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.
Overdose Victims Remembered At Awareness Rally In Market SquareA rally in Pittsburgh’s Market Square Monday was aimed at raising awareness about drug overdoses, but it also served as a way to memorialize those who died as a result of overdoses.
Coroner: 3 Dead, Others Treated After Suspected OverdosesAuthorities in western Pennsylvania say three people died of suspected heroin overdoses over the weekend and more than a dozen other overdose victims were transported to hospitals.
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.
U.S. Attorney Hickton To Co-Chair National Heroin Task ForceThe top federal prosecutor in Pittsburgh has been picked to co-chair a national Heroin Task Force as the city and its suburbs respond to 12 overdoses that killed two people this week.
Medical Examiner Says Rash Of Overdoses Caused By FentanylPolice were called to Carrick Thursday night as part of a possible drug investigation.
Police Investigating Rash Of Heroin OverdosesPittsburgh Police are investigating a rash of heroin overdoses, one fatal, Tuesday night in four city neighborhoods.
Proposed Bill Would Set Up Prescription Drug Monitoring System In Pa.
2 Arrested For Dealing Heroin, Unknown If "Theraflu" RelatedPolice have made more arrests in relation to a particular kind of heroin, blamed for several overdose deaths.
A.G.’s Office: Dealers May Be Rebranding Heroin Connected To Overdose DeathsEarly 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.