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A freshman Democrat’s daring move

Apr 17 2014 | 10:56 am - Guest columnist Madeleine Doubek: An astonishing thing just happened. A freshman Democrat dared to say no to the state’s most powerful politician, Democratic House Speaker Michael Madigan. State Rep. Scott Drury, a Highwood Democrat, was one...

A freshman Democrat’s daring move

Apr 16 2014 | 2:04 pm - Guest columnist Madeleine Doubek: An astonishing thing just happened. A freshman Democrat dared to say no to the state’s most powerful politician, Democratic House Speaker Michael Madigan. State Rep. Scott Drury, a Highwood Democrat, was one...

Still time for courage, specifics in governor's race

Mar 07 2014 | 3:19 pm - Guest columnist Madeleine Doubek: There are no profiles in courage in the Illinois governor race. I'm not surprised and I probably should know better than to be disappointed, but I am. The level of discourse and detail in this all-important race is...

How heroin and club drugs have taken root in the suburbs

Apr 04 2014 | 5:41 pm - Club drugs and snortable, high-grade heroin have taken hold of a segment of the suburbs’ teen and young adult population, creating a hidden subculture filled with more addicts, more traumatized families and more deaths than they did just...

Suburban drug scene - new methods, new dangers

Apr 04 2014 | 5:41 pm - Do you know anyone “nodding” or “rolling?”
One and two generations ago, teens and young adults who experimented with drugs were getting “stoned” or “tripping.”

Recovering addict: ‘I was more lost than anybody knows he could be’

Apr 04 2014 | 5:41 pm - He was 16, had the keys to his mother’s forest green Ford Windstar and nothing much to do.
Lisle resident Tom Carnevale, his buddy and their two girlfriends decided one March day to do something completely different together.

How suburban teens score heroin for $10 a bag

Apr 04 2014 | 5:41 pm - It’s a short trip along I-290 or on the CTA Green Line or the Metra line from Geneva to Chicago’s West Side, where suburban teens and adults come to buy their heroin.

Cure or just another addiction? Methadone providers say opiate keeps scores of addicts off heroin

Apr 04 2014 | 5:42 pm - Cathy, a 45-year-old Palatine resident, used heroin steadily for 10 years before she sought treatment from a methadone clinic.

Life after a club drug death: Heartache for family, friends

Apr 04 2014 | 5:42 pm - In the snapshot, 1-year-old Keith Lane peers over the top of a small shopping bag at the camera.

How candidates would face suburban drug crisis

Apr 04 2014 | 5:42 pm - Republican governor candidate Patrick O’Malley believes anyone harmed by the sale and use of drugs or alcohol to minors should be allowed to sue for money damages in civil court.

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