Emotional Vigil Held For Drug Overdose Victims In Chicago HeightsParents and other loved ones held an emotional vigil in Chicago Heights on Saturday to remember those lost to overdoses.
Maurice Cathey, Of Chicago, Sentenced To Life For Man's Fatal Overdose In South DakotaA jury in November convicted Maurice Cathey, 39, also known as Short, on several counts, including distribution of a controlled substance resulting in death. He was sentenced on Monday.
Rapper Juice WRLD Died Of Overdose Of Oxycodone And Codeine, Autopsy FindsThe Cook County Medical Examiner's office said Juice WRLD, whose real name is Jarad Higgins, died of "oxycodone and codeine toxicity," and his death was ruled an accident.
Student Overdoses At Glenbard East High SchoolA student at Glenbard East High School was treated for a suspected overdose on Friday, the school's principal said.
Drug Overdose Triggers Hazmat Response In RavenswoodA drug overdose triggered a hazmat scare in Ravenswood Saturday.
Man Found Dead Of Apparent Overdose Inside Macy's State Street StoreThe man, who appeared to be 22 to 24 years old, apparently died of a drug overdose, police said.
Elgin Man Charged With Drug-Induced Homicide In St. Charles OverdoseA man is facing drug-induced homicide charges in a fatal drug overdose in suburban St. Charles last month.
Mothers Gather To Remember Children Who Died From Overdoses, Demand Dealers Be Held AccountableThis Mother's Day, dozens gathered to remember those killed by drugs and to call attention to punish those responsible.
'What Else Can I Do?' After Rash Of Heroin Overdoses, 27th Ward Alderman Says He Can't Solve Drug ProblemAt least 18 people in a two-block section of East Garfield Park overdosed on heroin Tuesday. Police now say a heroin handout, a batch laced with Fentanyl and other substances, is the likely culprit.
Four People Confirmed Dead After Rash Of Overdoses In East Garfield ParkFour people are now confirmed dead following a rash of overdoses from drugs sold on Chicago's West Side Tuesday.
CBS 2's Dana Kozlov Rushes To Help Overdose Victim While Working On Drug Epidemic StoryCBS 2's Dana Kozlov was drawn into a story about Chicago's drug epidemic when she rushed to help a victim who overdosed right in front of her.
Stepmother Goes After Drug Dealers Who Sold Ecstasy That Killed Her Teenage DaughterIllinois’ 1989 drug-induced homicide law is rarely enforced in Chicago, but prosecutors in McHenry County use it often to prosecute drug dealers.
Overdose Total Hits 76 In Connecticut Park Near Yale"The most important point is when you buy something on the street, you never know what you're going to get."
Demi Lovato Cancels Fall Tour To Focus On RecoveryAs Demi Lovato continues treatment after an apparent overdose, Live Nation has announced the cancellation of her fall tour dates.
Demi Lovato To Enter Rehab Following Hospital Release For Drug OverdoseDemi Lovato will seek drug abuse treatment following her hospitalization for an overdose, a source close to Lovato tells CNN.