drug abuse Milwaukee Leaders Launch Month of Activities to Combat Drug Addiction By Marti Mikkelson • Sep 9, 2014 Marti Mikkelson Listen Listening... / 3:27 Dozens of times every year in metro Milwaukee, people die from drug overdoses. In the Grip of Heroin Part 3: Helping Users Fight the Pull of the Addictive Drug By Ann-Elise Henzl • Oct 14, 2013 YouTube Listen Listening... / 4:51 This story is the third report in a series about the rising use of heroin in Wisconsin Many heroin users try to stop, but find they cannot free themselves from the hold the drug has on them. In the Grip of Heroin Part 1: Trends in Wisconsin By Ann-Elise Henzl • Oct 10, 2013 Wisconsin Department of Justice Listen Listening... / 4:42 This story is the first in a series about the growing problem of heroin use and abuse in Wisconsin Heroin has been devastating lives. In 2012, the illegal drug killed 199 people in Wisconsin, and crushed family and friends. Man Charged in UWM Dorm Overdose Death By Ann-Elise Henzl • Aug 19, 2013 Twenty-year-old Tyler James Schmidt is accused of providing the drugs that caused the death of his uncle last December.