A Young Mayor, His Friend And A Fatal Attraction To OpioidsJanel Firestone found her son — the 24-year-old, just resigned mayor of the tiny Pennsylvania town of Mount Carbon — in what she assumed was a deep sleep.
Report: 10-Year-Old Calls Police When Mother, Grandmother OverdoseA 10-year-old boy reportedly had to call police when both his mother and grandmother overdosed in their Elliott home last month.
4-Year-Old Girl Calls 911 After Mom ODs On HeroinA 4-year-old girl called 911 when her mom overdosed on heroin at their Ambridge home last week.
Just Say No To Narcan? Heroin Rescue Efforts Draw BacklashFirst responders in U.S. communities reeling from waves of heroin overdoses say some people tell them they should just say no to using so many resources on drug abusers.
Man Held On Charges He Overdosed On Heroin In Maternity WardPolice say a Pennsylvania man overdosed on heroin in the bathroom of a hospital maternity ward where his girlfriend and their newborn were staying.
2 Arrested, 3rd Sought In Westmoreland Co. Fatal Heroin OverdoseAuthorities 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.
Leniency Sought In Daughter's Overdose DeathThe parents of a woman who died of a heroin overdose earlier this year are seeking leniency for a man convicted of having supplied the drugs.
Officials To Hold Town Hall Meeting Over Heroin Death ConcernsThe recent rash of heroin overdose deaths in our area seem to have slowed down, but residents in one local community are still concerned.