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Police Make Arrest Butler Co. In Fentanyl-Laced Heroin Death

After the rash of fentanyl-laced heroin deaths seems to have slowed down, new charges are being filed.

06/20/2014

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After Rash Of Overdoses, Heroin-Related Deaths Are Down

After a recent string of heroin overdose deaths, officials say heroin-related deaths are on the downswing.

03/03/2014

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Man Arrested, Charged With Selling Fentanyl-Laced Heroin

Ross Township police have arrested a man accused of selling fentanyl-laced heroin.

02/27/2014

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Actor’s Overdose Death Sheds New Light On Fentanyl-Laced Heroin Issue

Philip Seymour Hoffman was a fearless actor.

02/03/2014

Editorial

Theraflu

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.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–02/03/2014

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Woman Who Sued Over Amputation Now Facing Drug Charges

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.

01/31/2014

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2 Arrested In Connection With ‘Theraflu’ Heroin

Two people were arrested in separate drug busts Wednesday.

01/30/2014

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Police Arrest North Side Man During Heroin Bust

Police continue to make drug arrests, determined to get a deadly batch of heroin off the streets.

01/29/2014

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Police Seize 30 Bricks Of Heroin In Homestead

Police seized a significant amount of heroin in Homestead on Monday.

01/27/2014

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Doctors Warn Of Dangers Caused By Taking Too Much Tylenol

Acetaminophen, known commonly by brand name Tylenol, is in more than just Tylenol. It’s in NyQuil, Robitussin, Excedrin products and many others.

09/24/2013

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Investigation Underway After Heart Transplant Patient Overdoses

An investigation is underway after a heart transplant patient allegedly overdosed on drugs at UPMC Presbyterian hospital.

KDKA-TV–08/29/2013

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Uniontown Mother Overdoses With Children In Car

Uniontown Police filed charges Thursday against a mother who they say passed out after overdosing on heroin with her two young children in the backseat.

05/17/2013

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Overdose Leads To Arrest Of Alleged Drug Dealer In Westmoreland Co.

A heroin overdose in one Westmoreland County community helped police in another community to arrest a man who they say is a mid-level dealer.

03/29/2013

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Mt. Lebanon Officials Fighting Growing Heroin Problem

Heroin is rearing its ugly head in urban, suburban and rural settings.

03/01/2013

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Number Of Suspected Heroin Deaths Growing In Westmoreland Co.

Westmoreland County has seen a dramatic jump in heroin overdoses.

02/08/2013

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