VALPARAISO | Jean Whittemore said when she called to check on her son at 8 p.m. Feb. 19, the woman with him said he had taken a sleeping pill at his father's home in Valparaiso.
VALPARAISO | While the recent rash of heroin-related deaths in Porter County has garnered local attention, there is another problem involving the illegal use of prescription drugs.
VALPARAISO | While the recent surge in fatal heroin overdoses was a brutal reminder the drug problem rages on in Porter County, there has been a change in the response.
LaPORTE | Authorities suspect a Monday night death of a 29-year-old man in LaPorte was due to heroin.
HAMMOND | A Ford Heights man was sentenced Friday to 10 years in federal prison for dealing heroin, Hammond federal court records show.
HAMMOND | A region man convicted in a Chicago-to-Northwest Indiana heroin dealing ring has been sentenced to six years in federal prison.
PINE TOWNSHIP | Three LaPorte County residents were arrested Monday after a homeowner captured images of the burglary on trail cameras set up around the house.
VALPARAISO | Valparaiso resident Stacy Biggs was given a shot Friday to clear two felony burglary counts from her record by completing the county's drug treatment court program.
LAPORTE | At 18, Tyler Lukac is not getting much of a second chance due to the extent of his heroin dealings in LaPorte.
PORTAGE TOWNSHIP | Police found five bags of heroin in the car of a Portage woman who had been stopped Thursday morning for a minor traffic violation.
HAMMOND | Two men were arrested Tuesday after allegedly possessing and selling heroin, county police said.
HAMMOND | A DeMotte man agreed Tuesday to plead guilty to possession with intent to sell heroin, federal court records show.
PORTER TOWNSHIP | A Lakes of the Four Seasons woman and a friend were arrested Thursday night after her daughter reportedly found them cooking heroin in a closet.
HAMMOND | A University Park, Ill., man entered into a plea agreement for conspiring to possess with the intent to distribute more than one kilogram of heroin.
HAMMOND | A heroin addict who drove from Chicago a few times a week to transport the drug to Indiana was sentenced Monday afternoon to 151 months in prison.
LAPORTE | A suspected heroin dealer in LaPorte on Friday agreed to serve an eight-year prison term.
CEDAR LAKE | Police arrested a man after reportedly finding a plastic bag of heroin beneath a man's seat during a traffic stop Saturday, officials said.
Efforts are under way in parts of the country to broaden access to a medication that can reverse the effects of some drug overdoses.
VALPARAISO | Police said a woman found stumbling in an alleyway behind the city's main fire station was found with heroin paraphernalia.
HAMMOND | A Cedar Lake resident was sentenced Thursday in federal court to two years of probation and eight months on home detention after pleading guilty to conspiring to possess and distribute heroin between 2006 and 2011.
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