Doctors Warn About Spike In Fentanyl Deaths In Cook CountyDoctors at Stroger Hospital warned about synthetic versions of fentanyl, which are being mixed in a deadly cocktail with heroin and cocaine.
Kane Coroner Warns: 'Gray Death' Heroin Mix May Be ComingThe combination of opioids can vary in consistency from dried chunks resembling concrete to fine powder.
Officials Compare Heroin Epidemic To Ebola OutbreakLocal officials would like people to start being as concerned about the heroin epidemic as they were when Ebola was a global health concern.
Trailer Mimics Teen's Bedroom To Teach How To Spot Signs Of Drug UseThe effort to reduce the number of heroin overdose deaths has a new weapon: a traveling exhibit urging parents to search children’s bedrooms
Man Charged With Selling Heroin To Police In EvanstonA 39-year-old man is facing multiple felony charges for allegedly selling heroin to undercover police officers in north suburban Evanston.
State Police Save Heroin Overdose Victim At Thompson Center With NarcanThree officers helped save the life of a woman who overdosed on heroin on Thursday in a restroom at the Thompson Center, said Illinois State Police.
DuPage County Sees Rise In Opioid-Related Deaths And Narcan Saves In 2016The DuPage Narcan Program released its annual report revealing an increase in opioid-related deaths and narcan saves.
Aurora Man Gets 60 Years For Possessing $1.3 Million Of Heroin A west suburban man at the center of one of the biggest heroin seizures in Kane County history received the maximum prison sentence Friday.
$1M Bond For 2 Men Accused Of Supplying Lethal Drug MixtureTwo men have been charged with giving a lethal mixture of drugs to an Addison man who died of a drug overdose.
Two Months Into 2017, Heroin Deaths Spike In Lake County, Ind. For families who've lost someone to the drug the pain is almost unbearable. CBS 2's Dana Kozlov reports.
Illinois Saw More Than 1,400 Opioid Deaths In 2015Those fighting the opioid problem shared stories and concerns at a meeting at the Gateway Foundation drug treatment center on the West Side.
Feds: 'Wheel Of Fortune' Heroin Ring Joked About Using 'Vanna White' HotlineThe heroin-trafficking operation grossed $15,000 a day at one spot on the South Side, Chicago Police and federal officials say.
Alleged Heroin Dealers Arrested In Undercover Lake County StingsThe sheriff’s office worked with the DEA, FBI, ATF and Homeland Security, which lead to the four arrests.
Pair Charged After South Elgin Drug BustTwo west suburban men have been charged with possession of heroin and other illegal drugs.
Man Arrested For Driving Under Influence Of Heroin, Pot, XanaxA Southwest Side man admitted to using heroin, smoking marijuana and ingesting Xanax while driving before being involved in a crash Friday evening in west suburban Riverside, police said.