Will County Set To Host Summit On Heroin CrisisWith Will County headed towards possibly breaking a dubious record, officials were set to host an annual summit to tackle the deadly heroin epidemic.
Man Had 1,400 Bags Of Heroin Hidden Inside His Body, Police SayA New York City man has pleaded not guilty after police say they found more than 1,400 bags of heroin stashed inside his body.
Congressman Bob Dold To Introduce Bill Giving State Grants To Increase Access To Heroin Antidote A north suburban family's loss may result in a heroin antidote becoming more readily available.
Walgreens To Begin Selling Heroin Antidote Without PrescriptionWalgreens has announced it will now be offering the heroin antidote Naloxone over the counter without a prescription, a move law enforcement officials say will save lives.
2 Investigators: Suburban Man Loses Battle With HeroinThe recent death of Adam Silvers shows how dangerous relapses can be for former heroin users. CBS 2's Dave Savini reports on efforts to help others.
The Heroin Addiction EpidemicFrom opium dens to morphine addiction, heroin use has been cited in American historical accounts since the 1800's. And, now, professionals are concerned how this old drug has, indeed, made its comeback in a major way.
Suburban High School Trains Nurses To Use Auto Injectors To Combat Heroin OverdosesNurses at Stevenson High School in Lincolnshire will be one of the first to use injectors to counteract heroin overdoses.
Fifteen Arrested Following Series Of Laced-Heroin Overdoses
South Loop Traffic Stop Nets More Than $200K In DrugsOfficers in the Chicago Police Department’s Bicycle Unit pulled a man over after they saw him talking on a cellphone while at a stoplight in the South Loop during the Thursday evening rush hour, police said.
Suburban Police Offer Heroin Addicts A Live-Saving DealFaced with an alarming rise in heroin use in the suburbs, one town is offering addicts a deal the could save their lives.
Group That Helps Heroin Addicts Encountering Signs Of Overdose Spike On West Side The Chicago Recovery Alliance, which helps people addicted to heroin, says its most recent figures suggest a dramatic increase in the number of overdoses on the West Side and in Cicero over the past week.
Two Men Face Drug Charges After Rash Of Heroin OverdosesAlfonzo Sylvester, 24, and 26-year-old Mario Wofford sold heroin to an undercover police officer about 11:15 a.m. Friday in the 3900 block of West Congress Parkway, according to Chicago Police.