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Nov 25, 2015

Madison man gets 37 months in prison for distributing heroin

A federal judge has sentenced a Madison man for distributing heroin.

Nov 17, 2015

Man sentenced in heroin OD death

An Oshkosh man convicted of supplying a deadly dose of heroin has been sentenced to more than two years in prison.

Nov 6, 2015

Senate approves anti-heroin bill

The Wisconsin state Senate has passed a bill designed to make an anti-heroin drug more readily available to people trained to use it.

Nov 3, 2015

Assembly passes anti-heroin bill

The state Assembly is set to vote on a bill that would clarify that pharmacies can hand out a heroin overdose antidote under a doctor's standing order.

Oct 28, 2015

Senate committee approves anti-heroin bill

The state Senate's judiciary committee has signed off on a bill that would require police who find an opiate prescription at an overdose scene to enter it into a statewide database.

Oct 22, 2015

Assembly committee approves anti-heroin bills (UPDATE)

Wisconsin lawmakers moved closer Thursday to passing another round of legislation designed to combat heroin abuse, pushing the bills through an Assembly committee with overwhelming support.

Oct 13, 2015

Senate panel approves anti-heroin bills

A legislative committee is poised to vote on three anti-heroin bills.

Sep 8, 2015

Lawmaker readies quartet of anti-heroin measures (UPDATE)

A Republican lawmaker whose daughter has struggled with a heroin addiction announced Tuesday he plans to introduce another round of legislation focusing on opiate prescriptions that can lead to heroin abuse.

Aug 13, 2015

Probation for mother who bought heroin, neglected child

A mother who left her 3-year-old son in the car while she visited a La Crosse drug dealer has been sentenced to probation.

Jul 6, 2015

Heroin suspected in recent deaths in Milwaukee County

The Milwaukee County medical examiner's office says it has investigated 16 probable heroin-related deaths in the past week.

Jun 23, 2015

Madison woman gets 5 years in man’s drug overdose death

A 36-year-old Madison woman has been sentenced to five years in prison for her role in the 2014 death of a man from a drug overdose.

Jun 10, 2015

Heroin seller sentenced in overdose death

A man accused of selling heroin to a University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point student who died of an overdose has been sentenced to 3-1/2 years in prison.

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