Fentanyl-Laced Cocaine Linked To Two More Apparent Overdose Deaths In Joliet; 5 Dead Since SundayPolice suspect dealers are cutting cocaine with cheaper fentanyl, which is more dangerous. It’s a synthetic opioid up to 100 times stronger than morphine.
Parents Whose Children Died Of Drug Overdoses Demand Dealers Be Prosecuted For Drug-Induced HomicideTheresa Almanza’s stepdaughter was among 2,600 people in Cook County who have died of drug overdoses since 2015.
Drug Overdoses Result In 2 Deaths In Less Than A Day In Portage, IndianaThree overdoses left two people dead in less than 24 hours in Portage, Indiana.
2 Men Arrested For Rash Of Heroin Overdoses Have Lengthy Criminal RecordsChicago police could be closer to getting to the bottom of a rash of heroin overdoses this past week after the arrests of two men.
2 Arrested For Rash Of Heroin Overdoses In East Garfield ParkChicago police said two men have been arrested in connection with a rash of heroin overdoses in East Garfield Park earlier this week.
US Drug Overdose Deaths Rose 7% In 2017, Doubled Over A DecadeNearly 30,000 overdose deaths were related to fentanyl and other synthetic opioids in 2017.