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.
D.A. To Pursue Charges In Overdose Deaths Like In 1988 China White CaseAllegheny 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.
22 Deaths Now Blamed On Dangerously Potent, Fentanyl-Laced HeroinAt 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.