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.
A documentary from a Naperville teen takes a blunt look at drug use in her high school.
Prosecutors said Michael E. Lowe, 24, was found with heroin while in town to join the NATO protests.
A 35-year-old man has been accused of forcing 12 girls into prostitution, and addicting them to heroin.
The top law enforcement officer in Kane County says he is disappointed more parents aren’t showing up for eye-opening presentations on the use of heroin by teenagers in the exurban county west of Chicago.
A Texas woman who pleaded guilty to trafficking a large amount of heroin for a Mexican cartel was sentenced to 20 years in prison Wednesday.
Barely a month ago, the owners of DeLuca’s Pizzeria were the subject of a feature article in the Buffalo Grove Patch, in which they talked about fine-tuning recipes and the seasonal cycles of the pizza business.
A man from Round Lake Park, charged with concealing his sister-in-law’s homicide, has admitted to his role in the crime and agreed to testify against his wife.
Legislation in Springfield would grant immunity when individuals call 9-1-1 to report a drug overdoses. Sponsors hope that will save lives, CBS 2’s Dana Kozlov reports.
Heroin used to be a blight confined to urban areas, but no longer. Heroin’s deadly reach extends to the suburbs and beyond. And a new study shows that heroin users don’t know the risks associated with the drug.
Heroin, crack cocaine and other suspected narcotics were seized and two people arrested when north suburban police raided a home on Chicago’s North Side, and a third person was arrested for trying to enter the home during the search.
It’s an alarming spike; the number of people being arrested for heroin in DuPage County were up 700 percent last year. At the same time, researchers might have uncovered a link – something almost all heroin addicts share.
A 17-year-old boy arrested for possession of heroin died in police custody Wednesday morning.