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.
Authorities Warn Of Powerful Heroin Going Around Butler Co.Butler County authorities are warning the public about a strong batch of heroin on the streets.
Woman Charged With Fabricating Car Wash Robbery StoryA woman who claims she was robbed at a Westmoreland County car wash is facing charges for fabricating the story.
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.
Mother Arrested After Police Find Drugs In Car With 1-Year-OldA woman from Hampton Township faces charges after police found a large amount of drugs in her car, along with her one year old daughter.
Drug-Related Deaths On The Rise In Westmoreland CountyA drug epidemic is claiming a record number of lives, and officials say there's no sign of a slowdown.
Couple Accused Of Doing Heroin At 3-Year-Old's Birthday PartyAn Indiana County couple is accused of doing heroin at a 3-year-old's birthday party.
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.
Most Wanted Fugitive Arrested After Attempting To Run Over Police OfficerOne of Allegheny County’s most wanted fugitives was arrested Tuesday night in Clairton.
Police Seize Thousands Of Dollars In Heroin, Cash In North Versailles Drug BustPolice in North Versailles have charged a suspect after seizing thousands of dollars’ worth of heroin at an apartment complex Thursday in what they call a “very large bust.”
Police Investigating Carjacking & Shooting In BeltzhooverPolice are looking into a carjacking where the driver ended up with a gunshot wound to his knee.