VALPARAISO | Porter County residents are more likely to die from a heroin overdose than a car crash.
UNION TOWNSHIP | Two young people were found dead Monday morning of what officials believe may be drug overdoses.
PORTAGE | Portage police officers will be adding another tool to their arsenal.
Northwest Indiana, like everywhere else, needs to put more focus on drug abuse treatment, not just incarceration.
INDIANAPOLIS | The Republican-controlled Indiana House and Senate met briefly Thursday to give final approval to another batch of legislation that now goes to Republican Gov. Mike Pence for his signature or veto.
INDIANAPOLIS | First responders would be authorized to treat Hoosiers suffering drug overdoses with naloxone -- a so-called "miracle drug" that quickly neutralizes the effects of heroin and other opioids -- under legislation approved 96-0 by the House Wednesday.
LaPorte County officials are making plans to treat drug overdose deaths as potential homicides. The idea is to try to recover evidence that might lead to the dealers who provided the illegal drugs.
Just outside downtown Valparaiso, Steve sits in the living room of the Respite House and names more than a handful of his close friends and acquaintances who all died from heroin overdoses in the past few years.
LAPORTE | Heroin is suspected in an overdose death in LaPorte.
HAMMOND | Twenty-seven years ago Friday, Don Scheidel brought home his newborn son, Derek, from the hospital.
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