New, Easier To Use Version Of Life Saving Drug Premieres In Delaware CountyDelaware County will be the first in the country to equip police officers with a new, easier to use version of Narcan, the drug that has proven to be a lifesaver on the street when encountering people overdosing on drugs.
The Heroin Addiction EpidemicFrom opium dens to morphine addiction, heroin use has been cited in American historical accounts since the 1800's. And, now, professionals are concerned how this old drug has, indeed, made its comeback in a major way.
Latest Step In Battle Against Heroin Epidemic In MontcoThe latest announcement allows the sale of an anti-overdose drug to be offered at pharmacies in the county.
Driver Arrested In Montgomery County For Allegedly Shooting Heroin While DrivingLimerick Township police chief William Albany says they got a call from a motorist on 422, when he witnessed a car driving erratically.
Local Expert Agrees With White House Plan To Battle Heroin AddictionShe says she agrees with policies shifting away from punishment.
Heroin Deaths A Growing Epidemic In PhiladelphiaPhiladelphia is one of the hardest hit cities in the country when it comes to heroin-related deaths.
Camden Co. Officials Warn Of Potentially Lethal Drugs Believed Responsible For More Than 50 Overdoses, Including 4 FatalitiesSince June 1st, officials say four people have died and more than 50 have overdosed in the county. Three of the fatal overdoses involved glassines/wax folds marked “Best Buy,” which reportedly contained fentanyl.
Authorities Seize $3.3 Million In Heroin In PhiladelphiaPhiladelphia District Attorney Seth Williams was flanked by members of the Drug Enforcement Agency and Philadelphia Police as he announced a $3.3 million heroin bust made at the end of April.
Police Issue Warning After More Than 30 Heroin-Related Overdoses In Camden In One WeekPolice say that, in total, there were at least 32 heroin overdoses in the City of Camden over the past seven days.
Atlantic City Man Sentenced For Role In Drug RingFederal prosecutors say 21-year-old Kareem Bailey was recently sentenced to more than 20 years in prison.
I-Team Exclusive: When Heroin Arrived At School, Veteran Officer Credited With Making The DifferencePhiladelphia Police are crediting a veteran officer with helping protect children from exposure to a deadly drug, when packets of heroin were brought into the school where she is assigned as part of the department's Drug Abuse Resistance Education (DARE) Unit.
Pa. Man Arrested After Nearly 7,000 Bags Of Heroin And More Than $50K Found In CarDelaware State Police have arrested a Philadelphia man after thousands of bags of heroin were found in a car during a traffic stop.