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“Heroin, LLC” (Story 7 of 9): Chicago the key Midwest hub
Dec. 16, 2013
Heroin from Chicago is moved to towns in Iowa, ruining lives all along the supply line.
“Heroin, LLC” (Story 9 of 9): Treatment in short supply for poor
Dec. 12, 2013
Some publicly financed drug treatment centers report waiting lists for those seeking treatment for addiction
“Heroin, LLC” (Story 4 of 9): Movie shows face of Naperville drug use
Dec. 10, 2013
Two high school students produced ‘Neuqua on Drugs’ almost two years ago in response to heroin deaths, but police say drug use is probably about the same.
“Heroin, LLC” (Story 1 of 9): Supply chain stretches from Mexico
Dec. 6, 2013
A young Texan builds a trucking network that hauls multimillion-dollar loads to Chicago.
Heroin, LLC: Cheap, available, dangerous
Dec. 4, 2013
Chicago is a major trafficking route for Mexican cartels and has become a hub for the distribution of heroin across the Midwest. The dangerous result has been an increase in heroin overdose deaths.
31 charged in Chicago-area heroin ring
Aug. 29, 2013
DuPage County prosecutors and the Drug Enforcement Administration say 31 people have been charged with allegedly taking part in a heroin-selling ring in Cook and DuPage counties.
Heroin use at 'epidemic' levels
Jun. 3, 2013
The Illinois State Crime Commission is calling for a statewide anti-heroin task force.
Thriving Kyrgyz drug trade deeply connected to politics
Oct. 25, 2010
The southern Kyrgyz city of Osh sits on one of the main transit routes for Afghan heroin destined mainly for Russia and Western Europe.
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