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.
More People Died From Fentanyl Overdoses Than Homicides In Cook County In 2019More people died from fentanyl overdoses in Cook County last year than from homicide.
Drug Overdose Triggers Hazmat Response In RavenswoodA drug overdose triggered a hazmat scare in Ravenswood Saturday.
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.
Dangerous Fentanyl-Laced Cocaine Linked To Overdoses, Deaths In JolietThree people have died in two days from a bad batch of drugs in Joliet, and police are warning drug users about a deadly mix making the rounds.
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.
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.
'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.
2 Charged With Selling $1 Million Worth Of Fentanyl-Laced Heroin In Kane CountyAn Aurora woman and a California man have been charged with selling two kilograms of black tar heroin that contained fentanyl, according to the Kane County State's Attorney's Office.
Chicago Drug Dealer Sentenced To 10 Years For Selling Deadly Fentanyl-Laced HeroinA drug dealer on Chicago's north side has been sentenced to ten years in the Illinois Department of Corrections for selling fentanyl-laced heroin to a Kaneville Township man, who died after ingesting it.
News Anchor Shares Story Of Her Daughter's Overdose On-AirThe day that news anchor Angela Kennecke found out her daughter died from a fentanyl overdose, she was working on a story about the opioid epidemic.