Charges Filed Against 4 People In 3 Drug Overdose DeathsThe overdoses involved heroin, fentanyl and Vicodin, another powerful painkiller.
Michigan Woman's Estate Gets $3M In Overdose DeathA judge has awarded a $3 million settlement to the estate of a woman who died of a narcotics overdose while undergoing physical rehabilitation at a facility in metro Detroit.
Heroin Use Up 300 Percent In Oakland CountyHaving seen a dramatic increase in the number of cases involving heroin, the Oakland County Sheriff's office will be teaming up in the coming week with other law enforcement agencies to host a seminar aimed at educating the public on the dangers to teens.
Heroin Use Up 300 Percent In Oakland CountyBouchard says heroin use often begins as a replacement for prescription drug abuse.
Man Faces Prison After Putting Friend's Body In TrashThe 35-year-old said he put his friend's body in a large trash bin after the man died of an apparent drug overdose.
Monroe County In Grip Of Deadly Heroin 'Epidemic'Monroe County health officials are calling it an "epidemic" -- the proliferation of fatal heroin overdoses that continue to claim young lives.
Rash Of Heroin Overdoses Leave 1 Dead, 7 HospitalizedA local mom says her two children's heroin addiction has cost her her home, all her belongings and her family.
Drug Overdose Killed Man Found In Ticketed PickupPolice say a 26-year-old man whose body was found two months ago inside a twice-ticketed pickup truck on a Kalamazoo street died of a heroin overdose.
CDC: Prescription Painkiller Overdoses At Epidemic Levels CDC Director Thomas Frieden said overdoses involving prescription painkillers are at epidemic levels and now kill more Americans than heroin and cocaine combined.
Man Dies After Night Of Sex, Drugs At Police Chaplain’s HomeA volunteer chaplain at the Ferndale police department has been relieved of his duties after a man died at his home of a drug overdose.
Rash Of Drug Overdoses During Electronic Music FestivalA Detroit hospital saw an increase in drug overdose cases from so-called "rave" drugs during the Movement Electronic Music Festival, over Memorial Day weekend.
Troy Man Charged In Teen Overdose