What Is Methamphetamine?Methamphetamine is part of the family of drugs known as amphetamines. This illegal drug is like speed, but is stronger and more addictive. It's called "crystal meth" or "ice" because it looks like shards of crystal with light shining through.
North Chicago Man Gets 57-Month Sentence In Drug CaseA North Chicago man caught during a traffic stop near Lowell with almost 1.5 kilograms of crystal meth will spend just less than six years in prison, a sentence that reflects coming changes to how some drug cases are handled.
Man Wearing 'Breaking Bad' Shirt Arrested For Running Meth Lab -- AgainA 21-year-old man is again facing charges after a methamphetamine lab was found in his west suburban home for the second time in less than a year.
Police: Cold Medication Registry Hasn't Helped Stop Meth ProductionIn Indiana, efforts have been unproductive so far in tracking the sale of cold medications that could be used for illicit drugs.
Buffalo Grove Pizzeria Owners Charged With International Drug TraffickingBarely 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.
3-Year-Old Girl Hospitalized After Drinking Suspected Meth LiquidAuthorities say a 3-year-old girl was seriously injured by drinking liquid from a suspected methamphetamine cooking operation at a northern Indiana home.
New Law Would Crack Down On Repeat Meth OffendersA bill now on the desk of Gov. Pat Quinn would institute a stiff crackdown on repeat methamphetamine offenders.
Favre's Sister Arrested During Meth BustThis year has not gone very well for Vikings quarterback Brett Favre. And now it looks like things might be getting worse for Favre and his family.
Cops: Cab Passenger Had Gallon Container Of Date-Rape DrugA man was ordered held on $100,000 bond Sunday after being found unresponsive in the back of a cab with a 'mobile meth lab' in his bag Saturday afternoon.
HazMat Called After Meth Ingredients Found At Police StationChicago Police attempting to identify an unresponsive cab passenger found apparent methamphetamine ingredients inside his bag -- prompting a hazardous materials response Saturday afternoon at a North Side police station.