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Overdoses

Heroin

DuPage Narcan Program Saves Another Life From Heroin OD

First, a DuPage County Sheriff’s Deputy administered Narcan to a 32-year old woman having a heroin overdose Saturday near Villa Park. Then, Wednesday night, two Hanover Park police officers saved the life of a 29-year old man.

03/28/2014

Emerson Harris and Maximilian Kalemba are charged with drug-induced homicide for allegedly selling drugs to different people who died from overdoses. (Credit: Will County Sheriff)

2 Alleged Heroin Dealers Charged With Drug-Induced Homicide

Authorities say Emerson D. Harris, 24, and Maximilian Kalemba, 21, of southwest suburban Homer Glen, sold drugs to different people that ultimately led to their deaths.

03/05/2013

Palos Hills Overdose

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

File Photo Of Ambulance (AP Photo)

Multiple Overdoses Reported At Treatment Facility

Several ambulances are being sent to an assisted living facility in the southwest suburbs on a report of multiple overdoses.

11/23/2010