West Virginia County Reports More Than 100 Overdoses In 6-Month SpanSocial workers are providing a deep look into opioid addiction in a West Virginia county.
Ohio Coroners Warn Public About Spikes In Drug Overdose DeathsOhio coroners have issued new warnings after recent spikes in drug overdose deaths around the state.
Pa., Ohio, W. Va. Among States Involved In Illegal Prescription Opioid CrackdownFederal authorities say they have charged 60 people, including 31 doctors, for their roles in illegal prescribing and distributing of opioids and other dangerous drugs.
Officials: Overdose Deaths Double In Wheeling In 2018Drug overdose deaths doubled in one West Virginia community last year.
Mother Tells Opioid Summit Of Daughter's Battle With Addiction: 'Not Every Story Has To End Like Casey's'The number of fatal drug overdoses has gone way up in Western Pennsylvania in recent years, but a mother who has a very personal story to tell is hoping to make a difference.
Two Bodies Found In Marshall-Shadeland HomeTwo bodies were found in a Marshall-Shadeland home Monday afternoon.
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.