Heroin: The Silent Killer Pt. 3Heroin claims thousands of lives each year. The so-called "Silent Killer" can ruin lives, but recovery is possible.
Heroin: The Silent Killer Part 2Every day in South Florida, first responders are answering heroin overdose calls at a rate of one every two hours. Local leaders say we are at “crisis level”.
Heroin: The Silent Killer Part 1On any given day in South Florida, paramedics will field at least a handful of overdose calls.
Florida Summit Explores Scope Of Opioid Drug ProblemA summit is being convened in Boca Raton to explore the scope of abuse of heroin and other opioid drugs and examine ways to tackle the problem.
Man Accused Of Doing Heroin In Car With Child, Pregnant WomanA man is behind bars after Broward deputies say he was doing heroin in a car with his 3-year old girl and a woman pregnant with twins.
Obama Administration Launching New Strategy In Opioid EpidemicWith the heroin and opioid epidemic killing almost a hundred Americans every day, the Obama administration is now renewing its strategy to fight the public health crisis.
Infant Found In Car With Two Unconscious Adults, Possible Heroin OD Say PoliceAn accident in Miami led police to discover a 2-month-old baby in the car and two adults unconscious.
Rubio To Hold Hearing On Heroin 'Epidemic'Sen. Marco Rubio is headed to the nation’s capital Thursday to hold a hearing on heroin-related issues.
Heroin, Fentanyl Deaths Skyrocket In FloridaMedical examiners have recorded a sharp increase in deaths related to opioid overdoses, especially in South Florida.
Found: Wafers Packed With Heroin At FLL Customs officials discovered something not belonging in a bag of wafers in South Florida over the weekend.
Sheriff: 1 Dead As 11 People Overdose In Central FloridaPolice are investigating at least 11 overdoses that resulted in one death in Cape Canaveral and Merritt Island.
Watch Out Flakka, DEA Says Heroin Is Making ComebackThe synthetic drug flakka has dominated headlines in South Florida. From mother abandoning her baby to a man impaled on a fence, all you hear about is flakka, flakka, flakka. But a well-known drug is making a comeback and the Drug Enforcement Agency is worried.

More From CBS Miami

Adopt-A-Family For The Holidays
Join Us For Jonathan's Day!
Weather Forecast 24/7

Listen Live