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.
Feds: 'Wheel Of Fortune' Heroin Ring Joked About Using 'Vanna White' HotlineThe heroin-trafficking operation grossed $15,000 a day at one spot on the South Side, Chicago Police and federal officials say.
Alleged Heroin Dealers Arrested In Undercover Lake County StingsThe sheriff’s office worked with the DEA, FBI, ATF and Homeland Security, which lead to the four arrests.
Pair Charged After South Elgin Drug BustTwo west suburban men have been charged with possession of heroin and other illegal drugs.
Man Arrested For Driving Under Influence Of Heroin, Pot, XanaxA Southwest Side man admitted to using heroin, smoking marijuana and ingesting Xanax while driving before being involved in a crash Friday evening in west suburban Riverside, police said.
Drug Busts ‘In, Around’ Parking Lot On City Land By United CenterUndercover police officers bought heroin, crack cocaine and fentanyl earlier this month “in and around” a parking lot on city-owned land near the United Center that City Hall has been trying to shut down.
Surge In Drug-Affected Newborns Driven By Rural Opioid UseA surge in U.S infants born with symptoms of withdrawal from heroin or strong prescription painkillers is driven largely by rising drug use among women in rural areas, a new study found.

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