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2 Arrested, 3rd Sought In Westmoreland Co. Fatal Heroin Overdose

Authorities have arrested two people and are looking for a third in connection with several fentanyl-laced heroin overdoses that killed 22 people in western Pennsylvania last year.

02/27/2015

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Girl, 7, Calls Dad After Finding Mom Unresponsive From Heroin Overdose

A 7-year-old girl in Beaver County called her father after her mother overdosed on heroin last week.

02/18/2015

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Subway Clown Mask Robber Arrested

Police have captured the man they say robbed a Subway shop while wearing a clown mask.

01/08/2015

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Central Pa. Man Charged In Boy’s Apparent Overdose Death

A central Pennsylvania man is charged with child endangerment after police say a 9-year-old boy died of an overdose.

10/14/2014

(Photo Courtesy: Allegheny County Medical Examiner’s Office)

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

(Photo Courtesy: Allegheny County Medical Examiner’s Office)

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

(Photo Courtesy: Allegheny County Medical Examiner’s Office)

2 Arrested In Connection With ‘Theraflu’ Heroin

Two people were arrested in separate drug busts Wednesday.

01/30/2014

(Photo Credit: KDKA)

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

(Photo Credit: Homestead Police)

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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