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A kit of Naloxone, a heroin antidote that can reverse the effects of an opioid overdose.  (Credit: Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

Heroin Deaths A Growing Epidemic In Philadelphia

Philadelphia is one of the hardest hit cities in the country when it comes to heroin-related deaths.

06/20/2015

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Camden Co. Officials Warn Of Potentially Lethal Drugs Believed Responsible For More Than 50 Overdoses, Including 4 Fatalities

Since 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.

06/15/2015

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Authorities Seize $3.3 Million In Heroin In Philadelphia

Philadelphia 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.

06/10/2015

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Police Issue Warning After More Than 30 Heroin-Related Overdoses In Camden In One Week

Police say that, in total, there were at least 32 heroin overdoses in the City of Camden over the past seven days.

06/08/2015

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Atlantic City Man Sentenced For Role In Drug Ring

Federal prosecutors say 21-year-old Kareem Bailey was recently sentenced to more than 20 years in prison.

05/03/2015

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I-Team Exclusive: When Heroin Arrived At School, Veteran Officer Credited With Making The Difference

Philadelphia 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.

04/23/2015

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Pa. Man Arrested After Nearly 7,000 Bags Of Heroin And More Than $50K Found In Car

Delaware State Police have arrested a Philadelphia man after thousands of bags of heroin were found in a car during a traffic stop.

04/23/2015

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Officials: Local First Grader Shows Off What Appears To Be Heroin During School Lunchtime

Other students saw what he was doing and told school officials.

04/21/2015

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Montco Drug Task Force Intercepts Kilo of Heroin in Norristown, Pa.

Montgomery County district attorney Risa Ferman says the heroin has a street value of more than $300,000.

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Atlantic City Man Sentenced In Heroin Distribution Plot

At Atlantic City man has been sentenced to 120 months in prison for his role in a conspiracy to distribute heroin along with a gang leader.

01/27/2015

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Police: Pennsylvania Man Beat, Strangled Woman For Tossing Heroin

Police are looking for a Pennsylvania man they say beat and strangled a woman after she threw away his heroin.

01/13/2015

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11 Accused Of Roles In New Jersey Drug Trafficking Ring

Eleven people face charges for alleged roles in a ring that federal prosecutors say trafficked heroin, powder cocaine and crack cocaine in the Atlantic City area.

12/11/2014

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Prescription Drugs Killing Young Adults

Last year, in Delaware, more young adults died from overdoses of prescription drugs than automobile accidents and the CDC points to a national problem as well.

12/08/2014

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Cops: Man On Heroin Found Unconscious In Car With Child In Back Seat

Camden County police say an unconscious driver suspected of being under the influence of heroin had a 3-year-old in the back seat.

12/02/2014

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New Law Aims To Reduce Number Of Fatal Drug Overdoses In Pennsylvania

A law aimed at reducing drug overdose deaths in Pennsylvania takes effect today. Police statewide can now administer an antidote to heroin and painkillers.

11/29/2014

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