Philip Seymour Hoffman was a fearless actor.
The following KDKA editorial is about drug awareness, and how tainted drugs have been the source of over a dozen recent deaths around our area.
Amy Needham, 35, of Ross Township, is facing drug possession charges after police say she was found unconscious in the bathroom of a West View drug store.
Police have made more arrests in relation to a particular kind of heroin, blamed for several overdose deaths.
Early Thursday morning, agents from Pennsylvania’s Office of the Attorney General and Clairton Police arrested 39-year-old Tywon Newby and charged him with heroin possession and intent to deliver.
Two people were arrested in separate drug busts Wednesday.
Police continue to make drug arrests, determined to get a deadly batch of heroin off the streets.
Pittsburgh drug detectives say they arrested a McDonalds worker who was selling heroin in happy meals.
Killer heroin has entered in to the Pittsburgh area, while medical marijuana is at the top of the conversation list. Dr. Neil Capretto comments on these and more drug problems.
Allegheny County Medical Examiner Dr. Karl Williams says the stamp bags associated with the recent overdose deaths marked ‘Theraflu’ and ‘Bud Ice’ contain a mixture of both heroin and Fentanyl.
Police seized a significant amount of heroin in Homestead on Monday.
At least 22 people in Western Pennsylvania, including 15 in Allegheny County have now been killed by a deadly mix of heroin and the narcotic Fentanyl.
Four more overdose deaths in the past 24 hours have officials with the Allegheny County Medical Examiner’s Office on high alert.
The Allegheny County Medical Examiner’s Office has issued an alert to the public after three overdose deaths over the past two days.
One person has been arrested in what state police are calling a large-scale heroin operation.