Judge Drops Aggravated Assault Charge In Pregnant Woman Overdose CaseA Butler County judge has tossed out a felony assault charge against a woman who overdosed on heroin while pregnant.
Pennsylvania Hospital Treated 51 Overdoses In 48 HoursA Pennsylvania hospital network says it has treated 51 people for heroin overdoses in the last 48 hours.
Feds 'Working On Arrests' In Recent String Of Heroin OverdosesWestern Pennsylvania's federal prosecutor says investigators are working on arrests linked to roughly 30 non-fatal heroin overdoses in recent days.
U.S. Attorney: Potent Batch Of Heroin Blamed In Nearly 2 Dozen ODsU.S. Attorney David Hickton has scheduled a news conference for Wednesday after nearly two dozen non-fatal heroin overdoses.
Fatal Overdoses At All-Time High In RegionThe most lethal killer on the streets is not the gun-toting criminal; it's the heroin he sells. Here in Allegheny County, throughout the region and the country, fatal overdoses have reached all-time highs.
New Drug Saving Heroin Addicts From OverdosesHeroin addiction has become a national epidemic and fatal overdoses have claimed the lives of thousands right here in southwestern Pennsylvania.
Powerful Painkiller Found In Heroin Linked To OverdosesFederal authorities have linked a powerful synthetic painkiller to heroin believed to be responsible for four recent overdose deaths.
Coroner: 3 Dead, Others Treated After Suspected OverdosesAuthorities in western Pennsylvania say three people died of suspected heroin overdoses over the weekend and more than a dozen other overdose victims were transported to hospitals.
U.S. Attorney’s Office Indicts 5 In Fatal Heroin OverdosesThe U.S. Attorney’s Office charged five men Friday who are accused of selling heroin to drug users who died from overdoses.
34 Charged In Western Pa. Drug Ring After Year-Long InvestigationCriminal charges have been filed against dozens of people for allegedly distributing or possessing drugs in Western Pennsylvania.