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Man Charged With Forcing 12 Girls Into Prostitution

A 35-year-old man has been accused of forcing 12 girls into prostitution, and addicting them to heroin.

CBS Chicago–05/16/2012

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Kane County Sheriff: Parents Need To Be Aware Of Heroin Epidemic

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.

WBBM Newsradio–04/02/2012

Claudia A. Chagoya (Credit: Kane County)

Texas Woman Gets 20 Years For Herion Trafficking In Kane County

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.

12/14/2011

Maria Garza (left); Carmelo Rios (Cook County Sheriff's Dept.)

Buffalo Grove Pizzeria Owners Charged With International Drug Trafficking

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.

CBS Chicago–12/09/2011

Charles Best (left); Sherry Best, charged in connection with the death of their sister-in-law, Melissa Best.

Brother-In-Law Admits To Role In Concealing Woman’s Fatal OD

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.

CBS Chicago–10/27/2011

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Bill Would Grant Immunity When Drug Overdoses Are Reported

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.

10/24/2011

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Study: Heroin Users Don’t Know Drug’s Risks

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.

CBS Chicago–10/18/2011

Issac Jerome Roach (Cook County Sheriff's Photo)

Evanston Cops Cross Border To Bust Drug Operation

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.

08/30/2011

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Heroin Arrests In DuPage County Up 700% In 2010

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.

CBS 2–08/02/2011

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17-Year-Old Dies In Police Custody

A 17-year-old boy arrested for possession of heroin died in police custody Wednesday morning.

07/13/2011

Mugshot of Bryan James.  James was arrested on a warrant charging one count of aggravated driving under the influence of drugs and three counts of reckless homicide, according to the Kendall County Sheriff's office. (Credit: Kendall County Sheriff)

Cops: Man On Heroin And Texting Caused Fatal Crash

A southwest suburban man allegedly had been taking heroin and was texting at the time he caused a fatal accident two months ago in rural Kendall County.

06/28/2011

Jason Tomblin, Ashley Merz (Credit: Grayslake Police)

Police Find Heroin And Syringes In Toddler’s Crib

Police found syringes, plastic bags of heroin and other drug paraphernalia in and around a toddler’s crib last week while serving an arrest warrant in an apartment.

06/14/2011

Charles Best (left); Sherry Best, charged in connection with the death of their sister-in-law, Melissa Best.

Relatives Due In Court In Death Of Round Lake Park Mom

The sister and brother-in-law of a Round Lake Park woman are expected in court today, on charges stemming from her death and the concealment of her body for 10 days.

CBS Chicago–05/13/2011

Mack Herron

Former Football Star Arrested On West Side

A 1960s city football hero from Farrgaut High School and NFL record-holder was arrested Friday afternoon in the West Side’s Lawndale neighborhood and charged with possessing heroin.

05/07/2011

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4 Pass Out From Overdoses In Palos Hills; 1 Dies

Two people have been charged with child endangerment, after police found two small children in a Palos Hills apartment where four people had passed out, apparently from drug overdoses.

CBS Chicago–03/29/2011

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Siblings Busted Selling Heroin In Naperville

Suburban residents sometimes travel to the inner city to buy drugs, but Naperville police said a young Chicago brother and sister traveled to the suburbs to sell heroin to customers.

WBBM Newsradio–02/12/2011

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Pregnant Woman Sentenced To 6 Years Over Drug Deal

A pregnant Indiana woman has been sentenced to six years in prison, for taking $40 in a heroin deal.

02/01/2011

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2 Charged With Selling Heroin Near Suburban School

Two northwest suburban man were arrested on drug charges after allegedly selling heroin to an undercover police early Wednesday near a Carpentersville elementary school.

12/11/2010

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Nearly $5M In Cocaine, Heroin Seized In Bust

Police responding to a call of a suspicious vehicle uncovered nearly $5 million worth of heroin and cocaine in the car.

11/07/2010

Anton Elem was convicted of selling heroin near an elementary school in Carpentersville, Ill. (credit: Kane County State's Attorney)

Chicago Man Convicted Of Selling Heroin Near Suburban School

A Chicago man faces up to 30 yeras in prison after being convicted Wednesday of selling heroin near an elementary school in northwest suburban Carpentersville.

10/14/2010

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