found In Carrie Fisher's SystemCarrie Fisher's autopsy report shows the actress had cocaine in her system when she fell ill on a plane last year, but investigators could not determine what impact the cocaine and other drugs found in her system had on her death.
Doctors Warn About Spike In Fentanyl Deaths In Cook CountyDoctors at Stroger Hospital warned about synthetic versions of fentanyl, which are being mixed in a deadly cocktail with heroin and cocaine.
Kane Coroner Warns: 'Gray Death' Heroin Mix May Be ComingThe combination of opioids can vary in consistency from dried chunks resembling concrete to fine powder.
Officials Compare Heroin Epidemic To Ebola OutbreakLocal officials would like people to start being as concerned about the heroin epidemic as they were when Ebola was a global health concern.
Trailer Mimics Teen's Bedroom To Teach How To Spot Signs Of Drug UseThe effort to reduce the number of heroin overdose deaths has a new weapon: a traveling exhibit urging parents to search children’s bedrooms
Man Charged With Selling Heroin To Police In EvanstonA 39-year-old man is facing multiple felony charges for allegedly selling heroin to undercover police officers in north suburban Evanston.
State Police Save Heroin Overdose Victim At Thompson Center With NarcanThree officers helped save the life of a woman who overdosed on heroin on Thursday in a restroom at the Thompson Center, said Illinois State Police.
DuPage County Sees Rise In Opioid-Related Deaths And Narcan Saves In 2016The DuPage Narcan Program released its annual report revealing an increase in opioid-related deaths and narcan saves.
Aurora Man Gets 60 Years For Possessing $1.3 Million Of Heroin A west suburban man at the center of one of the biggest heroin seizures in Kane County history received the maximum prison sentence Friday.
$1M Bond For 2 Men Accused Of Supplying Lethal Drug MixtureTwo men have been charged with giving a lethal mixture of drugs to an Addison man who died of a drug overdose.
Two Months Into 2017, Heroin Deaths Spike In Lake County, Ind. For families who've lost someone to the drug the pain is almost unbearable. CBS 2's Dana Kozlov reports.
Illinois Saw More Than 1,400 Opioid Deaths In 2015Those fighting the opioid problem shared stories and concerns at a meeting at the Gateway Foundation drug treatment center on the West Side.