2 Investigators: Two Brothers O.D. On Fake Pot, One SurvivesAt the hospital that same night Angela Darsham met other families affected by the rat poison-laced drugs.
Overdoses, Several Arrests Linked To Gummy Bears Laced With DrugsAt least four high school students have been treated recently for possible drug overdoses after eating gummy bears which were allegedly laced with narcotics.
More Than 100 Lives Have Been Saved In The Suburbs Due To NaloxoneNaloxone donated by a Virginia pharmaceutical company is being credited with saving the lives of more than 100 people who had overdosed on opioids in the suburbs in 2017.
Police: Man Died Of Suspected Overdose In O’Hare BathroomA west suburban man found dead last week in a bathroom at O’Hare International Airport suffered a suspected drug overdose, according to police.
Free OD Prevention Kits To Be Given Out In The City, SuburbsA simple needle and one milliliter vial at seventeen locations in the city and two in the western suburbs each week.
Police Chief Receives Complaints After Officers Saved Man From OverdosingThe police chief in Riverside said he received angry calls after his officers revived a man who probably would have died of a heroin overdose over the weekend.
Man ODs Sitting In Court, Revived By Quick-Thinking OfficersSheriff Mark Curran says three correctional officers noticed the man slumped over and quickly determined he had probably overdosed.
Judge Tosses Suit Against NHL For Enforcer Derek Boogaard’s DeathU.S. District Judge Gary Feinerman sided Monday with the NHL largely on technical grounds.
Riverside Police Warn Parents About Cold Medication Kids Use To Get HighRiverside Police are warning parents about something they said kids already know about: DXM, or cold medication that is being used to get high.
Parents Use Daughter's Obituary To Help Others Struggling With AddictionAn Ohio resident used the darkest hours of her life as a vessel to help others who may be going down the same path.
Downers Grove Man Charged In Overdose Death Of 15-Year-Old GirlA west suburban man has been charged with giving a 15-year-old foreign exchange student whom he was in a relationship with a fatal dose of methadone earlier this year.
5 Teens Hospitalized After Overdosing At North Suburban PartyThey took Xanax and drank alcohol at a party in north suburban Tower Lakes.