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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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Officials To Hold Town Hall Meeting Over Heroin Death Concerns

The recent rash of heroin overdose deaths in our area seem to have slowed down, but residents in one local community are still concerned.

02/06/2014

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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2 Arrested For Dealing Heroin, Unknown If “Theraflu” Related

Police have made more arrests in relation to a particular kind of heroin, blamed for several overdose deaths.

01/31/2014

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A.G.’s Office: Dealers May Be Rebranding Heroin Connected To Overdose Deaths

Early 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.

01/30/2014

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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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Dr. Capretto Discusses His Thoughts On Marijuana And Heroin

Killer heroin has entered in to the Pittsburgh area, while medical marijuana is at the top of the conversation list. Dr. Neil Capretto comments on these and more drug problems.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–01/29/2014

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D.A. To Pursue Charges In Overdose Deaths Like In 1988 China White Case

Allegheny 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.

01/28/2014

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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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22 Deaths Now Blamed On Dangerously Potent, Fentanyl-Laced Heroin

At 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.

01/26/2014

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Officials Issue Second Alert After 4 More Overdose Deaths

Four more overdose deaths in the past 24 hours have officials with the Allegheny County Medical Examiner’s Office on high alert.

01/25/2014

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Strong Form Of Heroin May Be Behind Recent Overdose Deaths

The Allegheny County Medical Examiner’s Office has issued an alert to the public after three overdose deaths over the past two days.

01/24/2014

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2.3 Million Triaminic, Theraflu Products Recalled

Triaminic and Theraflu products have been recalled for failing to meet child-resistant closure requirements.

02/01/2013