Man Held On Charges He Overdosed On Heroin In Maternity WardPolice say a Pennsylvania man overdosed on heroin in the bathroom of a hospital maternity ward where his girlfriend and their newborn were staying.
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.
3 Men Charged In 2 Fatal Heroin OverdosesThree western Pennsylvania men have been charged with supplying fentanyl-laced heroin that resulted in at least two overdose deaths last year.
FBI Director Addresses Terrorism, War On Drugs During Visit To PittsburghFor the second time in his term, FBI Director James Comey has visited the Pittsburgh Bureau Office making the rounds to all the 56 field offices around the country.
"Super" Heroin Dealer Arrested in West DeerA Hill District man is facing charges, accused of selling a deadly strain of heroin called "Super."
Man Charged With Selling Heroin At Food Court In MallA man has been jailed on charges he sold heroin in the food court of a struggling shopping mall in western Pennsylvania.
Girl, 8, Helps Save Mother's Life After Heroin OverdoseAn 8-year-old girl is being credited with helping to save her mother's life in Morningside.
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.
The Heroin Addiction EpidemicFrom opium dens to morphine addiction, heroin use has been cited in American historical accounts since the 1800's. And, now, professionals are concerned how this old drug has, indeed, made its comeback in a major way.
Nursing Assistant Reportedly Helps UPMC McKeesport Escapeeichele Sims, nursing assistant at UPMC McKeesport, had access to Alexander Erb when he was brought there in police custody after police say he ingested 20 bags of heroin, according to the criminal complaint.