A family that has spent years shooting heroin together is now suffering together, after apparently injecting a flesh-eating street drug known as krokodil.
Alarmed by the exploding use of heroin in the suburbs, the Illinois Legislature has formed a new task force to look for answers.
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.
He’s a recovering heroin addict who tried to turn his life around, was a member of a heroin support group and spoke out against heroin on CBS’ 48 hours. But he’s in big trouble with the law for allegedly trying to sell it to a police officer.
DuPage and federal drug hunters are celebrating what they see as a victory for the good guys with charges against 31 in a heroin distribution ring.
Three Elgin residents who allegedly sold heroin to undercover officers in the past two months were arrested on felony drug charges after a late-night raid on a house on the near west side.
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — Illinois law enforcement officials are producing informational videos to combat what they say is an “epidemic” of heroin use. The Illinois State Crime Commission and the Police Athletic League of Illinois […]
A west suburban man was ordered held on $1 million bond Friday, charged with selling heroin to a teenage boy who died of a drug overdose last month.
A mother trying to keep her son away from drugs discovered that heroin was being delivered right to her suburban home via the Internet. CBS 2’s Dave Savini reports.
Chicago Police, the Drug Enforcement Administration and other agencies announced a major drug bust this afternoon, WBBM’s Terry Keshner.
A 21-year-old man was taken to the hospital Monday after he was found locked in the bathroom of a Geneva Starbucks, surrounded by packets of suspected heroin and a hypodermic needle. A friend was later charged after apparently trying to hide the drugs from police.
A man who was released from prison only 11 days ago for killing his girlfriend’s dog and a convicted drug abuser are in trouble again, this time for allegedly using heroin inside a public restroom of a business in downtown Naperville
A west suburban man has been charged with being under the influence of heroin when the car he was driving plowed into the rear of a second car, killing an 11-year-old boy in February.
Friends are leaving friends to die. It is part of the devastating toll heroin is taking in our suburbs. CBS 2’s Dave Savini looks at heroin in our high schools and how a new law was created to save lives.
When it comes to deaths, Lake, Will and DuPage counties reported big increases last year. As CBS 2’s Dave Savini reports, drug dealers could be operating right in your own neighborhood.
Will County State’s Attorney James Glasgow is among those expected to speak at a weekend summit sponsored by the Illinois State Crime Commission.
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.
Glenview native Paula Nixon was going to college, but now her future hinges on one thing: staying clean.CBS 2’s Dana Kozlov reports.
After robbing a store to get oxycodone, a 16-year-old self-admitted heroin addict went to the restroom area to get high and made no attempt to escape police, authorities said.
CBS 2’s Dana Kozlov reports there may be a new kind of heroin on the streets – one that’s even more dangerous.