Booking photo of Michael Durban. (credit: Marion County Sheriff's Department)

Deputies: Man Charged With Heroin Possession Shows Up To Court With Syringe, Cotton Ball

Marion County Sheriff Deputies have charged Michael Durban of heroin possession.


File photo of handcuffs. (Photo credit: PHILIPPE HUGUEN/AFP/Getty Images)

Prosecutor: Burglar Apologized To Homeowner By Offering Him Heroin

Prosecutors in Montana say a man caught leaving a house he had apparently burglarized apologized to the homeowner and offered him some heroin.


File photo of a courtroom. (credit: Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Police Search That Found Heroin, $20K In Freezer Ruled Unconstitutional

The Oregon Court of Appeals has suppressed the search of a man who aroused police suspicion at a bus stop

CBS Seattle–09/10/2014

File photo of methamphetamine. (credit: NICOLAS ASFOURI/AFP/Getty Images)

Silk Road Drug Seller Pleads Guilty In Seattle

A prolific seller of cocaine, heroin and methamphetamine on the now-shuttered Silk Road online marketplace has pleaded guilty in federal court in Seattle.

CBS Seattle–05/22/2014

Seattle police say a couple who lived near a golf course did not know drugs and firearms were being sold from their basement, where their 26-year-old son and a friend lived. (Getty Images)

Police: Couple Did Not Know Their Home Was Being Used To Sell Drugs And Weapons

Seattle couple was unaware that guns and heroin were being sold out of their basement, say authorities.


File photo of a person loading a needle with heroin. (Photo by MASSOUD HOSSAINI/AFP/Getty Images)

Report: Deadly Heroin Overdoses Continue To Rise In Washington

With heroin use rising across the U.S., The Associated Press queried state health departments, medical examiner’s offices and law enforcement agencies across the nation for statistics related to use, overdoses and treatment to obtain a more detailed picture of the problem on the ground. While some states reported few changes, others pointed to heroin as a significant public health concern.

CBS Seattle–04/07/2014

File photo of a person cooking heroin. (Photo by: Paula Bronstein/
Getty Images)

WSU Working On Overdose-Preventing Nasal Spray

A nasal spray that can counter the effects of heroin or prescription pain pill overdoses could become available at Washington State University this fall.


File image of heroin sample (AFP PHOTO/Eitan Abramovich/Getty Images)

Man Accused Of Supplying Heroin In Overdose Death

A federal criminal complaint has been filed against a Vancouver, Wash., man accused of dealing the heroin that led to the death of a suburban Portland woman.


File photo of a patient in a hospital. (credit: BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP/Getty Images)

Police Unable To Talk To Redmond Man About Drug OD

Police say they have been unable to talk to a Redmond man and his 4-year-old son about their drug overdoses because of their medical condition.


File image of heroin sample (AFP PHOTO/Eitan Abramovich/Getty Images)

Police: 2 Men Caught With 30 Pounds Of Heroin Near Oregon Border

The Oregon State Police claim to have seized 30 pounds of heroin during a traffic stop in Southern Oregon.

CBS Seattle–07/11/2013