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.
A new report says heroin deaths in Lake and Will Counties have doubled over the last six years.
FBI agents have staged a statewide series of raids in Indiana — with heroin from Chicago at their roots.
The Chicago Police Department on Saturday announced that 22 alleged gang members were arrested and quantities of heroin, crack cocaine and cannabis were seized during two drug market raids on Friday on the city’s South and West sides.
Law enforcement officials say the Chicago area is among many regions of the U.S. where the heroin problem seems to getting worse among school age youngsters.
The heroin problem in Naperville will be in the spotlight Monday during a special community forum at North Central College in the western suburb.
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.