Charleroi Divided Over Fate Of Controversial Kayak Launch RampThe waters of the Monongahela River lap at the new kayak launching ramp in Charleroi, but already, it’s embroiled in controversy.
Ohio Councilman Defends Suggesting Medics Should Ignore ODsA city councilman in Ohio says he doesn't regret his suggestion that emergency crews should stop saving people who repeatedly overdose.
‘You Don't Plan To Bury Your Children’: Funeral Home Director Says Rise In OD Deaths Very AlarmingWe've been reporting on the staggering number of overdoses deaths amid an opioid epidemic. But now, a new perspective. A funeral home director shares his story.
Ohio Coroner Runs Out Of Room For Bodies Due To Spike In Opioid DeathsFor the second time this year, a coroner’s office in Ohio has run out of space for dead bodies due to the opioid epidemic.
Drug Overdose Deaths In Pennsylvania Reach An All-Time HighDrug overdose deaths in Pennsylvania are at an all-time high.
Gov. Wolf: Pa. Taking Lead In Confronting Opioid EpidemicGov. Tom Wolf, speaking at a legislative reception Thursday night in Pittsburgh, said Pennsylvania has taken the lead in confronting the heroin-opioid epidemic and recognizing the problem as a disease.
KDKA Investigates: Fatal ODs Reach Another All-Time High In 2016At the Onala Club in Pittsburgh’s West End, alcoholics and drug addicts meet about their common problem of addiction and strive to overcome it.
High Volume Of Overdose Cases Putting Strain On Resources, Budgets Of First RespondersIt’s a crisis that is gripping the nation, and spreading. Lawmakers across the country are trying to fight the growing problem of opioid addiction and overdose.
Hickton: Some Pa. Coroners Not Forthcoming With Overdose DataDavid Hickton says some of the state's coroners are thwarting efforts to gather overdose data needed to fight Pennsylvania's heroin and opioid epidemic.
Overdose Epidemic Has State Cracking Down, Pharmacists Now Asking For IDIf you’ve been to the pharmacy lately, you were probably asked to show your driver's license.
KDKA Investigates: Feds Throw Book At Suspected Heroin DealersU.S. Attorney David Hickton says he's using every weapon he can in the war on heroin, including the toughest law on the books.
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.

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