Heroin

Joe DeStio
August 21, 2019 - 2:17 pm
A guilty plea to drug and other charges came Wednesday morning from the former police chief in Elizabeth Borough.
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Andrew Limberg/ KDKA Radio
May 08, 2019 - 1:29 pm
On Tuesday, an undercover drug task force met 27-year-old Chase Kenney of the North Side at Ken Mawr Plaza in Kennedy Township to buy ten bricks of heroin.
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January 14, 2019 - 1:40 pm
State Police announced Monday they confiscated over $66 million worth of illegal drugs in 2018.
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Joe DeStio
January 03, 2019 - 10:47 am
While numbers are far from final, the number of drug overdose deaths in Allegheny County for 2018 is expected to drop substantially from 2017.
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Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar speaks on Capitol Hill in Washington
AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin
November 02, 2018 - 9:24 am
By MICHAEL BALSAMO , Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — Opioid overdose deaths hit the highest level ever recorded in the United States last year, with an estimated 200 people dying per day, according to a report by the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration. Preliminary figures show more than 72,000...
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October 04, 2018 - 12:23 pm
Former Pennsylvania Gov. Ed Rendell has joined the effort to open Philadelphia's and possibly the nation's first supervised drug injection site— saying Wednesday that he would support the effort even if it meant facing federal charges.
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dreamstime
October 02, 2018 - 2:58 pm
A veto by California Gov. Jerry Brown blocking a supervised drug injection site in San Francisco has left the mayor deciding whether to go it alone on the issue.
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Attorney General Josh Shapiro
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Joe DeStio
September 27, 2018 - 5:12 pm
Fifty four pounds of heroin, fentanyl and other drugs were confiscated after a seven month undercover operation in Westmoreland County.
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Crime Scene
August 02, 2018 - 10:41 am
A Butler County woman is facing charges after police say she was found passed out in her car with a child in the back seat.
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Opioids
June 05, 2018 - 9:59 am
Westmoreland County says, so far this year, fatal overdoses are down more than 40 percent.
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