How to Exit the Heroin Highway

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    NEWSLETTERS

    The director of the Illinois Consortium on Drug Policy says the number of suburban kids overdosing on heroin has more than doubled in two years.

    Much of that heroin comes from Mexico and ends up on a black market along the Eisenhower Expressway -- dubbed the "heroine highway."

    Crackdown Along The Heroin Highway

    [CHI] Crackdown Along The Heroin Highway
    Ride along with the DuPage Metropolitan Enforcement Group in "K-town," the area on Chicago's west side known for selling Heroin. (Published Tuesday, Nov 23, 2010)

    The drug is cheap, highly addictive and in many cases, deadly.

    Drug Deals Along The Heroin Highway

    [CHI] Drug Deals Along The Heroin Highway
    Rob Stafford rides along with the DuPage County Metropolitan Enforcement Group as our undercover cameras catch heroin deals going down on the streets of Chicago. (Published Monday, Nov 1, 2010)