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.
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.
Rate Of Pregnant Women Addicted To Opioids Skyrocketed In 15 Years, CDC SaysAs the opioid epidemic continues to wreak havoc across the country, a new report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) sheds light on the devastating consequences opioid addiction can have on pregnant women.
Suburban Man Indicted For Allegedly Importing FentanylHe and others had the substances shipped through the mail to approximately 19 Chicago-area addresses.
Body Scanner Helps Officers In LaPorte CountyTraining for deputies had barely been completed when the scanner caught an inmate trying to smuggle pills in her bra.
Three Face Drug Charges After Two OD In DeKalb JailSheriff’s investigators and Rockford police determined that Anthony M. Murphy was the original source of the heroin, and a warrant was issued for his arrest.