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Camden Man Reportedly Paralyzed By Fall Sustained While Running From Police

The Camden County Prosecutor’s Office is investigating after a suspect running from police was reportedly paralyzed after a slipping and falling during the pursuit.

06/13/2014

Drugs found in man's car in parking lot of Taco Bell in Delaware. (credit: New Castle Police Department)

Cops: Delaware Man Busted With 51 Bags Of Heroin In Taco Bell Parking Lot

Police arrested a man they said have 51 baggies of heroin in his possession in the parking lot a fast food restaurant in Delaware.

06/13/2014

Suspects Marie Hunter and Christopher White.

Mother, Boyfriend Charged After Phila. First-Grader Brings Heroin Into Classroom

Marie Hunter, 32, and Christopher White, 28, are charged with endangering the welfare of a child. White is also charged with possession of a small amount of marijuana.

06/12/2014

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Mother, Boyfriend Face Charges Following School Heroin Incident

A mother and her boyfriend are facing charges after the woman’s six-year-old daughter allegedly brought 11 packs of heroin into a classroom at Commodore John Barry Elementary School Tuesday.

06/11/2014

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School District Addresses Response To Discovery Of Heroin At Chester County School

It’s taken nearly two weeks, but finally the Coatsville Area School District is opening up about its response to the discovery of heroin at Caln Elementary School.

05/14/2014

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Philadelphia Health Officials Warn of Deadly Scourge of Fentanyl Abuse

According to those in the addiction-fighting business, fentanyl is about 50 times as powerful as heroin but without the euphoric rush.

05/13/2014

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Officials Say 28 Have OD’d In Philadelphia On Heroin Mix

Health officials in Philadelphia are warning about a deadly mix of heroin and the powerful narcotic fentanyl that has killed dozens of people in recent months.

05/12/2014

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Del. Officials Confirm First Recent Fentanyl-laced Heroin Death

One case is confirmed and several more are thought probable cases attributed to the synthetic opioid.

05/09/2014

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Police In Delaware Seize Pure Heroin Worth $400K

Delaware State Police say pure heroin worth more than $400,000 was seized during a traffic stop in Middletown.

05/08/2014

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Police Arrest Suspect For DUI In Fatal Chester County Crash

A woman is dead and a male suspect is under arrest after a deadly crash in Chester County Wednesday morning.

05/08/2014

Suspect Pauline Bilinski-Munion. (credit: Chester County District Attorney's Office)

Cops: 7-Year-Old Brings Heroin Into Chester County School; Grandmother Arrested

A Chester County grandmother is facing charges after investigators say her grandson brought heroin into his first grade classroom.

05/05/2014

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Addiction Knows No Boundaries

One of the keys to dealing with drug use in adolescents is to understand that the problem is prevalent across all social classes. No class is immune to addiction.

04/30/2014

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Woman Accused Of Selling Heroin From Hospital Intensive Care Unit

A female patient is accused of selling heroin from her bed at a hospital in Pennsylvania.

04/23/2014

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After Two More Overdose Deaths, Cape May Prosecutor Calls Heroin Problem An ‘Epidemic’ In Region

“We’re calling it an epidemic. It’s statewide in New Jersey and I think it’s in Pennsylvania as well, from everything we can tell.” Cape May Prosecutor Robert Taylor said.

04/10/2014

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39 Arrested, More Than 13,000 Bags Of Heroin Recovered In New Castle County Drug Bust

The officers conducted a five day operation, resulting in the arrest 39 people and the seizure of more than 13,000 bags of heroin.

04/03/2014

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