Drug Busts ‘In, Around’ Parking Lot On City Land By United CenterUndercover police officers bought heroin, crack cocaine and fentanyl earlier this month “in and around” a parking lot on city-owned land near the United Center that City Hall has been trying to shut down.
Surge In Drug-Affected Newborns Driven By Rural Opioid UseA surge in U.S infants born with symptoms of withdrawal from heroin or strong prescription painkillers is driven largely by rising drug use among women in rural areas, a new study found.
Heroin Overdoses Spike In Lake CountySix people have died in the past week in Lake County from heroin overdoses.
Feds Charge 24 With Transporting Drugs To Chicago Via AmtrakTwo dozen people are facing federal drug charges after prosecutors say they used Amtrak trains to transport cocaine and heroin from California to Chicago.
Elgin Man Gets 23 Years In Naperville Heroin BustAn Elgin man who was found with 900 grams of heroin in May was sentenced to 23 years in prison Friday.
Cicero Man Gets 16 Years For Selling Heroin In DuPage CountyBy law, Rene Rojo must serve at least 75 percent of the sentence before he is eligible for parole, prosecutors said.
Chicago Police Arrest More Than 30 For Allegedly Selling Spiked HeroinA parent whose daughter overdosed on fentanyl-laced heroin praises the crackdown. CBS 2's Sandra Torres reports.
Cops: Photos Of Boy With Passed-Out Adults Show Drug ScourgeAn Ohio police department said it is trying to illustrate the impact of the heroin and painkiller epidemic by sharing photos of a 4-year-old boy sitting in a vehicle behind slumped-over adults who were later revived with an overdose antidote.
Police: Man Used Heroin Before Riverside CrashLucas S. Szekely was charged with driving under the influence of drugs, possession of a controlled substance and possession of drug paraphernalia, according to a statement from Riverside police.
DuPage County Officials Warn Of Rising Heroin CrisisHanover Park Deputy Police Chief Andrew Johnson said the heroin problem is not just a law enforcement issue.
Generation Heroin: Recovering Addict Sets Up One-Of-A-Kind Sober BarYou'd never know by looking at him, but Chris Reed is the new face of addiction. He's clean-cut, fresh-faced, well-dressed, and well-spoken. He grew up in Algonquin and attended Jacobs High School.
Generation Heroin: "One Bag Unleashed A Monster"Tim Ryan started drinking at 13, and was dabbling in drugs soon after. In his early 30's he tried heroin for the first time.
Generation Heroin: Mom Discovers Not One -- But Two -- Sons Are HookedIf your loved one was addicted to heroin, would you know? For most parents and loved ones, the revelation comes as complete surprise and many learn after it’s too late.
Generation Heroin: Police Call Rising Heroin Use 'An Epidemic'Since 2012, heroin has taken a life every three days in Chicago’s suburbs. WBBM's Lisa Fielding has this first part in her series, "Generation Heroin."
Three Women Arrested At O'Hare After Cops Find $3M Of DrugsPa Yang, 57; Mai Vue Vang, 58; and True Thao, 52 were each charged with one felony count of manufacturing and delivering more than 900 grams of heroin or heroin analogs, according to Chicago Police.